Lillie Morales (Aguilar)

June 27, 2022

Lillie Morales passed away June 27 peacefully in her home, she was 95 years old. Lillie was born March 6, 1927 to Joe Martinez and Aurora Aguilar in Montrose Colorado. She had 5 siblings, Mary Chávez, Chonie Chávez, David Olguin, Margret McDowell, ...

Melvin Wayne Staats

June 8, 2022

Melvin Wayne Staats January 10, 1947 - June 8, 2022 On June 8th, 2022, Melvin Wayne Staats went to be with our father in Heaven. Melvin Wayne Staats was born on January 10th, 1947, in Telluride, Colorado to parents Lowell Staats and Esther (Mor...

Bess (Bessie) May Fithian

June 3, 2022

Bess May Fithian, (Bessie), passed away in her home in Montrose of natural causes on June 3, 2022. She died at the age of 62. Bess moved to Montrose with her mother in 1975 and has lived in Montrose most of her life. She graduated from Montrose...

Peggy Ramona Cooper (Stutler)

June 11, 2022

Peggy Ramona Cooper was born January 19, 1929, the fourth of six children to George and Winona Stutler in Montrose, Colorado.  She would grow up through the Great Depression which would have a lasting impact on her all her life.  She often recalled...

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Vernon Floyd Hudson

October 28, 2021

  Vernon Floyd Hudson Vernon Floyd Hudson, 86, of Ridgway, Colorado, passed away peacefully with his family by his side October 28, 2021. Vernon was born October 29, 1934, in Wheatland, Wyoming, to Floyd and Vesta Hudson. Vernon’s family mov...
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Jill Pierson

January 30, 2022

Jill Pierson was born on June, 17, 1975 in Montrose, Colorado, to Martin Pierson and Rose (McKelvey). She lived in Montrose most of her life, moving briefly to Cortez, Colorado, where she graduated from high school. Jill was a bright and shining s...

Martin Ray Kop

May 6, 2022

MARTIN RAY KOP  JULY 2, 1971-MAY 6, 2022 ON FRIDAY MAY 6TH, 2022 MARTIN RAY KOP PASSED AWAY AT HIS FATHERS HOME AFTER A TWO-YEAR BATTLE WITH LUNG CANCER.  HE WAS FIFTY YEARS OLD  MARTY WAS BORN JULY 2ND, 1971 TO MARCEL AND MARSHA KOP.  HE GR...

Donovan Nugent

June 4, 2022

Donovan Nugent December 25, 1947 — June 4, 2022 Donovan Nugent left this world on June 4, 2022, at the age of 74. He enjoyed camping, fishing, hunting, working on cars, and riding his Harley Davidson. Don was a Colorado native and loved living on...

Betty Carol Tye (Mason)

June 2, 2022

Betty Carol Mason Tye Betty Carol Mason Tye was born on November 16, 1921 and passed from this life on June 2, 2022, both in Montrose, Colorado. She was the daughter of Clyde Henry Mason and Norma Pauline Wood Mason. She was the second daughter of...

Andrea Lawlar

May 25, 2022

Andrea Lawlar on May 25th left us peacefully at her residence in Montrose, Colorado she was 78 years old. Andrea was born in Denver Colorado to the late Richard and Iona Lawlar. She was raised in Watford City, North Dakota. The second of four chil...

John Alton Malone, Jr.

April 26, 2022

John Alton Malone, Jr. was born to John and Ava Malone on August 2, 1940 and raised on a working ranch in Tarkington, Texas.  He was the youngest of three children. After graduating from Tarkington High School, John worked part-time while attendi...

Marilyn Mae Shumate (Dewhirst)

April 28, 2022

Marilyn Mae Shumate, 93, passed peacefully from natural causes with family by her side at Montrose Regional Health and went to be with our heavenly Father on April 28, 2022. Marilyn was born on March 10th, 1929, to Dr. And Mrs. Paul Andrew Dewhirs...

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Arthur (Curtis) Robinson

May 1, 2022

Arthur “Curtis” Robinson October 31, 1933 – May 1, 2022 He was known to his friends as Curt, and was born 88 years ago in Blanca, a small town in Costilla County, found in the San Luis Valley near the Sangre de Cristo Mountains. One of fi...

