Obituaries for February 2011

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Richard Dick Bower

Richard E. (Dick) Bower died Thursday, Jan. 20, 2011, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Grand Junction, surrounded by his loving family and friends. He was 78. Dick was born Nov. 21, 1932, in Greystone, to Robert and Gladys Bower. He ...

Robert Lawrence Clark

Robert Lawrence Clark, a lifetime Moffat County resident, died Saturday, Jan. 29, 2011, after a long illness. He was 71. Robert was born Sept. 26, 1939. He was a rancher, trapper, hunter, hunter’s guide, and a natural wild animal lover ...

Sandra Lou Penasa Wood

Montrose

Sandra Lou Penasa Wood, of Montrose, died Friday, Jan. 14, 2011, at the Montrose Memorial Hospital. She was 54. Sandy was born in Grand Junction to James and Marie Penasa. Her childhood years were spent in numerous areas of Colorado ...

Rosa DeVault

Longtime Routt County resident Rosa DeVault passed away Saturday. A funeral Mass is at noon Saturday at Holy Name Catholic Church and will be followed by a graveside service. A visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Yampa ...

James W. Blevins

James W. Blevins died Saturday, Jan. 22, 2011, at The Memorial Hospital in Craig following a brief illness. He was 65. Jim was born Oct. 23, 1945, in Denver. He was raised and attended school in Bozeman, Mont. While in ...

Donald L. Ogg

Longtime Little Snake River Valley resident Donald Lee Ogg died Friday, Jan. 7, 2011, at The Memorial Hospital in Craig. Don will be missed for his honesty, loyalty and unfailingly positive outlook on life. He was famous for his whistle. ...

Manuel L. Gomez

Manuel L. Gomez, 72, of Craig, died Thursday, Jan. 27, 2011, at his daughter’s home in Rifle, with his family at his side. Manuel was born June 3, 1938, in Carbondale, to Joe F. and Daisy M. (Blue) Gomez. Manuel ...

Douglas Vaughan

Craig

Douglas Lloyd Vaughan started this adventure he called life March 9, 1960, in Boulder. Little did he know he was to become the older of two boys to Lloyd and Charolette Vaughan. He spent his youth with his younger brother, ...

Lela Nevielle Spencer

Lela Nevielle Spencer, 90, a retired federal employee, died Dec. 20, 2011, at the Doak Walker Care Center. She was born June 4, 1920, in Walsenburg. She was active in Eastern Star, and in the community life of Hayden. She ...

Emily Reeve Ingram

Emily Reeve Ingram died Jan. 31, 2011, at the Doak Walker Care Center. She was a daughter of Ralph and Edith Reeve, a pioneer family who homesteaded in Northwest Colorado and owned a ranch on the Williams Fork River east ...

Leonard Miller

Craig

Leonard Charles Miller, a longtime Craig resident, died Friday, Feb. 4, 2011, at the home of his son in Grand Junction. He was 88. Leonard was born June 28, 1922, in Ink, Mo., the son of Otis Hansford and Effie ...

Thomas J. Huber

Craig

Thomas J. Huber, of Craig, died Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2011, at The Memorial Hospital in Craig. He was 53. Tom was born Aug. 9, 1957, in Grand Junction, the son of Albert J. and Mary L. (Dunlap) Huber. He was ...

George L. Columbia

George L. Columbia, formerly of the Yampa Valley, died Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2011, at his home in Hotchkiss. He was 81. George will be reunited with his parents, Dana and Stella Columbia; sisters Irla, Delores and Darlene; daughter Carla; and ...

Lois O. Schoeber

Lois O. Schoeber, 101, died Friday, Feb. 11, 2011, at the East Morgan County Hospital in Brush. She was born Aug. 31, 1909, in Naponee, Neb. The Morse family homesteaded at Great Divide. Lois was a pioneer farm wife. She ...

Jeffrey G. G. Curtis

Jeffrey G. G. Curtis, son of Raimie Ann Hill, was born Dec. 16, 1988, in Delta. He died Jan. 19, 2011, in Round Rock, Texas. He was 22. He is survived by his son, Jacob A. Curtis, 2 1/2; girlfriend ...

William Knight

William Knight, of Craig, died Wednesday at his home. Services are pending.

Patsy Ann Jordan

Patsy Ann (Englebretsen) Jordan, of Council Bluffs, Iowa, died Monday, Feb. 14, 2011in Council Bluffs of congestive heart failure. She was 63. Patsy was born Jan. 21, 1948, in Omaha, Neb., the daughter of Charles Wallace and Polly Jane (Sears) ...

Verna Miller

Verna Louise Miller, a longtime Craig resident, died Thursday, Feb. 17, 2011, at Sandrock Ridge Care & Rehab. She was 85. Verna was born Aug. 29, 1925, in Grainfield, Kan., the daughter of Otto and Frances (Grecian) Katt. She was ...

Wesley Don Adams

Wesley Don Adams, of Logandale, Nev., died Friday, Feb. 18, 2011, in Salt Lake City, from complications due to treatment for cancer in the liver. He was 61. He was born June 27, 1949, in Vernal, Utah, to Donald Lee ...