William H. Young

January 5, 2013

William Harrison Young, age 87 of Montrose, passed at the Homestead Assisted Living in Montrose on the afternoon of the 5th of January.  He had been a resident there for the last four months. He was born in Palestine, TX., and served as a signalm


Ernest C. Mueller

January 7, 2013

Ernest Carl Mueller,age 91,of Montrose, Co., and former resident of Del Webb Sun City in Palm Desert, California, passed away peacefully on January 7, 2013 after a heroic battle with pulmonary fibrosis. Ernie was born in Bruhl, Germany. He and his pa

Mary Andes

February 6, 2013

Mary Andes was born Feb. 14, 1918 and died on February 6, 2013 at Sunrise Creek Assisted Living in Montrose, as the age of 94. Mary was one of the first residents of Sunrise Creek and leaves many good friends behind. Mary was born in Oakland, Califor

Robert L. Henderson

February 26, 2013

Robert Lee “Bob Henderson, of Montrose, died February 26, 2013 at Valley Manor Care Center at the age of 83.  Bob was born October 31, 1929 to William Andrew and Susanna Elizabeth (Motzer) Henderson in New Castle, Pennsylvania.  He spent his chil


Robert E. McBreen

February 24, 2013

Robert Emmett McBreen, age 93, was born to Robert Emmett McBreen, Sr., and Edith (nee Feicke) on Oct. 14, 1919 in Cincinnati, Ohio. In the ‘20s, his parents took him on trips from coast to coast.  After high school, he worked at the Feicke Printin

Everett A. Gilbert

February 2, 2013

Everett A. Gilbert, age 92, of Montrose, passed away early Saturday morning, Feb. 2, 2013 at his home.  Survivors include three daughters, Pam (Ed) Johnson of Montrose, Co., Wendy (Frank) Burlison of Boise, ID, Denise (Gary) Griffith of Franktown, C

Francis Dorthea Diel

April 16, 2013

Francis Dorthea Diel August 1, 1926 ~ April 16, 2013   Dorthea Diel, age 86, passed away April 16, 2013 at her daughter’s home in Montrose, Co., under the care of Hospice.  Dorthea was born on August 1, 1926 to James and Alma Moren in Hu

Barbara J. Barr

April 16, 2013

Barbara J. Barr, 74, of Montrose went from death into life with Jesus Christ, her Savior and Lord in the early morning hours of April 16, 2013 at Sunrise Creek Assisted Living Facility where she had been a resident for the past fourteen months. Ba

Wanda Haney Seglund

January 8, 2014

Wanda Haney Seglund was born Oct. 5, 1928 in Dublin, TX and departed Jan.8, 2014.  She grew up in Longview, TX and graduated from Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ in 1975.  She was a mother, teacher, writer, and lover of history and polit

Maria Elena Burton

January 26, 2014

Maria Elena Burton December 14, 1961 ~ January 26, 2014 Maria Elena Burton passed away Sunday, January 26, 2014 after a courageous battle with cancer.  She was surrounded by her family and went peacefully.  Elena was born in Montrose on Decem

Mattie Lou Leonard

February 4, 2014

Mattie Lou Leonard, age 80, of Delta, Colorado died Tuesday morning, February 4, 2014 at Colorow Care Center in Olathe.  Mattie was born July 20, 1933 to George Walter and Margaret (Hester) Young.  As a young child they moved back and forth from Ca

Alberta Chelsea Norman (Clinkenbeard)

February 20, 2014

Alberta Chelsea Norman August 21, 1927 ~ February 20, 2014 Alberta, age 86, of Montrose died February 20, 2014.  All of her family members were able to be with her and celebrate her life and family in the week prior to her death.  A Memorial


Loyd P. Lindsey

February 19, 2014

Loyd P. Lindsey Sept. 28, 1928 ~ February 19, 2014 February 19, 2014, became the day of rest for Loyd Paul Lindsey.  An intelligent, complicated man, he will be missed by those with whom he shared his life and adventures.  Loyd was born in Ca


Glen F. Isbell

February 25, 2014

Glen F. Isbell, age 77, of Montrose, died Wednesday, February 25, 2014 at Valley Manor Care Center in Montrose.  Survivors include his wife, Carolyn Isbell of the family home.  At Glen’s request, cremation has taken place and private family servi

Alex J. Lucero

February 25, 2014

Alex J. Lucero, age 85, of Montrose, died Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at San Juan Living Center in Montrose.  Survivors include his daughter, Diana (Sammie) Miller, of Montrose, Colorado.  Cremation has taken place and private family services will b


