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Jonathan Edward Free

March 25, 2021

Jonathan Edward Free Jonathan Edward Free, 57, resident of Delta, Colorado went home to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on Thursday, March 25th, 2021. He was preceded in death by his eldest son, Kyle Edward Free, of Grand Junction, Col...
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Tammy Hale (Gordon)

March 22, 2021

Tammy Hale, age 55, of Montrose passed away early Monday morning, March 22, 2021, following a sudden illness. Tammy was born September 29, 1965 in Delta, Colorado to Don and Detra Gordon. She graduated from Montrose High School in 1984, developing...

Rita Charlene Rottinghaus (Kerrigan)

March 8, 2021

Rita Charlene Rottinghaus, 91, of Olathe, Colorado, passed away on March 8, 2021, in Montrose Memorial Hospital after a sudden illness. Rita was born on February 3, 1930, in Montrose, Colorado, to Hazel (Cornwell) and Edward Kerrigan. Her father w...

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Richard (Dick) Oblak

February 25, 2021

Richard (Dick) Oblak June14, 1937 - February 25, 2021 Dick passed away on February 25,2021at Montrose Memorial Hospital. A celebration of life service will March 13th at 10:00 AM at St. Daniel’s Church in Ouray, CO. Officiated by Father Na...

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Terriel (Terry) Haynes

March 4, 2021

Terriel “Terry” Haynes June 12, 1940 – March 4, 2021   Terry Haynes was born in Shelby, Mississippi on June 12, 1940. On June 6, 1967 he was inducted into the United States Army and completed Basic Training at Ft. Hood, Texas. ...

Henrietta Thompson

March 4, 2021

Henrietta Thompson left this world on March 4th to be with the Lord and her Husband of 73 years, Wayne Thompson.  She was 97 years old. Born in Knox County Kentucky on May 28, 1923, the farming family settled in the Marceline, Missouri area where...
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Darrell Duane (Corky) McNeer

February 24, 2021

Darrell Duane “Corky” McNeer August 6 1958 - February 24 2021   Corky was born in French Camp, California to Grace Mildred Gaines. Grace later married Allen Elmer McNeer who adopted and helped raised Corky. He lived in California an...

Alice M Zahniser (DeVincentis)

February 3, 2021

August 11, 1936-February 3, 2021 (age 84)   Alice M. Zahniser was born to Dan and Lucy DeVincentis on August 11, 1936 in Sams, Colorado, near Ouray, and passed away peacefully on February 3, 2021 at Valley Manor Care Center in Montrose.  ...

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Vernon Dunham

January 27, 2021

Vernon Dunham of Montrose, CO passed away January 27, 2021 at the age of 84. Vernon was born to Virgil and Ethel Dunham in Buena Vista, CO. He attended Delta High School and after graduating in 1954 signed up with the U.S. Army Reserves. In 1958 V...

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Richard John Friend

February 5, 2021

RICHARD JOHN FRIEND  (5/29/1946 – 2/05/2021)   Richard Friend was born on May 29, 1946 in Camden, New Jersey to Catherine and Paul Friend.  He attended Camden Catholic Schools until he enlisted in The United States Marine Corp in 1963.  H...
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Margot Gisela Bueche

January 4, 2021

Margot Gisela Bueche of Fruita, Colorado passed away on January 4, 2021 at Hope West in Grand Junction from complications of severe anemia after suffering from a fall. Margot was born in Nuremberg, Germany on December 9, 1938. She moved to the US in ...

Gerald Hilterbrand, Sr.

January 11, 2021

Gerald Hilterbrand Sr. Montrose resident Gerald Dean Hilterbrand Sr went home to be with his Lord on January 11, 2021 at San Juan Nursing Home.  He was 90 years old. There will be a visitation for friends on Thursday January 21, 2021 from 5:3...

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Jimmie L. Salaz

December 27, 2020

Jimmie L. Salaz passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family in Montrose Colorado on December 27, 2020. He was born on June 15, 1935 in Montrose Colorado to Celia Salazar and Joe P. Salaz.  He proudly served his country in the Marines. Aft...

Melvin Yardley

December 29, 2020

Melvin Yardley Dec. 8, 1938 – Dec. 29, 2020   Last night heaven gained an angel.... my grandpa. As a kid I spent my summers at his house. He taught me to fish and I’ll never forget him telling me I wouldn’t catch any fish if I did...

