Obituary: Frank Lewis Dembowski

Frank Lewis Dembowski

Frank Lewis Dembowski (Bud), age 86, passed away on Friday, May 29, 2015, in Vernal, Utah. Bud was born on July 20, 1928, to Frank T. and Jeanette Tolle-Dembowski in Omaha, Neb. He was the fourth of seven children. His nickname growing up was “Chocolate” because he liked chocolate and sweets so much.

Obituary: Zane Roger Gray

Zane Gray

Beloved husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, Zane Roger Gray died June 2, 2015, at home in Vernal, Utah. Zane was born Jan. 12, 1935, to William Alexander and Verdie Estella Collom Gray in Meeker, Colo.

Obituary: Kelly Wayne Hobbs

Kelly Wayne Hobbs

Born June 15, 1960, in Las Cruces, N.M., to Donald Clay and June Elinor Hobbs, Kelly Wayne Hobbs passed away June 5, 2015, near Raton, N.M.

Obituary: Ruby J. Hart

Well-known Meeker resident Ruby J. Hart, after living on this earth for 98 years, passed from this life and moved on to a better place May 22, 2015, at Walbridge Wing in Meeker, Colo.

Obituary: Brandan Justin Kracht

Brandan Kracht

Brandan Justin Kracht was an amazing son, brother, father and friend. He was an extremely caring and loving person.He had a laugh and always a smile on his face that was very contagious. He was always there to help anyone in need without a second thought.

Obituary: Bill Metzger

Bill Metzger passed away on Memorial Day—Monday, May 25, 2015—at Swedish Medical Center in Denver, Colo. He was 75.

Obituary: Michael Aaron Bowden

Michael Bowden

With deep sadness, we announce that Michael Aaron Bowden passed away on May 3, 2015, in Weld County.

Obituary: Joanne Plkington Cotten

Joanne Pilkington Cotten

Joanne Pilkington Cotten was born in Colby, Kan., on Sept. 13, 1933. She was hit and killed instantly by a speeding and distracted driver on Oct. 10, 2015, in Mesa, Ariz., while crossing the street to return to her home.

Obituary: Sonja Hefton Peterson

Sonja Hefton Peterson

Sonja Hefton Peterson died peacefully at home on April 29, 2015, in Glendale, Ariz., at the age of 43.

Obituary: Nancy Lucky Hughes Eubanks

Nancy Lucky Eubanks

Nancy Lucky Hughes Eubanks left this earth on April 19, 2015. She was welcomed into this world on Dec. 10, 1935, in Rifle, Colo., by her parents, Clara Belle and Kay Hughes.

Obituary: Denise Jean Pearce

Denise Jean Pearce

Denise Pearce, 54, passed away at Pioneers Medical Center in Meeker, Colo., on Friday, April 17, 2015. In spite of her cancer diagnosis in 2000, her positive attitude never faltered and she lived life to the fullest.

Obituary: Barbara Wade

Barbara Wade

Barbara Wade left this world on Saturday, April 11, 2015, the same way she lived in it: surrounded by family in the place she called home.