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Michael F. Nolan

July 29, 2022

Michael F. Nolan, retired academic from University of Missouri and resident of Cobble Creek in Montrose, CO died on July 29, 2022 after a hard fought battle of cancer at the age of 78 in the care of HopeWest of Montrose at his residence.  Michael ha...

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James (Jim) William Hunter

July 26, 2022

James (Jim) William Hunter, 77, died peacefully at home on July 26, 2022, after a lengthy battle with Salivary Gland Cancer. He was born on November 13, 1944, to William (Bill) Anderson and Milre Maxine (Goodrich) Hunter in Denver, Colorado. He wa...

Donald (Alan) Woods

August 3, 2022

Donald “Alan” Woods October 18, 1966-August 3, 2022 Alan Woods lost his battle with cancer the evening of August 3rd at his daughter’s home in Montrose, Colorado. His family was by his side, just as he always was for them. The phrase, ...

Wayne A Gatschet

July 23, 2022

Wayne A Gatschet was born April 26, 1958, to Moral and Esther Gatschet in Montrose Colorado, where he lived his entire life. He passed away July 23, 2022. Wayne graduated from Montrose High School and went on to obtain an associate's degree in electr...

Merrill Ray Kaufmann

June 26, 2022

Merrill Ray Kaufmann, 81, died peacefully at home on June 26, 2022, after a lengthy battle with Parkinson’s Disease.  His final days were made brighter thanks to his many outstanding caregivers as well as the support of Hope West Hospice.  Merril...

S. Donna Jackson (Ellis)

May 31, 2022

S. Donna Jackson passed away on May 31, 2022, peacefully in the Elk Ridge Care Facility in Montrose, Colorado. She was 84 years old and had her 5 children Cathy Seibel Bayfield, Ron Barnes of Montrose, Emmett (Karin) Barnes of Montrose, Crystal (Dan)...

David E Hollingshead

July 9, 2022

David E. Hollingshead 87, born December 28, 1934, passed away on July 9, 2022 at 6pm in Olathe, CO. Dave was born in Gunnison at home on a ranch to Charles and Louisa (Batte) Hollingshead. He grew up around Western Colorado, second oldest with 4 brot...

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Dallas Ray Hoffman, Sr.

July 13, 2022

Our beloved Husband, Father, Grandfather and Great-grandfather Dallas Ray Hoffman Sr.’s, love of life did not come to an end with his death. He passed away peacefully in his home in Montrose, CO on July 13th at the age of 89 after a courageous batt...

Elizabeth Camacho (Segura)

July 1, 2022

Elizabeth Segura Camacho passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by her family and loved ones on July 1,2022. Her vigil will be held Monday July 11, 2022 at Crippin Funeral Home from 3:30-7:30 . Following a mass Tuesday July 12,2022 at 10:00 a....
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Kenneth Steven Tilton

March 3, 2022

Kenneth Steven Tilton Kenneth Steven “Steve” Tilton, 65, died peacefully Thursday, March 3, 2022, at his home in Telluride, Colorado. Born in Alton, Illinois on January 29, 1957, he was the son of Cynthia J. (Thompson) and Kenneth C. Tilton...
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Domonic (Pedro) Garcia

June 24, 2022

Domonic “Pedro” Garcia, tragically passed away on June 24, 2022 in a car accident. He was born in Thornton Colorado April 18, 2003 to parents Misti Gallegos and Gilbert Garcia. He spent most of his childhood in Grand Junction Colorado and Rifle C...

Jack Lee Northrup

June 22, 2022

Jack Lee Northrup Jack Lee Northrup passed away at his home in Eckert, Colorado on June 22, 2022, at the age of 65. He was born on August 09, 1956, in Alturas, California to Jack and Betty Northrup and lived with his brothers Rick and Lonnie, and ...

Ernest (Chuck) Charles Turner III

May 29, 2022

Our father Ernest “Chuck” Charles Turner III left this world unexpectedly on 5/29/2022 at the age of 57 in Montrose, Co. He will be sadly missed and will always hold a place in our hearts. He was born March 17, 1965 to Ernest Turner & Tomm...

Lillie Morales (Aguilar)

June 27, 2022

Lillie Morales passed away June 27 peacefully in her home, she was 95 years old. Lillie was born March 6, 1927 to Joe Martinez and Aurora Aguilar in Montrose Colorado. She had 5 siblings, Mary Chávez, Chonie Chávez, David Olguin, Margret McDowell, ...

