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“The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not want. He makes me lie down in green pastures; He leads me beside quiet waters. He restores my soul; He guides me in the paths of righteousness for His name’s sake. Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I fear no evil, for You are with me; Your rod and our staff, they comfort me. You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies; You have anointed my head with oil; My cup overflows. Surely goodness and lovingkindness will follow me all the days of my life, and I will dwell in the house of the Lord forever.”
~Psalm 23
Castle, Adelma "Del" - Dec 2, 2021

August 21, 1947 – December 2, 2021

SERVICE: Dec. 9th, 2021 11am at Colorado Community Church

Adelma “Del” Castle entered into heaven on December 2, 2021 at the age of 74. She passed away peacefully in her sleep with her daughter, Sharée, at her side. Del was born in Denver, Colorado on August 21, 1947 to Adelmo and Cordie Gonzales; the oldest of 6 children.

She spent her early years living with her grandparents on their farm in the San Luis Valley. It was here that she developed a love for animals. Her grandparents had cows, pigs, chickens, dogs and cats.

Del graduated from Palmer High School in Colorado Springs and attended Blair Business College to earn an Associates Degree in the legal profession. She became a legal secretary for a group of El Paso County attorneys who were doing pro bono work. She continued to work various jobs
throughout the years, but her family was the center of her focus. She attended all school functions, was part of the PTCO, was a Den mother and Scout leader, drove kids to and from practices, made sure the family was at every church service and still had dinner on the table every night. That love for her family continued with her grandkids and great-grandkids. She never came for a visit empty handed, and you could count on her to remember everyone’s birthday.

Del married Edgar Castle in Honolulu, Hawaii in 1969 while Ed was serving a tour of duty in Vietnam. They were happily married for 52 years. They had three
children together, Robert, Anissa and Sharée.

Del enjoyed doing various crafts, scrapbooking, baking, cooking, gardening and any activity with her family. She was raised on the pews of the church and had a deep personal relationship with God. She lived out that
relationship through her many acts of service with
everyone she encountered. She had the biggest heart and will be deeply missed by all who knew her.

Del was preceded in death by her mother, father and infant brother, Nicky. She is survived by her husband, Edgar; children Robert (Lisa), Anissa Blake (Jason), and Sharée Bryant (Nathan). She is also survived by her sisters, Treeza Leasure, Dianne Clemens and Sarah McCarger and brother, Victor Gonzales; grandchildren, Shavon Garcia, Rebecca Uribe (Julian), Raquel Luechtefeld (Isaac), Sarah Worvie (Edward), Daniel Tellez (Eboni), Jackson Blake, Andrew Blake, Addison Blake, Noah Bryant, Samuel Bryant, Benjamin Bryant; great-grandchildren, Thomas Garcia, Jr., Jade Garcia, Seth Garcia, Aiden Garcia, Ian Garcia, Romeo Uribe, Kalycia Uribe, Enoch Luechtefeld, Ava Hart and Eve Hart.

Del will be laid to rest at Fort Logan National Cemetery in a private ceremony at a later date.


Powell, Richard - Jan 2, 2022


June 13, 1961 – January 2, 2022

SERVICE held on Jan. 12th, 2022 11am at Colorado Community Church

Richard Dean Powell, 59, died at home on January 2, 2022, at 1:22pm. The cause was cancer.

Born June 13, 1962, in Cass City, Michigan, he was raised in Owendale with his 6 brothers and 1 sister. He graduated from Central Michigan University and moved to Fort Collins, Colorado where he graduated with a Masters in Counseling and Family Studies from Colorado State University.

He pastored at Vineyard Christian Fellowships until he joined the staff at Colorado Community Church in 2011 as the Pastor of Spiritual Formation and Pastoral Care. His passion in life was serving people.

Survivors include his wife of 34 years, Terri; his children, John and wife Gabrielle, Daniel & Julia, Shane, Caley & Ian, and Adam; his siblings, Lennie, Sandy, Dan, Morris, Pat, Roger, and Mike, and cousin Carol. He was preceded in death by his parents, Milton and Esther Powell.

Watch the service here.


Waterman, Lance - March 19, 2022

February 25, 1963 – March 19, 2022

Lance Leland Waterman, loving husband and dad, died March 19, 2022 in hospice care.

Lance was born in Los Angeles, California on February 25, 1963 at 12:03am to Bill and Pat Waterman. His family moved across the country with stops in Kansas and Wisconsin and finally settling in North Carolina. He graduated from college in 1987 from Appalachian State with a degree in Computer Science. While attending Appalachian State, he took a skiing class and the rest is history!

In 1994, he married his best friend, Annie Cameron. They moved to Colorado in 1995 and started a beautiful life together. Their sons, Cameron and Parker, were born and raised in Colorado with plenty of visits to the East and West Coast, as well as Australia, to visit family.

Lance and his family enjoyed traveling together – not only to visit family, but to explore new and exciting places. Some of Lance’s fondest memories of traveling were to Australia, Fiji, Hawaii, India and Italy.

Lance was a man of great faith and regularly attended and volunteered his time with Colorado Community Church, and was vital in many lives, strengthening their walk with Christ. Lance loved anything to do with the outdoors including camping, hiking, and those never-ending jogs. He enjoyed sharing his love of outdoors with his boys, extended family, and friends.

Lance is survived by his wife, Annie Waterman, of 27 years; two sons, Cameron and Parker Waterman; his daughter-in-law, Leilani Waterman; his sister, Kim Waterman; brothers-in-law, Sam and Donald Cameron; sisters-in-law, Justine and Michelle; nieces, Taylor, Allie and Maddy; and nephews, Tyler, Aaron, Jake and Russell.

Lance died surrounded by his family and loved ones after fighting the good fight with ALS (diagnosed in July 2020).

Lance will be missed, but his memory will live in our hearts and minds forever.

Psalm 73:26 “My flesh and heart may fail, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever.”

Donations, in Lance’s memory, can be made to:
Rocky Mountain ALS Association
Denver Hospice