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Edward Arthur Terhune Obituary


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“Our hearts ache. We have so many fond memories from the past 35 years. You befriended Sheila and her children when we lost Chris. You were there for...Read More »
1 of 35 | Posted by: Nancy Speer and Ray Anderson - CO

“It was great way back when. RIP Ed ”
2 of 35 | Posted by: Geoff & Sandy Pagnotta - Rye, CO

“I am very sorry to hear of Ed's passing. May God's peace be with you. ”
3 of 35 | Posted by: Sheryl Fromm - SD

“Ed was exactly the kind of guy whom I like and respect. He was a good hard-working, responsible guy who never hurt anybody. I will always have good...Read More »
4 of 35 | Posted by: Eldon Coppersmith - Lakewood, CO

“To Tom and Ms. Rose, I'm sorry for your loss, and our thoughts and prayers are with your family. ”
5 of 35 | Posted by: Elizabeth Sanchez & Family - CO

“Thank you Ed for sharing your life with our family. Ed always brought a smile to our faces. He will be missed. ”
6 of 35 | Posted by: Peggy Theisen - Grand Junction, CO

“Tom and Rosemary, All of our thoughts, prayers and love are with you. Bob and Polly ”
7 of 35 | Posted by: Bob and Polly Zetterman - Arvada, CO

“I will miss putting up the Xmas Lights with Ed in Manitou and Old Colorado City. His stories about Biking all over the World. My prays and thoughts...Read More »
8 of 35 | Posted by: Doug Clark - Colorado Springs, CO

“When I think of ED, I think of Character. I think of love for family. Love for friends. Love for trains. Love for bicycles. Spending Christmas...Read More »
9 of 35 | Posted by: Debbie Dyer - Lakewood, CO

“I don't understand why, maybe because you were lonely. It never had to be that way, the job we did made us all brothers, you always did your best,...Read More »
10 of 35 | Posted by: Gerald Sheppard - CO

“Ed was the fiercest,loudest Lineman I had ever run across, the first day I was on his crew he was already asking the Foreman when was I going away!...Read More »
11 of 35 | Posted by: Little "S" - Colorado Springs, CO

“Prayer is the most powerful force on earth,and God is the best comforter there is. Ps 46:1 "God is for us a refuge and a strength, a help that is...Read More »
12 of 35 | Posted by: Ernestine Lonzo - Apple Valley, MN

“Sending our thoughts and prayers to all. We have many fond memories of Ed and my brother Larry. They were known as T & T and were always having...Read More »
13 of 35 | Posted by: Nick & Sandy - Clifton, CO

“Help us to always remember that the most powerful energy can light the sky and run across wires that only time and experience can guide us to touch. ...Read More »
14 of 35 | Posted by: Daniel Gonzales(Black)

“My husband and I have known Ed for close to 20 years through the Colorado Springs Cycling Club. At one point, Ed was very active and volunteered for...Read More »
15 of 35 | Posted by: Anne Smith - Colorado Springs, CO

“We grieve with you Rose and Tom over the loss of your son and brother, Ed. He and the entire Terhune family have become very dear to us. We pray...Read More »
16 of 35 | Posted by: Shirley and Norm Rammage - AZ

“Ed was a quiet and very responsible man. We have known his family for over 30 years and have heard a lot about Ed, more from his family than from Ed...Read More »
17 of 35 | Posted by: Rachel & Jim Ellison - Littleton, CO

“Dear Rose and Tom, My prayers and love are with you. Take care of yourselves. Ed is with Art and I am sure he is happy. Love, Dee ”
18 of 35 | Posted by: Dee - Chandler, AZ

“To my friend Ed, I remember the first day that you came to work for CSU and we have been friends every since. I don't believe that I have met a man...Read More »
19 of 35 | Posted by: Larry Davis - Walden, CO

“Ed Terhune---a good guy. Ed was not a great communicator, he was a great doer. We remember people for what they do more than what they say. I...Read More »
20 of 35 | Posted by: Alana T. Baldwin - Denver, CO

