Zella Z Gibson (Collins)

April 19, 2017

Zella was born January 17, 1925 to Charles “Sage” and Josephine (Gossett) Collins in Sheridan, WY. She was raised on her parents homestead in Arvada, WY. She graduated high school in Arvada, WY and shortly therefor moved with her parents to Sheri

Evelyn B Barrett (Barnette)

April 23, 2017

Evelyn Barnett Barrett, age 86, of Redvale, Colorado passed away on April 23, 2017. Evelyn was born November 18, 1930 in Upperglade Webster County, West Virginia. She was born at home being the second of 14 children to Lassie Adeline (Sill) Barnett a

Ciera Kathleen Harne

April 19, 2017

Ciera Kathleen Harne, age 34, passed away in her home in Montrose, CO on April 19, 2017. Ciera was born on December 26, 1982 in Blythe, California to Thomas J. and Tamara Lynn (Adolphi) Harne. Ciera grew up in Palm Desert, California and graduated fr

James (Jim) Wallace Kitchell

April 10, 2017

James (Jim) Wallace Kitchell passed away peacefully in Montrose, Colorado on April 10, surrounded by loved ones. He was born on April 8, 1927, in Manhattan, New York, to Charles Kitchell, voice teacher, and Alma Hopkins Kitchell, professional conc

Stewart Edward Sparks

April 11, 2017

Stewart Edward Sparks, 38, passed away peacefully on April 11, 2017 at the Montrose Memorial Hospital, with his family by his side. Stewart was born on March 9, 1979 in Long Beach, California to Edward and Pamela Sparks. As a young man, Stewart

Linda Marie Smith

April 17, 2017

Linda Marie Smith, 65 years old from Olathe, CO., died in the early morning hours on Monday, April 17th, 2017 at Montrose Memorial Hospital. Linda was born on November, 25th, 1951 in Montrose, CO. Linda was a lifelong area resident; calling Montro

Paula Elaine Blowers-Tollefson

April 13, 2017

Paula Elaine Blowers/Tollefson, born to John and Phyllis Anders on November 12, 1947 went to sleep with the rest of the saints who have gone on before her on April 13, 2017. It was a sudden death due to liver failure. Paula was raised on the famil

Elaine Katherine DeJulio

April 6, 2017

Elaine Katherine DeJulio of Montrose, CO passed away on Thursday April 6th 2017 at Montrose Memorial Hospital surrounded by her loved ones. Elaine was born in Grand Junction, CO to Hugo and Catherine Peterson on June 22nd 1936. She studied to be a

Loretta M Euwer

April 1, 2017

Loretta M. Euwer, of Montrose passed away on April 1, 2017 at Hospice Care Center in Grand Junction, at the age of 91. Loretta was born January 30, 1926 to Edward and Marie (Talsky) Branda in Wilson, Kansas. She spent her childhood and received her e

Mary M Phillips

April 1, 2017

Mary Phillips passed away peacefully on April 1, 2017 after a short stay in Colorow Care Center’s Memory Care Unit. Mary was born on September 23, 1929 to James and Myrtle Reed, near Mount Wilson, close to Telluride. She was the youngest of thr

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Bernabe Romero

March 23, 2017

Bernabe Herman Romero, age 75, passed away on Thursday, March 23, 2017 in the comforts of his home, with his wife at his side, in Montrose, Colorado. Bernie was born in Bernalillo, New Mexico on August 15, 1941 to Barney and Irene (Garcia) Romero

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Merlyn (Smitty) Hale Smith

March 31, 2017

Merlyn Hale Smith was born July 12, 1932 to William Coleman Smith and Roetta Hale on the family farm in Grace, Idaho. He passed away March 31, 2017 in Montrose, Colorado. He attended high school in Grace and graduated with honors as valedictorian

Dennis Dey Sousek

March 27, 2017

Dennis Dey Sousek, born Sept. 29, 1933, went home to be with the Lord on Monday evening March 27, 2017, surrounded by his loving family. We know he is with the Lord, as he invited Jesus into his heart many years ago and Romans 10:9,10 promises, "T

Joan Lucille Abbott (Hecker)

March 27, 2017

Joan Lucille Abbott, 85, surrounded by her family went to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on March 27, 2017 at Colorow Care Center in Olathe, Colorado. Joan was born June 7, 1931 in Salt Lake City, Utah to her parents Nathan Henry Hecker

