Obituaries for September 2011



Deborah Schneider Pollok

Deborah Schneider Pollok died peacefully surrounded by her family July 28, 2011, at her home in Craig after a long illness. She was 50. She is survived by her husband, Mallory Pollok; son, Alexander; mother, Ruth Schneider; sister, Ann Mae ...

Gisela Kloos

Gisela Kloos, of Santa Fe, N.M., 87, died in the Lord, Thursday, Sept. 1, 2011. She was born on April 21, 1924, in Offenbach am Main, Germany, the only child of Karl and Friedal (Klump) Wallschmitt. She attended college at ...

Elsie Lavonne Freeman

Elsie Lavonne Freeman, went to be with Jesus on Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2011, at 70 years young. She had a long bout with breast cancer, but kept a positive outlook through all of it. She knew where she was going. ...

Ollie Belle Hope

Ollie Belle Hope died Saturday, Aug. 27, 2011, at her home with children and grandchildren by her side. She was born Aug. 4, 1930. A small gathering and meal for all friends and family is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Saturday, ...

John R. Haggerty, Sr.

John Haggerty, Sr., 81, of Cheyenne Wyo., died Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2011, in Cheyenne. A celebration of life memorial service is scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 10, 2011, at the Luttrell Barn in Craig.

Alama Crouch

Alma Crouch, a longtime Craig resident, died Sunday, Sept. 4, 2011, in Stroud, Okla. Memorial services will be announced at a later date.

Minford Beard

Minford Beard, of Dinosaur, died Monday, Sept. 5, 2011, at Walbridge Wing in Meeker. Services are pending.

Jerry Edward Shelton


Jerry Edward Shelton, 77, was born June 19, 1934, in Craig, to James and Vivian Shelton. He was the sixth of eight children. His younger brother, Bobby, and older sister, Treva, survive him. He attended Moffat County schools and spent ...

Carl Medvesk

A memorial service for Carl Medvesk will take place at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 10, 2011, at Hayden Congregational Church. Memorial donations may be made to the Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association and hospice in care of Grant Mortuary.

Minford Beard

A memorial service for Minford Beard will take place at 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17, 2011, at the Fairfield Center in Meeker.

Laurel Causer

Laurel Causer, of Craig, died Sunday, Sept. 18, 2011, at her home. Services are pending.

Glenn Miller

Glenn Miller, of Craig, died Sunday, Sept. 18, 2011, at his home. At his request, no services will take place.

Ramon "Ray" Reid

Ramon “Ray” Reid, of Baggs, Wyo., died Thursday, Sept. 15, 2011, at his home. Services will take place at a later date.

Levi Weber

Levi Trent Weber was born May 30, 1989, in Craig. He died Thursday, Sept. 22, 2011, in his home northwest of Craig. He was the youngest of three sons born to Jim and Jeana Weber. Levi was active in 4-H, ...

Norma Loreen Harmon

Norma Loreen Harmon, of Craig, died Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2011. She was 72. Norma had been fighting cancer and lost her battle. She went peacefully in her sleep. Norma was born at home Oct. 21, 1938, in Falls City, Neb. ...

Patricia Dowlene Whitesell

Patricia Dowlene Whitesell died Thursday, Sept. 15, 2011, at St. Mary’s Hospital and Medical Center in Grand Junction. She was 66. Pat was born to Rufus and Ruby Mae (Warren) Earle on Aug. 22, 1945, in Elk City, Okla. Her ...

Larry Lee Legler

Larry Lee Legler died Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2011, at his home in Sheridan, Wyo., after a courageous, but grueling fight against pancreatic cancer. He was 64. Larry was born May 6, 1947, in Hayden, to Craig natives Fred Davis Legler ...