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

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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 Northwest Pipe Line in 1984. […]

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

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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

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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

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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.