Phyllis Louise Kinney (Caddy)

Phyllis Louise Kinney was born October 11,1936 to John and Vada Caddy in Ridgeway, Colorado. She grew up on their farm with brother Harold. She was valedictorian of her graduating class of 1954. She then went to Barnes Business School in Denver where

Barbara Joan Taylor

December 31, 2019

Barbara Joan Taylor, 81, of Montrose, Colorado, passed away on Dec. 31, 2019 at Hope-West Hospice Facility in Grand Junction, Colorado, surrounded by her loving family. Barbara was born in Denver, Colorado, to Gerold O. Taylor and Denise M. Prathe

James Michael Murray

January 11, 2020

James Michael Murray, 64 of Olathe Colorado, formerly of Pueblo, passed away on January 11, 2020 surrounded by his loving family. James (Jim) was preceded in death by parents, John F. and Mabel F Murray and nephew Tyler Murray.  He is survived by

Margaret Heinz Ashburn (Knob)

January 11, 2020

Margaret Knob Heinz Ashburn June 22, 1931 - January 11, 2020 Margaret Heinz, age 88, passed away January 11, 2020 at Valley Manor Care Center in Montrose, CO. She was a homemaker. She was born in Sterling, CO to parents Francis and Carrie Ul

Katherine DiCamillo (Hawley)

Katherine “Kellie” DiCamillo A life well lived is the most exquisite work of art.  There are not enough words to capture a life well lived but Katherine “Kellie” DiCamillo, embodied its very essence.  Born on August 31st, 1936 in Rochest

Detra Marlene Gordon (Reid)

January 8, 2020

Detra Marlene Gordon Detra Marlene Gordon, 80, of Cimarron, passed away early Wednesday morning, Jan. 8, 2020 at Montrose Memorial Hospital. Detra Marlene Reid was born Nov. 22, 1939 in Glenwood Springs, the daughter of KZ and Pearl Reid. She w

Maxinne Soderquist (Off)

January 6, 2020

Maxinne Soderquist passed away peacefully in her home in Montrose, Colorado of natural causes on January 6, 2020. She was raised in Alamosa, lived in Gunnison, Los Alamos, Paonia, Cimarron, and Montrose but her soul remained most at home in the Cimar


Henry (Hank) Frenze

January 7, 2020

 Henry (Hank) Frenze   May 20, 1920          Jan 7th, 2020 Services will be Monday January 13th 10:30 am at Crippin Funeral Home, with no graveside services. ` Hank Frenze Passed away at his home at age 99. He was 1 of 13 children


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

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

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

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

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

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


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