Obituaries for April 2013



John Roe

Craig resident John Roe passed away Sunday at St. Mary’s Hospital in Grand Junction. A celebration of John’s life for friends and family is at 4 p.m. Friday in his backyard at 750 Breeze St.

Nancy Brennan


Nancy Brennan, of Meeker, died Saturday at her home. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Holy Family Catholic Church in Meeker.

Steven Mark Duncan

Steven Mark Duncan was born Jan. 14, 1962, in Hayden to Catherine Taylor Duncan and Harry Duncan. He died March 27, 2013, while working bulls on the family ranch in Dixon, Wyo. He is preceded in death by his father, ...

Dorothy Mae Taylor

Dorothy Mae (Carter) Taylor was born in Craig on July 8, 1925, and died in Anacortes, Wash., on March 19, 2013. She was the daughter of Joy and Mary Carter and graduated from Steamboat Springs High School in 1943. She ...

Elaine Mae Walkup


Elaine Mae Walkup was born Sept. 10, 1939, in St. Paul, Neb., the daughter of Charles and Bernice (Starkey) Grammer. She was raised in Denver and Steamboat Springs, where she graduated from high school. Elaine married Leon “Buck” Sumpter in ...

Sylvia Peterson

Sylvia (Jeanie) Peterson, a longtime Routt County resident, died April 5. Services are private. Memorial donations can be made to the Healthcare Foundation for the Yampa Valley, P.O. Box 883415 Steamboat Springs, CO 80488 (in memo please put Infusion Center ...

Beatrice Rose Roe

Beatrice Rose Roe passed away peacefully April 9, 2013, at Sandrock Ridge Care and Rehabilitation Center in Craig, where she had resided for just over one week. Beatrice (Bea), daughter of Rhoda (Adams) and Ira McAlister, was born Feb. 9, ...

Carol Buchanan

Carol Lynne Eberle Buchanan was born June 27, 1944, in Craig, the youngest daughter of Bill and Adeline (Short) Eberle. Carol was raised in Craig and attended Craig schools through the eighth grade before completing high school at Campion Academy ...

Shirley Dinwiddie Ladtkow

Shirley Dinwiddie Ladtkow, formerly of Hayden, died April 12 in Northglenn. A graveside service will be at 3 p.m. April 20 at the Hayden Cemetery.

Nick Theos


Nick Theos, of Meeker, died April 11 at Pioneers Medical Center. A Funeral will be held at 11 a.m. April 17 at the Meeker Methodist Church. Interment will be on the Theos Ranch. The Trisagion will be held at 7 ...

Vina Klahn


Vina Klahn, of Meeker, died April 10 at the E. Dene Moore Memorial Home in Rifle. A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. April 20 at the Meeker Methodist Church. Memorial donations may be made to the Harden ...

Zelma Damron


Zelma Damron, of Hayden, died April 12 at Sandrock Ridge Care & Rehab in Craig. No local services are planned.

Dewey “Monty” L. Sheridan

Dewey L. (Monty) Sheridan, 80, a longtime Moffat County cattle rancher, passed away April, 7, 2013, at The Memorial Hospital in Craig. He was born June 14, 1932, to Dewey and Emily Sheridan on a homestead near Cross Mountain. His ...

Raymond E. Brazelton

Raymond E. Brazelton, 80, passed away April 20, 2013, in Sandy, Utah, surrounded by his family. He was born Oct. 13, 1932, in Ralston, Okla., to Jordan J. Brazelton and Cecile May James Brazelton. He is survived by his sons, ...

Lorain Brady

Lorain Brady, the most amazing and selfless husband, father and grandfather, passed away April 18, 2013, at Utah Valley Regional Medical Center in Provo, Utah. He was 81. He was born March 30, 1932, in Duchesne, Utah, to Lowell and ...

William H. Brewer

William H. (Bill) Brewer was born April 28, 1947, in Vancouver, Wash., to William G. and Dorothy Padgett Brewer. Bill passed away Feb. 20, 2013, in Layton, Utah. Services were held Feb. 23, 2013. Bill’s younger years were spent in ...

Norma Sellers Snowden

orma Sellers Snowden was born in Hayden on Oct. 12, 1921, and was raised there except for a short period of time in Grand Junction and Idaho Springs. She graduated from Hayden Union High School in 1940. On Sept. 7, ...

Susan Mae Hall Dingman

Vernal, Utah

Susan Mae Hall Dingman, of Vernal, Utah, wife of Curtis Page Dingman, passed away April 27, 2013, at her home in Vernal. She was born May 29, 1957, in Scottsbluff, Neb., to Leon Harvey and Betty Ann Wilma Humpson Hall. ...

William May

Dr. William May, 71, died in a motorcycle accident April 27, 2013, in Fabens, Texas. He was a longtime resident of Craig, then moved to Alamogordo, N.M. He owned May Chiropractic Clinic, where he worked as a chiropractor.

Rosella Hill


Rosella Hill, of Craig, passed away April 26, 2013, at Hospice and Palliative Care of Western Colorado. Services are pending.

Death Notice

Stella Craig

Stella Catherine Craig was born Jan. 9, 1916, in Maybell to Ernest and Aluie Butts. She was raised on the family homestead in the Ben Morgan Canyon in the Danforth hills southwest of Craig. She was the youngest of four ...

Marguerite Reid


Marguerite Reid, of Craig, died Tuesday, January 29, 2013, at The Memorial Hospital. A celebration of life for Maggie Reid is at 3 p.m. April 20 at the Wyman Museum.