Lifetime Delta County resident Susan Smith passed away on Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, at St. Mary’s Medical Center in Grand Junction, Colorado. She was 71 years of age.

Kathleen (Kay) Faye Stoner returned to live with her Heavenly Father on Sept. 5, 2020. Kathleen leaves behind her husband, Charles R. Stoner, daughters, Heather Oman and family of Montrose, Colorado, and Holly Knowles and family of Meeker, Colorado. She was the proud grandmother of six grand…

John "Jay" Doles, 63, former longtime resident of Cedaredge, received his angel wings on Sept.17, 2020. Cedar City, Utah, was his home and will be his final resting place.

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Brian Beatty, known locally by some as "BB," passed away unexpectedly on Sept. 10, 2020, at the age of 72. He was a very gentle giant and lover of the earth and all that is good. Brian is survived by six nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, Homer G. and Louisa G. (nee…

Corinne Alice (Coleman) Allen went to be with our Lord and Savior on Sept. 6, 2020. She passed away quietly at the Arkansas Valley Medical Center in La Junta, Colorado. She was born on May 5, 1935, in Denver, Colorado, to Elmer Edward Coleman and Joyce Alice Peterson.

Dexter Clyde Lewis, of Olathe, Colorado, passed away peacefully at his home, in the early morning hours of Sept. 6, 2020, with his wife at his side.

Michael Edward Schmaltz passed away Sept. 6, 2020, at his Grand Junction residence. He was 63.

Robert (Bob) Clair Holden born on May 13, 1949, to Clarence and Dorothy Holden in Delta Colorado passed away Sept. 6, 2020, at his home after a battle with cancer.

Cedaredge resident Sandra L. Wilson passed away on Thursday, Sept. 10, 2020, at her home in Cedaredge, Colorado. She was 43 years old.

Velda Bernice McCabe Mangan passed away peacefully on Sept. 6, 2020, in Corvallis, Oregon. Velda was born in Hotchkiss, Colorado, on Oct. 29, 1932, where she spent her childhood summers on a sheep ranch on The Muddy in the Ragged Mountains. Her first jobs were working at the local movie thea…

Walter Marion Eggleston died Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020, at his home in Lincoln, Nebraska. He reached his goal of becoming a centurion. He was born July 8, 1920, to Ora and Dora (Wieters) Eggleston in Lewistown, Montana. In 1923, the family moved back to their previous home in South Dakota.

Don, beloved father, brother, uncle, and friend passed away at his home in Paonia, Colorado, after a long illness. He was born to Don and Patsy (Morrison) Newbury in Aspen at the old Pitkin County Hospital on Red Mountain. He spent his youth in Aspen and graduated from Aspen High School in 1969.

Eleanor Watkins went home to be with Jesus, whom she loved so dearly, on Aug. 29, 2020. She was surrounded by her loving family as she peacefully left to join her husband and son in Paradise.

Longtime Cedaredge, Colorado resident, Gertrude “Trudy” Deubler, passed away on Thursday, Sept. 3, 2020, at Horizons Care Center in Eckert, Colorado. She was 91 years of age.

Longtime Eckert, Colorado, resident Laura E. Nyland passed away peacefully on Sunday, Aug. 30, 2020 at Colorow Care Center in Olathe, Colorado. She was 87 years of age.

Marcia Ann Copley, 76 of, Montrose, Colorado, passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2020, at Montrose Memorial Hospital.

Cedaredge resident Rick L. Creasman passed away Monday, Aug. 31, 2020. He was 43 years of age. He was born May 15, 1977.

Longtime Cedaredge resident, Geneva Curry, passed away on Sept. 1, 2020.

Kimberly Ann Marion passed away Aug. 26, 2020. She was born May 8, 1960, in St. Louis City, Missouri. She lived in Delta, Colorado, and Redlands, California, on and off for 25 years.

Margaret "Ann" Lessard, 70, passed away in Crawford, Colorado, on Aug. 21, 2020. She was surrounded by her family. She was born May 29, 1950, to Sara Mary "Sally" Carr and Walter "Wayne" Bowling in Phoenix, Arizona.

Russ Seevers, of Olathe, passed away on Aug. 22, 2020, at age 50. He was born in Twenty-Nine Palms, California, to Russ and Judy Seevers. They later divorced and she married David Williams. Russ grew up in the Montrose and Olathe area, graduating from Olathe High School. After graduation, he…

Walter Woodrow Madden, of Spring, Texas, passed away on Monday, Aug. 17, 2020. Woody was born to Otis and Mary A. Madden on July 5, 1939, in Hotchkiss, Colorado. Most of Woody’s childhood was spent in Delta, where his father ran the Independent Lumber Co. and served as mayor. When Woody was …

Jim Stephan Smith joined the love of his life Nita in heaven early morning of Aug. 22, 2020. He was born June 13, 1948, and raised in Delta, Colorado. His passion was swimming and he gained many medals throughout his teen years and at Western State where he took third place at the National C…

Beverly F. "Bev" Freeman died peacefully in her sleep at Colorow Care Center in Olathe, Colorado, on Aug. 30, 2020. Bev was born Nov.27, 1935, in Omaha, Nebraska, to Lester and Flossy Johnsen. From parents Lester and Flossy Johnsen, she is survived by brother Robin Johnsen of Omaha, Nebraska…

Virginia Kay Thatcher was born on Dec. 12, 1945, to John and Viginia Bussell.

