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Marge Keehfuss

A Celebration of Life Open House will be held for Marge Keehfuss Saturday, August 7, 2021, from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at the Ute Indian Museum, 17253 Chipeta Rd.  Light refreshments will be served....
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Tobe Lee Hergenrader

July 19, 2021

TOBE LEE HERGENRADER February 21, 1950 – July 19, 2021   Tobe Hergenrader, a Montrose, Colorado native, died peacefully at his home on July 19, 2021.  His parents owned the Southside Salvage Wrecking Yard south of town.  Understanda...

Marion Appelhanz (Myers)

July 21, 2021

Montrose resident Marion (Myers) Appelhanz passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday, July 21, 2021. Marion was born in Hyattville, Wyoming to Robert and Christine (Stadler) Myers, on November 17, 1937. In 1944 the family made the move from Wyoming...

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Tom Garcia

July 22, 2021

Tom Garcia (Papa, Speedy) June 18, 1949 - July 22, 2021 Tom passed away at his home in Montrose, CO surrounded by his loving family. Tom Garcia was born in Pagosa Springs, CO. Tom met his wife Hazel when he was 14 years old. They were marrie...

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Robert James Duncan

July 22, 2021

Robert James Duncan Robert James Duncan was born to his mother Helen Marshall and father Robert William Duncan on July 16, 1932.  Robert’s mother gave birth to him in Manhatten, KS near her family and at 3 weeks old they returned to their homet...

John Roland Owens

June 12, 2021

John Roland Owens, loving husband, father and grandfather, of Montrose, Co, passed away on June 12, 2021. John was born July 27, 1965, in Delta, Co, to Roy and Betty Owens, both of whom proceeded him in death. He is survived by his wife of 30 y...


Glen Logan

July 11, 2021

Glen Roy Logan Dec 20.1929       July 11, 2021 Glen Logan 91, passed away July 11, 2021 at Delta hospital, Delta Colorado. Born in Hugo Colorado, Glen was the sixth out of eight children born to Claude and Grace Logan. He was the last ...

Katerine Grace Church (Naumann)

July 13, 2021

Katherine Grace Church left this world on Tuesday, July 13 to be with her husband Clellie Frederick Church in heaven. Katherine, daughter to departed Rev. Gottfried Naumann and Katherine Naumann was the beloved sister of William, Walter and Vicky;...

Yvonne A. Kuta

July 13, 2021

Yvonne A. Kuta of Montrose passed away on Tuesday, July 13, 2021, at Montrose Memorial Hospital after her battle with advanced cervical cancer. She was with family when she passed, and in the end, it was peaceful and calm, surrounded by love. Yvon...


Jack Benny Hitt

July 14, 2020

Jack Benny Hitt, 81, of Montrose, Colorado, passed away on Tuesday, July 14th, 2020. A teacher, a learner, a builder, a baker, and a cabinet maker. Jack was born in Dalton, Georgia to William Clea and Tennie Bishop Hitt on July 18, 1938.  He was ...
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Lois Curfman (Price)

January 4, 2021

Lois Curfman passed away peacefully on January 4, 2021, at Colorow Care Center. She was 94. Lois touched many people during her life in Montrose County and she leaves a legacy born of her dedication to education and volunteerism. Lois Price was bo...
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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...

Madalene McCoy (Watkins)

June 17, 2021

Madalene Watkins McCoy passed away peacefully at the age of 95 at her home June 17, 2021. She was born in Short, Oklahoma, April 26,1926, to Lavada Pollard Watkins and M.M. Watkins. She was preceded by her husband of 67 years, Don McCoy and daughter-...


Viva Christine Raimer Rash Schmitz

June 21, 2021

  On September 23, 1931, twin daughters were born to Verlie Hughes Wheeler Raimer and William Horace Raimer, of Briartown, Oklahoma. Viva and Veva were the youngest of nine brothers and sisters- Arthur Wheeler, Willard (Tim) Raimer, Juanita N...
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Larry Clayton Pfister

June 6, 2021

Larry Clayton Pfister, of Montrose, Colorado, passed away on June 6th, 2021 at the age of 67 after a short illness at home. Larry is survived by his wife, Carolyn Pfister; his children, Terra Janaun (Pfister) Melvin and husband Waco, Stark Lance C...

Ted Lecortus Evans

May 25, 2021

On November 11, 1946, Ted Lecortus Evans was born to Fredrick Smith and Marjorie Jean Evans in Lincoln, Nebraska.  When Ted was three, the Evans family made the move back to Wallace, where Fred’s family had long family ties. Ted’s middle name co...

Tom Doherty

Tom Doherty   The family of Tom Doherty would like to invite you to a celebration of life at Crippin Funeral Home, 802 E. Main Street Montrose, Colorado Friday June 18, 2021 at 6:00pm. On Saturday June 19, 2021 at 10:00am a funeral mass...
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Ruth Margarete Richards

June 24, 2021

Ruth Margarete Richards Ruth M. Richards, a life-long resident of Colorado, passed away on Thursday, June 24th, 2021, at her home in Montrose, Colorado, surrounded by her loving family.  Born on February 8, 1916, in Olathe, Colorado to John and P...
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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...

Holly Marie Sepulveda-Martinez

June 8, 2021

Heaven gained a Beautiful and Loving Soul. Holly Marie Sepulveda-Martinez, born July 6, 1979 to Dina Duarte and John Sepulveda in Santa Rosa, California. Holly Passed away on June 8, 2021 in Montrose, Colorado. She is survived by her Husband Robert M...

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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...


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 ...

Frances Jean DeJulio

May 18, 2021

Frances Jean DeJulio July 8, 1940 to May 18, 2021 Frances was born July 8, 1940 in Wyoming.  As a small child, Frances came to live in Denver with her grandmother, Merle Roads, and her aunt, Sonja Roads.  Merle and Sonja taught her many diffe...

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John Colwell

April 23, 2021

John Colwell, 78, passed away from natural causes on Friday, April 23, 2021 in his home in Norwood, CO. John was born on January 25, 1943 to Helen Colwell and Cephas E. Colwell in Waukegan, IL. After graduating from Nogales High School in 1959, he...

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...