Betty Jean Kiker (Martin)

September 21, 2021

Betty Jean Kiker November 21, 1948 - September 21, 2021 Betty Jean Kiker was born in Montrose Co November 21, 1948 to Chartes and Mary E Martin. She peacefully passed away September 21, 2021 at St Mary's Hospital at the age of 72. She travelled...

Maximus Paul Schuetz

June 14, 2021

In Loving Memory of Maximus Paul Schuetz February 11th, 2004 - June 14th, 2021   Maximus passed at the age of 17, peacefully at home, Montrose, CO, from Treatment-Induced Glioblastoma after battling Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia since the...

Coraleen L Burris (Cummings)

September 15, 2021

Coraleen L. Burris née Cummings, 84 of Montrose, CO passed away peacefully in her home, Wednesday, September 15, 2021. Coraleen was born January 12, 1937, in Cortez, CO.  She moved to California with her parents as a young girl and later met and...
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John Mark Strole

September 17, 2021

John Mark Strole was born March 31, 1952 in Newton IL. to John and Lela Strole. Mark, which is what we called him by, grew up in Newton, IL. and graduated from Newton High School in 1970. In 1971, while Mark was visiting Colorado, he met his futur...

H. Allen Miller

H. Allen Miller was a wonderful husband, father of 13, grandfather of 27, and great grandfather of 10. The impact of his life will not only effect the present generation, but the many to come. Allen was a minister, counselor, and teacher. Inspi...

William (Bill) Trueblood Duckworth

September 9, 2021

William (Bill) Trueblood Duckworth:   “Bill is Love”, said his friend of 50 years. That is how we remember the man, William (Bill) Trueblood Duckworth, as he left his human form and passed on September 9, 2021, in Paonia, Colorado. Lov...

Joseph DelTonto

August 29, 2021

Joseph DelTonto January 20, 1936 – August 29, 2021 Montrose lifetime resident, Joseph DelTonto, age 85 passed away peacefully surrounded by his family, early Sunday morning, August 29, 2021 Joseph was born at home January 20,1936 to Pete a...

Skyler David Ketcham

September 8, 2021

Skyler David Ketcham passed away on September 8th, 2021. Born September 5th, 2000, to Jennifer Borders at Montrose Memorial Hospital. He was raised by his wonderful grandparents David and Kay Ketcham whom he called mom and pops. He graduate...
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Richard (Dick) Dean Turner

September 10, 2021

RICHARD DEAN TURNER Richard Dean “Dick” Turner, 82, passed away at his home on Friday, September 10th, surrounded by his family. The owner of Turner Automotive for 47 years, Dick, as he was known to his many friends, was born on July 17, 19...

Toby Benito Vialpando

September 8, 2021

Toby Benito Vialpando, Jr., age 76, passed away unexpectedly in his home in Delta, Colorado, on September 8, 2021. Toby, the son of Joe and Sadie Vialpando, was born on October 19, 1945, in Pueblo, Colorado. He is survived by his wife Linda; his moth...
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Dorene Cecelia Martin (Martinez)

September 1, 2021

Dorene Cecelia Martin February 22, 1948 – September 1, 2021   Dorene left us to be with our Lord Jesus from her home in Olathe, Colorado on September 1, 2021 after a long battle with lung disease. Dorene was born to Manuel and Flor...
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Bobby R. Johnson, Sr.

June 28, 2021

Bobby R. Johnson, Sr.    January 5, 1940 – June 28, 2021 Bob may not have changed the world, but he impacted lives.  After returning to his hometown some months before, Bob slipped his earthly bonds, the age of 81 with Paty, his wife of 3...


David Walter Griffith

August 22, 2021

David Walter Griffith August 13, 1938 – August 22, 2021 Dave Griffith of Dry Creek Basin, Colorado passed away peacefully in his home after a 3 month battle with cancer. Dave was born to Guy and Dora Griffith in Telluride Colorado. A coupl...

Ruthellen Gordon (Green)

July 30, 2021

Ruthellen Gordon Heaven has welcomed a special angel. Ruthellen Gordon passed away peacefully in her home, July 30th, 2021, surrounded by her loving family and her caregiver Liz. Ruthellen was born to Frank & Della Green Feb. 14th, 1925, in Gr...

