Helen Dianne Storey (Templeton)

October 23, 2019

Helen Dianne Storey(Templeton), 75, passed away on October 23, 2019, in Grand Junction, at The Lodge. Services will be held at a later date. She was born November 28, 1943, in Cedaredge, Colorado, to Gifford and Merle Templeton. They brought her h

Frances (Fran) Lucille Rosga (Brunk)

October 28, 2019

Frances (Fran) Lucille (Brunk) Rosga passed from this life on October 28, 2019 at Valley Manor in Montrose, Colorado. She was 92 years old. Frances Lucille was born on June 26, 1927 to Imogene and Frederick Brunk in Marion, Indiana. As a young wom

Lucia Arnold (Batstone)

December 20, 2019

Lucia Batstone Arnold, 72, entered her new home in Heaven on December 20, 2019. She was born in Columbia, South Carolina on May 24, 1947 and was adopted as an infant by John K. and Sarah P. Batstone of Clearwater, Florida. Lucia attended elementar

Sue Ann Zielke (Myers)

December 17, 2019

Sue Zielke went to her Heavenly home on December 17, 2019. She has a devoted and loving husband, and a large extended family, which includes half-brothers and half-sisters. who will miss her greatly! Sue Ann Myers was born during a raging snow sto

Stanley (Stan) Paul Pennypacker, Ph.D.

December 7, 2019

Stanley Paul ‘Stan’ Pennypacker, Ph.D.   Stanley Paul Pennypacker, 78, died peacefully in his home in Montrose, CO, on December 7, 2019. He was born in Fleetwood, PA on February 24, 1941, to the late Lovina F. Strause Pennypacker and L

Joyace Ann Morrison (Jordan)

January 15, 2020

Joyace Ann (Jordan) Morrison passed away peacefully in her sleep on January 15, 2020. She was born on October 27, 1937 to Ernest and Esther (Hawk) Jordan in Ashland, Ohio. At the age of five, her family moved to South Bend, Indiana with her fiv

Janet L. Lambert (Smith)

January 1, 2020

JANET L. LAMBERT October 2, 1919 – January 11, 2020   Janet L. Lambert, aka, Leliah Janet Lambert went home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on January 11, 2020. Janet was born and raised in Syracuse, Indiana to Edward a

Gabriel Joseph Magtutu

January 20, 2020

Gabriel “Baby Boy” Joseph Magtutu, age 80 of Montrose, passed away on January 20, 2020 in the comfort of hospice care, surrounded by family and friends in his home in Montrose. Gabe was born January 21, 1939 in Washington D.C. to immigrant parent

Dixie Lynn Wood

January 31, 2020

Dixie Lynn Wood, beloved daughter of Ralph and Margie Wood, left this world to rejoin her loving parents, family and friends that have preceded her on January 31st 2020 in St Mary's hospital in Grand Junction, CO. She was born in Alamosa, CO to a lov

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Kenneth Lee Charles

February 15, 2020

Kenneth “Ken” Lee Charles October 28, 1949 – February 15, 2020 Beloved Husband, Father and Grandfather Loved Beyond Words…You Will Never Be Forgotten   Kenneth Lee Charles, 70, passed away after a 22-month long battle with

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George D. Cleaver

February 18, 2020

George D. Cleaver 98 years old, Resident of Montrose, CO   Born May 13, 1921 - Death February 18, 2020 Born Forks, PA - Death Montrose, CO   Served in the 231st Army Air Force from January 14, 1943, to January 16, 1946, as

Ruediger Josef Apfelthaler

February 23, 2020

Ruediger Josef Apfelthaler, 72, passed away at his residence on February 23, 2020. A celebration of his life will be announced at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hope West Hospice, 725 South 4th Street, M

Nancy Krickbaum (McReynolds)

February 22, 2020

Nancy Krickbaum, age 81, of Montrose, died February 22, 2020.   She was born January 11, 1939 to William and Nina (Wachter) Fillmore in Palmyra, NE. At age 10, she was adopted by Lynn and Ruby McReynolds of Scottsbluff, NE and lived there

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Frank Monroe Tanner

February 16, 2020

Frank Monroe Tanner went home to heaven on February 16, 2020 at age 94. He was born on September 2, 1925 to Frank Lester Tanner and Maude Isabelle Bennett Tanner in Denver, Colorado. He grew up in Denver, Colorado and graduated from Lakewood High Sch