Walter Thomas Teegarden (Tommy – to his four older brothers), 90 ½, passed peacefully on Sunday, Aug. 16, 2020 while surrounded by his beloved wife Joann and family at home in Grapevine, Texas. He was a Delta County resident (Cedaredge) for the past 15 years until his relocation to Texas so …

Longtime Colorado resident, Micheal Carlos Henrie, passed away on Aug. 19, 2020 at his residence in Austin. He was 60 years of age.

Eckert, Colorado resident, Mary Ann Pech, passed away on Friday, Aug. 21, 2020, at St. Mary’s Medical Center in Grand Junction, Colorado. She was 72 years of age.

Kenneth D. Lewis, age 83, died peacefully at Delta County Memorial Hospital, Delta, CO on Aug. 23, 2020, after a long battle with the COVID-19 virus.

Herman Allen Kline died Thursday, Aug. 20, 2020, at his residence in Cedaredge, Colorado.

Delta resident, Daniel R. West passed away Friday, Aug. 21, 2020 at his home in Delta, Colorado. He was 53 years old.

On Monday, Aug. 10, 2020 Damon (Dean) Dustin, loving son, husband, and father passed away at the age of 46.

Ryan D. Violett of Hotchkiss passed away Aug. 12, 2020, in Helper, Utah. He was 27 years old.

M. Ramona Shea, 91, of Littleton, Colorado, passed away peacefully on Aug. 8, 2020. She was born to her parents Elizabeth M. (Orkies) and William E. Craven on Oct. 26, 1928 in Denver, Colorado.

Crawford resident Kenneth L. McAfee passed away on Saturday, Aug. 1, 2020, at the Delta County Memorial Hospital in Delta, Colorado. He was 74 years old.

Crawford resident, Richard J. Eakin, passed away on Sunday, March 15, 2020 at the Delta County Memorial Hospital. He was 74 years old.

David K.C. Martin was born Jan. 23, 1992. His life ended tragically on July 17, 2020 at the age of 28. K.C. is the son of Johnna Martin and Brent Forster of Paonia, Colorado.

Alice Leigh (Miller) Kramer, 93, a lifelong Montrose County resident, had her prayers answered when called home to her Lord on Aug. 5, 2020 at Heidi’s Chateau in Montrose.

Crawford resident Paul E. Cook passed away Saturday, July 11, 2020, at the VA Medical Center in Grand Junction, Colorado. He was 86 years old.

Richard Thomas St. Jean, 83, was born May 25, 1937 to Joesph and Lillian St. Jean in Brooklyn, New York. He went to be with the Lord on Friday, Aug. 7, 2020. He married the love of his life, Mary St. Jean, New Year's Eve in 1966. He is survived by his wife Mary; their five children and their…

Please join us in mourning the passing of Otto Morris Farnsworth Jr., aged 72, of Mesa, Arizona, known as “Morris” to his friends and family and “Papoo” to his grandkids. He passed peacefully in his sleep on the morning of July 29, 2020 after losing his battle with both cancer and COVID.

Samson Augustus Love-Buchser, passed on July 16, 2020, in his Grand Junction home after a very difficult battle with cancer at the young age of only 28 years.

Delta, Colorado resident, Margaret Loy, passed away on Friday, July 24, 2020 at the HopeWest Hospice Care Center in Grand Junction. She was 88 years of age.

Longtime local Ken M. “Pops” McGrath passed away on July 29, 2020 in Grand Junction, Colorado. Pops was born on April 12, 1938, in Salina, Kansas, to Kenneth Waldo McGrath and Vivian Lorraine Hesher. Ken was the youngest of the two boys that joined their family.

Cedaredge, Colorado, resident Barbara M. Vikre passed away on Wednesday, July 15, 2020, at La Villa Grande Care Center in Grand Junction. She was 81 years of age.

Former 40-year Delta resident Jay D. Ostrom passed away on July 1, 2020, at St Joes Hospital, in St. Paul Minnesota. He was 86 years old.

Eckert resident, Charles Owen, passed away on Saturday, July 25, 2020, at St. Mary’s Medical Center in Grand Junction. He was 55 years young.

Myrna L. Sinner was born July 19, 1939, to Miles Richard Mahan and Virginia Clementine (Rowe) Mahan in Mancos, Colorado. She spent much of her childhood in Cortez, Colorado. Myrna graduated from Montezuma High School in 1957.

Patricia May Smith, 87 of Delta, Colorado, passed away peacefully following declining health issues due to Alzheimer’s disease on July 10, 2020.

On Tuesday, July 14, 2020, Michael D. Mason, loving husband and brother, passed away peacefully at his home in Cedaredge, Colorado. Mike was born July 30, 1941, in Long Beach California to John and Marjorie Mason.

Sheila Marie Sullivan of Cedaredge, Colorado, passed away on Monday, July 6, 2020 at the age of 66. She was preceded in death by her mother Jean Sullivan, father Cornelius Sullivan and brother Daniel "Chip" Sullivan. She is survived by her children Jeremy Hanke, Ashley Myers and Melissa Pete…

Arthur O. Orjias of Delta died June 20, 2020. He was 89. He and his twin sister, Ramona, were born in New Orleans, Louisiana, June 10, 1931, to Theodore and Ramona (Sosa) Orjias. He spent his childhood in New Orleans.

Lou Cullis Franklin, age 71, was called home to heaven on March 30, 2020, at St. Mary’s Hospital after a short illness. Lou was the seventh and youngest child of Virgil Dare Franklin and Anne A. Malouff. He grew up in La Jara, Colorado, attending elementary and junior high school there. He g…