John Dale McCleary

January 8, 2017

  John Dale McCleary September 30, 1964 - January 8, 2017.   In loving memory of John Dale McCleary, 54, of Montrose, CO, passed away Sunday, January 8, 2017 at St. Mary's Medical Center surrounded by his family.  


Paul "Ben" Benjamin Breed II

January 15, 2017

Paul “Ben” Benjamin Breed II August 25, 1992 ~ January 15,2017                 Paul “Ben” Benjamin Breed II, age 24 of Montrose passed away unexpectedly in his home early Sunday morning, January 15, 2017. Ben was born Aug


Warren L. Waterman

January 8, 2017

  Sheriff Warren L. Waterman March 31, 1942 ~ January 8, 2017   Warren L. Waterman, age 74, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, January 8, 2017, after an eighteen month battle with cancer. Warren died peacefully, at home, an

Celine Cascante

January 5, 2017

  Celine Cascante March 23, 1948 ~ January 5, 2017   Celine Cascante, age 68, passed away January 5, 2017 at the Kindred Hospital in Denver, Colorado. Celine was born March 23, 1948 to Irene Gallegos in Hernandez, New Mexico

Franciszek Kania

January 6, 2017

FRANCISZEK KANIA   Beloved husband, father, and friend, passed away peacefully on Friday, January 6, 2017, after a courageous battle with cancer.  He was 63. Frank’s greatest joy was being around his family and friends, both near and fa

Beulah Mae Demmer (Jenkins)

December 31, 2016

  Beulah Mae Demmer January 2, 1932 ~ December 31, 2016 Beulah Demmer passed away peacefully with her family by her side at Valley Manor Care Center in Montrose, CO, in the morning hours of December 31, 2016.  She was a few days sh

Tamara "Tami" Sitton (Davis)

December 31, 2016

  Tamara “Tami” Sitton July 12, 1958 ~ December 31, 2016 Tamara “Tami” Sitton (Davis) went to meet Jesus, surrounded by her family, on Dec. 31st in Montrose CO at the age of 58. Tami is survived by her husband Donald Sitt

Winona Pauline Powell (Smith)

December 28, 2016

Winona Pauline Powell August 1, 1921 ~ December 28, 2016   Winona Pauline Powell, passed away Wednesday, December 28, 2016 in the comforts of her home in Montrose, Colorado at the age of 95. She was born August 1, 1921 to Irl and Ella (

Marlene A. Fister (Holbrook)

December 27, 2016

Marlene A. (Moe) Fister May 15, 1953 ~ December 27, 2016   Marlene A. Fister, age 63, of Montrose, Colorado passed away December 27, 2016 at St. Mary’s Hospital and Medical Center in Grand Junction, CO.  Marlene was born May 15, 1953

Desarae LeeAnn Jones

December 24, 2016

  Desarae LeeAnn Jones (our flower in a patch of weeds), age 32, of Montrose, CO passed away peacefully on Saturday, December 24, 2016 at Montrose Memorial Hospital surrounded by those that loved her dearly; after a long-fought, courageou

Joseph John Pante'

December 26, 2016

  Joseph John Pante' July 31, 1929 ~ December 26, 2016   Joseph John Pante’, 87, of Montrose CO, formally of Warren NJ, passed away on December 26,2016 in Montrose CO.  Joseph was born in Newark N.J. to Bartholemew Pante

Jamie Carpenter (Crossfield)

December 2, 2016

  “A Life Well Lived” Jamie Crossfield Carpenter May 20, 1912 ~ December 2, 2016 Jamie Crossfield Carpenter, age 104, of Montrose, Colorado went to her heavenly home on December 2nd, 2016 after “A Life Well Lived”.  Jamie was bo

Clara Cesley Ila (Kaiwa)

December 7, 2016

  Clara Cesley (Kaiwa) Ila October 1, 1945 ~ December 7, 2016 Clara Cesley (Kaiwa) Ila, age 71, of Montrose, passed away, December 7, 2016 at her  home, with her loved ones present.  Clara was born October 1, 1945 to Kenneth and N

Jay M Chadwick

December 4, 2016

  Jay M. Chadwick 1933~2016 On Sunday, December 4, 2016, Jay M. Chadwick went to stay with his heavenly father for eternity. He was our beloved husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, and adored great- great grandfather to


George Albert Works, Jr.

