Obituaries for November 2008

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Lawrence "Larry" Grover Rippy

Hotchkiss

Lawrence "Larry" Grover Rippy, 71, of Hotchkiss, died Oct. 31, 2008, at his home in Hotchkiss. A memorial service will take place at a later date. He is survived by his son, Mike Rippy, of Rock Springs, Wyo.; brother Bill ...

Lawrence (Larry) Grover Rippy

Hotchkiss

Lawrence "Larry" Grover Rippy, 71, of Hotchkiss, died Oct. 31, 2008, at his home in Hotchkiss. He is survived by his son, Mike (Brenda) Rippy, of Rock Springs, Wyo.; brother Bill (Ann) Rippy, of Craig; six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. ...

Richard M. Nevins

Richard M. Nevins, 89, of Chadron, Neb., died Oct. 29 of natural causes at his home in Chadron. A burial service took place at 10 a.m. Monday at Hay Springs Cemetery in Chadron. Richard was born Jan. 29, 1919, in ...

Leetha Hellman

Leetha Hellman, of Craig, died Tuesday at Sandrock Ridge Care and Rehab Center. Services are pending. Friends may sign the online guestbook at www.grantmortuary.com.

Edgar "Mac" F. McSweeney

Hayden

Edgar "Mac" McSweeney died Saturday, Nov. 1, 2008, at The Memorial Hospital in Craig after suffering a major stroke a week earlier. Mac was born Jan. 28, 1922, in Rio Blanco near Meeker, on the family homestead. His parents were ...

Edwin Noonan

A funeral service is tentatively set for Edwin Noonan for 3 p.m. Friday at Grant Mortuary, followed by a celebration of his life at The Boardroom Restaurant in Craig. Friends may sign the online guestbook at www.grantmortuary.com.

William Elmer Mai

Longtime Phippsburg resident William Mai passed away in Denver on Nov. 3, 2008. He was 92. He was born Oct. 5, 1916, and was a veteran of World War II, during which he served in the Army Medical Corps. He ...

Jack Barnett

A funeral for Jack (Jackie) Edward Barnett, 55, who died Nov. 6, 2008, at St. Mary's Hospital in Grand Junction, will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday in Dixon, Wyo. Jackie was born Jan. 9, 1953, in Spearfish, S.D., to Jack ...

Darlene Hamilton

Darlene D. Hamilton, 44, of Callaway, Neb., and formerly of Craig and Hamilton, died Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2008, at her home near Callaway after a 1 1/2-year battle with cancer. Darlene was born Jan. 1, 1964, in Ogallala, Neb., to ...

Dominic Calicura

Craig

Dominic Calicura, 89, of Craig, died Sunday, Nov. 2, at Sandrock Ridge Care Center in Craig. Dominic was born Sept. 21, 1919, to Angelina and Savario Colacurcio of Martinez, Calif. He was one of 17 children. In the 1930s, he ...

Luther L. "Lucky" Sampson

Craig

Luther LeeRoy Sampson, or "Lucky," of Craig, died Friday, Sept. 12, 2008. Lucky was born in Clifford on March 12, 1925, to John Constantine and Margaret Adeline (Nelson) Sampson. He joined siblings Edna and John and later was joined by ...

Leetha Hellman

Leetha E. Hellman, 95, a lifelong Craig resident, died Nov. 4, 2008, after a brief illness. She spent many hours with her family during her final days and will be missed by all. Leetha was born Feb. 3, 1913, in ...

Robert "Bobby" Charles Donelson

Hayden

Robert "Bobby" Charles Donelson, 15, of Hayden, died Nov. 18, 2008, in Hayden. At the time of his death, he was a sophomore at Hayden High School. Bobby was born July 1, 1993, in Portsmouth, Va. He lived with his ...