My mother and my children’s grandmother went home to be with the Lord and her family on Feb. 13, 2014. Billie Bea was born July 20, 1928, in Rocky Ford, Colo., to Frank Cook and Icy Leona Cowan Cook.
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.
Robert Dean “Bob” Brubaker, 88, died at HopeWest hospice in Grand Junction, Colo., on Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014.
William Richard “Dick” Green, 88, of Delta, Colo., passed away Jan. 7, 2014, at San Juan Living Center in Montrose, Colo. Dick was born Feb. 14, 1925, to Deyoe and Frances (Pearson) Green in Rifle, Colo. He served his country in the United States Marine Corps and was a veteran