Gene Stone

January 2, 2020

Gene Stone   July 23, 1925 - January 2, 2020   Gene Stone passed away in Montrose on January 2, 2020.  He was born July 23, 1925 to Harry and Blanche Stone in Palisade. Colorado.  Gene was one of eight children in the family including...

Shirley Hill (Williams)

December 11, 2019

Shirley “Mae” Williams Hill February 7, 1930 – December 11, 2019 Our dear mother has gone home to be with the Lord.  Her faith and love for Christ has supported her enduring journey from being born premature at 3 pounds to everything els...
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Brandon Alan Butler

January 4, 2020

Brandon Alan Butler Sep. 12, 2001 – Jan. 4, 2020 It is with great sorrow and sadness that we announce the unexpected passing of our beloved son, grandson, brother, cousin, nephew, friend and teammate, Brandon Alan Butler. Brandon, age 18, pas...

Phyllis Jean Westcott (Downing)

January 1, 2020

Phyllis Jean (Downing) Westcott, age 85, of Montrose, passed away Wednesday night, January 1, 2020, at Montrose Memorial Hospital. She was born October 20, 1934, in Twin Falls, ID, a daughter of the late Harold Downing of Idaho. Phyllis married...


Donald P Funston

December 24, 2019

Donald P Funston, age 90, died peacefully surrounded by his wife and children at Cappella of Grand Junction, December 24, 2019. Don was born Feb. 26, 1929 to Herbert Spencer and Susan Mary (Shapel) Funston in Iola, Kansas.  At the age of seventee...

Joe Lloyd Archuleta

December 25, 2019

Joe Lloyd Archuleta July 29, 1929 - December 25, 2019 Lloyd was born and raised in Olathe, Colorado on July 29, 1929. He attended Fairview School until the eighth grade. He began farming with his father at a young age.  He found a love of the ...
2 Messages

Iola Pearl Walker (Cope)

November 27, 2019

A LIFE WELL LIVED   Iola Pearl Walker went to be with the Lord on November 27, 2019.  She was born on July 3, 1922 to Alexander and Maude Cope in Meade, Kansas.  In 1937, the Cope family moved from the harshness of the Oklahoma dustbowl to t...

Iola Pearl Walker (Cope)

November 27, 2019

A LIFE WELL LIVED   Iola Pearl Walker went to be with the Lord on November 27, 2019.  She was born on July 3, 1922 to Alexander and Maude Cope in Meade, Kansas.  In 1937, the Cope family moved from the harshness of the Oklahoma dustbowl to t...
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Naomi Monique Giron

December 14, 2019

Naomi Monique Giron, age 28, left to be with the Lord on December 14, 2019. She was born on March 22, 1991 to Deedee Giron and Mario Rascon. Naomi spent her childhood in Delta growing up with her brother, sister, and lots of cousins. She had a free s...
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Merrill Victor Kintz

December 12, 2019

Victor Kintz (Merrill Victor Kintz) An inspiration to many who knew him, Victor “Vic” Kintz (Merrill Victor Kintz) went to his Heavenly reward on the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, December 12, 2019, having suffered a heart attack. Born to J...


Ronald E. O'Hair

December 10, 2019

Ronald E. O'Hair March 4, 1939 - December 10, 2019 Ronald E. O'Hair age 80 passed away on December 10, 2019 at home surrounded by his loving wife Donna O'Hair of 51 years. Ron was born March 4,1939 in Telluride, Co. to Albert G. O'Hair and Leon...

Mary Ann Schmalz (Distel)

December 9, 2019

MARY ANN SCHMALZ November 26, 1939 – December 9, 2019 Mary Ann Schmalz passed away on December 9, 2019, surrounded by her husband and children. Mary Ann was born on November 26, 1939 in Montrose, CO to George and Mary Ann (Holstmeister) Di...

Clifford Duane Ary

December 6, 2019

Clifford Duane Ary Cliff passed away of natural causes 12/6/19 at Montage Creek, Montrose.  Cliff was 83 years old. Cliff was born 02/09/1936 in Frederick, Colorado.  He was preceded in death by parents, Lloyd and Helen Ary, and brothers, Bil...

