Virginia (Gini) L. H. Ingalsbe

February 28, 2013

Virginia (Gini) L. Hazen Ingalsbe passed away at her home in Montrose, Colorado on February 28, 2013.  She was 97.   Gini’s life revolved around her family.  She met the love of her life the day before her 18th birthday and deeply loved and

Mary E. Longwell (Jackson)

March 1, 2013

Mary Evelyn Jackson Longwell, age 87, of Montrose and Olathe area, took the Lord’s hand when he called her home on March 1, 2013 at her son’s home in Ridgway, Colorado.  Mary was born May 8, 1925 to Gordon J. and Mary (Griffin) Taylor in Verden,

Dorothy M. Westesen

February 26, 2013

Dorothy May Popejoy Crane Westesen of Olathe, CO passed away on Tuesday morning, Feb. 26, 2013 at San Juan Living Center in Montrose. Dorothy was born on March 19th, 1914 in the small town of Yankee (near Raton), Colfax County, New Mexico to Edgar

Isabelle D. Smith

February 23, 2013

Isabelle Denham Smith, 93, passed away on February 23, 2013 at the Hospice and Palliative Care center of Western Colorado in Grand Junction. Cause of death was from injuries sustained in an automobile accident on January 31, 2013. Isabelle was bor


James E. Houston

February 1, 2013

James Edward Houston, born December 9, 1935 in Lewistown, PA, passed away Friday, February 1st in Montrose, Colorado. Jim attended Lebanon Valley College, where he met and married Sandra Ann Mohler in 1957. He then attended the University of Pennsyl

Ardis J Reed

February 19, 2013

Ardis Jean Reed, age 83, passed away February 19, 2013 at Valley Manor Care Center in Montrose.  Ardis was born April 27, 1931 to John Edwin and Geneva Violet (Rotramel) Swann at Pueblo, Colorado.  She spent her childhood and received her education

Frances Hamblin

February 19, 2013

Frances “Nadine” Hamblin was born June 23, 1923 to Noah C. and Katie (Dinkens) Sturgeon in Greenville, Missouri.  She spent some of her childhood in Greenville, before the family moved to Olathe, Colorado where she attended her high school years

Charles Cordova

February 18, 2013

Charles Cordova has entered into eternal rest on February 18, 2013 at the San Juan Living Center in Montrose, Colorado. Charles Cordova was born February 9, 1926 in Olathe, Colorado, to Salvador Raymond Cordova and Clarita (Lopez) Cordova.  Charles

Rosetta E. Stoffel

February 14, 2013

Rosetta Stoffel, 66, of Montrose passed away on February 14, 2013 at Montrose Memorial Hospital.  She was born October 9, 1946 to William M. Stoffel and Alice Reeder Stoffel in Flagler, Colorado.  Rosetta lived in Cedaredge, Co., for several years.

Edith R. Bridgewater

February 9, 2013

Edith Rice Bridgewater passed away February 9, 2013 at Family Health West in Fruita Co. Edith Reed Rice Bridgewater was born in Kant, CO May 14 of 1917. She met and married Paul Rice in La Junta, CO March 1, 1934. They moved to Telluride, CO where th

Bernadine Rice

February 8, 2013

Bernardine Rice, age 91, formerly of Olathe, Co., passed away Friday morning, February 8, 2013 at Willow Creek Care Center in Delta.  Surviving family members include her sons Pum Rice of Mexico, Hugh Arthur Rice of Welch, OK, Virgil Leon Rice of Wi

Christine A. Skellett

February 11, 2013

Christine was born in Montrose but was a child of the world as she went to school in Germany, Japan, as well as the United States. Christine married in 1967 and had two beautiful daughters as a result of that marriage. In 1992 she married her “knig

John F. Charles, Jr.

February 5, 2013

John F. "J" Charles, Jr. a longtime resident of Ouray Colorado, passed away on Feb. 5th, 2013 in Phoenix, AZ at the age of 77. He grew up in Ouray, CO and worked at many of the mines in the area. He worked for Ouray County as a heavy equipment operat

Dick L. Walker

February 2, 2013

Dick Lewis Walker, age 89, of Montrose, Co., died February 2, 2013.  He was born on a farm near Syracuse, Indiana to Carl and Laura (Ford) Walker on May 19, 1923.  His twin brother died at birth.  Later two brothers arrived to complete the family.

