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The CenturyLink Retirees Association: serving the retirees of – Lumen – CenturyLink – Qwest – U S West – and their predecessor Bell  Companies.

The CenturyLink Retirees Association members consist of union and management retirees from every naming iteration of the company – past and present. Membership is available to all past and present employees and their spouses. OUR HISTORY

The Retiree Blog

“My first management assignment…”

The following was originally published in the 2015, Issue-4, of the CO-WY Retiree Guardian, newsletter of the CenturyLink Retirees. It is published here with the permission of the author, Don Warsavage. Don Warsavage’s ‘Person-to-Person’ “My first management assignment…” John Shepherd, of Parachute, Colorado, was a high -potential college graduate, hired by Mountain Bell in the Initial […]

Time Capsule – Twenty Years Ago in our History

Originally published in the 2022, Issue-2, of the Retiree Guardian, newsletter of the CenturyLink Retirees. Time Capsule – Twenty Years Ago in our History Shared by Cynthia Hadsell “Preparation for the 2002 Shareholders Meeting” From May 26, 2002  Denver Business Journal Much to the dismay of many shareholders, Denver-based Qwest’s annual meeting will be in the […]


In our newsletter, The Retiree Guardian, we note the passing of retirees from CenturyLink and their predecessor companies. We need your help for the states of Colorado and Wyoming. If you know of an obituary for a retiree who has passed away in those states (CO and WY) please let us know by emailing us […]

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