Obituary: Donald Irving Blanke

Donald Blanke

Donald Irving Blanke passed away Thursday, March 26, 2015, in Meeker, Colo. Don was born March 12, 1934, in Grand Junction, Colo., the youngest of three children. He was preceded in death by his parents, Gladys and Irving, and his two sisters, Phyllis and Mildred.

Obituary: Tayler Allen Keith Slaugh

Tayler Slaugh

Tayler Allen Keith Slaugh, a beloved son, grandson, brother and friend, died as a result of an automobile accident on Saturday, March 14, 2015, near Meeker, Colo. He was 19. A celebration of Tayler’s life was held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, March 21, 2015, at the 4-H Building in Meeker.

Obituary: Albert John Monson

Albert John Monson

Albert John Monson, 82, was born Nov. 1, 1932, and he passed on Sunday, March 15, 2015, to his eternal home to be with the Lord Jesus in heaven.

Obituary: Pauline Bateman McKean

Pauline McKean

Pauline Bateman McKean, 97, of Fort Collins, Colo., died Monday, March 9, 2015. She was born in Loveland, Colo., on, July 21, 1917, the third of five children of Grace and Andrew Bateman.

Obituary: Kennith ‘Ken’ L. Dotson

Kennith Dotson

Kennith “Ken” L. Dotson passed away on Monday, March 6, 2015.

Obituary: Charles William ‘Chuck’ Stockman

Chuck Stockman

Charles William “Chuck” Stockman of Clifton, Colo., fell asleep in death on Friday, Feb. 27, 2015. He was 59 years of age.

Obituary: Lyle Clinton Ottosen

Lyle Ottosen

On March 8, 1946, Lyle Clinton Ottosen was born at St. Mary’s Hospital in Grand Junction, Colo., to Byron and Vera Ottosen. He was raised on a ranch three miles west of Meeker.

Obituary: Wayne T. McKinnon Jr.

Wayne Tyson McKinnon Jr., 82, of Blackfoot, Idaho, passed away Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015, under the care of Bingham Memorial Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Blackfoot, Idaho.

Obituary: Faron Victor Wilkins

Faron Wilkins

Faron Victor Wilkins passed away Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015, at his home in Vernal, Utah, on his 89th birthday, surrounded by family, after a valiant struggle with congestive heart failure.

Obituary: Beverly J. Shaw

Beverly J. Shaw

Beverly J. Shaw was born on April 8, 1927, on the old Brown Ranch up Rifle Creek near Rifle, Colo., to Delbert William and Annie Lee (Moore) Johnson. She was the 10th child and the fifth daughter along with five sons. At the age of four, Beverly’s family moved to the Magor Ranch on Piceance […]

Obituary: Sam Kinnamon

Sam Kinnamon

Samuel Rhea Kinnamon, 84, passed away Saturday, Feb. 7, 2015, at Pioneers Medical Center in Meeker, Colo. He was born March 29, 1930, to John Brice and Nora Idella (Anderson) Kinnamon in Mansfield, Mo.

Obituary: Fred “Buck” Green

Fred Green

Fred “Buck” Frank Green, 84, died Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015.