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Craig Roy Hayes

January 6, 2023

Craig Roy Hayes of Montrose, CO passed away on January 6, 2023 after complications with cancer.  He was 58 years and in the comfort of his home surrounded by his family and friends. Craig was born Nov. 12, 1964, to Roy & Geri Hayes in Boise, ID....
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Cherry Lynn Rycenga (Stoltzfus)

January 8, 2023

Cherry Lynn Rycenga, age 52, passed away peacefully January 8th, 2023, after a long, hard battle with ovarian cancer. She was born September 1st, 1970, in Lancaster County PA to Levi Stoltzfus and Edna Quay. She met her husband Kent Rycenga at the YW...

Susan Marie Madrid (Chavez)

January 6, 2023

Susan Marie Madrid Susan was born on May 27th, 1931 and passed in her home surrounded by family on January 6th 2023, she was born to Romanaldo and Anita Chavez in Montrose Colorado. Susan worked at the Montrose Memorial Hospital for over thirty pl...
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Charles (Chuck) Ray Gwin

December 18, 2022

Charles Ray (Chuck) Gwin of Montrose, CO passed away on December 18, 2022, just two days after his 85th birthday. He was in the comfort of his home and surrounded by family. Chuck was born in Montrose December 16, 1937, to Eugene and Betty Gwin. Chuc...

Lucille Gayle Evans

December 2, 2022

Lucille Gayle Evans February 12, 1947 – December 2, 2022 Lucille Gayle Evans, age 75, passed away at her home in Montrose, CO from heart failure on December 2, 2022. At her request her remains will be cremated. A memorial service and celebrat...
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Barbara (Jane) Groff

December 16, 2022

Montrose resident Barbara (Jane) Groff passed away December 16, 2022. She was born Jan. 15, 1933 and was 89 years old. She followed in the path of her beloved husband, Lorenzo Groff. She is survived by her brother Lloyd Heitmeyer and his wife L...
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Peggy Jean Walker

December 7, 2022

Peggy Jean Walker Peggy Walker passed away December 7, 2022, following respiratory health issues. She was born to Lola and George Robinson on August 9, 1940 in Carbondale, Illinois. Peggy received her BA degree from Southern Illinois University...

Larry L. Fredericksen

December 9, 2022

Larry L. Fredericksen, President & Co-Founder of Haven House, went suddenly, at his home into the benevolent arms of Jesus at the vibrant age of 85 years young on Friday, December 9, 2022. Larry, beloved husband of Lillian, and loving father o...
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Mary Adele Black (Braithwaite)

December 3, 2022

Mary Adele Braithwaite Black Mary Adele Braithwaite Black, 77, of Montrose, Colorado, passed away on Saturday, December 03, 2022. Mary was born April 18, 1945, to Eugene Glen Braithwaite and Genevieve Kopp Braithwaite in Los Angeles, California...

Zane Thomas Hollingshead

December 3, 2022

Zane Thomas Hollingshead was born October 19, 1960 in Gunnison, CO to Joseph T. Hollingshead and Marlene Kay Hobbs he passed into the hands of the Lord on Dec. 3, 2022.The family made their home in Montrose where Zane attended the Montrose schools. ...


Bruce Wayne Gattis

November 24, 2022

Bruce Wayne Gattis February 23, 1938-Novenber 24, 2022 Bruce Gattis was born in San Antonio TX to Everett Gattis and Louise Agurie.  He graduated from Laurel High School in Laurel, MD and went on to complete Bachelor and Medical degrees at the...
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Carrie Allison-Folga

November 12, 2022

Carrie Allison-Folga; April 2, 1982 – November 12, 2022 On the morning of Saturday, November 12, 2022, Carrie Allison-Folga passed away unexpectedly at the young age of 40.   Carrie was a beloved wife to her husband, Kevin, and a wonderful mot...