Virginia Stella Hadley (DelTonto)

November 20, 2019

Virginia Stella Hadley, age 87, gently passed away with her daughter by her side on November 20, 2019. Born November 27, 1931 in Montrose, Colorado to Pete and Susie DelTonto, she was the fifth child born of thirteen siblings. Virginia loved being a ...

Ruth E. Heath (Schleich)

November 27, 2019

Montrose lost a pillar of the community on November 27, 2019, when Ruth Heath passed away peacefully at HopeWest Hospice Care Center in Grand Junction. Ruth E. Heath was born in Montrose, Colorado on March 11, 1928. Her parents were John Schleich and...

Edna Marie Rowan (Waugh)

November 30, 2019


Evelyn Louise Kessler (Fortner)

November 21, 2019

Evelyn Louise Kessler June 2, 1938 – November 21, 2019   Evelyn Louise Kessler, age 81, passed away on Thursday, November 21, 2019 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Grand Junction. Evelyn was born June 2, 1938 in Olathe, Colorado to Ralph a...

Doug S Moyes

October 10, 2019

Doug S. Moyes passed away suddenly and peacefully on Thursday, October 10th, 2019 in his treasured home in Telluride, Colorado. He maintained homes in Grand Junction, Telluride, and his cherished mountain house outside of Sawpit Colorado, which is wh...
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Effie Blowers (Mills)

November 18, 2019

Effie Blowers May 22, 1926-November 18, 2019 Effie Blowers, age 93, longtime Western Slope resident, passed away Monday, November 18, 2019 at her home. Effie was born May 22, 1926 to Claude Mills and Myrtle (Marlow} Mills in Montrose, CO. She s...

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Donald Francis Cooling, Sr.

November 17, 2019

Donald Francis Cooling, Sr., age 85, of Montrose died on Sunday, November 17, 2019 at Montrose Memorial Hospital, surrounded by his loved ones. Don was born August 14, 1934 in Cerro Gordo County, Iowa to Francis and Aileen Cooling. He grew up on a fa...


Jesse Charles Linsacum

Jesse Charles Linsacum passed away at his home of natural causes. He was 88. Jesse was born on March 11, 1931 to Etta (Summers) and Kenneth Linsacum in Scott City Kansas. His family moved to Montrose when he was young. He grew up in Montrose and grad...

Joanne Fairchild (Spohn)

November 1, 2019

Joanne Fairchild of Montrose valiantly lost her battle with cancer and passed peacefully on November 1st, 2019 at the HopeWest Care Center in Grand Junction. There was a constant vigil at her side from her children, sisters and husband. She was bo...

Alice Marie Robins

October 21, 2019

Blessed to have known her, sad to say goodbye…   September 7, 1930 – October 21, 2019 Alice Marie Robins Lover of flowers. “Hater" of weeds   Alice Robins passed away at her home on Monday, October 21, 2019 follow...
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Floyd A McGuire

October 29, 2019

Mr. Floyd A. McGuire, age 79, of Montrose, Colorado, Passed away on Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at Montrose Memorial Hospital. A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 9, 2019 at Crippin Funeral Home. 970-249-2121...
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Floyd Allen McGuire

October 29, 2019

Floyd Allen McGuire September 4, 1940 – October 29, 2019   Our beloved husband, brother, father, grandfather, and friend, Floyd Allen McGuire, you will be missed every day. Floyd was born to parents Ralph and Lela McGuire on Septem...

Richard Vernon Siedschlag

November 4, 2019

Richard Vernon Siedschlag, age 66, died unexpectedly November 4, 2019 on the job site in Montrose. He was born August 1, 1953 in Waupun, WI to Ernest R. & Mary L. Siedschlag. He graduated from Waupun High School in 1971, married his high school s...

Gladys F. Dodge

Gladys F. Dodge   Gladys was born in Laramie, Wyoming on 2-20-1930 to Gladwyn C. Freeman and Ruth W. Webster. She grew up in Laramie, attending schools there and starting her musical career by taking piano lessons at age 7. At age 9, Glady...

Monna Lou Mills (Gilbert)

October 25, 2019

Monna Lou Gilbert was born on April 19, 1932 in Sharon, Oklahoma to Charley and Nina (Smith) Gilbert. She was a wonderful older sister to her brother Bobby and a loving and helpful daughter to her parents. The following was shared by cousin Paul and ...