Chelsi Marie Koller

January 24, 2016

  Chelsi Marie Koller September 27, 1985 ~ January 24, 2016 Chelsi Marie Koller died peacefully in her sleep on Sunday, January 24th, after a lifetime of struggles from Juvenile diabetes.  She was 30 years old. Born September 27

W. Howard Heath

January 24, 2016

  W. Howard Heath April 13, 1925 ~ January 24, 2016   W. Howard Heath, age 90, lifelong Montrose resident died January 24, 2016 at his home.  Howard was the 3rd generation, born April 13, 1925 on Bostwick Park to Frank and

Albert Joseph Appelhanz

January 23, 2016

  Albert Joseph Appelhanz August 12, 1936 ~ January 23, 2016 Albert Joseph Appelhanz, age 79, lifetime Montrose and Olathe resident passed away at home on January 23, 2016.  Albert was born August 12, 1936 in Olathe, Colorado to Jo

Keith E Maynes

January 21, 2016

  Keith E. Maynes June 4, 1936  ~ January 21, 2016   Keith E. Maynes, age 79, passed away Thursday, January 21, 2016, with his family by his side.  Keith was born June 4, 1936, to Frank and Florence (Hackney) Maynes in Obe


Joseph Frank Casias, Jr.

January 8, 2016

Joseph Frank Casias Jr. April 16, 1924 ~ January 8, 2016   Joseph Frank Casias Jr, was born April 16, 1924 to Frank and Margaret Casias in Sopris, Colorado. He was the eldest of eight children. He attended elementary school in Sopris an

Alice Gwendolyn Wissel (Johnson)

January 8, 2016

  Alice Gwendolyn Johnson Wissel of Phoenix, Arizona died at home Jan. 8, 2016. She was born December 30, 1951, to Marx Lewellyn and Jennie Evadean Johnson in Coos Bay, Oregon. Gwen’s family would move down the coast into California, as

Margaret T Miller (Williams)

January 17, 2016

  Margaret T. (Williams) Miller was born October 17, 1927, in Holmesville, NE, to James H. and Jean I. (Hollingsworth) Williams. She attended schools in Battle Creek and Norfolk, NE, graduated from Norfolk High School in 1945 and Norfolk

Mary Katherine Lear (Hancock)

January 10, 2016

  Mary Katherine Lear September 4, 1924 ~ January 10, 2016   Mary Katherine (Hancock) Lear, 91, passed away  with family by her side Sunday evening, January 10, 2016 at the Homestead in Montrose, Co. Mary was born Septem


Raymond Hoyt Linkletter

December 21, 2015

    Raymond Hoyt Linkletter April 15, 1932 ~ December 21, 2015 Raymond Hoyt Linkletter, of Montrose, Colorado passed away peacefully on December 21, 2015 at Colorow Care Center in Olathe. Raymond was 83 years old. Ray was born A

Theodore (Ted) V Hermanns

January 7, 2016

Theodore (Ted) V. Hermanns March 14, 1932 ~ January 7, 2016 Ted Hermanns passed away peacefully on January 7, 2016 at HopeWest Hospice Care Center in Grand Junction, Colorado. Ted was born March 14, 1932 to Oliver and Alice (Lindsay) Hermann

Katherine R. Kastendieck (McCunniff)

January 7, 2016

  Katherine R. Kastendieck May 10, 1928 ~ January 7, 2016 Katherine R. Kastendieck was born May 10, 1928 to Alfred Alfonso and Jennie G. (Schecter) McCunniff in Olathe, Colorado. Katherine graduated from Montrose High School in 1946

Lori Lee Perpar

January 2, 2016

  Lori Lee Perpar 5/16/1957 ~ 1/2/2016   God graces those who can ably carry His cross. In Lori, He found the ideal servant. Lori Lee Perpar (nee’ Clark) passed away on January 2, 2016, following a valiant battle with C

Russell Duree

December 29, 2015

  Russell Duree, age 61, of Montrose, passed away on Tuesday, December 29, 2015.  Russ was born on January 22, 1954 in El Paso, TX to Charles Woodrow and Anna Jane Duree.  He had one brother, Charles Woodrow “Woody” Duree, Jr. &n

Josefine W Hall (Weichselgartner)

