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Letter to the Editor: The Book

Letter to the Editor: The Book

  I want to thank all the good folks all over southeast Colorado who bought the book titled, “Oscar Hasser, Cow Puncher, ‘South of the Arkansas’”. As you know 100% of the proceeds from the book goes to the “Make a Wish Foundation, Colorado” and Hospice.  I’m not keeping one dime of it. To date, […]

New York Life Insurance Company Golf Tournament In Memory of Jill Tinnes

New York Life Insurance Company Golf Tournament In Memory of Jill Tinnes

The Colorado General Office Agents, Management and Staff at New York Life Insurance Company presented Lamar Area Hospice with a $600 donation in memory of Jill Tinnes. The donation was the proceeds from the first annual Jillian Sweet Tinnes Memorial Golf Tournament held July 31st at Heritage Golf Course at Westmoor. Every year the Agency […]

Golf Still Saves the Day

Golf Still Saves the Day

Lamar Area Hospice’s 20th Annual Angel Open was yet another success. Mike & the fundraising committee put an enormous effort into making this year a memorable one. Winning teams in the Caring Hands flight were; Hilltop Ranch, Heath & Turpin and The Reedy’s. Warm Hearts flight winners were; The Oxley’s, WHO and A&B Liquor. The […]

Hospice Founders Luncheon

Hospice Founders Luncheon

The Lamar Area Hospice Board of Directors hosted a luncheon on April 30th to honor the founder of Lamar Area Hospice and all those who contributed to the effort and followed her lead. More than three decades have passed since Lana Geier did the work necessary to establish an in-home hospice that served Lamar and […]

Thank You Hospice Volunteers

Thank You Hospice Volunteers

Lamar Area Hospice would like to end Volunteer Week by thanking our volunteers for all of their hard work & time spent helping our organization grow! Last week we were honored to have Mayor Stagner & his wife, Leslie, along with our volunteers, at the office to celebrate with a brunch. While he was here, […]

First Annual Pirate Party

First Annual Pirate Party

A Pirate Party was held for the benefit of Lamar Area Hospice on Saturday, February 28, 2015 and hosted by the Buzzard’s Roost. The idea came from former Telluride resident, Joe Malecki. Jay Gruber and Karen Moreno of Buzzard’s Roost contacted the Hospice Fundraising Committee and the event was organized with many silent auction items […]

Hospice Annual "Wall of Honor" Dedication Ceremony

Hospice Annual “Wall of Honor” Dedication Ceremony

Sunday, October 21, 2013, the Lamar Area Hospice held an unveiling party for their Memorial Tiles.  The Prowers Journal was in attendance for the dedication. “It is truly an honor for us to welcome you to the first annual dedication ceremony to officially unveil the newly inscribed tiles on our “wall of honor”.  This Weltha […]

Dinner, Auction and Dancing to Benefit Lamar Area Hospice

Dinner, Auction and Dancing to Benefit Lamar Area Hospice

Will take place on SATURDAY, AUGUST 24th from 6:00 P.M. to midnight at the Lamar Aerie Lodge, 1220 South Main, Lamar, Colorado. Please come out and support your Lamar Area Hospice beginning with a BBQ steak dinner by Mike Marinac Catering, $40.00 per person. There will be a silent auction and live auction by Rob […]

Letter to the Editor - Thank You, In Memory

Letter to the Editor – Thank You, In Memory

Thank you to all our friends and relatives for all the food, flowers and the memorial contributions, as well as all the prayers to help us through our difficult and trying time for beloved mother. We also want to thank Lamar Hospice and Peacock Funeral Home. ” Shadows fall, and life becomes so difficult to […]

Deborah J. “Debby” Jeffryes…September 22, 1958 – February 26, 2012

Deborah J. “Debby” Jeffryes…September 22, 1958 – February 26, 2012

  A funeral service for longtime Lamar resident, Deborah “Debby” Jeffryes, will be held at 11:00 AM, Friday March 2, 2012 at the Lamar Missionary Baptist Church in Lamar. Pastor Jack Martin will officiate the service and burial will follow in the Riverside Cemetery in Lamar. Visitation for Debby will be held from 1:00 PM […]

Marguerite Broyles…July 14, 1943 – December 6, 2011

Marguerite Broyles transitioned to her next amazing journey on December 6, 2011 surrounded by her loving family at the home of her daughter Sarah (David) Nettles in Tampa, Florida.   Mag was born on July 14, 1943 in Lamar CO.   Immediate family includes her three children Kim Tempel, Jonas (Carrie) Tempel and Sarah (David) Nettles […]

Entertainment, BBQ and Auction Combine for Lamar Area Hospice

Entertainment, BBQ and Auction Combine for Lamar Area Hospice

    A casual dress, dinner dance and auction held this past Saturday, August 27, helped raise funds for the Lamar Area Hospice.  The annual event was held out doors at Brad Semmens’ Country Acres RV Park and Motel and catered by Mike Marinac’s Caterers.  The open bar, providing cocktails, beer and wine was compliments […]

Earl Hooks – September 6, 1930 – June 8, 2011

Earl Hooks- September 6, 1930 – June 8, 2011 A Graveside Memorial service for longtime Holly resident, Earl W. Hooks will be held at a later date. Per Earl’s request cremation will take place and there will be no visitation. Earl was born on September 6, 1930 at Carlton, Colorado to Rufe and Janie (Wallace) […]