Clyde Chester Free

February 21, 2014

Clyde Chester Free October 15, 1917 ~ February 21, 2014   Clyde Chester Free, age 96, of Montrose, Colorado died February 21, 2014 at the Hospice Care Center in Montrose.   Clyde was born October 15, 1917 to James Marion and Cora Bethina Fre

Carrie Free (Smidt)

March 8, 2014

Carrie Free April 10, 1921 ~ March 8, 2014 On April 10, 1921 Carrie Smidt was born in a farm house on the San Miguel River near Nucla Colorado to James T and Mellie Smidt.  Her mom’s friend Daphne Ray was there to help and five weeks later s


Kenneth L. Olson

March 8, 2014

Kenneth L. Olson July 22, 1932 ~ March 8, 2014 Kenneth L Olson formerly of Sinclairville, NY passed away March 8, 2014 at the San Juan Living Centre in Montrose, CO.  A life-long Chautauqua County resident he was born July 22, 1932 in Busti, N


William Benjamin Ogburn

March 17, 2014

William Benjamin Ogburn April 4, 1923-March 17, 2014   William Benjamin Ogburn of Montrose, Colorado died March 17, 2014 at San Juan Living Center. Bill is survived by his wife June Brandt Ogburn of 68 years; his son Murphy W. Ogburn and d

Norris John 'Jack' White

March 17, 2014

Norris John ‘ Jack’ White November 21, 1922 ~ March 17, 2014   Norris John ‘Jack’ White, age 91, of Montrose, Colorado died March 17, 2014 at Heidi’s Chateau in Montrose.  Jack was born November 21, 1922 to Frank Forest and Audre

Jenny O. Hudecek (Nespechal)

March 19, 2014

Jenny O. Hudecek November 26, 1915 ~ March 19, 2014   Jenny O. Hudecek, age 98, of Montrose, Colorado died March 19, 2014 at The Homestead of Montrose.  Jenny was born to Robert and Anna (Hrudicka) Nespechal in Chicago, Illinois.  She spe

Shephan Joseph Wells

March 10, 2014

Stephan Joseph Wells April 19, 1960 ~ March 10, 2014   Steve was born April 19th 1960, the only son of Teddy Williams and brother of Dunreath Nixon, Perri Wells, Mickel Haug, Lenny Wells and Jimmy Wells, and numerous nieces and nephews.  S

Retta Mae Vela

March 23, 2014

RETTA MAE VELA MONTROSE----Retta Mae Vela, 108, of Montrose, Colo. passed away March 23, 2014.       Retta Mae (Horn) Vela was born September 19, 1905, to Levi and Maude (Blodgett) Horn in Ochiltree County, Texas. Her parents moved the fa

Stephen P. Shumaker

March 23, 2014

Stephen P. Shumaker, age 65 of Montrose died March 23, 2014 at his home.  Survivors include his wife, Alison Shumaker of the family home. Arrangements are under the direction of Crippin Funeral Home & Crematory, Montrose, Co.

Zerma D. (Zee Dee) Kinkel

March 26, 2014

Zerma Deane (Zee Dee) Kinkel May 7, 1930 – March 26, 2014   Zee Dee Kinkel left this world to be with God and many friends and family who will be anxious to see her.   Born May 7, 1930, to Drexel and Blanche McBeath in Pueblo, Colora


Henry J. Alire

April 3, 2014

Henry J. Alire January 17, 1931 ~ April 3, 2014 Henry J. Alire, age 83, of Montrose, Colorado died April 3, 2014 at the Montrose Memorial Hospital.  He was born January 17, 1931 to Juan and Isadora (Martinez) Alire in Ignacio, Colorado.  He s

Elizabeth N. 'Liz' Gerbrick

April 1, 2014

Elizabeth N. “Liz” Gerbrick Oct. 29, 1933 ~ April 1, 2014 Elizabeth N. Gerbrick, of Montrose, Colorado died April 1, 2014 at the Hospice Care Center in Grand Junction, Colorado at the age of 80.  Liz was born October 29, 1933 to Theodore a

Harold M. Wickham Jr.

April 12, 2014

Harold M. Wickham Jr., age 74, of Montrose, Died April 12, 2014 at San Juan Living Center in Montrose.  Survivors include his daughter, Michele Scarbrough of Montrose, and son, John Wickham of Grand Junction, Colorado.  Arrangements are under the d