December 29, 2015

Josefine W. Hall March 6, 1938 ~ December 29, 2015 Josefine W. Hall, age 77, of Montrose, died December 29, 2015 at Sunrise Creek Assisted Living in Montrose.  Josefine was born March 6, 1938 to Josef and Franziska (Schiedlmeier) Weichselgartn


Claude Edward Rediger

December 26, 2015

After a life of service to God, Claude Edward Rediger went peacefully into the arms of his Heavenly Father on December 26, 2015 at the age of 86.   Claude was born July 6, 1929 in Hollywood, California, the fourth child and first son of Ka

Gari Mae Pauli (Paul)

December 13, 2015

    Gari Mae Pauli November 3, 1957 ~ December 13, 2015 Gari Mae Pauli, age 58, took the Lord’s hand when he called on December 13, 2015 at San Juan Living Center in Montrose.  Gari was born November 3, 1957 to Minel Mike an

Katy Doris Edmond (McKinney)

December 17, 2015

    Katy Doris Edmond September 4, 1937 ~ December 17, 2015 Katy Doris Edmond, age 78, of Montrose, Colorado died December 17, 2015 at her home.  Katy was born September 4, 1937 in Valley, North Carolina to William Tellis a

George Richard "Rick" Rowan

December 14, 2015

2George Richard “Rick” Rowan passed away Monday, Dec. 14, 2015, at Montrose Memorial Hospital. Rick was born December 13, 1938 in Montrose, Co to George and Maxine (McClanahan) Rowan. Rick grew up on a farm outside of Olathe, CO on California Mes

Marian Lujean King (Holman)

    MARIAN LUJEAN KING   …in my eyes God never made a more beautiful girl. In my eyes There’s no one more lovely in the world, And she looks at me with such surprise When she sees how special she is i

Margot Beth Wurst

December 7, 2015

  Margot Beth Wurst, age 63, of Montrose County, Colorado died Monday, December 7, 2015 at her home; after a five year battle with cancer.  Margot was born in Albuquerque, NM on December 31, 1951 to Walter Kenneth and June Lucille (Pfeff

Phyllis Lucille Anders (Dickerson)

November 20, 2015

  Phyllis Lucille Anders May 14, 1923 ~ November 20, 2015 Phyllis Lucille Anders, age 92 of Montrose, passed away Friday, November 20, 2015 at Valley Manor Care Center in Montrose.  Phyllis was born May 14, 1923 to Paul E. and Gert

Benny Ray Underwood

November 21, 2015

Benny Ray Underwood July 31, 1940 ~ November 21, 2015   Benny Ray Underwood, deceased Saturday, Nov.21,2015 approx.11:00 a.m. at his home in Montrose. Ben was a custom home builder with Monarch Construction in Montrose since 1972 and b


Billy Ray Slyhoff

November 13, 2015

  Billy Ray Slyhoff, age 90, passed away Friday morning, Nov. 13, 2015 at the San Juan Living Center in Montrose.  He was born to Ray and Lois (Weidenheimer) Slyhoff on Sept. 3, 1925, in St. Francis, Kan.  He was preceded in death by hi

Clayton Dean Thompson

November 6, 2015

  Clayton Dean Thompson January 10, 1935 ~ November 6, 2015 Clayton Dean Thompson was born to Claude and Dorothy (Cook) Thompson on January 10, 1935 in San Miguel County – Norwood. He was an only child. Clayton attended school in

Rick Hugh Trujillo

November 9, 2015

  Rick Hugh Trujillo December 9, 1953 ~ November 9, 2015 Rick Hugh Trujillo, age 61, of Montrose, Co., died early Monday morning, November 9th at St. Mary’s Hospital in Grand Junction.  Rick was born December 9, 1953 to John and

Theresa Juanita Ford (Thasher)

November 10, 2015

Theresa Juanita (Thrasher) Ford Retired teacher November 17, 1917 – November 10, 2015   Juanita Ford, a longtime resident of Montrose, died Tuesday morning at her family home in Montrose at the age of 97. Juanita was born in Alt


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Edward Robert Krebs

November 6, 2015

  Edward Robert Krebs Edward Robert Krebs passed away peacefully at San Juan Nursing Home on Friday the 6th of November at the age of 93. Edward was born on March the 28th, 1922 in Saginaw Michigan. On July 20th 1942 at the age of 2