James Evan Petersen

July 27, 2021

James Evan Petersen died Tuesday, July 27, 2021 in Montrose, CO surrounded by his family. Jim was born October 26, 1928 to Evan and Pearl Wright Petersen in Las Animas, CO. After graduating from Bent County High School in 1946, he joined the Navy ...

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Harold Wacker

August 19, 2021

Harold Wacker, Beloved husband, brother, father, and grandfather left this life to be with his Savior August, 19th 2021. Harold died of natural causes at the young age of 90. Harold is survived by his wife Kathleen, his brother Delbert, his oldest...


Gary Wenande

August 5, 2021

Gary was born on February 24, 1939, in Mitchell, South Dakota to John P. and Ann Wenande.  He graduated from the University of South Dakota and proudly served in the United States Army and the Minnesota National Guard.  He had a successful career a...
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Jane (Janey) Adelyn Smith (Cernota)

August 17, 2021

  Jane (Janey) Adelyn Smith from Montrose, CO was the firstborn child of Elsie and Henry Cernota; she passed away August 17 just three days shy of her 60th wedding anniversary.   Janey was born in Oak Park Illinois and is of 100% Czech desc...

Norma Jean Henson

August 13, 2021

  Norma Jean Henson 6/27/1930 - 8/13/2021 Norma Henson, 91, passed away peacefully from natural causes Aug. 13, 2021.  A long time Montrose resident, Norma was active in the Oddfellows & Rebekah lodge, Rosemont Baptist and First Bapti...
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Dorothy Jeanne Sumner (Hawley)

July 17, 2021

DOROTHY J. SUMNER Dorothy Jeanne Sumner was born to Oliver and Bertha Hawley on November 8, 1925 in Oakland, California.  She married William Bruce Sumner on June 8, 1945, in First Church of the Nazarene in Denver, Colorado.  She went to be with...
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Leslie Christian (Chris) Hauck

July 29, 2021

Leslie Christian (Chris) Hauck died in his sleep on Thursday, July 29, at his home in Montrose, Colorado. He was 80 years old. Chris was born in Burbank, California in 1941. He graduated from UCLA Law School and enjoyed a career primarily focused in ...
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Martha (Ann) Nichols (Wilson)

August 3, 2021

Ann Nichols September 2, 1947 – August 3, 2021   Martha ‘Ann’ Wilson Nichols was born in Smithville, Missouri on September 2, 1947, and entered her eternal home on August 3, 2021 at the age of 73. She is the daughter of the lat...

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Emory Franklin Arndt

July 29, 2021

Emory Franklin Arndt was born July 12, 1932, in Walsh, CO, and passed away in his home in Montrose, CO, July 29, 2021. He was the third of eight children born to Joseph Charles and Allene (Townsend) Arndt. Having lived in Missouri following his birth...
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Marge Keehfuss

A Celebration of Life Open House will be held for Marge Keehfuss Saturday, August 7, 2021, from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at the Ute Indian Museum, 17253 Chipeta Rd.  Light refreshments will be served....
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Tobe Lee Hergenrader

July 19, 2021

TOBE LEE HERGENRADER February 21, 1950 – July 19, 2021   Tobe Hergenrader, a Montrose, Colorado native, died peacefully at his home on July 19, 2021.  His parents owned the Southside Salvage Wrecking Yard south of town.  Understanda...

Marion Appelhanz (Myers)

July 21, 2021

Montrose resident Marion (Myers) Appelhanz passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday, July 21, 2021. Marion was born in Hyattville, Wyoming to Robert and Christine (Stadler) Myers, on November 17, 1937. In 1944 the family made the move from Wyoming...

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Tom Garcia

July 22, 2021

Tom Garcia (Papa, Speedy) June 18, 1949 - July 22, 2021 Tom passed away at his home in Montrose, CO surrounded by his loving family. Tom Garcia was born in Pagosa Springs, CO. Tom met his wife Hazel when he was 14 years old. They were marrie...

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Robert James Duncan

July 22, 2021

Robert James Duncan Robert James Duncan was born to his mother Helen Marshall and father Robert William Duncan on July 16, 1932.  Robert’s mother gave birth to him in Manhatten, KS near her family and at 3 weeks old they returned to their homet...

