Lenardt Cemetery

Cut-off Date: 30 May 1998
Number of Burials: 17
Volunteers: Milton D. and Mary Lou Lake
Special Thanks: Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Hlatki, Michael Hlatki

Lenardt Cemetery is locate 3.5 miles north of Calhan on the North Calhan Highway. It is set in a pasture 3/8 of a mile west of the highway on a clay hill with a cedar tree inside the fence. Only one marker is now standing, but other graves are outlined with rocks. According to GPS-derived geolocation (accurate to within 10 meters), the cemetery's coordinates are latitude 3905'24.1"N and longitude 10418'01.3"W. For permission to access the site, contact owner Gerald Hlatki, 19140 N. Calhan Hwy., Calhan, CO 80808.

The following was taken from an article in the Ranchland News, February 23, 1995, page 13, titled "Blast from the Past":

"Feb. 24, 1905 (Calhan News): Bessie Hopkins, the 11-year-old daughter of Mr. & Mrs. J.F. Hopkins, died Feb 20, after a five week illness with typhoid fever and complications of other diseases. Funeral services were conducted at the home Tuesday by Rev. Shea and interment was made at the Leonard cemetery."

Lenardt Cemetery data (by plot)

Lenardt Cemetery map