Iola Pearl Walker (Cope)

November 27, 2019

A LIFE WELL LIVED   Iola Pearl Walker went to be with the Lord on November 27, 2019.  She was born on July 3, 1922 to Alexander and Maude Cope in Meade, Kansas.  In 1937, the Cope family moved from the harshness of the Oklahoma dustbowl to t

Iola Pearl Walker (Cope)

November 27, 2019

A LIFE WELL LIVED   Iola Pearl Walker went to be with the Lord on November 27, 2019.  She was born on July 3, 1922 to Alexander and Maude Cope in Meade, Kansas.  In 1937, the Cope family moved from the harshness of the Oklahoma dustbowl to t

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Ronald E. O'Hair

December 10, 2019

Ronald E. O'Hair March 4, 1939 - December 10, 2019 Ronald E. O'Hair age 80 passed away on December 10, 2019 at home surrounded by his loving wife Donna O'Hair of 51 years. Ron was born March 4,1939 in Telluride, Co. to Albert G. O'Hair and Leon

Mary Ann Schmalz (Distel)

December 9, 2019

MARY ANN SCHMALZ November 26, 1939 – December 9, 2019 Mary Ann Schmalz passed away on December 9, 2019, surrounded by her husband and children. Mary Ann was born on November 26, 1939 in Montrose, CO to George and Mary Ann (Holstmeister) Di

Clifford Duane Ary

December 6, 2019

Clifford Duane Ary Cliff passed away of natural causes 12/6/19 at Montage Creek, Montrose.  Cliff was 83 years old. Cliff was born 02/09/1936 in Frederick, Colorado.  He was preceded in death by parents, Lloyd and Helen Ary, and brothers, Bil

Virginia Stella Hadley (DelTonto)

November 20, 2019

Virginia Stella Hadley, age 87, gently passed away with her daughter by her side on November 20, 2019. Born November 27, 1931 in Montrose, Colorado to Pete and Susie DelTonto, she was the fifth child born of thirteen siblings. Virginia loved being a

Ruth E. Heath (Schleich)

November 27, 2019

Montrose lost a pillar of the community on November 27, 2019, when Ruth Heath passed away peacefully at HopeWest Hospice Care Center in Grand Junction. Ruth E. Heath was born in Montrose, Colorado on March 11, 1928. Her parents were John Schleich and

Evelyn Louise Kessler (Fortner)

November 21, 2019

Evelyn Louise Kessler June 2, 1938 – November 21, 2019   Evelyn Louise Kessler, age 81, passed away on Thursday, November 21, 2019 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Grand Junction. Evelyn was born June 2, 1938 in Olathe, Colorado to Ralph a

Doug S Moyes

October 10, 2019

Doug S. Moyes passed away suddenly and peacefully on Thursday, October 10th, 2019 in his treasured home in Telluride, Colorado. He maintained homes in Grand Junction, Telluride, and his cherished mountain house outside of Sawpit Colorado, which is wh

Effie Blowers (Mills)

November 18, 2019

Effie Blowers May 22, 1926-November 18, 2019 Effie Blowers, age 93, longtime Western Slope resident, passed away Monday, November 18, 2019 at her home. Effie was born May 22, 1926 to Claude Mills and Myrtle (Marlow} Mills in Montrose, CO. She s

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Donald Francis Cooling, Sr.

November 17, 2019

Donald Francis Cooling, Sr., age 85, of Montrose died on Sunday, November 17, 2019 at Montrose Memorial Hospital, surrounded by his loved ones. Don was born August 14, 1934 in Cerro Gordo County, Iowa to Francis and Aileen Cooling. He grew up on a fa

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Jesse Charles Linsacum

Jesse Charles Linsacum passed away at his home of natural causes. He was 88. Jesse was born on March 11, 1931 to Etta (Summers) and Kenneth Linsacum in Scott City Kansas. His family moved to Montrose when he was young. He grew up in Montrose and grad

Joanne Fairchild (Spohn)

November 1, 2019

Joanne Fairchild of Montrose valiantly lost her battle with cancer and passed peacefully on November 1st, 2019 at the HopeWest Care Center in Grand Junction. There was a constant vigil at her side from her children, sisters and husband. She was bo

Alice Marie Robins

October 21, 2019

Blessed to have known her, sad to say goodbye…   September 7, 1930 – October 21, 2019 Alice Marie Robins Lover of flowers. “Hater" of weeds   Alice Robins passed away at her home on Monday, October 21, 2019 follow

