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Roy M. Rodewald
Former Craig resident Roy Rodewald died at his home in Colorado Springs on Nov. 1, 2001. He was 62.
On Dec. 23, 1938, he was born the third son of Erwin and Helen (Kolling) Rodewald in Elgin, Ill. He grew up and attended school in Illinois. At age 17, the family moved west.
He worked on several large ranches in Wyoming and later with his father and brothers at Rodewald Construction in Craig. He also rode saddle broncs in the professional rodeo circuit in the 60s and 70s. He qualified for the National Finals Rodeo in Oklahoma City in 1967 and 1970.
He was a self-employed building contractor in Colorado Springs. Rodewald and his brother Duane built Craig Self Storage, which he and his wife, Candy, still own.
He was married to Candy Coverdale for 34 years.
He was preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his wife; sons, Rhett and Ryan; grandson, Riley; brothers, Don of Corvalis, Mont., Glenn, Duane and Dale, and one sister, Joyce Cattor, all of Craig.
Services were held Nov. 5 at Redeemer Lutheran Church in Colorado Springs. Memorial contributions may be made to the Fellowship of Christian Cowboys, P.O. Box 3010, Colorado Springs, CO 80934.

Clarence Milton Culver
Former Baggs, Wyo., resident Clarence Milton Culver, died on Nov. 7, 2001, at the Hartville Care Center in Hartville, Mo. He was 89.
Graveside services were at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 9, 2001, in Mission Home Cemetery near Marshfield, Mo.
Culver is survived by his wife, Bea Culver; his children, Jim Culver of Hartville and Jil (Virgilia) Culver of Lake Oswego, Ore.; six grandchildren and two great grandchildren. An infant son, Johnny Culver, died shortly after birth.

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