In honor of those who lived well with dementia

A place to remember our loved ones

Our honor wall offers us a way to cherish the lives and memories of those special people who showed us that it’s possible to live well with dementia.

If you would like to see your loved one honored on this page, fill out the form below.

You can make a donation in honor of or in memory of a loved one. Here’s how:

  • When filling out the donation form, click the “Dedicate This Gift” button
  • Choose either “In Honor Of” or “In Memory Of”
  • Enter the person’s name
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  • When done, click “Save” and continue filling out the donation form

Robert L. Hunt

1933 – 2013

Dementia Together was founded in honor of Robert L. Hunt who lived by the motto:

Walk Worthy, Press On, Finish Well.

Melody Kanten

1947 – 2021

Melody collected people. Her contagious smile and love of life and adventure will impact our world for generations to come.

Jerry Applebee

1933 – 2021

Jerry proudly served our country in the US Army and leaves a legacy of positively impacting many lives through the work at Dementia Together.

Ralph Backstrom

1938 – 2021

Ralph Backstrom was the most honorable gentleman I’ve ever encountered in my professional life and he was single-handedly responsible for professional hockey in Northern Colorado. We all are forever indebted to this legacy of a gentleman.

Bob Stone

1944 – 2020

Bob Stone is forever loved and forever free. He was a man of honor, integrity, and courage. He had eyes that sparkled when he smiled.

Robert Sage

1940 – 2019

Sage was the best friend and listener. He would make you feel that you were the only person in the room and always give you his wise perspective on life.

Ernie Conter

1948 – 2019

Ernie loved life and he loved to teach people anything he knew.

Mary Lynn Callen

1944 – 2020

Mary Lynn handled her Alzheimer’s disease with much grace and dignity. Her smile brought beauty to every place she entered.

Chuck Kahl

1938 – 2021

A man of justice and sportsman extraordinaire, caring for the land and the animals and enjoying it all with family and friends.

Alan Peters

1935 – 2021

Everyone’s favorite polka partner will be greatly missed.

Rhonda Hageman

1954 – 2021

Rhonda was a loving mother and wife.  She dedicated her life to caring for others as a Registered Nurse and Nurse Practitioner.

August “Augie” Wiezik


Augie loved his family very much. True to Augie’s genuine character, he showed us his acceptance and respect of everyone who came into his day, even on the hard days. His integrity and kindness was a treasured gift to receive.

Michael Poorman


Mike was the kindest and most giving person to have in our lives.  He loved his family and the outdoors to the fullest.  He will be missed by many.

Frances Jones


She died of Alzheimer’s and benefitted tremendously from the support provided by Dementia Together!

Roburta Herzog


Roburta left behind 2 daughters, 4 grandchildren & her soulmate, Bill, whom she met in 3rd grade. She loved her family, friends & animals, was an avid bowler, cross-stitch expert & enjoyed bridge, tennis, golf, her book club & vacationing. We fondly remember many times laughing until we cried!

Sally Hanna

Sally Hanna


Sally’s life was filled with love, grace and gratitude through the very end of her journey with dementia. To her last breath, Sally loved so many friends and above all cherished every minute with her children.

Glenn Knauer

Glenn Knauer


Glenn had the best smile ever to match his kind and grateful heart.

Mona Steiner


Mona was always quick with a smile, a hug, and a word of encouragement. She loved Jesus and had been waiting to see him for a long time. A few years ago she told her daughter, “When I’m gone be happy for me. You will be sad for you but be happy for me.” She is missed.

Don Tolbert


Don Tolbert was a man of God, who loved spending time with his family, singing in church choirs, dancing with his wife, skiing, hiking, woodworking and taking adventures with his family and friends. He liked to tease those he liked and enjoyed life!

Duane Daire


Duane was a kind, loving husband and father. He knew no strangers. Duane took pride in serving as a crossing guard for over twenty years- after retiring!

Lela E. Kathka


A beautiful lady with blue eyes that sparkled all of the time, her beauty was far more than physical. Lela loved children and dedicated her life to educating children as an elementary teacher. She lived with Parkinson’s for over 30 years and never passed up a chance to help with research studies.

Jim Sedmak


Jim was an active, happy person. He was a runner and enjoyed being outdoors. Most of his life was spent in the midwest. In retirement he moved to Fort Collins to be near the grandkids because family was important. He and his smile are missed. Gone too soon.

Bill Wride


Mr. Wride was a well known and well loved kindergarten teacher in Loveland for 29 years. He is loved and missed by his entire family.


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