Obituaries for January 2012

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Bluford Leslie “Bud” Dotson

Bluford Leslie “Bud” Dotson, 69, of Craig, died peacefully in his home Monday, Dec. 19, 2011. Bud was born May 14, 1942, in Denver, the son of Bluford Franklin and Glatha Ruth (Atterberry) Dotson. He was preceded in death by ...

Betty Joy Nylander

A memorial service for Betty Joy Nylander, of Craig, will take place at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 7, 2012, at Craig Christian Church.

Shirlee Coy

A funeral service for Shirlee Coy, of Meeker, will take place at 1 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 5, 2012, at Christ Reformed Church, First and Main streets, in Meeker. Interment will follow in Highland Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to ...

Shirley Jarrell

Shirley Jean (Weber) Jarrell, of Craig, died Monday, Dec. 19, 2011, at Sandrock Ridge due to complications from pneumonia. She was 78. Shirley was born Aug. 11, 1933, in Hayden, to Harry and Lila Weber. She was the oldest of ...

Elizabeth Ann Townsend-Chute

Elizabeth “Betty” Townsend Chute died Friday, Dec. 9, 2011, after a brief illness. She was 81. Betty was born Nov. 2, 1930, and lived in Columbus, Ohio, until her marriage to Edgar Townsend on Aug. 29, 1947, in Greenup, Kent. ...

Mary Dixon

Mary Elizabeth Barton was born March 14, 1913, in Wallace, Kan., to Wellrose Stuart Barton and Sara Jane McKinnon Barton. She married George Lee Dixon on Oct. 11, 1936, in Sharon Springs, Kan. Immediately after they married, they moved to ...

Bytha Wick

Bytha Wick, a former Snake River resident, died Friday, Jan. 6, 2012, in Palisade. A funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 12, 2012, at Snake River Community Church in Baggs, Wyo. Interment will follow in the Baggs ...

Carlos Zaragoza

Carlos Zaragoza, of Craig, died Saturday, Jan. 7, 2012, at his home. Mass of Christian burial will take place at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2012, at St. Michael Catholic Church. Interment will follow in the Craig Cemetery.

Ruby Chevalier

Ruby Chevalier, a longtime Oak Creek resident, died Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2012, in Rifle. A funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 15, 2012, at the Soroco High School in Oak Creek. Interment will follow in the Oak ...

Ryan Sixkiller-Allen

Dixon, Wyo.

Ryan Faye Sixkiller-Allen was born Dec. 31, 1979, to Bill and Carma Sixkiller. She was welcomed home by her big sister, Brandy. Ryan started going to ropings with her mom, dad and sister soon after she was born. Her mom ...

Phyllis Mowery Buntin Burrowes

Oak Creek

Phyllis Burrowes, a longtime resident of Oak Creek, passed away Jan. 7, 2012, at the Doak Walker Care Center. She was just two months shy of her 100th birthday. Phyllis was born March 26, 1912, in Lievin, France, to Leonce ...

James Charles "J.C." Herod

James Charles “J.C.” Herod was born Sept. 13, 1925, seven miles north of Craig, to Ray and Elnora (Daum) Herod. His high school career was momentarily interrupted after the attacks on Pearl Harbor, when he decided to join the U.S. ...

Doris Inez Knott

Oak Creek

Doris Inez Knott, a longtime rancher in Oak Creek, died Saturday, Jan. 14, 2012, at Doak Walker Care Center. She was 93 She was born April 25, 1918, to Courtney and Emma Mae (Gaskill) Ives in Arriba, Colo. Her family ...

Harriette Helen Decker

Harriette Helen Decker was born Oct. 22, 1931, in Pisgah, Iowa, to Jack and Edna Hickman. She died Sunday, Jan. 22, 2012, at The Memorial Hospital in Craig. She spent her early years growing up in Iowa, Wyoming and Colorado. ...

Mary L. Rickerby

Mary L. Rickerby, of Cedaredge and formerly of Craig and Hayden, died Sunday, Jan. 8, 2012, at her home following a lengthy illness. She was born Dec. 25, 1936, in Hayden, to Lonnie “Hap” and Katherine (Robidoux) Weaver. She attended ...

Sherry Bird

There comes a time for all of us when life begins to take more than it provides. It’s a law as true as the sun rising and setting each day, as real as the air we breathe, an instinctual knowledge ...

Steve Deyo

Craig/Moffat County

Steven C. Deyo was born Dec. 15, 1959, in Craig to Douglas and Patricia Deyo. He died Jan. 17, 2012, in Craig. Steve spent most of his life forging lasting friendships in Craig, and he loved to support youth sports, ...

Pauline Mary (Bowman) Neu

Pauline Mary (Boman) Neu, of Pueblo, died Saturday, Jan. 21, 2012, at her home. She was 87. Pauline is survived by her husband of 67 years, Dan; children Larry (Mary Bea), of Craig, Darrell (Leanne), of Pueblo, and Alecia (Darrell) ...

Terry Wooten

Terry Wooten, of Craig, died Friday, Jan. 27, 2012, at his home. A graveside service will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2012, at the Craig Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association, ...