David Seabury Ellis

December 14, 2021

David Seabury Ellis was born January 16, 1960, in Denver Colorado, the son of Jerry Lynch and Florence Ellis. David passed away on December 14, 2021, at St. Mary’s hospital in Grand Junction, Colorado. David was raised in the Denver area and comple...

Marcella Joyce Parker (Urban)

December 26, 2021

Marcella Joyce Parker passed away at home on December 26, 2021. Marcella was born to Joseph Urban Jr and Rose (Hulinsky) Urban on September 20, 1933 in Arcadia Nebraska.  She was raised on a farm and rode her horse several miles to the Myrtle tow...
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Lena Martinez

December 25, 2021

Lena Martinez was born at the Delta Memorial Hospital on July 20, 1950. She passed away on December 25, 2021. Lena is survived by her husband Joe Martinez, her sister Donna Delancy and her brother Lauane Addis (Jeanne), her children Sondra (Shorty), ...

Johnathan Neil Smith

December 17, 2021

Johnathan Neil Smith January 24, 1976 – December 17, 2021 Johnathan Neil Smith born January 24, 1976, in La Jara Colorado to Jim and Norene Smith of Sanford. John was 5th of 6 children. John graduated from Sanford high school in 1995. He then...

Jonathan L. Najar

December 17, 2021

Jonathan L Najar, September 16, 1969, to December 17, 2021. Jonathan was born to Teresa Arellano (Leyva) and Manuel Leyva. He lived in Montrose and Utah at a young age before moving back to Montrose. He was a graduate of Montrose High School. He e...

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Delmar Lawrence Leger

Delmar Lawrence Leger, was born July 1, 1929 to Charles N. and Stanley Mabel (Reece) Leger in Franklin, Ohio.  He spent his childhood in Denver, Colorado and graduated from West Denver High School he then furthered his education at Texas Tech Univer...

Luella I Bellgardt (Flowers)

December 17, 2021

Luella I. (Flowers) Bellgardt  October 15, 1924 - December 17, 2021  Luella went to her final home on Friday, December 17, 2021.  Luella was one of 10 children born to Abner and Anna Flowers of the Uncompahgre Valley.  She graduated from Mo...
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Kenneth (Kenny Ray) Raymond Chenevert

November 30, 2021

Kenneth Raymond “Kenny Ray” Chenevert, 54 long-time resident of Western Colorado, passed away peacefully in his home on November 30, 2021, after a short illness. Ken was born on March 19, 1967 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana to Ed and Joyce Chenever...

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Charles (Charlie) David Russell

December 9, 2021

Charles “Charlie” David Russell October 15, 1935 – December 9, 2021 Charlie was born October 15, 1935 in Ponca, NE to David Franklin and Lavona Bernice  (Force) Russell He passed away peacefully at home December  9, 2021 A memorial ...
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David Alan Franck

December 11, 2021

David Alan Franck passed away on December 11, 2021, at the age of 68. He is survived by his wife of 32 years, Jill Chitwood Francini Franck. He is also survived by his seven children; Naomi (Stephen) Vachon, Daniel (Heather) Franck, Adam (Nicole) ...


Donald E LaBarr

December 9, 2021

Donald E. LaBarr Sr., 90, went home to be with Jesus on December 9, 2021. He was born in 1931 in Montrose, Co., to Mabel (Sanburg) LaBarr and Raymond B. LaBarr, and spent his entire life in Montrose. He attended school in Montrose and graduated...

Edith Fay Davis (Martin)

December 3, 2021

Edith Fay Martin Davis went home to Jesus on December 3, 2021, at the age of 67. Edie was born to Earl and Laveta Martin on June 19, 1954 in Craig, CO. She was the second of three children. She enjoyed growing up on Great Divide and attending scho...

Vickie L Born

Vickie Born Vickie L. Born lived in Montrose, Colorado for the past three years of her life in the care of her devoted husband, Gary. She died quickly and peacefully at home in the presence of her family that had loved and cared for her as she suf...

Letitia (Tisha) Elaine Barber (Shipley)

November 30, 2021

Letitia (Tisha) Elaine Barber January 22, 1975 – November 30, 2021 Letitia Elaine Shipley was born at Fort Carson, Colorado, on January 22, 1975 to Thomas and Darlene (Cowell) Shipley. She left this world in peace from complications of sepsis...

