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Sentinel Colorado Obituaries

Deaths from Across the Globe

Legendary Soviet cosmonaut Alexei Leonov buried in Russia

The legendary cosmonaut, who died Friday at 85, was buried Tuesday in a lavish ceremony, attended by hundreds of well-wishers and other celebrated cosmonauts.

Ginger Baker, Cream’s volatile drummer, dies at 80

"He was so unique and had such a distinctive personality," Stewart Copeland of the Police told www.musicradar.com in 2013. "Nobody else followed in his footsteps. Everybody tried to be John Bonham and copy his licks, but it's rare that you hear anybody doing the Ginger Baker thing."

Obituaries from the Area

Former Colorado House Speaker Ruben Valdez dead at 82

A Trinidad, Colorado native, Valdez was a Democratic state representative for west and southwest Denver from 1971 to 1978.

Longtime Colorado reporter John Ensslin dies at 65

DENVER  | John Ensslin, a longtime Colorado reporter and a former president of the Society...

Former Aurora Deputy City Attorney George Zierk dies at 66

AURORA | Longtime Aurora Deputy City Attorney George William Zierk III died June 18, 2018...

OBITUARY: Harry G. Stevenson, 78

Harry G. Stevenson March 15, 1941 - June 10, 2019 Harry passed away on June 10, 2019....

Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen dies at age 75

ENGLEWOOD |  Pat Bowlen, the Denver Broncos owner who transformed the team from also-rans into...

OBITUARY: Kiyoko “Margie” Tsuru Grant, 87

Kiyoko “Margie” Tsuru Grant February 21, 1932 – April 6, 2019 Kiyoko “Margie” Grant of Aurora, CO...

OBITUARY: Gene Richards Shanley, 93

Gene Richards Shanley September 28, 1925 - May 2, 2019 Gene Richards Shanley, 93, died May 2,...

Debbie Gallegos – Vockel, 58

Debbie Gallegos - Vockel  passed away peacefully, in her sleep,December 22, 2018 in Golden. Born...

Frances Vera Salaz, 75

Frances Vera Salaz, 75, of Aurora, Colorado passed away peacefully at her home on December...

Georgette Fay Sanford, 74

Georgette Sanford, 74, was reunited with her husband in heaven on December 28, 2018 at...