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Milestones

  • Morehouses to celebrate 59 years of marriage

          Don and Edna Morehouse, of Brighton, will celebrate their 59th wedding anniversary Dec. 29, 2011.
          They met in Lincoln, Neb., and married in 1952. They moved to Denver shortly after.


          Their children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren all wish them a happy anniversary.

     

  • Breeding-Fuller to wed

         Sterritt Fuller and Erica Iverson, of Brighton, are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter, Shauna Fuller, to John Breeding, son of Joe and Mickey Breeding, of Aurora.

         A wedding is planned for 6:30 p.m., Sept. 14, 2012, at the Botanic Gardens at Chatfield.
     

  • Scoles-Patton to wed

         Mr. and Mrs. Ed Scoles, of Thornton, announce the engagement of their daughter, Ashley Ann Scoles, to Craig Carl Patton, son of Nancy Strassburg, of Brighton, and Tom Patton, of Fort Morgan.
        The couple are graduates of the Thornton High School class of 2005.

        The bride-to-be is a personal banker and her fiance is an electrician.
        The couple plans an Aug. 11, 2012, wedding.

  • Farland, Halford unite in marriage

        Deborah W. Farland, of Brighton, and Brian S. Halford, also of Brighton, were married Nov. 11 in Estes Park in a civil ceremony.
        The maid of honor was Kelly S. Whitman, of Broomfield, the bride’s daughter.

        The couple will live in Brighton. Deborah works for Adams County. Brian works for HSS Inc., in Denver.
        A formal reception will be in 2012.

  • Trostels celebrate 60 years of marriage

        Thomas and Beverly (Moffitt) Trostel were married Oct. 11, 1951, in Brighton.
        The couple have five children; Debra, Tom Jr., Martin, Leilani (deceased), and Rebecca; nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
        After only three months of marriage, Tom went into the Air Force during the Korean War. After he returned, they farmed and ranched in the Fort Lupton/Longmont areas. 

  • Military service a lasting family tradition

        While military service runs in families, few families can lay claim to as many members in current or past service as the Mackey family of Brighton.
        Mother Lora Mackey fairly well swells with pride as she recounts tales of her son and two daughters careers in and out of the military, veterans of two branches of the service.

  • Murrays celebrate 50 years

     

     

    Longtime Brighton residents Griff and Jo Murray will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Aug. 26, 2011.

  • Briseno-Lamar tie the knot

    The Rev. José Sanchez married Brighton residents Gina Briseno and Christopher Lamar June 17 at The Healing Place in Brighton.
        Her mother is Susan Demel, of Brighton, and her father was Ray Demel. His parents are Mark and Sheri Lamar.
        Briseno’s daughters, Danyelle and Raylynn, gave the bride away in marriage.

  • Couple celebrates 68 years of marriage

        The love of family and more grandkids than they can count.
        George and Barbara Gaul say it’s the simple things that have sustained them through more than six decades of marriage.
        “We worked together,” Barbara said. “And our family comes first. We have raised four good kids. We haven’t had any problems with any of the kids.
        “No drinkers, no druggers,” George added.

  • Risher graduates basic training

        Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Timothy Risher graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas.
        He is the son of Elise Hattield, of Brighton, and stepson of Marinita Risher, of Cheyenne, Wyo.

        The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.