Obituary: Ted Roloff

Ted Roloff

Ted Roloff, 58, of Dinosaur, Colo., died peacefully Saturday, June 7, 2014, at the Ashley Regional Medical Center in Vernal.

Obituary: Bill Brennan

Bill Brennan

Bill was born in Rifle, Colorado, to Mike and Helen Brennan and was the sixth of eight children. He attended Rifle High School and was drafted into the U.S. Navy in December 1943, during his senior year of high school.

Obituary: Hilda Simmons

Hilda Simmons

Hilda Mae (Murray) Simmons, 90, passed away on Sunday, May 18, 2014, of natural causes at the Colorado State Veterans Nursing Home in Rifle, Colorado.

Obituary: Gordon Byers

Gordon Frederick Byers, 73, passed away on Friday, May 16, 2014, at his home in Rangely, Colorado, surrounded by his family. Gordon was born on Aug. 12, 1940, in Fruita, Colorado, to Frederick and Minta White Byers.

Obituary: Joseph Urban

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Joseph Albert Urban, age 65, passed away Friday, May 9, 2014, at his home in Mack, Colorado, after a courageous battle with COPD.

Obituary: Gail Chiyoko Yoshida Caldwell

Gail Chiyoko Yoshida Caldwell

Gail Chiyoko Yoshida Caldwell May 27, 1929 ~ April 21, 2014 Gail Chiyoko Yoshida Caldwell, 84, passed away Monday, April 21, 2014, at the Walbridge Wing in Meeker, Colo. She was the second daughter born to to Hamakichi and Hana Yoshida in Fujisawa Takazagun, Japan. Chiyoko

Obituary: Billy Don ‘Bill’ Harp

Billy Don ‘Bill’ Harp

Billy Don ‘Bill’ Harp Nov. 10, 1936 ~ April 23, 2014 Billy Don “Bill” Harp, 77, of Meeker, Colo., passed away at the Grand Junction VA Medical Center on April 23, 2014. He was born November 10, 1936 in Rifle, Colo., to Harry and Florence Parker

Obituary: Gail Caldwell

Gail Caldwell

Gail Chiyoko Yoshida Caldwell, 84, passed away Monday, April 21, 2014, at the Walbridge Wing in Meeker, Colo. She was the second daughter born to to Hamakichi and Hana Yoshida in Fujisawa Takazagun, Japan.

Obituary: Thomas Jefferson Fritzlan

Thomas Fritzlan

Thomas Jefferson Fritzlan passed peacefully on Saturday, April 5, 2014, at the Colorado State Veterans Home in Rifle, Colo. He was 86.

Obituary: Nina Mintz

Nina Mintz

Nina Lucille (Lasley) Mintz was born Nov. 23, 1914, near Chanute, Kan., to Lee and Louise (Lefever) Lasley. She left this earth for her heavenly home March 29, 2014, from the ranch at Meeker.

Obituary: Odessa G. Balloga

Odessa Balloga

Odessa G. Balloga was born May 11, 1923, in Galena, Kan., to May (Greenwood) and William Cox. She died March 30, 2014, at the age of 90.

Obituary: Meldrin Martin “Maynard” Olsen

Meldrin Olsen

Meldrin Martin “Maynard” Olsen, 65, of Neola, Utah, passed away March 15, 2014, of complications from a brain tumor. Olson was born May 15, 1948, in Roosevelt, Utah, to Carlos Clifford and DeeAtha Anna South Olsen. He lived his entire life on the same property he