Surname: Covey

Progressive Men of Western Colorado

This manuscript in it’s basic form is a volume of 948 biographies of prominent men and women, all leading citizens of Western Colorado. Western Colorado in this case covers the counties of: Archuleta, Chaffee, Delta, Eagle, Garfield, Gunnison, Hinsdale, La Plata, Lake, Mesa, Mineral, Moffat, Montezuma, Montrose, Ouray, Pitkin, Rio Blanco, Routt, San Juan, and San Miguel.

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Covey, Harry – Obituary

Harry George Covey, 88, died this morning at the Sorensen Memorial Hospital, where he has been receiving treatment for the past six years [died March 28, 1953]. Covey was born August 7, 1864, at Poplar Grove, Ill. He lived there until 1885, when he moved to Montana, and came to Washington following the death of his wife, Mrs. Bertha Covey, in 1907. Covey had lived in Kittitas County for more than 25 years, at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Ward Simons, in Ellensburg, and with his son, Harry O. Covey, in Cle Elum. Other survivors are three daughters, Mrs. Bertha Nissen, San Francisco, Calif., Mrs. Mable Koons of Aberdeen, Mrs. Ella McCarthy, Benton, Wisconsin, a sister, Mrs. Charrie Welton, Sextonville, Wis.; a brother Sam Covey, Keyes, Calif.; 22 grandchildren and 30 great grandchildren. Another son, William Covey, preceded his father in death in 1918. Funeral arrangements will be announced by the Evenson Funeral...

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Covey, Harry Ovando – Obituary

Harry O. Covey, 83, of Cle Elum, died Monday, Dec. 24, 1990, at Kittitas Valley Community Hospital, in Ellensburg. He was born March 1, 1907, in Ovando, Mont., a son of Harry and Bertha (Paye) Covey. He lived for 10 years in Canada, where he delivered mail by dog team under contract with the Canadian postal service. For the past 51 years he had lived in the Cle Elum area, where he was a mink rancher. He was a member of the Swauk-Teanaway Grange. He and Rosa Mae Zumbrunnen were married in Ellensburg on Jan. 1, 1938. Survivors, in addition to his wife, at home in Cle Elum, include a son, Joseph O. Covey, of Kent; a daughter, Bertha Mae Covey, of Cle Elum; five grandchildren and eight great grandchildren; a sister, Bertha Nissen, of Ellensburg; and a number of nieces and nephews. Cremation will be a t Terrace Heights Memorial Park in Yakima. A memorial service will be held 1 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 30, at the Community Church in Cle Elum, with the Rev. Jack Sondericker officiating. Contributed by: Sheli...

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Covey, Rosa Mae Zumbrunnen – Obituary

Rosa Mae Covey, 84, of Cle Elum died Thursday [died April 30, 1998]. Mrs. Covey was born in Ellensburg and was raised in the Nanum area. She worked at various locations in the Kittitas Valley as a domestic, cared for sick people and was retired from KCAC Survivors include a son, Joseph O. Covey of Kent; a daughter, Bertha Mae Covey of Ellensburg; a sister, Bertha Morrison of Ellensburg; a brother, Fred Zumbrunnen of Ellensburg; five grandchildren and numerous great grandchildren A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Cascade Funeral Home, Cle Elum Contributed by: Sheli...

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