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.

Obituary: Tom Kritsas


Tom N. Kritsas, 57, was born in Meeker, Colo., on Nov. 8, 1954. He passed away on May 10, 2012, after a short battle with cancer.

Obituary: Irene Edith Myers

Irene Edith Myers, 97, aka “Granny,” passed away May 14, 2012, at the Rangely District Hospital.

Death Notice

Joe B. Spence Joe B. Spence, formerly of Meeker, died on March 3, 2012 at the VA Hospital in Grand Junction, CO. Leila (Pinkie) Spence, formerly of Meeker, died March 23, 2012 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Grand Junction, CO. Services are pending.

Obituary: Lee “Carol” Leavitt


Lee Carol Melton Leavitt, 70, mother and grandmother, passed away of natural causes on Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2011, at Lakeview Hospital in Bountiful, Utah.

Obituary: Norman “Bud” James Klements

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Norman Klements died peacefully of natural causes at Rangely District Hospital.

Obituary: Marion Brown Lake


Marion Brown Lake Feb. 27, 1917 ~ Nov. 9, 2011 Francis Marion Brown was born Feb. 27, 1917, in Meeker, Colo., to Walter Marion Brown and Mary Ruth Davis Brown.

Death Notice: Pat Thompson

Patricia Ellen Thompson is survived by her best friend and husband of 33 years Bud Thompson, daughter Heather Kinnamon and two granddaughters. She was born in New York City, N.Y., to Emmanuel Homer and Millicent Vello Guillis.

Obituary: Kelton Lee

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Kelton Berry Lee, 55, of Vernal, Utah, passed away on Oct. 27, 2011, at the University of Utah Hospital in Salt Lake City, Utah. He was born Jan. 17, 1956, in Vernal, Utah, to George Wilson and Mona Rae Hislop Lee.

Letter to the Editor: Kunkel family expresses thanks

Dear Editor: We, all, of Paul Kunkel’s family would like to publicly thank the remarkable staff members of the Walbridge Wing and Pioneers Hospital.

Obituary: Paul Kunkel May 19, 1920~Oct. 13, 2011

Paul Kunkel was not the type of person who can be neatly categorized. He was quiet, yet exuded a kind of warmth that drew people to him.

Obituary: Corrine Cooper


Corrine Cooper, 63, passed away Friday, Sept. 2, 2011, at her home in Las Vegas, Nev.