Obituaries for August 2008

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Debbie Sherman-Hurst

Deborah Sherman-Hurst, 47, of Craig, died July 30, 2008, at home after a lengthy battle with breast cancer. Deborah was born March 16, 1961, in Fort Collins to Dan and Darlene Sherman. Deborah grew up a country girl, learning to ...

John Willard Dixon

John Willard (Hastings) Dixon, a loving father, husband, grandfather, uncle, brother and friend was born Nov. 30, 1940, and went on his journey with his Lord Jesus Christ on May 11, 2008. Some may have known him as a Moffat ...

Jim Snyder

Longtime Cory area resident Jim Snyder, died Dec. 8, 2006, at his residence in Cory. He was 77. A memorial service will be at 1 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 10, 2008, at the Delta Taylor Funeral Service Chapel, with James Gall ...

Madge Inez Rankin

Madge Inez Rankin died Wednesday, July 30, 2008, at the Good Samaritan Village in Winfield, Kan. She was 96 years of age and the mother of Elaine (Rankin) Henderson who taught social studies in Craig Middle School from 1977 until ...

Alice E. Bilsing

Alice E. Bilsing, 89, died Aug. 3, 2008, of natural causes in Centennial. Alice was born Sept. 17, 1918, in McGrew, Neb., to Harry William Roberts and Mary Ellen (Douglass) Roberts. She graduated from Denver University. Alice was married to ...

Myrna Louise Pearson

Myrna Louise Stagner Pearson died May 19, 2008. She was born Aug. 14, 1938 in Alamosa to Bert and Mayme Stagner and later married Donald Ray Pearson. Myrna was an accomplished artist in Craig. Best of all, she was a ...

Robert Delaney

Robert Delaney, 91, of Glenwood Springs, died Aug, 2, 2008, at his home. Robert was born March 13, 1917, in Meeker to James and Anne (Carbrey) Delaney. He married Mary Constance Wheat. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. ...

Robert Martin Domer

Robert Martin Domer Sr., 79, of Louisville, died Aug. 3, 2008, at Hospice of Boulder and Broomfield Counties in Louisville of natural causes. Robert was born March 22, 1929, in Boliver, W. Va., to Robert Martin and Alice Domer. On ...

Freda Joan Howell

Craig

Freda "Nana" Joan Howell, 72, of Craig, died Aug. 3, 2008, at St. Mary's Hospital in Grand Junction. She was a loving and devoted, wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She will be greatly missed. Freda was born Feb. 16, 1936, ...

Judith Diane McGoran

We are sad to announce our beloved Judith Diane McGoran, known to most as Judo or Judy, died July 14, 2008, at her home in Craig. Judy was born Oct. 9, 1944, to Almon Joseph Elliston and Cassie Lucille Fox ...

Glenna Thompson

Glenna Thompson died Aug. 7, 2008, at age of 88. Glenna was born Nov. 9, 1919. She was preceded in death by her husband, Denver M. Thompson. She is survived by her children, Thomas Thompson, former Steamboat Springs resident Catherine ...

Lucienne J. Stetson

Oak Creek

Longtime Oak Creek resident Lucienne Stetson died Aug. 2, 2008, at the age of 95. Lucienne Juliet Lauron Runyon Stetson was born Feb. 7, 1913, in France, to Maxim and Juliet Lauron. Maxim Lauron perished in World War I in ...

Edna R. Mihelish

Edna R. Mihelish, mother of Craig resident Edna Thomas, died Friday, July 25, 2008, at the Sandrock Ridge Care and Rehab Center following a brief illness. She was 95. Edna was born Nov. 28, 1912, in Annis, Idaho, the daughter ...

Wolf D. von Schalk

Wolf D. von Schalk, a longtime Hayden Resident, died Sunday, Aug. 3, 2008, at the Sandrock Ridge Care and Rehab Center in Craig. He was 85. Wolf was born Dec. 15, 1922, in Berlin, Germany, the son of Hans Walker ...

Ralph F. Simpson

Ralph F. Simpson, 86, of Mesa, Ariz., died peacefully July 25, 2008, in Show Low, Ariz., with his wife, Betty Jo, his son Danny and his daughter-in-law Mary Kay, at his side. He was born Feb. 17, 1922, in Reliance, ...

Lottie Neely

Lottie "Granny" LuJuan (Conradt) Neely, 87, of Round Rock, Texas, and formerly of Craig, died Sunday, June 15, 2008, after a brief illness. Lottie was born Sept. 15, 1922, in Long Cove Community of Lampasas County, Texas, to John and ...

James C. Kline

Hayden

James C. Kline of Hayden died July 31 at the University of Utah Hospital with his family at his side. He was 63. Jim was born in Steamboat Springs to Ed (Junior) and Aldean Kline. He was raised at the ...

Shannon Senkevech

Shannon Marie (Dill) Senkevech, 29, of Craig, died Aug. 15, 2008, at the University of Colorado Hospital in Denver from complications of massive brain injury. Shannon was born Nov. 9, 1978, in Caro, Mich., the daughter of Larry and Linda ...

Sheila Greenhalgh Williams

Sheila Greenhalgh Williams, 62, of Grand Junction, died Aug. 15, 2008, in her home after being diagnosed with lung cancer in early June. Sheila was born Aug. 19, 1945, in Rock Springs, Wyo., the daughter of the late William Wallace ...

Robert Dennis Showalter

Robert (Bobby) Dennis Showalter, 75, died Aug. 6, 2008, at his home in Vernal, Utah, of causes attributed to myotonic dystrophy. He was born April 7, 1933, to Clarence Leroy (Roy) Showalter and Opal Irene Barnett in Savery, Wyo. Bobby ...

Edna Lopez

Edna Lopez, 65, of Craig, died Monday, July 28, 2008, in Craig. Edna was born July 21, 1943, in Amherst, Texas. She moved to Craig at an early age, and when she was a cheerleader in the eighth grade, she ...

Jo Nell Backes

Jo Nell Backes, of Milner, died Aug. 17, 2008, at Sandrock Ridge Care and Rehab Center. A funeral is at 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 23, at Central Baptist Church in Hayden. Burial will follow at Hayden Cemetery. Memorial donations may ...

Christopher G. Walsh

Chris Walsh, 75, of Craig, died at 11:28 a.m. Monday, Aug. 18, 2008, at the VA Medical Center in Grand Junction. He was the first born to Guy and Charlotte Virginia Walsh in Canton, Ill. Before retirement, Chris worked on ...

Harold Dwight Ratzlaff

Craig

Harold Dwight Ratzlaff died Aug. 15. He was born May 25, 1926, to Irvin Lee and Marie (Froese) Ratzlaff in Hillsboro, Kan. The family moved to Inola, Okla., before moving to Lamar, where he attended school and graduated in 1944. ...

Daniel Lee Garrett

Daniel Lee Garrett, of Craig, died Aug. 17, 2008, at The Medical Center of the Rockies in Loveland, following a lengthy illness. He was 59. Daniel was born July 2, 1949, in Canon City, the son of Lee and Wanda ...

Lowry Singleton Seely

Lowry Singleton Seely died Aug. 20, 2008, at his home in Moab, Utah. Lowry was born April 16, 1916, in Castle Dale, Utah, a son of Elva Singleton and David Randolf Seely. Lowry grew up milking cows, doing chores and ...