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Gary Acord

November 12, 2018

On Monday November 12, 2018, Gary Acord brother, father, grandfather, great grandfather, and friend passed away suddenly at the age of 76. A native of Wyoming; he was born in Casper, to Charles and Virginia Acord. He spent his childhood building r

Nora Belle Kubin (Miller)

November 6, 2018

December 26, 1933 – November 6, 2018   Nora Belle (Miller) Kubin was born in a cabin the day after Christmas in 1933 Lingshire, Montana. Her early years were spent on her family ranch outside Ennis, Montana where she and her brothers and

Ronald Gene Finch

October 30, 2018

Ronald Gene Finch 1947 – 2018   Ron Finch passed away peacefully on October 30, 2018.  He was a devoted husband, father and grandfather.  He enjoyed life with his many sport activities, such as bowling, surfing, water skiing, snow skiin

Frank Dwayne Barrientos

November 6, 2018

Frank Dwayne Barrientos passed away unexpectedly at his home in Montrose on Tuesday, November 6, 2018. Frank Dwayne was born on October 28, 1963 to Frank and Marie (Arguello) Barrientos.  He is survived by his wife of 35 years, Susan (Miller) Bar

Mason McClenathan

Mason McClenathan 16, Montrose High School student, died as a result of an accident. Memorial Services will be held Thursday November 8, 2018 at 4:30PM at Grace Community Church ~ 16731 Woodgate Road Montrose, CO.  Crippin Funeral Home is assisting

Virginia Marie Smith (Brown)

October 24, 2018

Virginia Marie Smith   Virginia Marie Smith of Montrose passed away suddenly on October 24th, 2018 at 67 years old. Her love and compassion will be deeply missed. Virginia was born May 24th, 1951 to Jack and Margie Brown in Montrose, Co

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David Andrew Omernik

October 14, 2018

David Andrew Omernik, 58, passed away in Montrose, CO on October 14, 2018. Born in Austin, Minnesota, his family moved to Montrose, CO when he was a child.  David attended Montrose County schools before joining the United States Navy in 1978.  Davi

Terry Satero LaPena

October 22, 2018

Terry “Pineapple” Satero LaPena   Terry LaPena, age 76, passed away on Monday October 22, 2018 while doing what he loved most this time of year, elk hunting with his son, Rick.  Terry was born in Salinas, CA on September 16, 1942 to S

Florence E Lyon (Castle)

January 15, 2018

Florence E. “Pat” Lyon (Castle)(Kishbaugh)   Florence E. “Pat” Lyon (Castle)(Kishbaugh) of Ridgway, passed away unexpectedly on the morning of Saturday, September 15, 2018. Her strength of spirit will be deeply missed by family, fr

Betsy Davis (Alexander)

September 27, 2018

Betsy (Alexander) Davis was born on October 3, 1933 to Robert and Oda (Collins) Alexander. She was the youngest of seven children, the family spent the summers in Telluride and winters in Redvale running sheep. In 1934 they bought a ranch in Norwood

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Harold H. Ridgel

October 12, 2018

Harold H. Ridgel, aka “Ridge”, was born in New Orleans, LA on April 1, 1943. He spent over 20 years in the United States Air Force in which he served his country in Viet Nam.  He returned to the States and after a brief time as a Realtor, began

Juanita H Newberry (Hernandez)

October 15, 2018

Juanita H. Newberry March 28, 1925 ~ October 15, 2018 Juanita H. Newberry, age 93, of Cimarron, Colorado passed away early Monday morning, October 15, 2018 at Montrose Memorial Hospital. Juanita was born March 28, 1925 in McAllen, Texas to D

Ethel Fay Austin (O'Bryant)

October 7, 2018

  Ethel Fay Austin Born October 5, 1935 died October 7, 2018. Ethel was born in Dalhart, TX in 1935 to Elzie and Amy O’ Bryant. The family moved to Colorado in 1943. She attended school in Uravan, CO for a year, then the family moved to

Mary K Swihart (Sherman)

August 26, 2018

Mary K. Swihart with family at her side, walked into the arms of her Savior on August 26 at age 97. Mary was born in Goshen, IN June 27, 1921 to Vernon and Mae (Inbody) Sherman.  She had three older brothers; Harold, Gerald and Lester, who preced

Jocey Elizabeth Field (Mills)

