Obituaries for May 2008

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James H. Palmer

James H. Palmer, 63, died April 1, 2008, at St. Mary's Hospital. Palmer is a former resident of Craig and graduate of Moffat County High School. Survivors include his wife Mary Lou of Palisade; sons Hannes Hollstein of Denver and ...

Roger J. Pilgrim

Roger J. Pilgrim, 88, of Baggs, Wyo., died April 26, 2008, at his home. He was born Nov. 10, 1919, in Battle Creek, Mich., the only child of Howard and Nina (Jordan) Pilgrim. He was raised on the family farm ...

Muriel Zimmerman Bowen

A memorial service for Muriel Bowen was May 6, 2008, at the Blanche Beck Memorial Chapel, in Pioneer Manor, Gillette, Wyo., with Sister Carol Mechtenberg officiating. Muriel Zimmerman Bowen was born Feb. 3, 1915, in Steamboat Springs and died April ...

Donald R. Fisher

Donald R. Fisher, of Rio Rancho, N.M., died May 2, 2008, at Presbyterian Hospital, in Albuquerque, N.M. Fisher, a former Craig resident, died of Kennedy's Disease. He was 52. Fisher was born Aug. 30, 1955, in Miami to Charles Duane ...

Don Harold Shepard

Don Harold Shepard died April 18, 2008, of heart failure in Jefferson City, Mo. He was 86. Don was born Dec. 29, 1921, to Albert Harvey Shepard and Iva Pottorff Shepard in Climax, Kan. Don served in World War II ...

Gwendolyn Cleary

Gwendolyn Cleary of Phippsburg died May 8, 2008, at the Doak Walker Care Center. Services are pending.

Helen Marie Turner

Marie Turner, formerly of Mount Harris and Hayden, passed away May 3, 2008, at Sand Rock Ridge Rehabilitation and Care Center in Craig. She was 88. Marie was born Sept. 21, 1919, at Curtis Gulch, south of Milner. She was ...

Charles E. Fulton

Hayden resident Charles Fulton died May 9, 2008. Memorial services are at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Hayden Congregational Church. Memorial donations may be made to the Charles Fulton Memorial Fund, care of the First National Bank of the Rockies, ...

Helen Kawchack Hannah

Memorial services for Anna Kawchack and Helen Kawchack Hannah are at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Michael Catholic Church. Interment of cremains will follow in the Craig cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Association in care of ...

Anna Kawchack

Memorial services for Anna Kawchack and Helen Kawchack Hannah are at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Michael Catholic Church. Interment of cremains will follow in the Craig cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Association in care of ...

Gary Paul Woodard

Gary Paul Woodard died May 10, 2008, after short illness at Memorial Hospital of Rock Springs. He was 60. Gary was born June 10, 1947, to Helen Woodard in Hastings, Neb. He attended school in Hastings. Gary was a U.S. ...

Donald K. Pankey

Donald K. Pankey, a lifelong Craig resident, died April 16, 2008, at his home, located east of Craig, after a two-year fight with stage/grade 4 brain cancer. Don was born March 10, 1954, in Craig, to Harold and Helen (Harvey) ...

Edith Ottens

Memorial services for Edith Ottens will take place at 2 p.m. Sunday, July 20 at the Church of Christ building at 795 Green St. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in honor of Edith and her husband, ...

Steven R. Ivers

Steven R. Ivers, a long-time Craig resident, died Sunday, May 11, 2008 at St. Mary's Hospital in Grand Junction following a 23-month courageous battle against lung cancer. He was 37 years old. Steve was born Sept. 6, 1970, in Belle ...

Dalton Carr

Dalton Carr, a long-time Craig resident, died Tuesday, May 13, 2008, at the Sandrock Ridge Care and Rehabilitation Center following a lengthy illness. He was 73. Dalton was born June 12, 1935 in Colorado Springs to Lloyd and Lola (Pankey) ...

Jason and Judy Thomas

A memorial service for Jason and Judy Thomas is at noon Friday at the park in Baggs, Wyo.. Memorial donations may be made in Jason's memory to the Little Snake River Ambulance in care of Grant Mortuary.

Douglas Ronald Campos

Steamboat Springs

Ron Campos died in his home surrounded by family April 17, 2008, at the age of 63, following a short battle with cancer. A memorial service will take place at a later date. He was preceded in death by his ...

William "Bill" Kuntz

Oak Creek

Oak Creek resident Bill Kuntz died May 16, 2008, at his home. He was 79. William Donald Kuntz was born Sept. 13, 1928, in Oak Creek, to Michael and Nona (Whitecotton) Kuntz. Bill grew up in Routt County, where he ...

Billy Rhodes

Routt County rancher Billy Marian Rhodes died recently at the age of 79. Billy was born Aug. 25, 1928, to Irl and Lola (Holland) Rhodes in Springfield, Mo. Billy was the fourth son born in a family of five boys. ...

Judy Thomas

Judith Estelle Thomas died May 17, 2008, following an automobile accident in northern Moffat County. She was 22. Judith Estelle Osborne Thomas was born Dec. 9, 1985, in Augusta, Ga., to Walter C. and Holly (Horton) Osborne Jr. She was ...

Jason Thomas

Jason Eric Thomas died May 17, 2008, following an automobile accident in northern Moffat County. He was 27. Jason E. Thomas was born Aug. 10, 1980, in Craig, the son of John E. and Janice Elizabeth (Campbell) Thomas. Jason was ...

Richard M. Self

Richard M. Self Sr., a longtime Craig resident, died Thursday in Pueblo. Services are pending.

Francis H. Behrman

Francis H. Behrman of Maybell died Monday at his home. Graveside services will take place at 1 p.m. Monday at Vernal Memorial Park in Vernal, Utah.

William A. Murphy

William A. Murphy was born in Salandt Memorial Hospital on Aug. 26, 1928. He died Dec. 16, 2007. His family homesteaded north of Hayden. He attended many schools up there. They moved to Hayden for a while, then moved to ...