Obituaries for October 2012



Robert Cooper

Robert Cooper, formerly of Craig, passed away Sept. 25, 2012, at the hospice unit at Penrose Hospital in Colorado Springs. He was born in Dumas, Ark., April 6, 1950. He was preceded in death by his parents, father John Robert ...

Janice Davidson

Janice Davidson, longtime Craig resident, died Saturday, October 6, 2012, at the Sandrock Ridge Care Center. Services are pending.

Janice E. Davidson

Janice E. Davidson, of Craig, died Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012, at Sandrock Ridge Care Center after a lengthy illness. She was born December 16, 1930, to Ralph and Edith (Miller) Reeve at their ranch six miles east of Hamilton. She ...

Glenda Arlene (Jones) Cooper

Glenda Arlene (Jones) Cooper was born July 24, 1945, in Hayden to Albert L. “Pal” Jones and M. Louise Reed. She was raised in Craig and graduated from MCHS. She earned an Associate of Science with a Dental Hygiene emphasis ...

Rowena M. Rogers

Mom passed away Oct. 4, 2012, to be with Jesus with her loving family by her side at Family Health West. Ronnie “Mom” was born April 1, 1927, in North Hampton, Mass., the daughter of Franklin Hill and Marion Baxter ...

Nelson Wayne Burrus

Nelson Wayne Burrus, 87, of Canon City, passed away Oct. 13, 2012, at the Bruce McCandless Veterans Home in Florence, Colorado. He was born on March 28, 1925 in Fayette County, rural Herrick, Ill., to Lane and Kathryn (Simmons) Burrus. ...

Phyllis Fulton


Phyllis Fulton, of Hayden, died Oct. 12 at the Doak Walker Care Center in Steamboat Springs. A funeral will be at 11 a.m. Oct. 19 at the Hayden Congregational Church. Interment will follow in the Craig Cemetery.

Russell Wayne Whitten, Sr.

Russell Wayne Whitten, Sr., a longtime resident of Craig, passed away Oct. 19, 2012, in Kremmling. He was 41. Russell was born April 9 1971. He spent his childhood in Walden, graduating from Walden High School. Russell enjoyed hunting, fishing, ...

Marie Lieske Philman

Marie Lieske Philman passed away quietly Oct. 2, 2012, at her son’s home in Thornton. Cancer took her life. She was born Dec. 20, 1935, to Arnold E. and Helen Lieske on the farm they owned between Ripon and Berlin, ...

Phyllis May Entsminger Whitlock Fulton

Phyllis May Entsminger Whitlock Fulton was born April 27, 1916, in Mullen, Neb., the daughter of Elbridge Edward (Ted) and Beulah (Genkins) Entsminger. She spent her childhood in Hamilton and graduated from South High School in Denver. Phyllis married Clarence ...

Ella Loucille Murphy

Ella Loucille Murphy was born May 14, 1927, to Ernest Maxwell and Dora Lulu Maple Doak at home, south of Craig in Breeze Basin. Ella grew up in Craig and graduated from Moffat County High School in 1945. She attended ...

Twila E. Harnett

Twila E. Shaw Harnett was born June 4, 1934, in Edgar, Neb., the daughter of Ivan and Elsie (Jester) Shaw. She was raised in Clay County, Neb., and attended school in Edgar. Twila married Darrell Harnett in 1954 in Edgar. ...

Evelyn Henderson

Graveside services for former Craig resident Evelyn Henderson will be held at 2:00 p.m. Monday, October 29, 2012, at the Craig Cemetery.

James Anthony Terry

James Anthony “Tony” Terry, age 56, of Greybull, Wyo., died Friday morning, Oct. 26, 2012, at the Washakie Medical Center in Worland, Wyo. Memorial services will be at 10 a.m. Friday, Nov. 2, 2012, at the Fraternal Order of Eagles ...

Ann Brennise

Ann Brennise was born on April 14, 1918, in Wilton, N.D., to Matt and Mary (Ewine) Sawicki. Ann was raised and attended schools in Wilton, where she graduated from High School. She worked at various jobs in Wilton until she ...

Death Notice

Rowena Rogers

Rowena “Ronnie” Rogers, former longtime Craig resident, died Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012, in Fruita. Services are pending.

Glenda Cooper

Glenda Cooper, a long time Craig resident, died Monday, Oct. 8, 2012, at her home. Services are pending.

Ann Brennise

Ann Brennise, a longtime Craig resident, died Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012, in Grand Junction. Services are pending.

Earl Kline

Earl Kline, of Craig, died Sunday, Oct. 21, 2012, at his home. Memorial services will be at 3 p.m. Thursday, October 25, 2012, at The Journey at First Baptist. Memorial donations may be made to Mount Elam Bible Camp or ...

Frank Jenkins


Frank Jenkins, of Craig, died Monday, Oct. 22, 2012, at Sandrock Ridge Care Center. Funeral services will b at 1 p.m. Friday, October 26, 2012, at the Craig LDS Chapel. Interment will follow at the Craig Cemetery. The family will ...

Rowena M. Rogers

Memorial services for Rowena M. “Ronnie” Rogers, will be at 2 p.m. today, October 27, 2012 at Grant Mortuary. Interment will follow in the Craig Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to Hospice and Palliative Care of Western Colorado, in ...

Patricia R. Froman

Patricia R. Froman, of Craig, died Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012, at her home. Services are pending.