James (Jim) Carver

November 11, 2022

James (Jim) Carver, 67, of Montrose, passed away peacefully on November 11, 2022, at home surrounded in love by his family.  Jim was born January 19, 1955 in Denver, CO to Ralph and Lucinda (Carhart) Carver. He joined his sister, Delphine and brothe...
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Barbara (Ludene) L. Smith (Riley)

November 11, 2022

Barbara L. Smith “Ludene”, age 83, passed away on November 11, 2022, in Grand Junction, CO. She was surrounded by her 6 children: Dean A. Smith, Valerie Dianne Pulsipher, Susan Haschen, Glenn D. Smith, Robert D. Smith and Lisa D. Manley.  Lud...
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Jennifer (Jenny) Marie Franciose

November 14, 2022

Jennifer Marie Franciose June 16, 1982 – November 14, 2022  On the morning of November 14, 2022, our loving daughter, mother and grandmother, Jennifer “Jenny” Franciose, passed away in an automobile accident in Delta, Colorado at the age...
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Andrea Joann White (Frisch)

November 8, 2022

Andrea Joann Frisch White born September 15th, 1974 and died November 8th, 2022. Andrea is survived by and was the daughter of Robert Conrad Frisch of Grand Junction and Georgeann Jacobs of Olathe.  She is also survived by her daughters McKayla Ann ...

Pam Lillard

October 17, 2022

Pam Lillard, 78, passed away in her home on Monday, October 17, 2022. She was surrounded by her husband, Dick, of 60 years and her two daughters, Kimber and Dana. Pam was born on September 28, 1944 at the naval yard in Brooklyn, New York. After 15...
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Elizabeth (Betty) Van Liere

September 23, 2022

Ninety-eight-year-old Elizabeth (Betty) Van Liere was born in Holland, Michigan on 11/15/1923 and passed away 09/23/2022 in Montrose, Colorado following a brief illness. She was surrounded by family, deeply loved, and left a tremendous void. Bett...
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Brett M Patterson

November 4, 2022

On Friday, November 4, 2022 our beloved Brett M. Patterson departed this earth and went to his eternal home at age 65. Born in Phoenix, Az Brett’s childhood was filled with Sunday drives into the desert, vacations to National Parks with his moth...
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Jerry Donald Overton

November 1, 2022

Jerry Overton  Jerry Donald Overton, 79, passed on 1 November, 2022, in Montrose, Colorado. Jerry was born on 21 June 1943 to George L. and Lucille Baldwin Overton in Memphis, Tennessee. He had two sisters, Barbara and Nell (deceased), and two br...

Edwin Syriac

October 17, 2022

Edward “Guitar Eddie” Syriac was born on April 21, 1948 and passed away October 17, 2022.  Ed is survived by his wife Robin.  He also leaves a son Wyatt (Kasie) Syriac of Palmer, Mass., with 3 grandchildren Felicia, Page, Kala, and a great-gran...
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Charleen Dian Beard (Mills)

October 30, 2022

Charleen Dian (Mills) Beard, went peacefully to the Lord on Sunday, October 30, 2022 in her home surrounded by her family. She was born on January 20, 1933 to Violet (Mueller) and Ivan Mills in Los Angeles, California and was raised in San Pedro, CA....

Manaun (Maxine) Fotheringham (Underwood)

October 15, 2022

Our dear sister, Manaun “Maxine” Fotheringham, age 89, sadly passed away at her home in Montrose, Colorado on October 15, 2022. Maxine was born in Garfield, New Mexico to Melvin and Bess Underwood in 1932. She married the love of her life, Harry ...

Paul T. Sarnstrom

October 15, 2022

Paul T. Sarnstrom December 3, 1951 ~ October 15, 2022 Paul T. Sarnstrom was born in Wisconsin on December 3, 1951, to Howard and Doris (Wamsley) Sarnstrom. A longtime resident of Montrose, Paul passed away on Saturday, October 15, 2022, at M...

Pamela Renee Gurney (Glick)

October 24, 2022

Pamela Renee Glick Gurney was born to Jerry and Dorothy Glick on March 13th, 1959, in Alice Texas, and returned to be with her Heavenly Father on October 24th, 2022, at the age of 63. Pam married Robert Christian Lambert on December 12, 1976. Robbie ...

Anne MCClelland

October 18, 2022

Anne McClelland In memory of our mother, Anne Lee McClelland, aged 85, passed away on October 18, 2022. She leaves behind 2 sons: Bill and Matt, 4 grandchildren, 3 great grandchildren, and 1 great great grandson. With all our love we are so hap...


Gayland Steven Thompson

October 17, 2022

Gayland Steven Thompson, age 69, passed away peacefully at the Historic Calamity Camp on the Uncompahgre Plateau on October 17, 2022, while out on a ride enjoying the fall colors and a picnic with his family. Gayland was born on October 4, 1953 in...


Graydon (Jack) Durham, Jr.

October 16, 2022

Graydon “Jack” Durham, Jr. How do you encapsulate the life of a beloved family hero in the sterile environment of an obituary?  How do you let people know that someone who was so loved and admired is no longer present in your lives and how de...