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Obituary for Elward Latham

Elward "Ed" Latham, 78, passed away Monday, March 27, 2017 at his home in Cortez, Colorado surrounded by his loved ones. Ed was born October 18, 1938 in California to Louis David Hunter Sr. and Eva Lena Hunter. Ed married the love of his life Charlotte Louise Tennhaeff on November 16, 1956. Together they had one beautiful daughter Kimberly and raised her in Cortez, where Ed spent the majority of his life. His favorite pastimes were being a husband, father, grandfather, brother, woodworker, truck driver, Galloping Goose driver, and saw sharpener. He greatly enjoyed drives up the Dolores River.

He is survived by his four grandchildren, Jennifer Lewis of Denver, CO and Heather Lewis (Jeramie Hawkins), Justin Lewis, and Shawna Lewis (Curtis Ragan) all of Cortez, CO; two brothers, Louis David Hunter Jr. and Lavern Clay Hunter; two sisters, Ferriba Leah Steadman and Wilma Jane Ailinger; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, wife Charlotte Latham, beloved daughter Kimberly Sue Lewis and son-in-law Leo Lewis. A celebration of life will be held Saturday, April 1, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church, 208 North Dolores Road in Cortez. A potluck lunch will follow at the church .

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