In Memoriam, 0121 COBJ, Vol. 50, No. 1 Pg. 70

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In Memoriam

Vol. 50, No. 1 [Page 70]

Colorado Lawyer

January, 2021

William "Bill" Duven

July 13, 1957-November 15, 2020

William Charles Duven, 63, of Monument, passed away peacefully on November 15,2020, surrounded by his family. He was born on July 13, 1957, in Newton, Iowa, to Donald and Helen Duven. He grewup in Lincoln, Nebraska Bill was a proud Nebraska Cornhusker, graduating from the University of Nebraska Lincoln with both his undergraduate and law degrees. In 1983 he moved to Colorado Springs and opened his own law practice specializing in criminal defense and landlord-tenant law.

Bill was a longtime member of the El Paso County and Colorado Bar Associations. He was well respected by his peers, and Colorado Springs Style magazine recognized him as a Top Attorney for the last seven years.

Bill married his beloved wife Susan in Colorado Springs on May 26, 1990. They raised their three children in Monument. Bill was a devoted and loving husband, father, and friend. He was a proud member of the Beta Theta Pi Fraternity, where he made countless lifelong friendships. Bill's positive energy, captivating spirit, and love for life were contagious. The room would light up when he walked in; he was always the life of the party! Bill will be deeply missed by so many.

Bill is survived by his wife Susan of Monument; his children Alexander, Katherine, and Madeline of Denver; his brother Doug (Dawn) of Waterloo, Iowa; and his sister Diann (John) Duvenez of Oak Harbor, Washington. He was preceded in death by his parents Donald and Helen.

Please consider a donation to any of the following nonprofit organizations that were close to Bill's heart: Colorado Springs Teen Court, Lincoln Lighthouse, or Trinity Lutheran Church in Monument.

Howard Edward Erickson

September 14, 1922-September 4, 2020

Howard E. Erickson passed away peacefully at home on September 4,2020, with the caring support of Porter Hospital Hospice. He was born on September 14,1922, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, lived in Chicago until fourth grade, and then moved to Wyoming. Howard enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1942 and was discharged in 1945 after serving 30 months in the China-Burma-India Theater. He stayed active in the U.S. Army Reserve, retiring in 1982 as a Colonel. He enrolled in the University of Denver, where he obtained his BS degree in business administration and his law degree. He practiced law in Denver for over 50 years.

Howard met his wife Wilma Butler in college, and they were married following her graduation from St. Luke's...

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