Jennie Lou (Pennie) Love (Gagliardi)

December 27, 2019

Jennie Lou “Penny” Love   Jennie Lou “Penny” Love of Montrose passed away at age 92 on December 27, 2019 at Valley Manor Nursing Home due to complications of Dementia.  A private life celebration will be held at Crippin Funeral Ho

Teri Lynn Smith (Gammill)

February 20, 2020

On Thursday, February 20, 2020, Teri Lynn Smith, loving wife, mother and grandmother passed away at the age of 72 at the Hope West Care Center in Grand Junction Colorado. Teri was born on June 17, 1947, to Murray and Mabel Gammill in Monte Vista C

Susan Karen Kor (Miller)

March 4, 2020

Susan Karen (Miller) Kor was born in Long Beach, CA on October 5, 1954.  She married her high school sweetheart - Tom Kor and had three children (Caty Miller, Sherry Meaker and Chris Kor). They were married for 44 amazing years.  Sue was a wonderfu

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John (Jack) B Backlund

March 12, 2020

John (Jack) B. Backlund world war II veteran died, Thursday at 11:30 a.m. March 12, 2020 He was born to the parents Arvid and Mary Backlund in Bismarck N.D. There were six children in the family. Two surviving sisters are Suellen Hubbard of Montrose

COVID-19 PANDEMIC

March 19, 2020

To the families we serve. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are following the recommendations put forth by COLORADO DEPARTMENT OF REGULATORY AGENCIES. Therefore, we have closed the office to the public. We are, however, available to your fami

Jose Adelaido (Lalo) Samora

March 19, 2020

Jose Adelaido "Lalo" Samora: born June 22, 1927; died March 19, 2020   Jose Adelaido "Lalo" Samora, 92, of Montrose passed away at San Juan Living Center on March 19, 2020 after a lengthy illness with his stepson Robert Morales and grandso

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Jerry Dean Tucker

March 16, 2020

Jerry Dean Tucker, beloved husband, father, and friend to many, passed peacefully on Monday, March 16, 2020 at the age of 89. A service will be held at the Veteran’s Memorial Cemetery of Western Colorado in Grand Junction at a later date. Jer

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Wilfred Bruschke

March 26, 2020

Wilfred Bruschke was born in Salt Lake City on August 20, 1939 to Wilfred and Lyle Bruschke.  An avid mountaineer, he was a founding member of the search and rescue jeep patrol and Alpenbock climbing club who documented, mapped, and named climbing

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Robert Keith Rosette

March 27, 2020

Robert Keith Rosette passed away on March 27, 2020. He was 92 years old. He was born on May 5, 1927 to Raymond and Naomi Rosette in Alamosa, Colorado. He grew up in Salida, Colorado where he enjoyed hunting, fishing and the outdoor life. He gradua

Charles (Gage) Lorentz

March 21, 2020

  Charles “Gage” Lorentz August 31, 1994 – March 21, 2020 Our loving son, brother, grandson, cousin, nephew and friend entered eternal peace on Saturday, March 21, 2020. Gage was born and raised in Montrose, CO. He also called Fruita,

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Fred Lee Smith

April 21, 2020

Fred Lee Smith passed away March 21, 2020, in Montrose, CO at the age of 73; Born November 17, 1946, in Amarillo Texas to Eula and Ewing Smith. Funeral services are on hold until the Covid 19 Virus is contained a celebration of life will be at a late

Judy Holton (Fay)

March 27, 2020

Judy Fay Holton February 8, 1941 - March 27, 2020 Judy Fay Holton of Montrose died suddenly on Friday morning, March 27. She was the very picture of health and happiness right up to the end. Doctors assure the family that she went quickly

Steven Wayne Larkey

April 5, 2020

Steven Wayne Larkey July-27-1959 to April-5-2020. Steve was preceded in death by our parents Beverly (Boxwell) Larkey and Charles Larkey. Our brother Carl Larkey, and niece Belinda Fouche. Survivors are brothers Mike and Mark Larkey, sisters, Caro

Miguel Ameztoy Inda

April 11, 2020

Miguel Inda Ameztoy: September 2,1943-April 11, 2020- Miguel was born to Jose and Isabel (Ameztoy) Inda in Sunbilla, Navarra Spain in the Basque Country. Miguel married his first wife Juanita Castillo on June 19, 1971. Born to this union were daug