Melvin Wayne Staats

June 8, 2022

Melvin Wayne Staats January 10, 1947 - June 8, 2022 On June 8th, 2022, Melvin Wayne Staats went to be with our father in Heaven. Melvin Wayne Staats was born on January 10th, 1947, in Telluride, Colorado to parents Lowell Staats and Esther (Mor...

Bess (Bessie) May Fithian

June 3, 2022

Bess May Fithian, (Bessie), passed away in her home in Montrose of natural causes on June 3, 2022. She died at the age of 62. Bess moved to Montrose with her mother in 1975 and has lived in Montrose most of her life. She graduated from Montrose...

Peggy Ramona Cooper (Stutler)

June 11, 2022

Peggy Ramona Cooper was born January 19, 1929, the fourth of six children to George and Winona Stutler in Montrose, Colorado.  She would grow up through the Great Depression which would have a lasting impact on her all her life.  She often recalled...

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Vernon Floyd Hudson

October 28, 2021

  Vernon Floyd Hudson Vernon Floyd Hudson, 86, of Ridgway, Colorado, passed away peacefully with his family by his side October 28, 2021. Vernon was born October 29, 1934, in Wheatland, Wyoming, to Floyd and Vesta Hudson. Vernon’s family mov...
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Jill Pierson

January 30, 2022

Jill Pierson was born on June, 17, 1975 in Montrose, Colorado, to Martin Pierson and Rose (McKelvey). She lived in Montrose most of her life, moving briefly to Cortez, Colorado, where she graduated from high school. Jill was a bright and shining s...

Martin Ray Kop

May 6, 2022

MARTIN RAY KOP  JULY 2, 1971-MAY 6, 2022 ON FRIDAY MAY 6TH, 2022 MARTIN RAY KOP PASSED AWAY AT HIS FATHERS HOME AFTER A TWO-YEAR BATTLE WITH LUNG CANCER.  HE WAS FIFTY YEARS OLD  MARTY WAS BORN JULY 2ND, 1971 TO MARCEL AND MARSHA KOP.  HE GR...

Donovan Nugent

June 4, 2022

Donovan Nugent December 25, 1947 — June 4, 2022 Donovan Nugent left this world on June 4, 2022, at the age of 74. He enjoyed camping, fishing, hunting, working on cars, and riding his Harley Davidson. Don was a Colorado native and loved living on...

Betty Carol Tye (Mason)

June 2, 2022

Betty Carol Mason Tye Betty Carol Mason Tye was born on November 16, 1921 and passed from this life on June 2, 2022, both in Montrose, Colorado. She was the daughter of Clyde Henry Mason and Norma Pauline Wood Mason. She was the second daughter of...

Andrea Lawlar

May 25, 2022

Andrea Lawlar on May 25th left us peacefully at her residence in Montrose, Colorado she was 78 years old. Andrea was born in Denver Colorado to the late Richard and Iona Lawlar. She was raised in Watford City, North Dakota. The second of four chil...

John Alton Malone, Jr.

April 26, 2022

John Alton Malone, Jr. was born to John and Ava Malone on August 2, 1940 and raised on a working ranch in Tarkington, Texas.  He was the youngest of three children. After graduating from Tarkington High School, John worked part-time while attendi...

Marilyn Mae Shumate (Dewhirst)

April 28, 2022

Marilyn Mae Shumate, 93, passed peacefully from natural causes with family by her side at Montrose Regional Health and went to be with our heavenly Father on April 28, 2022. Marilyn was born on March 10th, 1929, to Dr. And Mrs. Paul Andrew Dewhirs...

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Arthur (Curtis) Robinson

May 1, 2022

Arthur “Curtis” Robinson October 31, 1933 – May 1, 2022 He was known to his friends as Curt, and was born 88 years ago in Blanca, a small town in Costilla County, found in the San Luis Valley near the Sangre de Cristo Mountains. One of fi...

Curtis J. Ray

April 24, 2022

Curtis J. Ray Curtis J. Ray was born to Robert L. and Maxine B. (Heiman) Ray in Kansas City, MO on November 7, 1950. He joined a sister, Linda “Echo” Ray. Curtis graduated from Southeast High School in 1968, then attended the University of Mis...
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Emilia (Millie) G Pavlich (Ferraro)

April 27, 2022

Emilia “Millie” G. Pavlich entered into eternal life on April 27, 2022.  She was born on July 30, 1930 to immigrant parents Emilio Ferraro and Gertrude (Lennerz) Ferraro. Raised in the small coal mining town of Cokedale, CO, Millie was taught fr...