Obituaries

Barbara Layton
B: 1942-08-25
D: 2016-06-28
View Details
Layton, Barbara
Uki Muroya
B: 1921-07-11
D: 2016-06-18
View Details
Muroya, Uki
Lynneta Ireland
B: 1943-07-18
D: 2016-06-16
View Details
Ireland, Lynneta
Peggy Hoerner
B: 1952-08-16
D: 2016-06-10
View Details
Hoerner, Peggy
Jana Shulman
B: 1965-06-16
D: 2016-06-08
View Details
Shulman, Jana
Joseph Clithero
B: 1931-01-18
D: 2016-06-07
View Details
Clithero, Joseph
Carolyn Hettinger
B: 1939-11-13
D: 2016-06-06
View Details
Hettinger, Carolyn
Jeffrey Jones
B: 1961-09-09
D: 2016-06-05
View Details
Jones, Jeffrey
Juanita Martinez
D: 2016-06-05
View Details
Martinez, Juanita
Vera Mitchell
B: 1932-07-18
D: 2016-06-04
View Details
Mitchell, Vera
Leroy Ortiz
B: 1938-01-26
D: 2016-06-03
View Details
Ortiz, Leroy
Linda Helton
D: 2016-06-03
View Details
Helton, Linda
Robert Romero
B: 1954-03-09
D: 2016-06-02
View Details
Romero, Robert
Joyce Moline
B: 1936-04-06
D: 2016-05-30
View Details
Moline, Joyce
Dorothy Canzona
B: 1926-10-04
D: 2016-05-29
View Details
Canzona, Dorothy
Merle Mitchell
B: 1933-06-12
D: 2016-05-29
View Details
Mitchell, Merle
Juan Trujillo
B: 1958-09-07
D: 2016-05-28
View Details
Trujillo, Juan
Robert Brown
B: 1933-03-24
D: 2016-05-28
View Details
Brown, Robert
Roberto Arce-Flores
B: 1949-09-25
D: 2016-05-28
View Details
Arce-Flores, Roberto
Robert Beatty
D: 2016-05-27
View Details
Beatty, Robert
Charles Weishaupt
B: 1922-10-01
D: 2016-05-25
View Details
Weishaupt, Charles

Search

Use the form above to find your loved one. You can search using the name of your loved one, or any family name for current or past services entrusted to our firm.

Click here to view all obituaries
Search Obituaries
2000 47th Avenue
Greeley, CO 80634
Phone: 970-353-1212
Fax: 970-353-4881

Immediate Need

If you have immediate need of our services, we're available for you 24 hours a day.

Obituaries & Tributes

It is not always possible to pay respects in person, so we hope that this small token will help.

Pre-Arrangement

A gift to your family, sparing them hard decisions at an emotional time.

Attention Veterans

Every honorably discharged Veteran will receive a FREE FLAG CASE with funeral or cremation arrangements at Adamson Funeral and Cremation Services.
Visitation

Obituaries
& Tributes

970-353-1212
Immediate Need

Pre-Arrange
Your Funeral

Contact
Us

Site
Search

Send Flowers

Making it easy to show you care. Click here to send flowers.

Pre-Plan Online

A Do-it-Yourself option: prearrange online in the privacy of your own home.Click here to learn more and get started.

365 Days of Healing

Daily Grief Support by Email

Grieving doesn't always end with the funeral: subscribe to our free daily grief support email program, designed to help you a little bit every day, by filling out the form below.

52 Weekly Tips

Weekly Email Tips to Support a Grieving Friend

It's hard to know what to say when someone experiences loss. Our free weekly newsletter provides insights, quotes and messages on how to help during the first year.

Visitation

A "viewing" means to have an open casket.

A "visitation" is when the body is laid out in the casket (which may be open or closed) before the service so that mourners may come to "visit."

A visitation offers a chance for people to "pay their final respects" to the deceased. Just as important, the visitation can be a time for mourners to meet and console each other in a more informal setting than at the funeral.

You can schedule a visitation for as little as half an hour on the day of the service, or it can last for several days before the service.

The visitation can be restricted to just close friends and family, or be open to the public. You can even have a combination of private and public hours.

Is there a special ceremony?

As part of the visitation, you can arrange a formal ceremony, an informal ceremony, or none at all. The formal ceremony might be a brief service with the saying of the rosary (for Catholics) or prayers for the dead led by a mourner or member of the clergy.

The term "wake" is sometimes used to describe the reception after the funeral or memorial service.

Traditionally, though, a wake means the friends and family keeping watch by the body before it is safely buried, especially through the night. (Hence the term "wake.") In some families, there is much drinking, feasting and storytelling during the vigil.

For those who are comfortable with it, an informal storytelling session can be a wonderful way to remember the person.

The stories don't all have to be solemn, nor do they all have to show the person as a saint. We often love people as much for their flaws as for their strengths.

Remember, too, that laughter is as much a sign of strong emotion as tears or anger.

And if the person had a good sense of humor, there are bound to be some funny stories.

This sharing can be a rich and powerful experience. You might even want to record this event to play it again later.