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Benjamin Ehlert

November 2, 2018

Benjamin Ehlert, 81, passed away on November 2, after battling cancer for several months. Benjamin was born on August 5, 1937 in Rockford, Illinois to parents Arnold Ehlert and Thelma (Adolphs) Ehlert.  The Ehlert family moved to Dallas, Texas wh

Vern Gugin

We were given a bright spirit to love us always. Now in heaven, Vern's spirit and soul will always watch over us. Dad was a loving husband, father, grandpa, great grandpa, and friend. We will always love, miss, remember, and respect dad forever. Vern

Gerald McDermott

November 15, 2018

Gerald “Gary” McDermott June 14, 1946 – November 15, 2018 Gerald “Gary” McDermott of Montrose passed away Thursday, November 15, 2018 at the age of 72.  Gary was born June 14, 1946 to Wesley and Louise (Gilmer) McDermott in Gunnison,

Phyllis E Joseph (Bennett)

November 29, 2018

Nucla resident Phyllis E. Joseph passed away on Nov. 29, 2018 at Larchwood Inn in Grand Junction, CO. She was 81 years old. A private family service will be held. Phyllis Elizabeth Bennett was born Sept. 12, 1937 to Harry and Dorothy (Evans) Benne

Rod Kinney

November 22, 2018

Rod Kinney of Ridgway, Colorado passed away at Delta County Hospital on Thursday, November 22, 2018. Rod was born on October 22, 1958 to Aaron and Phyllis Kinney in Montrose, Colorado. He spent his early years in Ridgway and Olathe Colorado and Grad

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Robert John Raap

December 4, 2018

Robert (Bob) John Raap 6/10/1934 – 12/4/2018   Bob was born June 10, 1934 in Davenport, IA to Johannes and Grace Raap.  He was their only child.  He graduated from Davenport Central High School and went on to receive his bachelor’

Bobbie J Gilbert (Turner)

December 11, 2018

Bobbie J. Gilbert, 91 passed away peacefully on December 11, 2018 at Brookdale Sunrise Creek Memory Care Unit. Bobbie's perseverance was admirable her entire life after having polio as a child, seven back surgeries and later Alzheimer's.  Her faith,

James Thomas Argys

December 8, 2018

James (Jim)Thomas Argys of Montrose, Colorado died on December 8, 2018 at the age of 70, but his larger-than-life persona and trademark stubbornness will not be forgotten. He was born in Salida, Colorado on January 12, 1948. He was an only child o

Helen V Weeks (Austin)

Helen V Weeks was born on August 10 1923 to Mon Worth Austin and Vivian (Hampton) Austin in Madison Nebraska and moved to Montrose Colorado in 1925. Helen was the next to the oldest of five children. Helen graduated from Montrose High School in 1941.

Clarence L Pierson

December 15, 2018

Clarence L. Pierson April 16, 1951 – December 15, 2018   Clarence L. Pierson passed away on Saturday Dec. 15, 2018 at Horizon Care Center in Eckert, CO. He was 67 years old. Clarence Leon Pierson was born April 16, 1951 to John and

Paul Thomas Cranor

December 31, 2018

Paul Thomas Cranor died Monday, December 31, 2018 at Horizons Care Center.  He was 72.  Paul was born in Salina, Utah, on March 7, 1946 to James T. and Ruth M. (Allen) Cranor. He attended several different schools as the family moved around until P

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Steven Scott McCarthy

December 11, 2018

Steven Scott McCarthy, age 60, of Montrose, Colorado passed away on December 11, 2018 at St. Marys Hospital, in Grand Junction, Colorado after a long battle with diabetes. He was born in Ramsey, NJ and after graduating from high school he served brie

Margaret Kathleen Green (Hilton)

January 7, 2019

Margaret Kathleen Hilton Green passed away at the age of 75 on January 7th, 2019 at Valley Manor Care Center in Montrose. Kathy was born on April 13th, 1943 in Salt Lake City, Utah to Kenneth W. Hilton Sr. and Margaret Farrar Hilton. She attended

Billy Boyd

January 9, 2019

Billy Boyd, the Man, the Myth, the Legend. In the world of Racing, every man wanted to be him. He was a Legend, setting National records in both Motocross and, Race Cars. Billy "Iron Man" Boyd died on January 9, 2019. He loved racing fast ca

