Larry Dean Estes

January 22, 2020

Larry Dean Estes, born in Eckert, Colorado to Thomas and Gladys [Jarvis] Estes, was their third child — arriving August 1931, two years into the Great Depression in the United States. That was nine years after the birth of his brother, Marvin and e


Reuben Carroll (Doc) Gaulke

May 15, 2020

Reuben Carroll (“Doc”) Gaulke Reuben Carroll Gaulke, known by all as “Doc,” went peacefully to be with Jesus on May 15 at 4:15 a.m. with Modene, his wife of 30 plus years holding his hand. Doc was born on August 10, 1928 in Rhinelander,

Evelyn Eugenia Archuleta (Jacquez)

May 5, 2020

Evelyn Eugenia Archuleta December 24, 1933 - May 5, 2020   Evelyn Eugenia Archuleta was born December 24, 1933 to Sylvia and Ernest Jacquez in Montrose, Colorado. Evelyn was raised by her grandparents Ben and Sabina Garcia.  Evelyn att


Ronald Lee Corley, Sr.

March 9, 2020

Ronald Lee Corley, Sr.   Ron was the first of three children born to Lula Johnson and Edward  Buddy  Corley, in 1933, during the heart of the depression. His siblings Dickie and Sylvia soon followed. Ron was the leader of their little gr

Mardell June Sanders (Sanburg)

April 4, 2020

Mardell June Sanburg Sanders January 17, 1932 – April 4, 2020 Montrose -  Mardell June Sanburg Sanders was born to a pioneer family who arrived in the Montrose area in the 1870’s. She was born in the home of her parent’s George Oscar San

Lajos (Louie) Kelemen, Sr.

March 10, 2020

Lajos “Louie” Kelemen Sr. Lajos “Louie” Kelemen Sr., 90, of Montrose, Colorado passed away March 10, 2020, at Colorow Care Center in Olathe, Colorado where he received excellent care from the Colorow staff and HopeWest Hospice. Louie wa

Lance Blayne Maganello

March 6, 2020

Lance Blayne Manganello, age 36, of Montrose, passed away peacefully on Friday, March 6, 2020 at St. Mary’s hospital in Grand Junction, surrounded by his immediate family. He was born January 18, 1984 in Montrose, the son of John James (Jimmy) Mang

Steven Lee England

March 8, 2020

Steven Lee England July 22, 1951 – March 8, 2020   Steven Lee England passed away peacefully at his home in Montrose on Sunday evening, March 8, 2020, due to complications from diabetes and dialysis.  Born on July 22, 1951, in Terre

Beverly Ann Howze

February 26, 2020

Montrose resident Beverly Howze passed away at her home on Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020. Beverly enjoyed a full life with her family and friends. She was a devoted wife, mother, mentor, advisor, historian and go-between. Beverly enjoyed her gardens wh

Diane Lucienne Senecal (Marcotte)

February 23, 2020

Diane Lucienne Senecal, 72, went to be with the Lord on February 23, 2020, surrounded by her husband and children in Montrose, Colorado.  Diane was born in Saratoga, NY on December 4, 1947 to Lucien and Gertrude Marcotte.  She was raised in Corinth

Verna Jean Wissel (Gailey)

February 4, 2020

Verna Jean Wissel Beloved Wife, Mother, Grandmother August 27, 1934 – February 4, 2020   Verna Jean Wissel, a lifelong resident of the Montrose area died Tuesday, February 4, 2020 at the age of 85.  Verna Jean was born on August 2

Bonnie Carolyn Percival (Raine)

February 17, 2020

Bonnie Carolyn Percival December 19, 1943 - February 17, 2020 Bonnie, 76, passed away peacefully at her home in Olathe, Colorado on Feb. 17, 2020.  She was born in Grand Junction, Colorado to Lowell and Rachelle Raine.   After graduating fro

Clorinda M. Vigil

February 5, 2020

Clorinda M. Vigil, 80, died February 5, 2020. She was born in Canjilon, NM and was a long-time resident of Montrose, CO. She was married to John R. Vigil for fifty years upon his death. Surviving family members who were blessed to share Clorind

Royal (Son) Rider, Jr

February 3, 2020

Royal (Son) Rider Jr, age 70 of Olathe passed away on Monday February 3, 2020 at Montrose Memorial Hospital surrounded by family and friends. Royal was born April 8, 1949 in Lamar, Colorado to Royal Sr and Mary Rider. He was the oldest of nine chi