Harry W. Taylor, Jr.

December 19, 2020

Harry W. Taylor Harry W. Taylor, Jr., of Montrose, Colorado and formerly of Greensburg, Pennsylvania went to be with his Savior on December 19, 2020. He is survived by his "very best buddy,” his wife, Marsha Taylor, of 42 years, and many other d...
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Richard (Dick) Warren Bussing

December 7, 2020

Richard “Dick” Warren Bussing, 82, of Montrose, CO, went home to be with Jesus on December 7, 2020 after winning his battle from cancer. Dick was born September 20, 1938 in Del Norte, CO and was the second son of Warren and Mildred Bussing.  ...

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Jerry Weston Trudell

December 2, 2020

Jerry Weston Trudell Nov 9, 1932 – December 2, 2020 Jerry was one of the most celebrated, respected, and honored citizens of Montrose in the past sixty years.  Along with his beloved wife JoAnn, of 56 years, together they raised their blende...


Louis Von Schlosser

November 29, 2020

LOUIS VON SCHLOSSER   Louis Von Schlosser passed away on November 29th, 2020 while surrounded by his loved ones after a fiercely fought battle with cancer. On February 16, 1936, Louis was born to Clarence and Florence (England) Schlosse...

Coy Miller

November 12, 2020

Coy Miller Coy Miller, 95, passed away on November 12, 2020 at San Juan Living Center in Montrose, Colorado with his family by his side. Coy was born on March 27, 1925 to William H.J. and Mary Miller in Grassy, Missouri. He grew up in Grassy until...


James (Jimmy) Barber

September 19, 2020

On September 19th beloved Husband, Father, Veteran, and your Friend James “Jimmy” Barber went home to be with our Heavenly Father, just two days prior to his 54th Wedding Anniversary to his childhood sweetheart Sharon. 7th Generation of his Fa...
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Joan Ruth Johnson (Noble)

November 8, 2020

JOAN RUTH JOHNSON September 16, 1942-November 8, 2020 Joan Ruth Johnson, 78, of Montrose, Colorado passed away on November 8, 2020 in her home with her family by her side. Joan was born in Montrose, Colorado on September 16, 1942 to Howard &...

Lois Marie Bryan

November 5, 2020

Lois Marie Bryan January 7, 1927 – November 5, 2020 Lois Marie Bryan, age 93, passed away at Valley Manor Care Center on November 5th, 2020. Lois was a lifelong resident of the western slope. Born January 7th, 1927 in Montrose, she grew up in...
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Floyd Eugene (Bud) Wigton

October 22, 2020

Floyd Eugene “Bud” Wigton passed away peacefully at his home in Montrose, Colorado on Thursday, October 22, 2020 at the age of 92. His beloved dog Daisy and several family members were at his side. Floyd is predeceased by his wife of 62 years,...
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Laurence Leon Gunn

October 29, 2020

Laurence Leon Gunn Butch/Fast Gunn July 14, 1943-October 29, 2020   MONTROSE- Butch Gunn, the son of Harvey and Bertha Gunn was born July 14, 1943 in Grand Junction, CO. His battle to Mesothelioma was ended on October 29, 2020 at Mon...
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Ferris Elwood (Rocky) River

October 27, 2020

Ferris Elwood “Rocky” River May 14, 1941 - Oct. 27, 2020 Ouray native son and diehard baseball fan Ferris Elwood “Rocky” River rounded the bases and closed out the final inning of his life in Ventura County, Calif. on Oct. 27, 2020 – ...
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Barbara Jane McFadden (Gamblin)

October 25, 2020

  Barbara Jane Gamblin McFadden Barbara was welcomed into the world December 23, 1939 in Ludell, Kansas to Jess Oliver and Viola Kathryn Kruesch Gamblin. Her siblings Richard, Cordelia, Cletus, Norbert, Lyle and James took special care of ...


Donald Warren Hopping

Donald Warren Hopping was born on October 16,1932, to Webb and Josephine (Jackson) Hopping in Montrose, Colorado.  He went to school In the Montrose and Olathe areas, and graduated from Olathe High School in 1951. Donald was drafted into the Unit...

Robert Brahler

October 19, 2020

Robert Brahler age 79 of Montrose, Colorado passed away peacefully in his sleep, in his home surrounded by loving family members at 5:25 AM on October 19, 2020. Robert Brahler was born on October 13, 1941, at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester, ...