October 6, 2018

Jocey E. Field   1/1/24-10/6/18   Josephine Elizabeth Mills, "Jocey", was born January 1, 1924, to Claude and Myrtle Mills, in Los Angeles, California. They subsequently returned to Montrose. She was the fourth of five children. Jocey at

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Wayne Andrew Irwin

September 30, 2018

Wayne Andrew Irwin, 79, was surrounded by his family as he made his journey home to God’s kingdom on September 30, 2018. Wayne was known to many as a Christian poet. He drew them to the Lord with his raw, honest words about overcoming sin, the spl

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Victor (Vic) H. Reed

August 22, 2018

Victor (Vic) H. Reed was born in Norton County, KS on December 14, 1916, to George Harrison (Hal) Reed and Bertha Belle (Bryant) Reed. At age 4, the family moved to Cahone, Colorado, near Dove Creek. Victor attended various elementary schools on the

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John Engraff

September 24, 2018

John Engraff died of heart failure at his home in Montrose September 24, 2018. He was born in Sterling, CO in 1942 to Adam and Katherine (Gertner) Engraff. After attending St. Anthony’s Catholic School, he joined the Navy in 1964 with the intenti

Marvin Powers

September 26, 2018

Marvin Powers May 10,1939 ~ September 26, 2018 Retired Daytona Beach Police, Captain Marvin Eugene Powers (79 y/o), went to be with His heavenly father 09/26/18.   Marvin was on the force for 26 years before retiring to run his own business,

Stephen Lawrence Ratliff

September 16, 2018

Stephen Lawrence Ratliff October 4, 1942 - September 16, 2018   Stephen was born in Pueblo, CO, October 4, 1942, to L.C. and Jessie May Philips Ratliff.  At about a year of age, the family moved to Fort Sumner, NM where he lived for 58

Marilyn F. Roth (Field)

September 15, 2018

Marilyn F. Roth passed away with her family at her side September 15, 2018 at Heidi’s Chateau. It was two months before her 90th birthday. Marilyn Alice Field was born November 30, 1928 to Alvie and Ethel Field south of Montrose. The sixth of ei

Loyce Nadine Anderson (Reifel)

September 20, 2018

Loyce Nadine Reifel Anderson died of natural causes in Delta, Colorado on September 20, 2018 at the age of 83.  A private family interment at the Delta Cemetery will be held next to Emery Anderson in the Veteran’s section, followed by the memorial

Karen (Janie) Story (Wagner)

September 22, 2018

Karen “Janie” Story, aged 72, passed away early Saturday morning in her home in Montrose, Colorado after a short but brave battle with cancer. Janie was born in Billings, MT to David and Esther Wagner on February 5th, 1946. Janie has one brother,

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Robert Frank Ennist, Sr.

September 22, 2018

ROBERT FRANK ENNIST, SR. “BOB” Age 91, of Montrose, CO, peacefully went to be reunited with his beloved wife Sarah Jane and their Lord on Saturday, September 22, 2018.  He was preceded by his wife, Sarah Jane (Yocum) Ennist; parents, Emers

Maurine Mildred Bowen (Wiler)

September 18, 2018

Maurine Mildred Bowen April 16, 1922 - September 18, 2018   Maurine Mildred Bowen passed on to Heaven after 96 years of a full and loving life. She was born to Floyd and Ida Wiler in Cedar Falls, Iowa. She married her high school sweeth

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Lawrence Harold Wilkinson

August 10, 2018

Lawrence Harold (Larry) Wilkinson died peacefully at home with family at his side on August 10 at age 96 due to natural causes. Larry was born in Middletown, CT in 1922 to Harold and Mary (Thompson) Wilkinson. He grew up in Syracuse, New York and had

Laurie Arlene Stahly (Etter)

July 16, 2018

Laurie Arlene Etter Clauson Stahly May 6, 1963 ~ July 16, 2018 Laurie Arlene Etter Clauson Stahly, age 55, passed away quickly at San Juan Living Center in Montrose, CO. Laurie was born May 6, 1963 to Larry Lawrence and Arlene (Burh) Etter in Colo

Connie Ruybal (Lopez)

September 11, 2018

Connie Lopez Ruybal August 7, 1927 ~ September 11, 2018 Connie Ruybal, age 91, passed away at her home in Canyon City, Colorado on September 11, 2018 surrounded by her family.  Born on August 7, 1927 in Capulin, CO to Presiliano and Felicita L