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Weddings & Celebrations 2010 Jessica Van Doren and Lukas Ulrich Van Doren, in Boise, Idaho. 2014 Amanda “Gracie” Rennecker and Tyson Sessions, July 8, 2016, in Larkspur, Colorado. Births & Adoptions 2000 Tressa Pearson-Franks Braam and Asa Braam, a girl, Gemma Elsbeth, on April 22 in Issaquah, Washington. 2005 David “Chief” Ramirez and Angelina Ramirez,…

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In Memoriam: Rudolph Paul “Buzz” Kutsche Jr.

Rudolph Paul “Buzz” Kutsche Jr., May 18, in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He was 90 years old. Buzz founded the Department of Anthropology at CC, where he taught from 1959 to 1993. Buzz was born on Jan. 3, 1927, to Rudolph and Ethel Kutsche. His college years at Harvard University were broken up by a two-year…

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In Memoriam: James “Jim” Yaffe

James “Jim” Yaffe, June 4, in Denver. He was 90. A longtime CC English professor, Jim also wrote fiction and nonfiction chronicling the lives of American Jews in the 20th century. He was born in Chicago on March 31, 1927, to Samuel Yaffe, a businessman, and the former Florence Scheinman, a homemaker. The family moved…

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In Memoriam: Barbara Maurin Arnest

Barbara Maurin Arnest, Feb. 15, at age 93. After winning the V.F.W. Ladies Auxiliary national patriotic essay contest in 1941, Barbara attended the University of Minnesota. She worked as a reporter for the Minneapolis Tribune, where her interview subjects included artist Bernard Arnest, whom she would soon marry. They came to Colorado Springs in 1957,…

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