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...
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Dorothy Ann Goff

Dorothy Ann Goff was born on September 28, 1956, in Mancos, Colorado to Walter and Josephine Goff. She graduated from Fort Lewis college with a degree in secretarial science. She married Bob Goode on June 6, 1981 in Mancos. Together they had their da...


William (Bill) Joseph Koch

September 27, 2022

William (Bill) Joseph Koch joined his wife in Heaven on September 27, 2022. He was born in Santa Fe, New Mexico, December 23, 1937 to Joseph and Erma Koch (Haas) and grew up in Haskins, Ohio. Bill served as an Air Force radio operator in Germany. ...

Wanda Jean LaRue (Wright)

September 29, 2022

Wanda Jean LaRue was born February 5, 1939 in the family home belonging to her parents O. A. and Fanny Wright of Paris, Arkansas. She was welcomed into the family by two older brothers, Lindell and Bobby.  Together they all later welcomed three addi...

Pattie Lou Simons (Philebaum)

September 29, 2022

Pattie Lou Simons beloved wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother was called home to heaven September 29, 2022 at her home in Montrose, CO. Born to Delmer and Rachel Philebaum on September 14, 1938 in Kokomo, IN. Pattie graduated from Portlan...


John Joseph Deltondo

September 23, 2022

John Joseph Deltondo, age 88, of Montrose, entered into eternal rest on September 23, 2022, at Mantey Heights Care Center in Grand Junction, Colorado where he had been residing since July of 2022 under Hospice care. Sadly, John had battled dementia f...
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Michael F. Nolan

July 29, 2022

Michael F. Nolan, retired academic from University of Missouri and resident of Cobble Creek in Montrose, CO died on July 29, 2022 after a hard fought battle of cancer at the age of 78 in the care of HopeWest of Montrose at his residence.  Michael ha...

Eleanor Mae Hoffman (White)

September 23, 2022

Our cherished Mother, Grandmother & Great Grandmother, Eleanor Mae Hoffman, passed away on September 23, 2022, at St. Mary’s Medical Center from complications of a fall. Her children and grandchildren surrounded her.  She has been reunited wit...
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Lorraine (Marti) Hahn (Martinson)

September 21, 2022

Lorraine “Marti” Hahn passed away on September 21, 2022 in Montrose, CO surrounded by her family. Lorraine was born in Queens, NY on February 27, 1946. Lorraine was preceded in death by her parents Martin Martinson and Lorraine Martinson and h...

Suzanne (Suzie) Shelley (Gardner)

September 20, 2022

Suzanne Shelley With unbearable sadness, but what comes with that is great relief, Mother, Mom, Ma left us Tuesday morning and was quickly reunited with our earthly Father, having been separated due to his untimely death March 6, 1999. She will al...
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Catherine (Kitty) Louise Geesing (Tripler)

September 16, 2022

Catherine Louise “Kitty” Geesing of Montrose died peacefully at Valley Manor Care Center on September 16, 2022; she was 84. Kitty was born July 28, 1938, in Montrose to Bernard and Lucile (Morris) Tripler.  She spent her childhood in Montrose...

John Merritt King

September 17, 2022

John Merritt King of Montrose, CO passed away on September 17, 2022, in Montrose, CO. John was born in Montrose to Dwain and Marilyn King on May 7, 1960.  He graduated from Olathe High School in 1978 and completed a course at the Delta-Montrose Voc-...


Lendell S Chasten

August 28, 2022

Lendell S. Chasten, 88, passed away peacefully at his home in Montrose, CO on Sunday, August 28th, 2022, surrounded by many loved ones. Lendell was born on December 20th, 1933, to Pastor Elree and Noble (Chitwood) Chasten in Ellington, MO. They la...

Andy Marinez

August 22, 2022

  Andrew "Andy" Raymond Martinez December 06, 1958- August 22, 2022 Andy Martinez 63, Federal Heights, Colorado. Andy was born in Montrose, Colorado on December 6, 1958, to Juan and Sadie Martinez. He is survived by his wife Eve...


August (Augie) George Nicolas

September 17, 2022

August George “Augie” Nicolas, 88, of Montrose, a prominent rancher in Montrose and Gunnison Counties, died Sept. 17, 2022, in Grand Junction from complications following surgery. Visitation will be from 10:30 a.m. until noon on Friday, Sept. ...

Patricia (Pat) Mary Caldwell

September 9, 2022

Patricia Mary Caldwell August 20, 1931 - September 9, 2022 Patricia “Pat” Mary Caldwell was born in Phoenix, Arizona on August 20, 1931. She passed away peacefully on September 9, 2022, surrounded by her family. She was a light in both her ...

Jonas Jr Najar

September 5, 2022

Jonas Jr Najar, age 41, of Olathe, Colorado, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, September 5, 2022. Jonas was born on April 15, 1981, to Jonas and Carol Najar. He spent his childhood in Olathe and attended school there. After high school he started w...