Curtis J. Ray

April 24, 2022

Curtis J. Ray Curtis J. Ray was born to Robert L. and Maxine B. (Heiman) Ray in Kansas City, MO on November 7, 1950. He joined a sister, Linda “Echo” Ray. Curtis graduated from Southeast High School in 1968, then attended the University of Mis...
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Emilia (Millie) G Pavlich (Ferraro)

April 27, 2022

Emilia “Millie” G. Pavlich entered into eternal life on April 27, 2022.  She was born on July 30, 1930 to immigrant parents Emilio Ferraro and Gertrude (Lennerz) Ferraro. Raised in the small coal mining town of Cokedale, CO, Millie was taught fr...

Mildred J Bowman (Kisling)

May 25, 2022

Mildred J. Bowman December 14, 1927 – May 25, 2022 Mildred Jean Kisling was born on December 14th,1927 in Mount Zion, Iowa. She was later married on June 14th of 1957 to Gregory Allen Bowman, making her Mildred Jean Bowman. She is survived...

Linda Sue Kelso (Robins)

February 10, 2022

Linda Sue Kelso, 70, went to her heavenly home to be reunited with the love of her life on Thursday, Feb. 10, 2022, at Montrose Memorial Hospital in Montrose, Colorado. On May 29, 1951, Linda was born in Montrose, Colorado, to Lyle (Chan) Robins and ...

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Alice Louise Catlin (Nichols)

May 12, 2022

Alice Louise Catlin July 1, 1943 – May 12, 2022   There are special people in our lives who will never leave us…even after they are gone. You will be forever in our hearts.   Alice Louise Catlin took the Lord’s hand wh...
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Eva Jenniece Bohnenkamp (Woodruff)

May 16, 2022

Eva Jenniece Bohnenkamp September 15, 1955 – May 16, 2022   Eva Jenniece Bohnenkamp was our loving, kind Mom, Wife and Friend.  She was born September 15, 1955 to the late Evelyn Rose (Steele) and Bernard Lancelot Woodruff in Montros...

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Ronald (Ron) Lyle Sanders

May 8, 2022

Ronald “Ron” Lyle Sanders, 79, Montrose, sailed away once again on May 8, 2022. Ron spent his childhood in Pocatello Idaho, & Ouray Colorado. At the age of 17, Ron enlisted in the United States Navy giving his country 22 years of service, ret...

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James Paul Lambeth

May 15, 2022

JAMES PAUL LAMBETH March 20, 1931 – May 15, 2022  James Paul Lambeth, known to his friends as Paul, was born on March 20, 1931 to loving parents Jeanie Mae Waits Lambeth and William Arch Lambeth in Terrell, Texas.  He spent his childhood in...
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Linda Joyce Hudges

April 29, 2022

Linda Joyce Hudgens 69 passed away April 29, 2022, at Montrose Memorial Hospital with loved ones by her side. Linda fought a long 5-year battle with ovarian and Lung cancer. Linda was born in her family home in Cedaredge CO, Nov 7th,1952, to Arthu...

Briana Briceno-Rueda

May 8, 2022

Montrose resident Briana Briceno-Rueda passed away on Sunday May 8, 2022. She was an extraordinary person with a strong wiling heart. She was her sister’s best friend, her children’s first love and her husband’s everything. Her parents adore...

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Edward Hecht

April 26, 2022

  Edward Hecht Edward Hecht, 92, passed away peacefully at the Hope West Hospice Care Center in Grand Junction on Tuesday, April 26, 2022. He was surrounded by his wife of 68 years and many family members. Edward was born in Montrose to Al...
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Joseph English, Jr.

April 19, 2022

Joseph English Jr. passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by family on April 19, 2022. Joe was born on September 8, 1946, to Joe and Frances (Frazier) English in Montrose Colorado at the family home. He graduated from Montrose High School in 1...

Kenneth Eugene Lorenzen

April 29, 2022

After a long illness, Kenneth Eugene Lorenzen, 65, of Montrose County passed away at his home, April 29, 2022, with his wife of 42 years, Sharon, by his side.  He was born November 30, 1956 in Evansville, IN, but his family soon relocated to Memphis...

Michael Suedekum

April 21, 2022

Michael Suedekum, age 44, passed away peacefully on April 21, 2022 at the San Juan Cancer Center with his wife Zelfa May by his side after a 3.5 year heroic battle with melanoma cancer. Born February 27, 1978 in Denver, Colorado and graduated from...