Denise "Katt" Hess, died on Oct. 2, 2016. She was 50.
She graduated from Cedaredge High School in 1984 and then joined the Marines.
No services are planned. A celebration of life will be held at a later date.
She was active in the Bayfield community and worked at the Bayfield Times newspaper. She enjoyed hiking and fishing, and was a helping hand to any one or animal that needed one.
She is survived by her parents, Darren and Gail Jones of Cedaredge; her brother, Brian Jones of Cedaredge; a sister, Christy Pierce of Grand Junction; three children, Jessie, Mason and Sadie Hess, all of Bayfield; and extended family.