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Former Owner of Fountain Motel to Celebrate 100th Birthday

 

February 20, 2019

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Ruth Heikes turns 100!

Story and photos courtesy of Michelle Cockroft (granddaughter of Ruth and Richard Heikes)

For all the photo highlights click the following link: https://www.epcan.com/home/customer_files/pdfs/alternate/ruth_heikes_turns_100.pdf

Ruth Heikes will turn 100 this month on February 26. She, along with her husband, Richard, were owners of the Fountain Motel for many years. They moved from their farm in Kansas to Colorado in the 1950s to start a new adventure.

The couple was married 67 years to the day, as Richard died in 2007 on their anniversary.

Their family and friends celebrated Ruth's bir...



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