Dan Olson

July 28, 2020

While caring for the property where he communed with the Colorado mountains, 72 year-old Dan Olson lost his life in a tragic accident on Tuesday, July 28, 2020. Dan was a quiet professional.  He listened in order to understand and spoke to affirm...

Ruby Belle Williams (Moore)

March 14, 2021

Ruby Belle Williams January 5, 1933-March 14, 2021 MONTROSE---Ruby Belle Williams, age 88, of Montrose, passed away on Sunday evening March 14, 2021 at Montage Creek Senior Living. Ruby will be lovingly missed by her daughter Jennifer Fallis...

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Raymond Albert Markey

February 19, 2021

RAYMOND ALBERT MARKEY   Raymond Albert Markey died of natural causes at his home in Ouray, Colorado on February 19, 2021. Ray was born to Arthur Markey and Inez (Kauffman) Markey on June 14, 1949 in Montrose, Colorado. He grew up and attend...

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Monte Wayne Haugland

April 1, 2021

  Monte Haugland On Thursday, April 1, 2021, Monte Wayne Haugland was called home at the age 75. The world lost a great husband, father, grandfather, uncle and brother. Monte was born in New Rockford, North Dakota, on April 25, 1945 to ...

Lloyd L Schmidt

April 2, 2021

Lloyd L. Schmidt died peacefully at home on April 2, 2021, surrounded by his Colorado family.  He was born to a farming family in Payne, Ohio on November 4, 1931.  He earned a BS in business from Bowling Green University and an MBA from the Univers...

Ted Morris

Ted (Dwight) Franklin Morris left this life on April 17, 2021, due to a Heart Attack while out on a beautiful canyon drive with his loving wife. Celebration of Life Service: Grace Community Church Address: 16731 Woodgate Road Montrose, CO 81401 Date:...

Donna Lou Nispel (Belders)

March 30, 2021

Donna Lou Nispel   Donna Lou Nispel (Belders), 86, of Montrose passed away on Monday, March 30th at Valley Manor Care Center.  She passed away peacefully in her sleep. Donna was born August 27th, 1934 on a Ranch near Broken Bow Nebrask...

Tyler Rodney Reed

Tyler Rodney Reed   My darling son went to God's arms as a result of a long hard battle with psychosis, which was extremely difficult for him and all who loved him. Please do not judge, condemn nor taint. Remember him for the beautiful sou...

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Tony Appelhanz

April 8, 2021

Lifelong Montrose resident Tony Appelhanz passed away peacefully at home on Thursday, April 8, 2021, at the age of 90. Tony was born in Shavano Valley, May 31, 1930 to John and Mary (Unrein) Appelhanz. He grew up in the Olathe and Montrose area. Tony...

Barbara Jean Longwell (Sanburg)

March 28, 2021

Barbara Longwell   Barbara Jean Longwell, 84, of Montrose, passed away Sunday, March 28, 2021, following a brief illness. Barbara was born September 13, 1936 in Montrose, Colorado to Clifford and Alice Sanburg.  She attended Riverside ...

Larry Garrison

April 1, 2021

  Larry Garrison 65, of Montrose passed away April 1, 2021 in Weatherford Texas. Larry was born October 24, 1955 in Montrose, Colorado to Jack and Coleen Garrison. Larry graduated from Montrose High School in 1974. Larry loved spending tim...

Jonathan Edward Free

March 25, 2021

Jonathan Edward Free Jonathan Edward Free, 57, resident of Delta, Colorado went home to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on Thursday, March 25th, 2021. He was preceded in death by his eldest son, Kyle Edward Free, of Grand Junction, Col...

Tammy Hale (Gordon)

March 22, 2021

Tammy Hale, age 55, of Montrose passed away early Monday morning, March 22, 2021, following a sudden illness. Tammy was born September 29, 1965 in Delta, Colorado to Don and Detra Gordon. She graduated from Montrose High School in 1984, developing...

Rita Charlene Rottinghaus (Kerrigan)

March 8, 2021

Rita Charlene Rottinghaus, 91, of Olathe, Colorado, passed away on March 8, 2021, in Montrose Memorial Hospital after a sudden illness. Rita was born on February 3, 1930, in Montrose, Colorado, to Hazel (Cornwell) and Edward Kerrigan. Her father w...