Julia Martinez (Velasquez)

January 10, 2019

Julia Martinez, 90, passed away on January 10, 2019 at Valley Manor Care Center. She was born on February 4, 1928 in Center, Colorado, to Jose and Juanita Montano Velasquez. Julia was raised in the San Luis Valley and later became a 55-year resident

Francisco Jaramillo-Ortega

January 19, 2019

Francisco Jaramillo-Ortega passed away peacefully at home with his family on January 19, 2019 after a twenty-nine-year battle with diabetes. He was 69 years old. He was welcomed into this world on November 18, 1949 by his loving parents, Ramon and

Vivian Rose Harrelson

January 21, 2019

Vivian Rose Harrelson died in the early morning of January 21st, 2019 at Valley Manor Care Center in Montrose, Colorado. She was 84 years old and generally very cranky. But this tells you nothing of who the real Vivian was. It's not important wher

Ronald O Stonestreet

January 25, 2019

Ronald O. Stonestreet, age 88, died January 25th, 2019, in Montrose, Colorado. Ronald was born March 10, 1930 in Hutchison, Kansas, the son of Dale Grossman Stonestreet and Irene Wells Stonestreet.  He graduated from Cullison High School in 1948.

Georgetta Rae Dougherty

February 8, 2019

Georgetta Rae Dougherty   Georgetta Rae Dougherty passed away on February 8th, 2019 after a long and hard-fought battle with cancer.  Georgie was surrounded by her loving family in her own home. Georgie loved all crafts, painting, ceramics

William Strickland Rice, Jr.

February 10, 2019

William Strickland Rice, Jr. May 4, 1933-February 10, 2019   William S. Rice Jr. age 85 of Cimarron, Colorado passed away on Sunday, February 10, 2019 In Valley Manor Nursing Home in Montrose, Colorado. William was born May 4, 193

Lauren Renee Gillespie

February 26, 2019

Lauren Renee Gillespie, beloved daughter, sister, and fiancé, died Tuesday, February 26 at her home in Montrose, Colorado. Lauren was born on Leap Day, February 29, 1988 in Buena Park, California. Lauren was an avid animal lover and in 2016 she g

Wanda Marie Bell (Castberg)

February 26, 2019

  Wanda Marie Bell passed away February 26, 2019 at Valley Manor Nursing Home. She was born December 09, 1923 to Elmer and Victoria Castberg in Montrose Colorado. She married the late John J. Bell January 03, 1947. Together they owned and ope

Carmel Ermelinda Alires (Martinez)

March 1, 2019

Carmel Ermelinda Martinez-Alires, age 69, passed away on Friday March 1, 2019, in Montrose Colorado. Carmel "Carmen" was born in Montrose, Colorado to parents Joseph Raymond and Clara Martinez. She was raised in Montrose and moved to California at

Wilma Willson

February 13, 2019

Wilma Willson January 20, 1937 ~ February 13, 2019 Wilma Willson 82, of Montrose, Colorado passed away peacefully February 13, 2019 at San Juan Living Center, after a sudden illness. Wilma married Ralph Willson and enjoyed 49 years together.

Jan McElroy

March 12, 2019

  Jan McElroy passed away Tuesday March 12th, 2019 at the age of 80. She was born in Bessemer Alabama on December 24th, 1938. She moved to Concord California and graduated from Mt. Diablo High School in 1957. She had resided in Montrose Color

Clarissa Lorene Chambers (Tiffee)

April 14, 2019

Clarissa Lorene Tiffee Chambers Oct 10 1920             April 14 2019   Clarissa Lorene Tiffee was born Oct 10, 1920, in Detroit Texas to Charles Catlet and Cleveland White Tiffee.  She was the youngest of five children.

Rosalie Lewis (von Grueningen)

April 18, 2019

Rosalie Lewis January 16, 1923 – April 18, 2019   Rosalie was born to John Paul and Mabel von Grueningen on January 16, 1923. At the age of five, her family moved to Madison, Wisconsin, where she grew to adulthood. Always interested i

Bernel Edwin Getter

May 16, 2019

Bernel “Bernie” Edwin Getter “I would have been a beggar on the street. He would find people herding cattle, cutting wood, or wandering in the jungle, then provide them with an education.  He gave us much, but most of all, he gave us Jesus.