December 4, 2016

  George Albert Works, Jr. May 13, 1918  ~  December 4, 2016 George Albert Works, Jr., age 98 and a resident of Montrose since 1990, died in his home on Sunday, December 4, 2016.  George was born May 13, 1918 at Vernon, Texas and

June Marie Chandler (Ross)

December 1, 2016

  June Marie (Ross) Chandler June 9, 1940 ~ December 1, 2016 June Marie Chandler. Age 76, of Montrose, Colorado, passed away December 1, 2016 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Grand Junction, Colorado. June was born June 9, 1940 to And

Elmer De Herrera

November 29, 2016

Elmer Donald De Herrera November 9, 1941 ~ November 29, 2016 Elmer De Herrera, 75, of Grand Junction, Colorado passed away peacefully at Hope West Hospice Care Center, in Grand Junction on November 29, 2016. Elmer was born Nov. 9, 1941 in Co

Guillaume "Frenchie" Deguerre

November 26, 2016

  Guillaume “Frenchie” Daguerre January 24, 1935 ~ November 26, 2016   "Frenchie" was an incredible man. His given name was Guillaume Daguerre, Son of Pierre Daguerre and Terese Eyhèrabide; born in Saint-Martin D’Arbe

Helen May Aust (Knapp)

September 11, 2016

  Helen May Aust March 3, 1922 ~ September 11, 2016 Helen May Aust passed away on September 11, 2016 at her home in Montrose, Colorado.  She was born March 3, 1922 in Chinook, Montana to Margaret Ramberg Knapp and William Burton Kn

Claudia V Carpenter (Smith)

November 27, 2016

Claudia V. Carpenter July, 1925 ~ November, 2016   Claudia (Metroz) Carpenter, 91, passed away on November 27. Born Claudia Smith in Arkansas in 1925, she moved to Gunnison County as a child where she lived in Pitkin with her parents and si

Eleanor Ann Sanders (Thornberry)

November 22, 2016

Eleanor Ann Thornberry Sanders October 21, 1929 – November 22, 2016 Eleanor Ann Thornberry was born into the loving household of Marshall and Lola Williams Thornberry in Hotchkiss, Colorado on October 21, 1929.  Being the seventh child of th

Donna Jean Rapp (Van Mark)

November 13, 2016

Donna Jean Rapp June 20, 1929 – November 13, 2016 Donna was born on June 20, 1929 in Sidney, Nebraska to Emil and Eva Van Mark. She grew up in Nebraska, Wyoming and northern Colorado as a rancher’s daughter. She shared stories that as a you


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William (Bill) Eugene Ewen

October 22, 2016

  William (Bill) Eugene Ewen was born to William and Dorothy Ewen on November 26, 1932 in Michael, Illinois, a small village in Calhoun County on the Illinois River.  He passed away on October 22, 2016 at home in his favorite recliner.


Willis Sanburg

October 28, 2016

  Willis "Bill" Sanburg was born at home at Riverside, south of Montrose, August 27, 1936 to Carroll Sanburg and Ruby Lee (Kegans) Sanburg.  He passed away October 28, 2016 at home after a brief illness.  Bill, a 4th generation resident

Stuart Slattery

September 18, 2016

Stuart Slattery July 14, 1953 ~ September 18, 2016   Stuart Slattery, 63 of Montrose passed away, due to a motorcycle accident on September 18, 2016. Stuart was born July 14, 1953 to James and Alma Slattery in California. Stuart is surv

Florene T. Clayton (Trapp)

October 26, 2016

  Florene T. Clayton, age 89, of Olathe, Colorado, died October 26, 2016 at Colorow Care Center in Olathe.  Florene was born January 16, 1927 to John Roy and Rosa Estelle (Brummett) Trapp in Bellview, New Mexico.  She spent her childh


Floyd Gene Kelsay

October 14, 2016