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Obituaries

Obituary: Donald Eakins

February 20, 2018 — Oct. 29, 1922 – Feb. 4, 2018 Loving father and grandfather, compassionate dentist, avid fisherman and WWII veteran Dr. Donald Eakins passed away in Grand Junction, Colorado, at 95 years old. His wife of 65 years, Edwina “June” (Klippert), passed before him in 2007. He

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Obituary: Alma Agnes Sadvar

February 20, 2018 — Nov. 23, 1924 — Feb. 15, 2018  Longtime Craig resident Alma Agnes Sadvar died peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018, at Memorial Regional Health in Craig. She was 93. A visitation for family and friends was held Tuesday, Feb. 20,

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Death notice: Eva Lou Etherton    

February 20, 2018 — Feb. 21, 1926 — Feb. 16, 2018 Eva Lou Etherton, of Craig, died Friday, Feb. 16, 2018, at her home. At Eva Lou’s request, no services will be held.

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Death notice: Alma Agnes Sadvar

February 19, 2018 — Alma Agnes Sadvar, longtime Craig resident, died Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018, at Memorial Regional Health. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018, at  Grant Mortuary Chapel. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018, at The

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Death notice: Jeffrey Patrick Crawford

February 13, 2018 — Craig resident Jeffrey Patrick Crawford died peacefully on Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018, at Memorial Regional Health in Craig. He was 64. A celebration of Jeff’s life will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Jeff’s memory to

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Obituary: Norman Eugene Rule

February 13, 2018 — April 29, 1942 — Jan. 25, 2018 Norman Eugene Rule, a longtime Craig resident, passed away in his home on Jan. 25, 2018 of natural causes. He was 75. Norman was born to Charles Samuel and Wavellette Vera (Gregory) Rule on April 29, 1942, in

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Obituary: Robert (Bob) Nicodemus

February 8, 2018 — Sept. 1, 1918 — Feb. 4, 2018 Robert (Bob) Nicodemus passed away peacefully in Cortez, Colorado on Feb. 4, 2018, at the age of 99. He was born in Juniper Springs, Colorado, on Sept. 1, 1918 and lived his life in Craig. Bob enlisted in the

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Obituary: Francis J. Owens

February 6, 2018 — Francis J. Owens, formerly of Craig, passed away in his home in Loveland, Colorado, on Jan. 18, 2018. He was surrounded by his family. He leaves behind his wife of 55 years, Salliann Green Owens, five children, 24 grandchildren,and 8 great-grandchildren. Condolences may be posted

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Death notice: Verne Paul Hunt

January 30, 2018 — Sept. 30, 1946 — Jan. 17, 2018 Former Grand Junction resident Verne Paul Hunt, 71, of Saratoga, Wyoming, died Jan. 17, 2018, at his home. A rosary will be said at 7 p.m. Thursday at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Grand Junction, Colorado. Services will be at 1 p.m. Friday at

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Death notice: Carl Raymond Gross

January 25, 2018 — Nov. 25, 1943 — Jan. 21, 2018  Carl Gross, of Craig, died Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, at The Memorial Regional Health. Services will be held at a later date. Memorial donations may be made to The American Cancer Society in care of Grant Mortuary.

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Obituary: Daniel Joseph Matthews

January 23, 2018 — Oct. 15, 1952 — Jan. 15, 2018 Dan Matthews was born to Joseph and Luella (Laughlin) Matthews on Oct. 15, 1952, in Benson, Minnesota. He graduated from Murdock High School in Murdock, Minnesota, with the class of 1971. He furthered his education at a drafting

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Death notice: Shirley Murphy

January 18, 2018 — March 23, 1937 — Jan. 15, 2018 Shirley Murphy, of Hayden, died Monday, Jan. 15, 2018, at Memorial Regional Health. Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, at The Grant Mortuary Chapel. Memorial donations may be made to The Hayden

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Death notice: Patricia Ann Schalnus

January 18, 2018 — Dec. 8, 1953 — Jan. 15, 2018 Patricia “Pat” Schalnus, of Yampa, died Monday, Jan. 15, 2018, at her home. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018, at The Yampa Bible Church. Interment will follow in Yampa Cemetery. A reception

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Obituary: Mary Grace Doolin Buttonham

January 18, 2018 — April 12, 1933 — Dec. 12, 2017 Mary Grace died at The Memorial Hospital in Craig, Colorado, on Dec. 12, 2017. She was 84. Mary Grace was born April 12, 1933 in Grey Horse, Oklahoma, to Lee and Sylvia (Barnard) Hinkle. Mary spent most of

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Obituary: Robert (Rob) Lee Syvertson Jr.

January 16, 2018 — Jan. 31, 1954 — Jan. 8, 2018 Robert (Rob) Lee Syvertson Jr., passed suddenly on Monday, Jan. 8, 2018. He was 63 years old. Rob was born in Humboldt County, California, where he discovered his passion for the great outdoors from his father. He moved

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Obituary: Wilbur Dean Moore

January 11, 2018 — April 4, 1923 — Jan. 3, 2018 Wilbur “Dean” Moore was born April 4, 1923, to Thomas and Alma Moore in Pipestone County, Minnesota. He attended elementary and high school in that county and graduated from Pipestone High School in 1941. Following high school, he

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Obituary: Robert ‘Rob’ Lee Syvertson

January 10, 2018 — Jan. 31, 1954 — Jan. 8, 2018 Rob Syvertson, of Craig, died Monday, Jan. 8, 2018, at Memorial Regional Health. Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018, at The Journey at First Baptist Church. Memorial donations may be made to

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Obituary: Kenneth Lee Bowland

January 9, 2018 — May 4, 1953 — Jan. 3, 2017 Craig resident, Kenneth Lee Bowland, died Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018, at his residence with his devoted wife at his side. He was 64. A memorial service celebrating Ken’s life will be held at 1 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 13,

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Obituary: Ruth Bachman

January 9, 2018 — Sept. 22, 1934 — Nov. 30, 2017 Ruth Bachman died Nov. 30, 2017 at HopeWest Hospice Care Center with all of her children present. She was 83. Ruth was born Sept. 22, 1934, in Brule Nebraska. She grew up on the family farm, living what

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Obituary: Gladine “Deenie” Orchard

January 9, 2018 — June 15, 1942 — Dec. 29, 2017 Lifetime Baggs resident Gladine “Deenie” Orchard died Friday, Dec. 29, 2017, at St. Mary’s Medical Center in Grand Junction surrounded by her family. She was 75. A viewing was be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 6, followed

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