Obituaries for January 2008

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Alan J. Scheller

Alan J. Scheller, 51, died Dec. 25, 2007, in Denver after a long fight with cancer. Alan is survived by his wife of 2 1/2 years, Suzanne, his three sons, Nicholas, Derek and David, his brother, Rick and mother, Louise. ...

Ann Chadd

Shirley Ann Chadd, of Craig, died Dec. 24, 2007, at The Memorial Hospital in Craig following a lengthy illness. She was 68. Chadd was born Feb. 17, 1939, in Ridgway the daughter of Charles and Agnes (Perkins) Powell. She was ...

Austin Ray Smuin

Austin Ray Smuin died Dec. 30, 2007, at home in Grand Junction. He was 79 years old. He was born July 6, 1928, in Vernal, Utah, to George Gilbert Smuin and Nellie Ray Slaugh. He and his six siblings grew ...

William Dale Christensen

William Dale Christensen, age 41, - a loving father, son, brother, boss and friend - died Dec. 31, 2007, after being swept away in an avalanche while snowmobiling. He was surrounded by his family and friends. Christensen was born Sept. ...

Earl James Robacker

Earl James Robacker died due to complications following a hospital procedure Dec. 24, 2007, at St. Anthony's Hospital (Central) in Denver. He was 87. Earl was born Aug. 10, 1920, to Irvin James Robacker and Rose Robacker (Irey) in Craig. ...

Jack E. Kelly

Jack E. Kelly died suddenly Dec. 22, 2007, at his cabin north of Hayden. He was 62. Jack was born Nov. 11, 1945, in Hayden, the son of Jesse and Wilma (Parfrey) Kelly. He was raised and attended school in ...

Kenneth Marion Musgrave

Kenneth Marion Musgrave, Sr. was born Oct. 6, 1923, in Adena and grew up on a farm southeast of Fort Morgan. He attended first through eighth grades at the small Adena school and completed his high school education in Fort ...

Marvin Laman

Marvin C. Laman died Jan. 4, 2008, at the Doak Walker Care Center in Steamboat Springs following a lengthy illness. He was 81. Marvin Charles Laman was born June 21, 1926, in Coppertown, later named Copper Spur, the youngest of ...

M. Charmayne Biskup Reed

M. Charmayne Biskup Reed was born Oct. 27, 1949, in Denver, and died Dec. 11, 2007, in Grand Junction. Reed was adopted by Stephen and Marie Biskup from Catholic Charities Orphanage. She attended school in Craig through eighth grade and ...

Earl D. Camp

Funeral services for Earl D. Camp are at 1 p.m. Saturday at grant mortuary. Interment will follow in the craig cemetery. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 p.m. today at Grant Mortuary and from noon until service ...

Mary Ann Franco

Mary Ann Franco died Dec. 26, 2007, at her home in Mack shortly after returning from having spent Christmas with her family in Hayden. She was 63. Mary Ann was born Dec. 7, 1944, in Gilman, the daughter of Jose ...

George John Raftopoulos

George John Raftopoulos, 93, died at 9:36 a.m. Jan. 15, 2008, at The Memorial Hospital in Craig after suffering an apparent heart attack in his home an hour before. George was born at 9 a.m. June 4, 1914, in Kaloscope, ...

Inez Beers

Inez Beers, of Craig, died Wednesday at Sandrock Ridge Care and Rehab Center. Funeral services are at 11 a.m. Tuesday, at St. Michael Catholic Church. Interment will follow in the Craig Cemetery. A rosary will be recited at 6 p.m., ...

Roger Hayes

The family of Roger Hayes invites all of his friends and acquaintances to join them in celebration of his life at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Tin Cup Restaurant at the Yampa Valley Golf Course.

Tony Lee Wood

Tony Lee Wood, age 60, of Eldon, died Sunday, Jan. 27, 2008, at his home. He was born in Osawatomie, Kan., on September 5, 1947, a son of the late James Lee and Hazel (Murray) Wood. On September 6, 1997, ...

Inez R. Beers

Longtime Craig resident Inez R. Beers died Jan. 23, 2008, at the Sandrock Ridge Care and Rehabilitation Center. She was 93 years old. Inez R. Bertoldi was born on April 22, 1914, in Superior, Wyo., the daughter of Luigi and ...