Ruth Atwood

Ruth Atwood was born west of Oak Grove in her grandparents’ home. The daughter of Basil and Dortha Atwood. She went to Oak Grove School for one year, then moved to the Peach Valley area and attended school in Delta County for one year. She then mov...


Larry (Clifton) Krueger

November 30, 2021


Glen A. Hinshaw

November 12, 2021

Glen A. Hinshaw Glen Alan Hinshaw passed away November 12, 2012 at his home in Montrose, Colorado. He was eighty. Born August 11, 1941 to Leslie and Birdean Leggett Hinshaw, Glen grew up in North Denver graduating from North High School in 1959. I...


Robert Eugene Romero

November 29, 2021

Robert Eugene Romero   Died early morning of 11-29-2021 in the presence of his step-daughter Brandi and Hope West Hospice, he was 85 years old. Robert (Bob) was born to Henry Romero and Mary Madaline (O’Donald) Romero on Feb. 2, 1936,...

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Richard (Rick) Levi LaPena

November 27, 2021

Richard Levi LaPena (Rick) Rick passed away Saturday, November 27th at St. Mary's Hospital in Grand Junction. He was on August 2nd, 1973, to Terry and Rebecca LaPena in Montrose. He was a lifelong resident of Montrose, except the years he was in t...

Laura Lou Clair (Gates)

November 27, 2021

Laura Lou Clair (Gates) ran with joy into her Savior’s arms on Saturday, November 27th, 2021 @ 4:14 pm. She was surrounded by the love of her family and in her home as she rejoined her beloved husband, Dave Clair and many other precious family a...


William (Bill) Robert Schmutzler

November 7, 2021

William “Bill” Robert Schmutzler left this world on Sunday, November 7, 2021.  Bill was born in Denver on February 16, 1940, to Chris Schmutzler and Eleanor Callison of St. Joseph, Missouri. Bill grew up in Denver and graduated from East High. ...

Bonnie Jean Williams (Bastian)

November 25, 2021

Bonnie Jean (Bastian) Williams graduated to Heaven on November 25, 2021.  She was born to Weldon and Melba (Parker) Bastian in Spokane, Washington on September 16, 1941. Bonnie was the third of seven children in their family. Bonnie Jean had a ze...

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John Edward Appelhanz

November 5, 2021

  John Edward Appelhanz   John Edward Appelhanz, lifetime resident of the Montrose / Olathe area, passed away on Friday, November 5, 2021, at the age of 89. John E. was born on January 23, 1932, to John and Mary (Unrein) Appelhanz....

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Danny Bud Blowers

October 31, 2021

DANNY BUD BLOWERS 10/10/48 – 10/31/21   Danny was born and raised in Montrose CO. He attended Northside and Columbine and was a wrestler for Montrose High School. He attended and wrestled for Trinidad State and Mesa College. He then s...
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Ester & Romana Montonati & Hibbs

Beloved Sisters Ester Montonati 10/11/1938 ~ 11/1/2021 and Romana G Hibbs 11/18/1942 ~ 11/4/2021   Both Ester and Romana were born in Regnana, Italy, to Dominico and Clementina (Mattivi) Groff. After immigrating to the United States, th...
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Kathryn Alice Bruce (Watson)

October 9, 2021

Kathryn Alice Bruce August 9, 1934 - October 9, 2021   Kathryn was born to David and Alice Watson in Bellaire, Kansas. She and her family moved to Montrose when she was five. She attended school in Montrose, graduating from High School ...


Harold Lewis Hansen

November 4, 2021

Harold Lewis Hansen, age 87, passed away peacefully on November 4, 2021, in Montrose.   Harold was born in 1934 in Seward Nebraska and moved to his longtime home of Montrose in 1964. `Harold is survived by his wife Goldie Hansen who resides in t...

Lloyd Eldon Watson

October 21, 2021

Lloyd Eldon Watson May 7, 1930 – October 21, 2021 Lloyd Eldon Watson was born May 7,1930 to David and Alice (Clemison) Watson in Kansas and was one of 6 children. The family moved from Kansas to Montrose, CO at a young age. Lloyd married J...