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Richard John Friend

February 5, 2021

RICHARD JOHN FRIEND  (5/29/1946 – 2/05/2021)   Richard Friend was born on May 29, 1946 in Camden, New Jersey to Catherine and Paul Friend.  He attended Camden Catholic Schools until he enlisted in The United States Marine Corp in 1963.  H...

Margot Gisela Bueche

January 4, 2021

Margot Gisela Bueche of Fruita, Colorado passed away on January 4, 2021 at Hope West in Grand Junction from complications of severe anemia after suffering from a fall. Margot was born in Nuremberg, Germany on December 9, 1938. She moved to the US in ...

Gerald Hilterbrand, Sr.

January 11, 2021

Gerald Hilterbrand Sr. Montrose resident Gerald Dean Hilterbrand Sr went home to be with his Lord on January 11, 2021 at San Juan Nursing Home.  He was 90 years old. There will be a visitation for friends on Thursday January 21, 2021 from 5:3...

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Jimmie L. Salaz

December 27, 2020

Jimmie L. Salaz passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family in Montrose Colorado on December 27, 2020. He was born on June 15, 1935 in Montrose Colorado to Celia Salazar and Joe P. Salaz.  He proudly served his country in the Marines. Aft...

Melvin Yardley

December 29, 2020

Melvin Yardley Dec. 8, 1938 – Dec. 29, 2020   Last night heaven gained an angel.... my grandpa. As a kid I spent my summers at his house. He taught me to fish and I’ll never forget him telling me I wouldn’t catch any fish if I did...

Harry W. Taylor, Jr.

December 19, 2020

Harry W. Taylor Harry W. Taylor, Jr., of Montrose, Colorado and formerly of Greensburg, Pennsylvania went to be with his Savior on December 19, 2020. He is survived by his "very best buddy,” his wife, Marsha Taylor, of 42 years, and many other d...

Richard (Dick) Warren Bussing

December 7, 2020

Richard “Dick” Warren Bussing, 82, of Montrose, CO, went home to be with Jesus on December 7, 2020 after winning his battle from cancer. Dick was born September 20, 1938 in Del Norte, CO and was the second son of Warren and Mildred Bussing.  ...

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Jerry Weston Trudell

December 2, 2020

Jerry Weston Trudell Nov 9, 1932 – December 2, 2020 Jerry was one of the most celebrated, respected, and honored citizens of Montrose in the past sixty years.  Along with his beloved wife JoAnn, of 56 years, together they raised their blende...

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Louis Von Schlosser

November 29, 2020

LOUIS VON SCHLOSSER   Louis Von Schlosser passed away on November 29th, 2020 while surrounded by his loved ones after a fiercely fought battle with cancer. On February 16, 1936, Louis was born to Clarence and Florence (England) Schlosse...

Coy Miller

November 12, 2020

Coy Miller Coy Miller, 95, passed away on November 12, 2020 at San Juan Living Center in Montrose, Colorado with his family by his side. Coy was born on March 27, 1925 to William H.J. and Mary Miller in Grassy, Missouri. He grew up in Grassy until...

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James (Jimmy) Barber

September 19, 2020

On September 19th beloved Husband, Father, Veteran, and your Friend James “Jimmy” Barber went home to be with our Heavenly Father, just two days prior to his 54th Wedding Anniversary to his childhood sweetheart Sharon. 7th Generation of his Fa...

Joan Ruth Johnson (Noble)

November 8, 2020

JOAN RUTH JOHNSON September 16, 1942-November 8, 2020 Joan Ruth Johnson, 78, of Montrose, Colorado passed away on November 8, 2020 in her home with her family by her side. Joan was born in Montrose, Colorado on September 16, 1942 to Howard &...

Lois Marie Bryan

November 5, 2020

Lois Marie Bryan January 7, 1927 – November 5, 2020 Lois Marie Bryan, age 93, passed away at Valley Manor Care Center on November 5th, 2020. Lois was a lifelong resident of the western slope. Born January 7th, 1927 in Montrose, she grew up in...

Floyd Eugene (Bud) Wigton

October 22, 2020

Floyd Eugene “Bud” Wigton passed away peacefully at his home in Montrose, Colorado on Thursday, October 22, 2020 at the age of 92. His beloved dog Daisy and several family members were at his side. Floyd is predeceased by his wife of 62 years,...

