Obituaries for August 2011

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Beth Dawn "Fluff" Stowe

Beth Dawn “Fluff” Stowe was born July 25, 1964, in Monterey Park, Calif. She died Thursday, July 21, 2011. She lived her life as a free spirit. She loved life, especially nature. Her email logo was “Angels in Disguise, Butterflies.” ...

Harry Thomas

Harry Thomas, 82, of Rock Springs, Wyo., died Thursday, Aug. 4, 2011, while camping at the Thomas Mine in Savery, Wyo. He was born Jan. 19, 1929, in Superior, Wyo., the son of Nick Thomas and Evanthia Prevalanakis Thomas. Thomas ...

Edith Lee

Edith Lorene Lee passed away Aug. 2, 2011, in Meeker at age 92 after a 10-year struggle with Alzheimer’s disease. She was born Dec. 28, 1918, in Maysville, Okla., to Floyd Phillip Harper and Georgia Ellen Johnson. She was one ...

Kristin Borchard

A funeral service for Kristin Borchard will be at 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 12, 2011, at United Methodist Church in Meeker. Interment will follow at Highland Cemetery. A celebration of life luncheon will follow at the Fairfield Center.

Opal M. Counts

Opal M. Counts, of Craig, died Tuesday, June 28, 2011, after a brief stay at Yampa Valley Medical Center in Steamboat Springs, with family by her side. She was 89. Opal was born May 12, 1922, in Troublesome, to Edward ...

Marilyn Munroe McKinney

Marilyn Munroe McKinney, a Craig resident for 10 years, died Tuesday, July 26, 2011, in Littleton. She was 75. She was born July 30, 1936, in Chicago, the daughter of Roy B. and Allison (Platt) Munroe. She married Robert McKinney ...

Drew Balleck

Drew Patrick Balleck was born Sept. 18, 1951, in Craig, the son of Andrew and Jane (Pritchett) Balleck. He was raised and attended school in Craig, graduating from Moffat County High School in 1980. Drew then attended Colorado State University ...

Carla Steele

Longtime Hayden resident Carla Jean Steele died July 29, 2011, at The Memorial Hospital in Craig as a result of injuries received in a motor vehicle accident. She was 48. Carla was born Aug. 23, 1962, in Craig, the daughter ...

Victor Behrens

Victor LeMoine Behrens died from colon cancer Monday, Aug. 8, 2011. He passed in his home with his children at his side. He is survived by his daughter, Kristy Ann (Behrens) Miner (George); son Thaddeus (Tad) Otto Behrens (Megan Smith); ...

Richard Ray Wille

Richard Ray Wille died Monday, Aug. 1, 2011, at his home in Craig. He was 67. He was born Aug. 23, 1943, to Ray and Glee Wille in Kankakee , Ill. Rich graduated high school In Longmont, and attended the ...

Robert Babb

Craig

Robert Marion Babb, a longtime Craig resident, died Thursday, Aug. 5, 2011, peacefully surrounded by his family in hospice care in Grand Junction. Robert, or Bob as everyone knew him, was a Craig native, born May 1, 1934, the son ...

Theodore Martin Floyd, Jr.

Theodore Martin Floyd, Jr., died Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2011. He was 76. Theodore was preceded in death by his parents, Theodore and Sylvia Floyd; siblings Richard A. Floyd, Laurel Brod and John T. Floyd. He is survived by brother James ...

Harry Seip

Harry Owen Seip died Monday, July 11, 2011, surrounded by his loving family at home in Fresno, Calif. Harry was born Oct. 26, 1934, in Craig, to Leetha Musser and George Malcolm Seip. He attended Moffat County schools in Craig. ...

Roy Kenneth Battson

Roy Kenneth Battson, Jr., was born Sept. 15, 1947, in Los Angeles, the son of Roy Kenneth and Evelyn (Flowers) Battson, Sr. He was raised in the Los Angeles area and graduated from high school in Van Nuys, Calif. Ken ...

Jean Ann Bowser

Jean Ann Bowser, a former Craig resident, died Monday, Aug. 22, 2011, at her home in Grand Junction. She will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her. Her contagious smile and laughter will live on in the ...

Alvin John Bernard

Alvin John Bernard, 38, of Craig, died Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2011, in Medellin, Colombia, after a long illness. John was born Sept. 13, 1972, in Scott City, Kan., to Ronald and Darlene Bernard. John attended school in Scott City until ...

Shane Thomas Buche

Shane Thomas Buche, 66, of Broomfield and formerly of Craig, died Friday, Aug. 19, 2011, in Broomfield of natural causes. Shane was born Nov. 19, 1944, to Frederick “Fritz” and Diana Buche in Wayne, Ind. He worked as a machinist ...

Norman Delbert "Dubbs" Yoast

Norman Delbert “Dubbs” Yoast, 90, passed away on Monday, Aug. 22, 2011, in North Oaks, Minn., at the age of 90. Norman was born in Hayden on Jan. 13, 1921, to parents Elmer and Louise (Kuen) Yoast. He was preceded ...

Pamela Hutton Keller

Pamela (Hutton) Keller was born in Burley, Idaho, and grew up in Craig. She attended Craig schools and graduated from Moffat County High School in 1979. She continued her studies in art and business and was associated with the Fred ...

Jerry Shelton

Jerry Shelton, longtime Craig resident, died Monday at his home. A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at the Craig Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Northwest Colorado VNA & Hospice, in care of Grant ...

John Murray, III

John Murray, III, of Grand Junction, died Sunday, Aug. 28, 2011, at Anschutz Inpatient Pavilion/University of Colorado Hospital. A funeral service will be held on at 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 2, 2011, at Victory Life Church, with burial following at ...