Obituaries
Friday August 01, 2014

b08 kinserJack “Skip” Kinser died July 15, 2014. He was 81.


He was born in Kansas Sept. 8, 1932, to Elmer and Billie Kinser. He had one sister, Jody Beaty. He lived his early years near Camp Hale. He befriended the soldiers of the 10th Mountain Division where he developed his love for the outdoors. He lived in the San Luis Valley and graduated from high school in Center.

Terry Dean Boyden of Glenwood Springs died Friday, July 11, 2014, at Delta County Memorial Hospital, as a result of injuries sustained in an auto accident. He was 33.

b08 lamptonLifetime Cedaredge resident Richard Lampton died in Gallup, N.M., July 12, 2014, while on a trip with his wife. He was 65.


A celebration of life was held July 17 at Taylor Funeral Service Chapel in Delta.
Mr. Lampton was born in Cedaredge June 17, 1949, to Leonard and Euella Lampton.

Terry Dean Boyden of Glenwood Springs died Friday, July 11, 2014, at Delta County Memorial Hospital, as a result of injuries sustained in an auto accident. He was 33.


A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m., Saturday, July 19, at Taylor Funeral Service Chapel in Delta with James Gall officiating. Interment will be at Olathe Cemetery.

Par Reh died Wednesday, July 9, 2014, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Grand Junction. He was 59.

a09 lampton Richard Lampton died July 12, 2014, while on a trip to Gallup, N.M. with his wife. He was 65.


A celebration of life will be held at 2 p.m, Thursday, July 17, at Taylor Funeral Service Chapel in Delta.
Mr. Lampton was born in Cedaredge June 17, 1949, to Leonard and Euella Lampton.
He married Martha Phipps Oct. 20, 1967, in Ottawa, Kan.

Maggie Matilda “Tillie” Gehring died July 4, 2014, at her home in Redmond, Wash. She was 94.

She was a Delta High School graduate.

Former Delta County resident John Joseph Lofstedt Jr. died Friday, July 11, 2014, at Memorial Hospital in Colorado Springs. He was 44.


A viewing for family and friends will be held from 5-7 p.m., Saturday, July 19, at Taylor Funeral Service Chapel in Delta. A celebration of life will be held at 1 p.m., Sunday, July 20, at the home of Mildred and Larry Eldredge, 13808 Pumpkin Hollow Road, Hotchkiss.

a09 brodelFrank Brodel, known to most as Farmer Frank, died Saturday, July 12, 2014, at his home in Hotchkiss. He was 91.


At his request, a private family service will be held at his home.
Mr. Brodel was born in Germany. When he was 3 years old he moved with his parents to Reading, Pa.

a10 shafferUriah Shaffer of Carbondale entered eternal life on Saturday, May 31, 2014, at the age of 39 following a kayak accident on the Crystal River near Marble.
Uriah was born on Aug. 16, 1974, and spent his childhood in Delta and Grand Junction, graduating from Fruita Monument High School in 1993.

He graduated from Colorado State University with a degree in construction management in 1999.  
Uriah lived every day to the fullest and was a true renaissance man. 

a10 fisherCedaredge resident Deborah “Debi” K. Fisher died Friday, July 11, 2014, at San Juan Living Center in Montrose. She was 67.


A celebration of life will take place at a later date.
Mrs. Fisher was born in Gilroy, Calif., May 29, 1947, to James and Ruby (Way) Allen.

Edwin W. Henion died July 9, 2014, at his home in Paonia. He was born Feb. 14, 1923, and was 91 years of age.


At his request, no services will be held.

Heber Richardson died July 8, 2014, at Delta County Memorial Hospital. He was 72.


He was born in Weir, Miss., April 7, 1942, to Samuel and Jenni Richardson. He spent most of his life in the Delta area.
He enjoyed the outdoors, woodworking, hunting and his dogs.

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