Obituaries for March 2012

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John L Ilko, Jr.

Dr. John L. Ilko, Jr., was born Jan. 29, 1942. He died Sunday, Feb. 26, 2012, in Kearney, Neb. Pheasants, fireworks and fast cars were a few of the words to describe our daddy. After a brief illness called Acute ...

Lloydia Arnett

Lloydia Arnett, of Craig, died Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2012, at the Hospice Care Center in Louisville. Services are pending.

Linda Lou Laabs

Linda Lou Laabs, of Craig, died Sunday, Feb. 26, 2012. Linda was a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She was born Oct. 6, 1947, in Hays, Kan., to Richard and Virginia May. Linda was married to her devoted ...

Margaret Bailey

Memorial services for Margaret “Peggy” Bailey will take place at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 3, 2012, at Grant Mortuary Chapel. There will be a potluck luncheon at American Legion Post 62 following the service. Memorial donations may be made to ...

Lloydia Arnett

Funeral services for Lloydia Arnett, of Craig, will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 6, 2012, at The Journey at First Baptist. Interment will follow in the Craig Cemetery.

Clarene Ione Yonkers

Clarene Ione Yonkers died Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012, at Hospice and Palliative Care of Western Colorado with her family by her side. She was born Oct. 12, 1931, in Glenwood Springs, to Albert Oleson and Ione Carpenter. In 1949, she ...

Margaret L Donahue

Margaret L. (Hlas) Donahue, of Chandler Hall in Newtown, Pa., died Friday, Jan. 20, 2012. She was 92. She was born in Farrell, Pa., the youngest child of Anna and Andrew Hlas. Margaret married Robert L. Donahue in 1941 in ...

Debra Ann Nonella

Debra Ann Nonella died Wednesday, Feb. 29, 2012, from cancer. She was 54. Debbie was born in Fort Bragg, Calif., where the family had a sheep ranch. They later moved to Bly, Ore., and raised cattle. Debbie raised 4-H steers ...

Lloydia Lois Wilson

Feb. 28, 2012, was a cloudy, downcast day. Then, the clouds parted, the sun shone down and a beautiful spirit went to heaven, greeted with open arms by her husband, Charles Arnett; parents, Lloyd and Mary Lou Wilson; brother-in-law John ...

Jimmye R Hoyt

Jimmye R. Hoyt, a former Craig resident, died Wednesday, March 7, 2012, from a brief illness in Grand Junction. He was a former Trapper Mine employee and was a 40-year member of Operating Engineers No. 9. A memorial service will ...

Robert Bevill

Robert Bevill, of Steamboat Springs, died Friday, March 9, 2012, at the Doak Walker Care Center. Memorial services will take place at a later date in Bob’s hometown of Paris, Tenn. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made ...

Kevin Hahn

Kevin Hahn, of Craig, died Sunday, March 11, 2012, at his parents’ home. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 17, 2012, at The Journey at First Baptist. Interment will follow in the Craig Cemetery. Memorial donations may ...

Betty L Grimm

Betty L. Grimm, 84, formerly of Craig, died Sunday, February 26, 2012, at her daughter’s and son-in-law’s home in Phoenix. She was born January 27, 1928 in Cordova, Illinois, to Arthur and Lewis (Miller) Smith. She grew up in Farmington, ...

Lorna D Suits

Lorna D. Suits, of Craig, died Thursday, March 15, 2012, at The Memorial Hospital in Craig. Services are pending.

Ruby Pankey Gaskill

Ruby Pankey Gaskill, of Craig, died Friday, March 16, 2012, at Sandrock Ridge Care Center. Funeral services will be at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 20, 2012, at The Journey at First Baptist. Interment will be in Mount View Cemetery in ...

Wanda Nadine Meyer

Wanda Nadine Meyer, of Yuma, Ariz., and formerly of Craig, died Friday, March 16, 2012. She was 80. She was born Jan. 24, 1932, in Great Bend, Kan., to Edward and Sarah Etta Keys. Wanda was a homemaker, loving mother, ...

Lorna D. Suits

A memorial service for Lorna D. Suits, formerly of Hayden, is at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Grant Mortuary chapel in Craig. Memorial donations may be made to the charity of your choice, in care of Grant Mortuary.

Ruby Pearl Pankey

Ruby Pearl Pankey was born July 3, 1922, near Craig, the daughter of Winfield Scott and Elba Pearl (Miller) Pankey. She was raised in Craig and attended school in both Craig and Hayden. Ruby left school in the 10th grade ...

Lloydia Lois Wilson Arnett

Feb. 28, 2012, was a cloudy, downcast day. Then, the clouds parted, the sun shone down and a beautiful spirit went to heaven, greeted with open arms by her husband, Charles Arnett; parents, Lloyd and Mary Lou Wilson; brother-in-law John ...