“It is always hard to hear about losing a co-worker, so I was very sorry to hear of Ed's death, and will keep him and his family in my prayers. ”
21 of 35 | Posted by: Patty Robrahn - Colorado Springs, CO

“Ed was my brother I never had. We met over 40 years ago during U haul days. He was part of our family. All five of my sisters are grieving today! ...Read More »
22 of 35 | Posted by: Larry Theisen - Ridgway, CO

“Ed was my brother I never had. We met over 40 years ago during U haul days. He was part of our family. All five of my sisters are grieving today! ...Read More »
23 of 35 | Posted by: Larry Theisen - Ridgway, CO

“i cannot describe the hole in my heart over Ed. He ranks as one of the kindest, giving spirits that I have been blessed to know in my life. God...Read More »
24 of 35 | Posted by: Connie Theisen - Ridgway, CO

“We didnt know Ed very well but Rosie, his mom is a good friend and has always had a very special relationship with her boys. Feel our prayers for...Read More »
25 of 35 | Posted by: Rich & Rosie VanderVeen - AZ

“During the early yrs of my service with Springs Utilities, I had the opportunity to work with Ed's crews and the man carried high regards for me as...Read More »
26 of 35 | Posted by: Bob McCollough - Colorado Springs, CO

“I worked with Ed for over 20 years and never saw him waste a day. He was hard working, trustworthy and provided an incredible legacy of service to...Read More »
27 of 35 | Posted by: Chris Lindquist - CO

“I have known and worked with Ed the last 8 years. He was a special person. You could always count on a laugh around Ed. He will be missed. ...Read More »
28 of 35 | Posted by: Pam Pequignot - Colorado Springs, CO

“To Ed's Family, My deepest sympathy for you. Ed was a very nice person and was always very kind. Blessings From Christian and Denise...Read More »
29 of 35 | Posted by: Denise Whited - Colorado Springs, CO

“I have known Ed for over 11 years. He was always very kind to me and always had a way of putting a smile on my face. I was glad to see him come out...Read More »
30 of 35 | Posted by: Tami Crandall - Colorado Springs, CO

“I worked with Ed for about 10 years, he was a great person and a very hard worker. He worked for Utilities for over 25 years. He was an avid...Read More »
31 of 35 | Posted by: Yvonne Trujillo - CO

“I am so sorry to hear of your terrible loss. Thinking of you. Love you. ”
32 of 35 | Posted by: Carla Kielty - Bennett, CO

“I've known Ed for many years. He was a good friend. Always willing to help out whenever he could. With personal, Business and Volunteer areas. Never...Read More »
33 of 35 | Posted by: Tony Hoewisch - Colorado Springs, CO

“Ed was always nice to me(which says a lot when your a apprentice!) and funny. I would laugh when he called people 'slackspanner' and think of him...Read More »
34 of 35 | Posted by: Toby Espinosa - colorado springs, CO

“Ed gave many great years of service to the customers of Colorado Springs Utilities. He was respected as an excellent lineman and will be missed by...Read More »
35 of 35 | Posted by: Bruce McCormick - CO


Ed was born in Chicago, Illinois. He is survived by his mother Rosemary and brother Tom as well as two cousins - Christine Watson of Glenview, Illinois and Linda Keiler of Elmhurst, Illinois and their families. Ed moved to Denver in 1959. He worked at Dad's business starting at age 7 and after graduating from high school worked for U-Haul Company of Colorado for five years or so. Ed completed the Electric Lineman Program at Mesa College in Grand Junction in 1979. He worked for TSI Power and then Colorado Springs Utilities for 25 plus years. Ed had many special friends including all at the service today and the Downare Family, the Thielen family (Dr. Louise too), Connie and Larry and family (T & T Trash) and Larry's sisters. Daniel "B" (Boss), Debbie, Eddie Jones, Eldon, Jacquie, Leonard, Marty and Tom, Hilda and Michael Lohmann. Bob and Donna VanPelt and family.

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