Donna Lou Catlin (Robinson)

January 22, 2020

Donna Lou Catlin January 12, 1931 – January 22, 2020 Donna was born to Burl Robinson and Ione (Slyter) Robinson on January 12, 1931 in Monte Vista, Colorado. She received her education in the San Luis Valley, graduating from high school in Mo


John Alvin Stewart

January 8, 2020

We mourn the loss of our beloved son, brother, nephew, Dad, Uncle, cousin and friend, John Alvin Stewart, who walked from this world into eternity on January 8, 2020. Johnny as he was known to many was born on November 24, 1961, to William (Bill) Ste

Phyllis Louise Kinney (Caddy)

Phyllis Louise Kinney was born October 11,1936 to John and Vada Caddy in Ridgeway, Colorado. She grew up on their farm with brother Harold. She was valedictorian of her graduating class of 1954. She then went to Barnes Business School in Denver where

Barbara Joan Taylor

December 31, 2019

Barbara Joan Taylor, 81, of Montrose, Colorado, passed away on Dec. 31, 2019 at Hope-West Hospice Facility in Grand Junction, Colorado, surrounded by her loving family. Barbara was born in Denver, Colorado, to Gerold O. Taylor and Denise M. Prathe

James Michael Murray

January 11, 2020

James Michael Murray, 64 of Olathe Colorado, formerly of Pueblo, passed away on January 11, 2020 surrounded by his loving family. James (Jim) was preceded in death by parents, John F. and Mabel F Murray and nephew Tyler Murray.  He is survived by

Margaret Heinz Ashburn (Knob)

January 11, 2020

Margaret Knob Heinz Ashburn June 22, 1931 - January 11, 2020 Margaret Heinz, age 88, passed away January 11, 2020 at Valley Manor Care Center in Montrose, CO. She was a homemaker. She was born in Sterling, CO to parents Francis and Carrie Ul

Katherine DiCamillo (Hawley)

Katherine “Kellie” DiCamillo A life well lived is the most exquisite work of art.  There are not enough words to capture a life well lived but Katherine “Kellie” DiCamillo, embodied its very essence.  Born on August 31st, 1936 in Rochest

Detra Marlene Gordon (Reid)

January 8, 2020

Detra Marlene Gordon Detra Marlene Gordon, 80, of Cimarron, passed away early Wednesday morning, Jan. 8, 2020 at Montrose Memorial Hospital. Detra Marlene Reid was born Nov. 22, 1939 in Glenwood Springs, the daughter of KZ and Pearl Reid. She w

Maxinne Soderquist (Off)

January 6, 2020

Maxinne Soderquist passed away peacefully in her home in Montrose, Colorado of natural causes on January 6, 2020. She was raised in Alamosa, lived in Gunnison, Los Alamos, Paonia, Cimarron, and Montrose but her soul remained most at home in the Cimar


Henry (Hank) Frenze

January 7, 2020

 Henry (Hank) Frenze   May 20, 1920          Jan 7th, 2020 Services will be Monday January 13th 10:30 am at Crippin Funeral Home, with no graveside services. ` Hank Frenze Passed away at his home at age 99. He was 1 of 13 children


Gene Stone

January 2, 2020

Gene Stone   July 23, 1925 - January 2, 2020   Gene Stone passed away in Montrose on January 2, 2020.  He was born July 23, 1925 to Harry and Blanche Stone in Palisade. Colorado.  Gene was one of eight children in the family including

Shirley Hill (Williams)

December 11, 2019

Shirley “Mae” Williams Hill February 7, 1930 – December 11, 2019 Our dear mother has gone home to be with the Lord.  Her faith and love for Christ has supported her enduring journey from being born premature at 3 pounds to everything els

Brandon Alan Butler

January 4, 2020

Brandon Alan Butler Sep. 12, 2001 – Jan. 4, 2020 It is with great sorrow and sadness that we announce the unexpected passing of our beloved son, grandson, brother, cousin, nephew, friend and teammate, Brandon Alan Butler. Brandon, age 18, pas

Phyllis Jean Westcott (Downing)

January 1, 2020

Phyllis Jean (Downing) Westcott, age 85, of Montrose, passed away Wednesday night, January 1, 2020, at Montrose Memorial Hospital. She was born October 20, 1934, in Twin Falls, ID, a daughter of the late Harold Downing of Idaho. Phyllis married