Floyd A McGuire

October 29, 2019

Mr. Floyd A. McGuire, age 79, of Montrose, Colorado, Passed away on Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at Montrose Memorial Hospital. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 9, 2019 at Crippin Funeral Home. 970-249-2121

Floyd Allen McGuire

October 29, 2019

Floyd Allen McGuire September 4, 1940 – October 29, 2019   Our beloved husband, brother, father, grandfather, and friend, Floyd Allen McGuire, you will be missed every day. Floyd was born to parents Ralph and Lela McGuire on Septem

Richard Vernon Siedschlag

November 4, 2019

Richard Vernon Siedschlag, age 66, died unexpectedly November 4, 2019 on the job site in Montrose. He was born August 1, 1953 in Waupun, WI to Ernest R. & Mary L. Siedschlag. He graduated from Waupun High School in 1971, married his high school s

Gladys F. Dodge

Gladys F. Dodge   Gladys was born in Laramie, Wyoming on 2-20-1930 to Gladwyn C. Freeman and Ruth W. Webster. She grew up in Laramie, attending schools there and starting her musical career by taking piano lessons at age 7. At age 9, Glady

Monna Lou Mills (Gilbert)

October 25, 2019

Monna Lou Gilbert was born on April 19, 1932 in Sharon, Oklahoma to Charley and Nina (Smith) Gilbert. She was a wonderful older sister to her brother Bobby and a loving and helpful daughter to her parents. The following was shared by cousin Paul and

Elosia (Mary) Tafoya (Fedelina)

Elosia “Mary”Fedelina Tafoya   Born March 15, 1923 in La Madera, New Mexico where she lived until the age of one when her family moved to Colorado. At the age of 9 they moved to Hotchkiss, Colorado where she made her home. Mary met the

Wilma Warnica

October 23, 2019

Jean Warnica passed away at HopeWest Hospice in Grand Junction, Colorado on October 23rd, 2019.  She was 87 years old. Wilma Jean Morris was born May 25, 1932 five miles south of Montrose, Colorado at her grandparents’ farm on Spring Creek Mesa

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Harold Dwain Frasier

October 13, 2019

Harold Dwain Frasier was born June 8, 1925. Son of Elwin G. Frasier and Glendola Marple Frasier in Montrose, CO. He attended school at Oak Grove Elementary and Montrose High School. Harold entered the U.S. Navy at the age of 17 ½ with his parents’

Melva (Darlene) Driskill (Coon)

October 11, 2019

July 17, 1939 to October 11, 2019   Melva "Darlene" Driskill was born in Tribbey, OK to Arnold and Ann Coon, she was the third of four siblings. They moved to Lamar, CO where she met the love of her life Robert Driskill. They married, had

Donna Maude Wiltse (Grilley)

October 8, 2019

Donna Maude Grilley Wiltse October 16, 1938 - October 8, 2019 The sweetest, kindest wife, mom, grandmother and great-grandmother left this earth on October 8, 2019 to be reunited in heaven with the Love of her life, Larry Wiltse. Donna was b

Clara Viola Flowers (Kibel)

September 30, 2019

Clara Viola Flowers March 30, 1933 – September 30, 2019 Clara Viola Flowers age 86, of Nucla Passed away on September 30, 2019 at San Juan Living Center in Montrose, Colorado. Clara was born on March 30, 1933 in Siebert, Colorado, to Charles

Edward W Johnson

October 5, 2019

Our beloved husband, father and brother Edward W. Johnson of Montrose, CO went to be with the Lord on October 5, 2019. He died of natural causes. Ed was born on January 1943 in New Ulm, Minnesota to Russel E. Johnson and Dorothy Dahlgren Johnson.

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H.L. (Dude) Mills

October 6, 2019

H.L. (Dude) Mills May 6, 1930 – October 6, 2019   H.L. (Dude) Mills was born in Walsh, CO, May 6, 1930. He was the Sixth of ten children, born to Lorel and Helen Mills. He attended school in Delta and graduated in 1948. Dude and

Margaret Emily Frank (Mocko)

September 28, 2019

Margaret Emily (Mocko) Frank, formerly of Montrose, CO, passed away suddenly on Saturday, September 28, 2019, in Columbus, GA. Margaret was born on March 17, 1984, in Gettysburg, PA to John and Suzy (Malavasic) Mocko.  She was the youngest of six