Dona Kay Smidt (Hegelheimer)

August 23, 2021

On Monday August 23, 2021 Dona Smidt, loving wife and mother of 4 children passed away at the age of 85. Dona Kay (Hegelheimer) Smidt grew up in Montrose and graduated from Montrose High school. After high school she attended Barnes Business College ...


James Evan Petersen

July 27, 2021

James Evan Petersen died Tuesday, July 27, 2021 in Montrose, CO surrounded by his family. Jim was born October 26, 1928 to Evan and Pearl Wright Petersen in Las Animas, CO. After graduating from Bent County High School in 1946, he joined the Navy ...

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Harold Wacker

August 19, 2021

Harold Wacker, Beloved husband, brother, father, and grandfather left this life to be with his Savior August, 19th 2021. Harold died of natural causes at the young age of 90. Harold is survived by his wife Kathleen, his brother Delbert, his oldest...


Gary Wenande

August 5, 2021

Gary was born on February 24, 1939, in Mitchell, South Dakota to John P. and Ann Wenande.  He graduated from the University of South Dakota and proudly served in the United States Army and the Minnesota National Guard.  He had a successful career a...
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Jane (Janey) Adelyn Smith (Cernota)

August 17, 2021

  Jane (Janey) Adelyn Smith from Montrose, CO was the firstborn child of Elsie and Henry Cernota; she passed away August 17 just three days shy of her 60th wedding anniversary.   Janey was born in Oak Park Illinois and is of 100% Czech desc...

Norma Jean Henson

August 13, 2021

  Norma Jean Henson 6/27/1930 - 8/13/2021 Norma Henson, 91, passed away peacefully from natural causes Aug. 13, 2021.  A long time Montrose resident, Norma was active in the Oddfellows & Rebekah lodge, Rosemont Baptist and First Bapti...
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Dorothy Jeanne Sumner (Hawley)

July 17, 2021

DOROTHY J. SUMNER Dorothy Jeanne Sumner was born to Oliver and Bertha Hawley on November 8, 1925 in Oakland, California.  She married William Bruce Sumner on June 8, 1945, in First Church of the Nazarene in Denver, Colorado.  She went to be with...
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Leslie Christian (Chris) Hauck

July 29, 2021

Leslie Christian (Chris) Hauck died in his sleep on Thursday, July 29, at his home in Montrose, Colorado. He was 80 years old. Chris was born in Burbank, California in 1941. He graduated from UCLA Law School and enjoyed a career primarily focused in ...
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Martha (Ann) Nichols (Wilson)

August 3, 2021

Ann Nichols September 2, 1947 – August 3, 2021   Martha ‘Ann’ Wilson Nichols was born in Smithville, Missouri on September 2, 1947, and entered her eternal home on August 3, 2021 at the age of 73. She is the daughter of the lat...

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Emory Franklin Arndt

July 29, 2021

Emory Franklin Arndt was born July 12, 1932, in Walsh, CO, and passed away in his home in Montrose, CO, July 29, 2021. He was the third of eight children born to Joseph Charles and Allene (Townsend) Arndt. Having lived in Missouri following his birth...
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Marge Keehfuss

A Celebration of Life Open House will be held for Marge Keehfuss Saturday, August 7, 2021, from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at the Ute Indian Museum, 17253 Chipeta Rd.  Light refreshments will be served....
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Tobe Lee Hergenrader

July 19, 2021

TOBE LEE HERGENRADER February 21, 1950 – July 19, 2021   Tobe Hergenrader, a Montrose, Colorado native, died peacefully at his home on July 19, 2021.  His parents owned the Southside Salvage Wrecking Yard south of town.  Understanda...

Marion Appelhanz (Myers)

July 21, 2021

Montrose resident Marion (Myers) Appelhanz passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday, July 21, 2021. Marion was born in Hyattville, Wyoming to Robert and Christine (Stadler) Myers, on November 17, 1937. In 1944 the family made the move from Wyoming...

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Tom Garcia

July 22, 2021

Tom Garcia (Papa, Speedy) June 18, 1949 - July 22, 2021 Tom passed away at his home in Montrose, CO surrounded by his loving family. Tom Garcia was born in Pagosa Springs, CO. Tom met his wife Hazel when he was 14 years old. They were marrie...