Terri L. Collins

February 2, 2013

Terri Lynn Collins, age 58, of Norwood, Colorado, took the Lord’s hand when He called on February 2, 2013 at her home.  Terri was born April 27, 1954 to James Larry and Dorothy Delores (Morrow) Gustafson in Denver, Colorado.  Dorothy married Geor

Beatrice B. Frisch

January 20, 2013

Beatrice B. Frisch, age 92, left this world on Jan. 20, 2013 at the Montrose Memorial Hospital, after a short stay in Colorow Care Center in Olathe. She was born On Nov. 29, 1920 to Phillip and Bella (Karlinsky) Kobrin in New York. Beatrice spent her

Josephine M. Mason

January 18, 2013

Josephine M. Mason, age 97, of Montrose, passed away Jan. 18, 2013 at the Montrose Memorial Hospital.  Josephine was born May 3, 1915 to George and Gladys (Street) Nickerson in Hiawatha, UT., a small coal mining town not to far from Price, UT.  Her

Dennis Hale

January 11, 2013

DENNIS (DENNY) HARRISON HALE passed away peacefully in his sleep early Friday morning, January 11, 2013.  Denny was the owner of Miss Fitz’ Tavern in Olathe, CO, and was known all over the country as a Master Musician. Born July 3, 1946 in Rich

Marie Penasa

January 11, 2013

Marie was born in Brigham City, Utah.  Moved to  Colorado when she was eight years old, and considered herself a native of Colorado. Marie and her siblings, Dave (Carol) Courtney, Neva (George) Taylor, and Dennis (Chris) Reece, were raised in the

Agnes M. Haston

January 8, 2013

Agnes M. Haston, age 88, went to be with her heavenly father on Jan. 8, 2013 at Horizon’s Care Center in Eckert, CO.  Agnes was born June 21, 1924 to Frank and Agnes (Gahn) Ball in Denver, CO.  She spent her childhood in Arvada, CO., and where sh

Rosalie M. Haines (Corey)

December 14, 2012

Rosalie May Corey Haines, born October 10, 1906 to parents Gilbert L. (Dick) and Lulu M. Corey in Olathe, Colorado, passed away on December 14, 2012 in San Antonio, Texas.  She had just recently celebrated her 106th birthday.  Rosalie was the oldes

Terrance K. Carr

January 2, 2013

Terrance Kent Carr passed away Jan. 2, 2013 at Montrose Memorial Hospital after a short illness.  Born in Telluride on July 30, 1934 to Ralph and Marguerite Carr, He came to Montrose in 1938 from Norwood .  Terry was a real native of Western Colora

E. Ray Coffey

December 30, 2012

E. Ray Coffey passed away peacefully after battling complications from Alzheimer’s Disease on Dec. 30, 2012.  He was 87.  Eugene Ray Coffey was born on Oct. 12, 1925 in Austin, Colorado to Mary E. (Neff) and Oscar K. Coffey.  He graduated from D

Joyce Patricia Harrison (Lyen)

September 22, 2016

  Joyce Patricia Harrison August 21, 1936 ~ September 22, 2016   Joyce Patricia Harrison, age 80 of Montrose, passed away Thursday, September 22, 2016 at her home. Joyce was born August 21, 1936 in Delores, Colorado to Emers

Mary R Sanderford (Coleman)

February 16, 2019

Mary Sanderford Obituary Mary Ruth (Coleman) Sanderford passed away on February 16th at home.  Mary was born July 26, 1938 in Oklahoma City, OK to Bill and Sylva Coleman. She grew up in Tulsa with her two sisters, Robin Barrett and Becky Moore an

Michael Wayne Will

October 15, 2017

Michael “Mike” Wayne Will was born on April 10th, 1965, in Lamar, Colorado. He was a man of many passions, including drawing, calligraphy, playing guitar, hunting, fishing, and cheering on his friends and family as they embarked on life’s adven


Andrew Fred Penasa, Sr.

September 25, 2017

Andrew Fred Penasa Sr. June 13, 1922 ~ September 25, 2017 Our beloved father, Andrew (Andy) Fred Penasa Sr. was born on June 13, 1922 in Ophir, Colorado to Italian immigrant parents, Serafino and Mary (Zanon) Penasa. While his father mined for gol

Jerry D. Munkirs

September 17, 0017

Jerry D. Munkirs October 22, 1935 ~ September 17, 2017 Jerry was born in Wichita, Kansas. As a young child, the family moved to Englewood, Colorado where he went to school, graduating from EHS in 1954. Jerry married in 1955, and later divorced.