Elizabeth Cheney (Nicholson)

Elizabeth Nicholson Cheney, a long-time Montrose resident and caring community member who took care of more than a dozen foster children while raising her five daughters, died Friday at her home, surrounded by loving family members. An avid travel...

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Nolan McCauley

August 29, 2022

Nolan McCauley was born May 31, 1934 in Vernon, Texas. He was baptized on August 28,1960 and went home to be with Jesus on August 29, 2022. He passed away at his home with his wife of 61 years, Betty Jean, by his side.  Nolan moved to Tucumcari, N...

Gregory Blake Frasier

August 23, 2022

Gregory Blake Frasier, Born October 4th, 1954, in Montrose Colorado, to Harold Dwain Frasier and Betty Eloise Jackson. Went to his Final resting place on August 23rd, 2022, at the age of 67, in his family home unexpectedly. Greg lived life to the ...
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Christobal (Chris) Nicolas Martinez

August 23, 2022

Chris N. Martinez Cristobal Nicolas Martinez, 82, known by most as “Chris Sr.”, passed away in his home on Tuesday, August 23, 2022, after a long battle with lung cancer.  He will be missed and will always hold a special place in our hearts. ...

Hugo (Bill) Frigetto

August 24, 2022

Hugo “Bill” Frigetto wanted so badly to live to be 90 years old and he made it! Bill passed away in the early morning hours on Wednesday August 24, 2022. Bill was born on June 18, 1932 in Sterling, Colorado. He was very proud of his Italian de...

Randy Nicolas

August 24, 2022

Randy Nicolas, born December 25th, 1988, to Augie and Suzie Nicolas passed away Wednesday August 24th, 2022, in Montrose CO. Randy was one heck of a cowboy, always riding, roping, and working cattle. There wasn’t a horse he couldn’t ride. He c...

Devon Eathan Hardin

August 24, 2022

Devon Eathan Hardin, our son, was called home to Heaven on August 24th, 2022.  He was born to parents Benjamin and Michelle Hardin on July 30th, 2004 in Pueblo, Colorado.  He was an amazing, caring soul and made a mark on everyone whose life he ent...


Richard E Cook

Richard E. Cook Richard Eugene Cook was born September 17, 1929, in Vici, Oklahoma to Robert and Myrtle Cook (nee) Canfield. Richard was the third child; his brothers Leslie and Alfred preceded him.  After Richard was born, Margie and Edward foll...

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John Wayne Casedy

August 21, 2022

John Wayne Casedy, age 58, passed away on Sunday August 21st at his family home in Montrose, Colorado. He was born April 7th, 1964, in Wheatridge, Colorado to Dave and Pat Casedy. Sgt. in the U.S. Army served in the Iraq Freedom Campaign with the ...
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Ryan Grace Johnson

August 11, 2022

Ryan Grace Johnson left this world unexpectedly on August 11, 2022, at the age of 2. Ryan was born on June 20, 2020, to parents Rachael (Redifer) Johnson and Mitch Johnson. A bright and bubbly toddler, Ryan was known by her family to know exactly wha...

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James (Jim) William Hunter

July 26, 2022

James (Jim) William Hunter, 77, died peacefully at home on July 26, 2022, after a lengthy battle with Salivary Gland Cancer. He was born on November 13, 1944, to William (Bill) Anderson and Milre Maxine (Goodrich) Hunter in Denver, Colorado. He wa...

Donald (Alan) Woods

August 3, 2022

Donald “Alan” Woods October 18, 1966-August 3, 2022 Alan Woods lost his battle with cancer the evening of August 3rd at his daughter’s home in Montrose, Colorado. His family was by his side, just as he always was for them. The phrase, ...

Wayne A Gatschet

July 23, 2022

Wayne A Gatschet was born April 26, 1958, to Moral and Esther Gatschet in Montrose Colorado, where he lived his entire life. He passed away July 23, 2022. Wayne graduated from Montrose High School and went on to obtain an associate's degree in electr...

Merrill Ray Kaufmann

June 26, 2022

Merrill Ray Kaufmann, 81, died peacefully at home on June 26, 2022, after a lengthy battle with Parkinson’s Disease.  His final days were made brighter thanks to his many outstanding caregivers as well as the support of Hope West Hospice.  Merril...