Kevin Ray Hahn

Kevin Ray Hahn died March 11, 2012, while visiting his parents at their home in Craig. He was 52. Kevin was born at 5:05 p.m. June 30, 1959, in Denver, to Norma Jean (Kaspar) and Louis Henry Hahn. He was ...

Lloyd Lyle Richins

Craig

Lloyd Lyle Richins, of Craig, died Friday, March 23, 2012, at Sandrock Ridge Care Center. Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 28, 2012, at Vernal Memorial Park in Vernal, Utah.

Precilla Isenbarger

Hayden

Precilla Isenbarger, of Hayden, died Friday, March 23, 2012, at the University of Colorado Medical Center in Aurora. Services are pending.

Jerry Steele

Jerry Steele, of Meeker, died Thursday, March 22, 2012, at his home. Services are pending.

Chuck Farrington

Chuck “Hard Way” Farrington, formerly of Craig, died in his sleep Saturday, March 24, 2012. He was 87. Chuck was born March 30, 1924, to George and Grace (Barton) Farrington. He was the youngest of five children: Alice, Pete, Eleanor ...

Precilla Isenbarger

Funeral services for Precilla Isenbarger will take place at 11 a.m. Friday, March 29, 2012, at Hayden Congregational Church. Interment will follow in the Hayden Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the University of Colorado Care Center in care ...

Kevin Ray Hahn

Kevin Ray Hahn died Sunday, March 11, 2012, while visiting his parents at their home in Craig. He was 52. Kevin was born at 5:05 p.m. June 30, 1959, in Denver, to Norma Jean (Kaspar) and Louis Henry Hahn. He ...

Montie Burgess

Craig

Montie Burgess, of Craig, died Sunday, March 25, 2012, at Sandrock Ridge Care Center. Services are pending.

Larry Barrailler

Larry Barrailler, our loving father, grandfather, brother and friend, died Friday, March 9, 2012, after a long battle with cancer. At the time of his death, he resided in Oak Harbor, Wash. Larry was born Oct. 6, 1940, in Ottawa, ...

Neva Manley Mason

Neva Manley Mason, a beloved mother, grandmother, sister and friend, died Saturday, Feb. 25, 2012, in Redlands, Calif. She was 88. She is survived by her youngest son, Tim Mason; daughter-in-law Mary Mason, of Redlands, Calif.; sister Betty Hamilton, of ...

Precilla Isenbarger

Funeral services for Precilla Isenbarger will take place at 11 a.m. today, Friday, March 30, 2012, at Hayden Congregational Church. Interment will follow in the Hayden Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the University of Colorado Cancer Center in ...

Montie Burgess

Memorial services for Montie Burgess will be at 1 p.m. Monday, April 2, 2012, at Craig Christian Church. Memorial donations may be made to the charity of your choice or Craig Christian Church in care of Grant Mortuary.

Lyle Richins

Lyle Richins died Friday, March 23, 2012, at Sandrock Ridge Care and Rehab Center in Craig. He was 88 years and 9 months old. Lloyd Lyle Richins was born June 20, 1923, in Vernal, Utah, to Jesse Ritchins and Pearl ...

Franklin Konrad Toth

Craig

Franklin Konrad Toth died Tuesday, March 27, 2012. Born May 17, 1936, in Chillicothe, Ohio, Frank pursued his passions for aviation and forestry all his life. In 1955, he enlisted in the U.S. Air Force, where he served as an ...

Joe B Spence

Joe B. Spence, of Grand Junction, died Saturday, March 3, 2012, at the Veterans Affairs Hospital in Grand Junction. Leila (Pinkie) Spence, also of Grand Junction, died Friday, March 23, 2012, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Grand Junction. Services are ...

Precilla Jane Isenbarger

Precilla Jane Isenbarger died Friday, March 23, 2012, at the University of Colorado Hospital in Aurora. She was 67. Precilla was born June 24, 1944, in Denver, to Leopoldo “Leo” Trujillo and Enriqueta Trujillo. Precilla was raised in Hayden, and ...

Margaret Ann Bailey

Margaret Ann Bailey’s parents, Raymond and Ethal Jordan, were pioneers and lived in a second home on the Owen and Ruth Jordan homestead on Morapos Creek. The evening before Peggy was born, the temperature was extremely cold, and by morning ...

Lorna Diana Suits

Lorna Diana Mauth was born Sept. 19, 1965, in Alamosa, the daughter of Wendell and Janet (Davis) Mauth. She was raised in Walden, where she lived until her sophomore year in high school at which time her family moved to ...