Brenda Kay Tollefson

March 23, 2017

Brenda Kay Tollefson  Born September 21, 1951, passed from this life into the presence of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on March 23, 2017. Brenda was raised by her mother and adoptive father, in Oklahoma. At the early age of 19 she met the g

Phyllis Jean Kysar (Eilebrecht)

March 17, 2017

Phyllis "Penny" Jean Eilebrecht Kysar, was born in Gunnison, CO on February 25th, 1948, to Phillip and Patricia (King) Eilebrecht. She grew up on the ranch and graduated from Gunnison High School in 1966. A year later she married Steve Christensen an

Tommy F. Archibeque

March 14, 2017

Tommy F. Archibeque, age 82, passed away on March 14, 2017 at Valley Manor Care Center. Tommy was born on February 20, 1935 in Dolores, Colorado to Alex and Bessie Archibeque. Tommy grew up in Dolores and graduated from Dolores High School before att

Mary Jane DeGuire (Schuster)

March 16, 2017

Mary was born in St. Louis, Missouri May 4, 1919 to Anton and Florence Willmann Schuster. She spent all of her childhood in Missouri with her brother, her only other sibling. He needed her on the “team” so she became a tomboy and a gifted athlete

Joanne Ergott (Roan)

March 21, 2017

Do you remember that one time? So many laughter filled stories were shared over a cup of coffee, or just in passing by a wonderful, kindhearted woman. A woman whose name was Joanne Ergott.  Joanne was born September, 17,1938 to James Jeremiah an

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Roy "Gene" Eugene Hill

March 15, 2017

  Roy Eugene “Gene” Hill, 70, passed away on Wednesday, March 15, 2017 after a brief but valiantly fought battle with cancer. Gene was born in Pueblo, Colorado on February 14, 1947, a birthday he shared with his Father, Roy, both o

Duane Eugene Hollenbeck

March 16, 2017

A lifetime rancher and Gunnison native passed away Thursday March 16, 2017.  Gene was born on May 5, 1940 to Matt and Mildred Hollenbeck of Gunnison.  He was one of 8 children.  He spent his entire life in the Gunnison and Montrose areas.  Gene w

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Herman F. Waugh

March 19, 2017

Herman F. Waugh was born April 4, 1931 to Clark and Mabel E. (Corbally) Waugh in Montrose, Co.  He spent his childhood and received his education in Montrose. At the age of 23, he enlisted in the United States Army for two years.  Herman was a w

Verna Gayle Alvarado (Faust)

February 25, 2017

Verna Gayle Alvarado, 66, passed away peacefully at her home February 25, 2017 in Montrose, Colorado. She was the sixth child of Ova and Hazel (Stonestreet) Faust. She was born August 30, 1950 in Needles, California. She attended Needles schools and

Jerry Lavern Moore

March 13, 2017

Jerry Lavern Moore, 88, of Grand Junction, CO, passed away on Monday, March 13, 2017 at his home in Grand Junction, following a brief illness. Jerry was born in Montrose, CO on November 18, 1928 to Roy and Carmen Moore. Jerry married Ruth Ma

Aniya Lynn Corona

March 10, 2017

Aniya Lynn Corona, age 8, passed away on March 10, 2017, surrounded by her loving family in the comfort of her own home. Alex, Chelsey, Evangelia, and Isabel Corona would like to invite Aniya’s friends, and people of the community to a celebration

Joe Mier

February 23, 2017

  Joe Mier March 10, 1930 ~ February 23, 2017   Born March 10, 1930 at Durango, Durango Mexico.  Son of Jose Mier and Vicenta Gonzales.  Came to the USA when he was 19 years of age. Worked in New Mexico and San Luis Valley

Evelyn L Schmidt (Flowers)

February 17, 2017

  Evelyn L. Schmidt April 15, 1928 ~ February 17, 2017   Lifetime Montrose resident, Evelyn Schmidt, passed away at Valley Manor on February 17, 2017. Evelyn was born in Montrose to Abner and Anna Flowers. Evelyn grew up in

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Charles Vincent Hosner

February 23, 2017

  Charles Vincent Hosner was born July 11, 1926 and died February 23, 2017. His parents were James J and Etho M (Wilson) Hosner. He had one sister, Dorothy Clare (Hosner) Ertzbischoff, who died in 1977. Born in Ophir and spending his e