Obituaries for June 2012

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Judith Ann Christensen

Judith Ann Ertel was born July 13, 1940, in Newark, N.J., the daughter of William and Rosalyn (Mitschke) Ertel. Judy was raised and attended school in Newark and following high school attended Ocean County Community College in Point Pleasant, N.J., ...

Virginia Wheeler

Virginia Wheeler, of Craig, died Wednesday, May 30, 2012, at Sandrock Ridge Care Center. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 2, 2012, at Craig Christian Church. Memorial donations may be made to the Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse ...

Clair Villard

Clair Villard, of Craig, died Wednesday, May 30, 2012, at his home. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Monday, June 4, 2012, at St. Michael Catholic Church. Interment will follow in the Craig Cemetery. A rosary will be recited ...

Lynn Denise Vikse

Lynn Denise Christ was born July 10, 1957, in Leavenworth, Kan., the daughter of Daniel A. and Lucy (Smith) Christ. The Christ family moved to Lompoc, Calif., when Lynn was 2 and she grew up and attended school there graduating ...

John Lloyd Hull

John Lloyd Hull was born Oct. 25, 1955, in Riverton, Wyo., to Betty and Lloyd Hull. His older sister, Juanita Self, lives in Blackwell, Okla., and his older brother, Chuck Hull, lives in Lovell, Wyo. John grew up in Riverton, ...

Arthur William Durkop

Arthur William Durkop, of Hamilton, died Wednesday, May 23, 2012, at Sandrock Ridge Care Center in Craig. Arthur William Durkop was born Sept. 23, 1925, in Ogallala, Neb., to Henry C. and Viola (Graham) Durkop. He marred Theresia Gross on ...

John B. Taylor

A funeral service for John B. Taylor will take place at 1 p.m. Friday, June 15, 2012, at Grant Mortuary, 621 Yampa Ave., in Craig.

Kathleen Corson

Kathleen Corson, of Baggs, Wyo., died Monday, June 4, 2012, at The Memorial Hospital in Craig. Memorial services will be at 1 p.m. Monday, June 11, 2012, at the Little Snake River Valley School in Baggs. A vigil service will ...

Barbara Delphine Krause

Barbara Delphine Krause, of Trinidad, went to her heavenly home on Sunday, May 27, 2012, at Park View Medical Center in Pueblo after struggling with colon cancer. She was 69. She was born on Sept. 3, 1942, in Detroit to ...

Patricia Ann Hesselgren

Patricia Ann (Wallace) Hesselgren died Monday, May 7, 2012. She was born June 14, 1943, to Marian and Melvin Wallace in Waynesville, Mo. She grew up with siblings Louise, Dwayne, and Charlotte in Macksburg, Iowa, a town about the size ...

Virginia Wheeler

Virginia Wheeler passed away May 30, 2012, after a long bout of illness. She was 81. She was born on the family ranch outside McCoy to Elizabeth and Frank Bedell. She married Elof Wheeler on Nov. 23, 1954, at her ...

Herbert Parker

Herbert Parker, of Craig, died Sunday, June 10, 2012, at Sandrock Ridge Care and Rehabilitation Center. Services are pending.

David Harold Burns

David Harold Burns was born Sept. 11, 1958, in Alexander City, Ala., to Jennie Ruth and Harold Junior Burns. He was one of five children born to this union. David grew up in the south, living in Alabama, Mississippi and ...

James B. Woodruff

James B. Woodruff, father Si Woodruff, of Meeker, died Wednesday, June 6, 2012, in Palisade. Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. Monday, June 11, 2012, at Linn Grove Cemetery in Greeley.

Kathleen Corson

Kathleen Ann Jordan was born April 15, 1936, in Rawlins, Wyo., the daughter of George and Marie (King) Jordan. She was raised in Rawlins and attended school there. Following her graduation from high school, Kathleen attended the University of Wyoming ...

Lester James Welch

Lester James Welch was born Feb. 14, 1957, in Scottsbluff, Neb. He died Wednesday, May 23, 2012, in his home with his family by his side. Lester was the son of Jack and Laurel Welch and was the oldest of ...

Mary Louise Rickerby

A memorial service for Mary Louise (Weaver) Rickerby will take place at 11 a.m. Monday, June 25, 2012, at Hayden Cemetery. Memorial donations can be made to Hospice or a charity of your choice.

Peter Craig Forbes

Peter Craig Forbes died Thursday, May 31, 2012. He was 83. Peter was born in New York City to Craig and Barbara Forbes. Allen and Alexander are his younger twin brothers. The family moved from New England to Miami. In ...

Cliff Owens

A celebration of life service for Cliff Owens will take place from 2 to 6 p.m. Saturday, June 30, 2012, at the home of Cliff's close friend in Parachute. Contact Kim Owens at cliffowensmemorial@hotmail.com for more information.

Cliff Owens

A celebration of life service for Cliff Owens will take place from 2 to 6 p.m. Saturday, June 30, 2012, at the home of Cliff's close friend in Parachute. Contact Kim Owens at cliffowensmemorial@hotmail.com for more information.

Mary Louise Rickerby

A memorial service for Mary Louise (Weaver) Rickerby will take place at 11 a.m. Monday, June 25, 2012, at Hayden Cemetery. Memorial donations can be made to Hospice or a charity of your choice.

Johnny Lee Linsey

Craig

Johnny Lee Lindsey, of Craig, was born Dec. 23, 1961, to Bonnie and Pete Lindsey, Jr., in Grants, N.M. He died Thursday, June 7, 2012, in Montrose County. He was 50. He was a beloved son, brother, father and husband. ...

David Elliott

Craig

David Elliott, of Craig, died Thursday, June 14, 2012, at Medical Center of the Rockies. A memorial service is scheduled for 1 p.m. Saturday, June 30, 2012, at Apostolic Lighthouse Church.

James Orville Rogers

James Orville Rogers was born Nov. 24, 1937, to his parents Orval and Lura (Barden) Rogers in Illiff. Jim married Nancy Johnson on May 17, 1959, and they just celebrated their 53rd wedding anniversary. Jim lost his four-year battle with ...

James Orville Rogers

James Orville Rogers was born Nov. 24, 1937, to his parents Orval and Lura (Barden) Rogers in Illiff. Jim married Nancy Johnson on May 17, 1959, and they just celebrated their 53rd wedding anniversary. Jim lost his four-year battle with ...

David Dale Farr

David Dale Farr died Friday, May 18, 2012, at his home in Germantown, Md. He was 59. David was born to Gene G. and F. Jean Farr on Oct. 25, 1952, in Craig. He lived with his parents in Craig, ...

Lela Cashion

Lela Cashion, of Craig, died Sunday, June 24, 2012, at The Memorial Hospital. No services will be held per her request.

Dave Elliott

Dave Elliott passed away June 14, 2012, of complications with his heart. He was 70. He spent much of his life working as a carpenter, working on the power plant in its beginnings, churches, bridges and other buildings throughout his ...