S. Donna Jackson (Ellis)

May 31, 2022

S. Donna Jackson passed away on May 31, 2022, peacefully in the Elk Ridge Care Facility in Montrose, Colorado. She was 84 years old and had her 5 children Cathy Seibel Bayfield, Ron Barnes of Montrose, Emmett (Karin) Barnes of Montrose, Crystal (Dan)...

David E Hollingshead

July 9, 2022

David E. Hollingshead 87, born December 28, 1934, passed away on July 9, 2022 at 6pm in Olathe, CO. Dave was born in Gunnison at home on a ranch to Charles and Louisa (Batte) Hollingshead. He grew up around Western Colorado, second oldest with 4 brot...


Dallas Ray Hoffman, Sr.

July 13, 2022

Our beloved Husband, Father, Grandfather and Great-grandfather Dallas Ray Hoffman Sr.’s, love of life did not come to an end with his death. He passed away peacefully in his home in Montrose, CO on July 13th at the age of 89 after a courageous batt...

Elizabeth Camacho (Segura)

July 1, 2022

Elizabeth Segura Camacho passed away peacefully at her home surrounded by her family and loved ones on July 1,2022. Her vigil will be held Monday July 11, 2022 at Crippin Funeral Home from 3:30-7:30 . Following a mass Tuesday July 12,2022 at 10:00 a....
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Kenneth Steven Tilton

March 3, 2022

Kenneth Steven Tilton Kenneth Steven “Steve” Tilton, 65, died peacefully Thursday, March 3, 2022, at his home in Telluride, Colorado. Born in Alton, Illinois on January 29, 1957, he was the son of Cynthia J. (Thompson) and Kenneth C. Tilton...
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Domonic (Pedro) Garcia

June 24, 2022

Domonic “Pedro” Garcia, tragically passed away on June 24, 2022 in a car accident. He was born in Thornton Colorado April 18, 2003 to parents Misti Gallegos and Gilbert Garcia. He spent most of his childhood in Grand Junction Colorado and Rifle C...

Jack Lee Northrup

June 22, 2022

Jack Lee Northrup Jack Lee Northrup passed away at his home in Eckert, Colorado on June 22, 2022, at the age of 65. He was born on August 09, 1956, in Alturas, California to Jack and Betty Northrup and lived with his brothers Rick and Lonnie, and ...

Ernest (Chuck) Charles Turner III

May 29, 2022

Our father Ernest “Chuck” Charles Turner III left this world unexpectedly on 5/29/2022 at the age of 57 in Montrose, Co. He will be sadly missed and will always hold a place in our hearts. He was born March 17, 1965 to Ernest Turner & Tomm...

Lillie Morales (Aguilar)

June 27, 2022

Lillie Morales passed away June 27 peacefully in her home, she was 95 years old. Lillie was born March 6, 1927 to Joe Martinez and Aurora Aguilar in Montrose Colorado. She had 5 siblings, Mary Chávez, Chonie Chávez, David Olguin, Margret McDowell, ...

Melvin Wayne Staats

June 8, 2022

Melvin Wayne Staats January 10, 1947 - June 8, 2022 On June 8th, 2022, Melvin Wayne Staats went to be with our father in Heaven. Melvin Wayne Staats was born on January 10th, 1947, in Telluride, Colorado to parents Lowell Staats and Esther (Mor...

Bess (Bessie) May Fithian

June 3, 2022

Bess May Fithian, (Bessie), passed away in her home in Montrose of natural causes on June 3, 2022. She died at the age of 62. Bess moved to Montrose with her mother in 1975 and has lived in Montrose most of her life. She graduated from Montrose...

Peggy Ramona Cooper (Stutler)

June 11, 2022

Peggy Ramona Cooper was born January 19, 1929, the fourth of six children to George and Winona Stutler in Montrose, Colorado.  She would grow up through the Great Depression which would have a lasting impact on her all her life.  She often recalled...

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Vernon Floyd Hudson

October 28, 2021

  Vernon Floyd Hudson Vernon Floyd Hudson, 86, of Ridgway, Colorado, passed away peacefully with his family by his side October 28, 2021. Vernon was born October 29, 1934, in Wheatland, Wyoming, to Floyd and Vesta Hudson. Vernon’s family mov...
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Jill Pierson

January 30, 2022

Jill Pierson was born on June, 17, 1975 in Montrose, Colorado, to Martin Pierson and Rose (McKelvey). She lived in Montrose most of her life, moving briefly to Cortez, Colorado, where she graduated from high school. Jill was a bright and shining s...