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Obituary: Inez Jean Smith

February 19, 2019 — Feb. 18, 1934 — Feb. 15, 2019 Inez J. Smith passed away in Grand Junction, Colorado, after suffering a stroke the week before. She was know locally as the Red-headed Grocery Clerk at Safeway for 27 years. She was preceded in death by her first

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Obituary: Dorothy Faye Forshee

February 19, 2019 — Sept. 28, 1931 — Feb. 14, 2019 Lifetime Craig resident Dorothy Faye Forshee died peacefully Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019, at Sandrock Care and Rehab Center. She was 87. A visitation for family and friends will be held from 5 to 7 p.m., Monday, Feb. 18,

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Obituary: Ruth Rose Hutton

February 19, 2019 — Aug. 11, 1931 — Feb. 13, 2019 Ruth Hutton, of Craig, died Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019, at The Doak Walker House at Casey’s Pond. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. Memorial donations may be made to Northwest Colorado Health and

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Remembering an icon: Carol Brett-Beumer left indelible mark on adopted home

February 14, 2019 — A tall, striking woman with long, dark hair, she wore a yellow Stetson hat and cowboy boots, and strode purposefully down the streets of Craig Colorado, usually outpacing anyone who happened to be walking alongside her: That's the most common image described when Moffat County

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Obituary: Lori Ann Burl

February 14, 2019 — Jan. 31, 1964 — Jan. 24, 2019 With heavy hearts, we regret to announce the passing of our beloved mother, Lori Ann Burl. Her love for life, sense of humor, kind heart, sharp wit, and amazing, beautiful smile will be deeply missed. A celebration of

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Death notice: Betty June Craig

February 12, 2019 — June 7, 1931 — Feb. 2, 2019 Betty Craig, longtime Craig resident, died Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019. A private burial will be held at Craig Cemetery.

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Naomi C. Zulian

February 5, 2019 — Jan. 26, 1919 — Jan. 24, 2019 Craig resident Naomi C. Zulian died Saturday, Jan. 24, 2019, at Sandrock Care & Rehab, two days shy of her 100th birthday. Services will be held at a later date.

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Obituary: Curtis Riley

February 5, 2019 — March 24, 1968 — Jan. 31, 2019 Curtis Duane Riley passed away Jan. 31, 2019, in the Denver Hospice after battling cancer. Born March 24, 1968 in Denver, he grew up on a ranch south of Hamilton and graduated from Moffat County High School in

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Obituary: Thomas ‘Tom’ Koran

February 5, 2019 — Dec. 14, 1942 — Feb. 1, 2019 Longtime Craig resident Tom Koran died Friday, Feb. 1, 2019, at Memorial Regional Health in Craig. He was 76. A viewing for family and friends will be held from 5 to 7 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019, at

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Recent Moffat County births — Feb. 6, 2019

February 5, 2019 — Brett Gilbert Myers Will and Sarah Myers, of Craig, are pleased to announce the birth of their son, Brett Gilbert Myers. Brett was born Dec. 27, 2018, at St. Mary's Hospital in Grand Junction. He weighed 5 pounds, 1 ounce and was 17 inches long. He

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Obituary: Christopher Delmond Rankin II

January 31, 2019 — Nov. 6, 1992 — Dec. 21, 2018 Former Craig resident Christopher Delmond Rankin II passed away in Victoria, Texas, on Dec. 21, 2018. He is missed by his parents, Mike and Mariah Fuller; his brothers, Anthony Rankin and Morgan Fuller; and his sister. Rheanna Fuller.

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Obituary: Dave Oscar Myers

January 29, 2019 — Sept. 14, 1942 — Jan. 24, 2019 Longtime Craig resident Dave Oscar Myers died Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019, surrounded by his loving family at his home in Craig. He was 76. A funeral service honoring Dave’s life was held at 2 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 29,

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Obituary: Jeffrey Nelson Houston

January 28, 2019 — Dec. 8, 1944 — Jan. 21, 2019 Jeff lived and worked in the Vail Valley for many years before moving to Niwot, Colorado. He died in Longmont after a recent illness. He is survived by his sister, Suzy Pattillo of Stagecoach and his brother Randy

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Obituary: Phyllis Varela

January 24, 2019 — Longtime Craig resident Phyllis Varela completed her earthly journey on Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019, at Porter Hospice in Centennial, Colorado. She was 74. A celebration service honoring Phyllis's life will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019 at the First Christian Church. Ms.

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Obituary: Dawne Angela Ellifritz

January 22, 2019 — Jan. 6, 1948 — Jan. 13, 2019  Dawne Angela Ellifritz (Foisy)(Cloer) passed away Sunday, Jan. 13, 2019, in Grand Junction, Colorado, at the age of 71. She was born Jan. 6, 1948, in Spokane, Washington, to Marvin and Alice Foisy. She was the oldest of

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Obituary: Cynthia Kay Hobbs

January 22, 2019 — Sept. 3, 1949 — Jan. 15, 2019 On the morning of Jan. 15, 2019, Cynthia “Cyndi” Kay Hobbs, 69, passed away peacefully in her home in Montrose, Colorado, with her daughters at her side. Cynthia was born in Craig, Colorado, on Sept. 3, 1949, to

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Obituary: Loretta Hazel Counts

January 22, 2019 — Dec. 10, 1933 — Jan. 17, 2019 On Jan. 17, 2019, Loretta Hazel Counts, at the age of 85, passed away at her home to join her recently departed husband, Earl Eugene Counts. Loretta was born Dec. 10, 1933, to parents Hazel and Everett Killillay.

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Obituary: Elwin Walter Updike

January 22, 2019 — Dec. 3, 1926 — Jan. 11, 2019  Elwin Walter Updike was born Dec. 3, 1926, to Guy and Nina (Sturgill) at their homestead on Great Divide, northwest of Craig, Colorado. He went to be with our Lord on Friday, Jan. 11, 2019, at the age

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Obituary: Charles Gallegos

January 22, 2019 — May 14, 1929 — Jan. 19, 2019 Charles Gallegos, of Craig, died Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019, at The Memorial Regional Health Hospital. Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m., Monday, Jan. 28, 2019, at St. Mark’s Church of Grace. Interment will follow in Craig

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Obituary: Cynthia K. Hobbs

January 17, 2019 — Sept. 3, 1949 — Jan. 15, 2019 Cynthia Hobbs, formerly of Craig, died Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019, at home in Montrose. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Monday, Jan. 21, 2019, at The Grant Mortuary Chapel. Interment will follow in Craig Cemetery.

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