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Richard (Dick) Oblak

February 25, 2021

Richard (Dick) Oblak June14, 1937 - February 25, 2021 Dick passed away on February 25,2021at Montrose Memorial Hospital. A celebration of life service will March 13th at 10:00 AM at St. Daniel’s Church in Ouray, CO. Officiated by Father Na...

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Terriel (Terry) Haynes

March 4, 2021

Terriel “Terry” Haynes June 12, 1940 – March 4, 2021   Terry Haynes was born in Shelby, Mississippi on June 12, 1940. On June 6, 1967 he was inducted into the United States Army and completed Basic Training at Ft. Hood, Texas. ...

Henrietta Thompson

March 4, 2021

Henrietta Thompson left this world on March 4th to be with the Lord and her Husband of 73 years, Wayne Thompson.  She was 97 years old. Born in Knox County Kentucky on May 28, 1923, the farming family settled in the Marceline, Missouri area where...

Darrell Duane (Corky) McNeer

February 24, 2021

Darrell Duane “Corky” McNeer August 6 1958 - February 24 2021   Corky was born in French Camp, California to Grace Mildred Gaines. Grace later married Allen Elmer McNeer who adopted and helped raised Corky. He lived in California an...

Alice M Zahniser (DeVincentis)

February 3, 2021

August 11, 1936-February 3, 2021 (age 84)   Alice M. Zahniser was born to Dan and Lucy DeVincentis on August 11, 1936 in Sams, Colorado, near Ouray, and passed away peacefully on February 3, 2021 at Valley Manor Care Center in Montrose.  ...

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Vernon Dunham

January 27, 2021

Vernon Dunham of Montrose, CO passed away January 27, 2021 at the age of 84. Vernon was born to Virgil and Ethel Dunham in Buena Vista, CO. He attended Delta High School and after graduating in 1954 signed up with the U.S. Army Reserves. In 1958 V...

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Richard John Friend

February 5, 2021

RICHARD JOHN FRIEND  (5/29/1946 – 2/05/2021)   Richard Friend was born on May 29, 1946 in Camden, New Jersey to Catherine and Paul Friend.  He attended Camden Catholic Schools until he enlisted in The United States Marine Corp in 1963.  H...

Margot Gisela Bueche

January 4, 2021

Margot Gisela Bueche of Fruita, Colorado passed away on January 4, 2021 at Hope West in Grand Junction from complications of severe anemia after suffering from a fall. Margot was born in Nuremberg, Germany on December 9, 1938. She moved to the US in ...

Gerald Hilterbrand, Sr.

January 11, 2021

Gerald Hilterbrand Sr. Montrose resident Gerald Dean Hilterbrand Sr went home to be with his Lord on January 11, 2021 at San Juan Nursing Home.  He was 90 years old. There will be a visitation for friends on Thursday January 21, 2021 from 5:3...

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Jimmie L. Salaz

December 27, 2020

Jimmie L. Salaz passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family in Montrose Colorado on December 27, 2020. He was born on June 15, 1935 in Montrose Colorado to Celia Salazar and Joe P. Salaz.  He proudly served his country in the Marines. Aft...

Melvin Yardley

December 29, 2020

Melvin Yardley Dec. 8, 1938 – Dec. 29, 2020   Last night heaven gained an angel.... my grandpa. As a kid I spent my summers at his house. He taught me to fish and I’ll never forget him telling me I wouldn’t catch any fish if I did...

Harry W. Taylor, Jr.

December 19, 2020

Harry W. Taylor Harry W. Taylor, Jr., of Montrose, Colorado and formerly of Greensburg, Pennsylvania went to be with his Savior on December 19, 2020. He is survived by his "very best buddy,” his wife, Marsha Taylor, of 42 years, and many other d...

Richard (Dick) Warren Bussing

December 7, 2020

Richard “Dick” Warren Bussing, 82, of Montrose, CO, went home to be with Jesus on December 7, 2020 after winning his battle from cancer. Dick was born September 20, 1938 in Del Norte, CO and was the second son of Warren and Mildred Bussing.  ...

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Jerry Weston Trudell

December 2, 2020

Jerry Weston Trudell Nov 9, 1932 – December 2, 2020 Jerry was one of the most celebrated, respected, and honored citizens of Montrose in the past sixty years.  Along with his beloved wife JoAnn, of 56 years, together they raised their blende...