03/18/2010 05:12 am ET Updated 5 days ago

Elton J. Bearden

Elton J. Bearden, 83, of Loveland, Colorado, passed away on Dec. 1, 2009 at home surrounded by loved ones.

Elton was born April 21, 1926 in Squaw Creek in Edwards, Colorado to Roland J. Bearden and Maude LeWright of Edwards.

He married Nadeen James on June 28, 1949 in Colorado. To

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