Places

  • Sterling is also known as: Logan County / Sterling city.

Facts

  • Some of the notable people born here have been: Dustin Fitzsimons (actor), Cynthia Makris (singer), and Lee Meisner (american football player).

  • Obituaries for residents might be found in these newspapers: Sterling Journal-Advocate, South Platte Sentinel, and Journal-Advocate.

History

The city population was 14,777 at the 2010 census. Sterling is located at 40°37′32″N 103°12′42″W / 40.62556°N 103.21167°W / 40.62556; -103.21167 (40.625430, -103.211783). It is 128 miles (206 km) northeast of Denver, and is located on Interstate 76, on the 'eastern plains' of northeastern Colorado. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 6.9 square miles (18 km), all of it land. The original inhabitants of the Colorado High Plains near Sterling were probably paleo-Indians of the Clovis culture. The earliest known European visitors (post-Spanish exploration) to the area were primarily French fur trappers searching for fertile beaver streams in the late-1700s. By that time, the principal Indian tribes occupying the region were the Arapaho and Cheyenne, although war and hunting parties of other Plains tribes such as the Sioux and Pawnee probably passed through. Organized exploration of the area by Americans began with the visit on June 26, 1820 of the expedition of Major Stephen Harriman Long, who referred...

The official website for the city of Sterling is http://www.sterlingcolo.com/.

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Sterling Obituaries

It was reported by The Herald on April 24th, 2016 that Arden F Diel passed on in Sultan, Washington.  Diel was 70 years old and was born in Sterling, CO.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Arden F's life.

It was disclosed by Kearney Hub on April 19th, 2016 that Mary Bradney (Ebbers) passed away in Benkelman, Nebraska.  Ms. Bradney was 82 years old and was born in Sterling, CO.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Mary's life.

It was written by Greeley Tribune on December 26th, 2015 that Shirley Joyce Hardesty (Fields) passed away in Sterling, Colorado.  Ms. Hardesty was 86 years old.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Shirley Joyce's life.

It was revealed on December 10th, 2015 that Sandra L "Sandy" Glaser (Pedersen) died in Sterling, Colorado.  Ms. Glaser was 61 years old and was born in St Paul, NE.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Sandra L "Sandy"'s life.

It was disclosed by Tri-City Herald on October 30th, 2015 that Delores Maxine Fountain (Asnicar) passed on in Kennewick, Washington.  Ms. Fountain was 83 years old and was born in Sterling, CO.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Delores Maxine's life.

It was revealed on October 21st, 2015 that Marian E Curtis (Waddle) passed on in Okanogan, Washington.  Ms. Curtis was 85 years old and was born in Sterling, CO.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Marian E's life.

It was written on September 24th, 2015 that Gilbert Norman "Bert" Hays died in Scottsdale, Arizona.  Hays was 80 years old and was born in Sterling, CO.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Gilbert Norman "Bert"'s life.

It was noted by San Diego Union-Tribune on September 20th, 2015 that Maura Byrne passed away in San Diego, California.  Byrne was 72 years old and was born in Sterling, CO.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Maura's life.

It was disclosed by Tri-City Herald on August 7th, 2015 that John Bryce Sr Kay died in Kennewick, Washington.  Kay was 93 years old and was born in Sterling, CO.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor John Bryce Sr's life.

It was written by Arizona Republic on August 6th, 2015 that Cindy Lee Hicks (Gillett) passed on in Arizona.  Ms. Hicks was 54 years old and was born in Sterling, CO.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Cindy Lee's life.

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Funeral Homes in Sterling

Tennant Funeral Home Crematory

Tennant Funeral Home dates back to 1918 when the Stone Family opened the mortuary on the corner of N. 3rd St. and Poplar St. (Where the Post Office is located). The name of the funeral home at the time was Stone Mortuary.In 1985 David Hettinger...

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Chaney-Reager Funeral Home
443 S 2nd St
Sterling, CO 80751
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Sterling Riverside Cemetery
18611 Us Highway 6
Sterling, CO 80751
Sunset Memorial Gardens
16339 County Road 41
Sterling, CO 80751
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Tennant Funeral Home Crematory
330 S 2nd St
Sterling, CO 80751

Sterling Funeral Home News

Dearborn author tours metro Detroit cemeteries
Bak has written more than 25 books over the past 30 years on slices of Detroit life, including Tiger Stadium, the Detroit Stars Negro League team, the Red Wings, the Civil War and Ford Motor Co. He had been ... 7 p.m. Thu. Sterling Heights Public Library ...
http://www.freep.com/article/20101031/FEATURES05/10310384/Dearborn-author-tours-metro-Detroit-cemeteries

Hines J. 'Junior' Padilla
Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 4, at Chaney-Reager Funeral ... loved trains and Colorado history. He is survived by his nephews and nieces, Charles E. Padilla Sr. and wife Judy of Denver, Delores Padilla of Sterling, Theresa ...
http://www.journal-advocate.com/ci_16537503?source=most_viewed

Tributes for Nov. 5
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorial donations be made to either First Christian Church of Greeley or Northern Colorado Hospice, in care of Moser Funeral and Cremation ... Northeastern Junior College in Sterling. In service of his country ...
http://www.greeleytribune.com/article/20101105/OBIT/101109852/1047/NEWS&parentprofile=

Edmund A. Prucnell 1930-2010
When he returned to Michigan in 1968, Eddie worked at the Ford Motor Co. Sterling Heights factory for 17 years ... Henry Prucnell. The funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 6, 2010, at Sparks Funeral Home in Grayson, Ky.,
http://dailyindependent.com/obituaries/x603546195/Edmund-A-Prucnell-1930-2010

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Chaney - Reager Funeral Home and Crematory : Sterling ...
Chaney - Reager Funeral Home and Crematory provides complete funeral services to the local community.
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