Laurence Leon Gunn

October 29, 2020

Laurence Leon Gunn Butch/Fast Gunn July 14, 1943-October 29, 2020   MONTROSE- Butch Gunn, the son of Harvey and Bertha Gunn was born July 14, 1943 in Grand Junction, CO. His battle to Mesothelioma was ended on October 29, 2020 at Mon...

Ferris Elwood (Rocky) River

October 27, 2020

Ferris Elwood “Rocky” River May 14, 1941 - Oct. 27, 2020 Ouray native son and diehard baseball fan Ferris Elwood “Rocky” River rounded the bases and closed out the final inning of his life in Ventura County, Calif. on Oct. 27, 2020 – ...

Barbara Jane McFadden (Gamblin)

October 25, 2020

  Barbara Jane Gamblin McFadden Barbara was welcomed into the world December 23, 1939 in Ludell, Kansas to Jess Oliver and Viola Kathryn Kruesch Gamblin. Her siblings Richard, Cordelia, Cletus, Norbert, Lyle and James took special care of ...

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Donald Warren Hopping

Donald Warren Hopping was born on October 16,1932, to Webb and Josephine (Jackson) Hopping in Montrose, Colorado.  He went to school In the Montrose and Olathe areas, and graduated from Olathe High School in 1951. Donald was drafted into the Unit...

Robert Brahler

October 19, 2020

Robert Brahler age 79 of Montrose, Colorado passed away peacefully in his sleep, in his home surrounded by loving family members at 5:25 AM on October 19, 2020. Robert Brahler was born on October 13, 1941, at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester, ...

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John Marushack

October 14, 2020

John Marushack, of Whitewater, CO passed away Wednesday October 14, 2020 at the age of 87.   John was born November 9, 1932, to John and Anna (Balog) Marushack in Rock Springs, WY.  He earned his high school diploma from Rock Springs High School a...

April Dawn Mason

October 16, 2020

April Dawn Mason April 29, 1972 – October 16, 2020 April was born in Montrose on April 29, 1972. She attended and graduated from Olathe School District. She spent her entire life in the Montrose Area. After a hard-fought battle with cancer sh...

Dorothy (Dotti) Phyllis Follman (Holt)

October 6, 2020

  Dorothy “Dotti” Follman July 11, 1921 – October 6, 2020 Dorothy Phyllis “Dotti” Holt Follman, 99 years of age, passed away peacefully October 6, 2020 at The Homestead Assisted Living in Montrose, Colorado. Dotti was born ...

Phyllis L Berryman (McBride)

October 3, 2020

  Phyllis L. Berryman passed away peacefully at the Colorow Nursing Home on Saturday, October 3, 2020.  Phyllis was born in Montrose, Co to Ralph “Bud” and Maxine McBride and lived in the general area most of her life.  Her special plac...

Beverly J. Field (Barks)

October 7, 2020

Beverly J. (Barks) Field Beverly J. Field passed away peacefully at Valley Manor Care Center on Wednesday, October 7, 2020.  Beverly was born in Olathe, Colorado, to Robert “Bob” and Mary (Hamblin) Barks on June 29, 1942 at the family home in...

Geneva Shipp (Young)

September 23, 2020

Geneva Shipp, 84, passed away September 23, 2020, with her family by her side at her home in Montrose, CO. Geneva was born December 27, 1935, to Oscar and Ola Young, Lena Oklahoma. She grew up in Olathe, CO and married Don Shipp (Grand Junction) i...

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Theodore Noel (Ted) Carder

September 28, 2020

Theodore Noel (Ted) Carder  September 27, 1924 - September 28, 2020   Long time Montrose resident Ted Carder passed away Monday, September 28 at Montrose Memorial Hospital at the age of 96.  Ted was a World War II veteran who served in the A...

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Wilbur Earl Seevers

September 15, 2020

Wilbur Earl Seevers, age 70, of Cortez, CO died September 15, 2020 in Montrose, CO.  Wilbur was born June 15, 1950, to Sanford Neal and Frances Mabel (Smith) Seevers in Montrose, CO. He grew up in Sawpit, CO and graduated from Telluride High School...

Linda Paul

September 16, 2020

Linda Paul Aug. 18, 1952 – Sept. 16, 2020 It is with great sadness to announce that Linda Paul of Montrose has passed away on Wednesday September 16th, 2020 at 3:14 pm. Linda is preceded in death by her son Bud Higgins. She will be dearly...