Obituary: Cora Rishovd Steen

Born Cora Rishovd in 1920 in a land-grant farmhouse built by her Norwegian immigrant father in North Dakota, Cora Rishovd Steen died Jan. 26, 2014, in Phoenix. She was 93.

Obituary: Carol Ann Atwood

Carol Atwood

Carol Ann Atwood, 66, of Meeker passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014.

Obituary: Dick Livingston Merriam

Dick Merriam

Dick Livingston Merriam, born Jan. 6, 1926 in Manti, Utah, to Edwin Lorin and Isabell (Livingston) Merriam, passed away Jan. 23, 2014, at the Walbridge Wing in Meeker, Colo.

Obituary: Bruce “Sonny” Mobley

Bruce “Sonny” Mobley, 89, of Meeker, passed away Jan. 2, 2013, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Grand Junction.

Obituary: Paul Owen Pilcher Jr.

Paul lost his battle with cancer in Gilbert, Ariz. Paul and his wife, Sharon, have been residents in the Meeker area since 2000.

Obituary: Earl “Cotton” Ray Crandell

Cotton Crandall

Cotton was born June 8, 1939, to Ellis “Firp” Crandell and Jessie (Lane) Crandell in Grand Junction, Colo. Cotton went to be with his Lord and Savior Nov. 18, 2012, at the Hospice of the Grand Valley in Grand Junction, Colo.

Obituary: Ken Jett

Ken Jett, lodge owner and outfitter, passed over Oct. 19, 2012, at the age of 83.

Obituary: Fred McDonald

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Fred Eugene McDonald, 87, passed away Sept 18, 2012, at his retirement home in Phoenix, Ariz.

Obituary: Syble Barney

Syble Barney

Syble Lorain (Williams) Barney, 87, passed away on July 23, 2012, at the Walbridge Wing in Meeker, Colo.

Obituary: Chantel Powell

Chantel Spring Powell was born March 11, 1978 in Rangely, Colo., to the loving parents of Vernon Powell and Cindy Williams-Ribble.

Obituary: Robert “Bob” Smuts

Robert “Bob” Smuts Sept. 4, 1928 ~ May 10, 2012 Bob Smuts, 83, was born Sept. 4, 1928, in Huntington, Ind., to Ruth and Virgil Smuts. He was the fourth of 10 children, and grew up helping to provide for his family. Bob lived many places before retiring from the

Obituary: Leon Oltmann

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Leon Kent Oltmann was born on Aug. 10, 1940, in Shell Rock, Iowa, to Ed and Laura Oltmann.