John Roland Owens

June 12, 2021

John Roland Owens, loving husband, father and grandfather, of Montrose, Co, passed away on June 12, 2021. John was born July 27, 1965, in Delta, Co, to Roy and Betty Owens, both of whom proceeded him in death. He is survived by his wife of 30 y...


Glen Logan

July 11, 2021

Glen Roy Logan Dec 20.1929       July 11, 2021 Glen Logan 91, passed away July 11, 2021 at Delta hospital, Delta Colorado. Born in Hugo Colorado, Glen was the sixth out of eight children born to Claude and Grace Logan. He was the last ...

Katerine Grace Church (Naumann)

July 13, 2021

Katherine Grace Church left this world on Tuesday, July 13 to be with her husband Clellie Frederick Church in heaven. Katherine, daughter to departed Rev. Gottfried Naumann and Katherine Naumann was the beloved sister of William, Walter and Vicky;...

Yvonne A. Kuta

July 13, 2021

Yvonne A. Kuta of Montrose passed away on Tuesday, July 13, 2021, at Montrose Memorial Hospital after her battle with advanced cervical cancer. She was with family when she passed, and in the end, it was peaceful and calm, surrounded by love. Yvon...


Jack Benny Hitt

July 14, 2020

Jack Benny Hitt, 81, of Montrose, Colorado, passed away on Tuesday, July 14th, 2020. A teacher, a learner, a builder, a baker, and a cabinet maker. Jack was born in Dalton, Georgia to William Clea and Tennie Bishop Hitt on July 18, 1938.  He was ...
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Lois Curfman (Price)

January 4, 2021

Lois Curfman passed away peacefully on January 4, 2021, at Colorow Care Center. She was 94. Lois touched many people during her life in Montrose County and she leaves a legacy born of her dedication to education and volunteerism. Lois Price was bo...
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Dan Olson

July 28, 2020

While caring for the property where he communed with the Colorado mountains, 72 year-old Dan Olson lost his life in a tragic accident on Tuesday, July 28, 2020. Dan was a quiet professional.  He listened in order to understand and spoke to affirm...

Madalene McCoy (Watkins)

June 17, 2021

Madalene Watkins McCoy passed away peacefully at the age of 95 at her home June 17, 2021. She was born in Short, Oklahoma, April 26,1926, to Lavada Pollard Watkins and M.M. Watkins. She was preceded by her husband of 67 years, Don McCoy and daughter-...


Viva Christine Raimer Rash Schmitz

June 21, 2021

  On September 23, 1931, twin daughters were born to Verlie Hughes Wheeler Raimer and William Horace Raimer, of Briartown, Oklahoma. Viva and Veva were the youngest of nine brothers and sisters- Arthur Wheeler, Willard (Tim) Raimer, Juanita N...
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Larry Clayton Pfister

June 6, 2021

Larry Clayton Pfister, of Montrose, Colorado, passed away on June 6th, 2021 at the age of 67 after a short illness at home. Larry is survived by his wife, Carolyn Pfister; his children, Terra Janaun (Pfister) Melvin and husband Waco, Stark Lance C...

Ted Lecortus Evans

May 25, 2021

On November 11, 1946, Ted Lecortus Evans was born to Fredrick Smith and Marjorie Jean Evans in Lincoln, Nebraska.  When Ted was three, the Evans family made the move back to Wallace, where Fred’s family had long family ties. Ted’s middle name co...

Tom Doherty

Tom Doherty   The family of Tom Doherty would like to invite you to a celebration of life at Crippin Funeral Home, 802 E. Main Street Montrose, Colorado Friday June 18, 2021 at 6:00pm. On Saturday June 19, 2021 at 10:00am a funeral mass...
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Ruth Margarete Richards

June 24, 2021

Ruth Margarete Richards Ruth M. Richards, a life-long resident of Colorado, passed away on Thursday, June 24th, 2021, at her home in Montrose, Colorado, surrounded by her loving family.  Born on February 8, 1916, in Olathe, Colorado to John and P...
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Ruby Belle Williams (Moore)

March 14, 2021

Ruby Belle Williams January 5, 1933-March 14, 2021 MONTROSE---Ruby Belle Williams, age 88, of Montrose, passed away on Sunday evening March 14, 2021 at Montage Creek Senior Living. Ruby will be lovingly missed by her daughter Jennifer Fallis...