Obituary: David Wright Eskelson

David Wright Eskelson

David Wright Eskelson was born Feb. 10, 1928, in Devil’s Slide, Utah. He died Saturday, Dec. 5, 2015, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Grand Junction, Colo. It was said David had nine lives; in reality, he had at least 15 lives and lived them all with courage and grace despite multiple injuries and illnesses from […]

Obituary: Roland ‘Red’ Leavitt

Roland ‘Red’ Leavitt

Roland “Red” Leavitt was born in Milton, N.H., in October 1925. He died Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2015. Skiing was the highlight of “Red’s” life. As a young boy, he spent his winters skiing every chance he could, “thumbing” rides to and from the ski areas each weekend.

Obituary: Carl Gene Mason

Carl Mason

Carl Gene Mason of Rangely, Colo., passed away on Monday, Nov. 16, 2015, in Vernal, Utah. He was born on July 7, 1942, in Walsenburg, Colo., to Audry Huff and Earl Mason.

Obituary: Phyllis F. Fothergill Wigington

Phyllis F. Fothergill Wigington

Phyllis F. Fothergill was born in Elkhart, Kan., on Aug. 22, 1923, to John E. Fothergill and Addie Juanita Fothergill. She passed away Monday Nov. 2, 2015, in Meeker, Colo.

Obituary: Josephine ‘Jo’ Rodriguez Linden

Josephine ‘Jo’ Rodriguez Linden

Josephine “Jo” Linden was born in Monterey, Calif., on Aug. 1, 1925, and she danced through the gates of heaven on Thursday, Nov. 5, 2015.

Obituary: Joseph (Tony) F. Lane

Joseph (Tony) F. Lane

Joseph (Tony) F. Lane, 73, of Castle Rock followed his Shepherd and his God to His Eternal Home on Oct. 28, 2015, surrounded by family and loved ones.

Obituary: Baby Sky Lee Reed

Sky Lee Reed

Sky Lee Reed was born July 17, 2015, and lived three months. He died Monday, Oct. 19, 2015, in his parents’ arms surrounded by loved ones at the Ronald McDonald house in Salt Lake City, Utah, after struggling with congenital heart and liver disease. He passed gently into the arms of Jesus.

Obituary: David Elmer Allen

David Elmer Allen, the third child of David Thornton and Julia Maudlin Allen, was born Dec. 21, 1925. Dave passed away peacefully on Oct. 10, 2015, at Pioneers Memorial Hospital in Meeker, Colo.

Obituary: Alberta Winell (Winnie) Roberts Boise

Winell Boise

Alberta Winell (Winnie) Roberts Boise of Meeker died Monday, Oct. 4, 2015, in Meeker. She was a mother, sister and grandmother.

Obituary: John (Jack) William Kendall, Jr.

Jack Kendall

On Sept. 17, 2015, John (Jack) William Kendall, Jr., 82, passed away at the Pioneers Medical Center. Jack was born in a rural farmhouse in Washington County, Colo., on April 6, 1933, and was the third of four children of John and Gertrude Kendall.

Obituary: Janis Lyn Williamson Harville

Lyn Harville

Janis Lyn Williamson Harville was born July 30, 1949, in Baton Rouge, La., and transitioned into heaven on Sunday, Oct. 4, 2015, at 1:21 a.m. in the place she loved most—her home in Meeker, Colo.

Obituary: Andrea Russell Harmon Leff

Andrea Russell Harmon Leff

Andrea Russell Harmon Leff, 56, of Meeker, Colo., went home to be with her Heavenly Father on Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015.