Obituary: Leona Helen Jirak

Leona Helen Jirak

Leona Helen Jirak of Boise died at St Luke’s Hospital in Boise, Idaho, on Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015, following a stroke. She was 86. 

Leona was born the daughter of Anton and Helen Kupka in Crete, Neb., on Aug. 9, 1929, the youngest of three daughters. She was a member of the Crete Sokol and […]

Obituary: Jacob Sewall Massey

Jacob Sewall Massey

Jacob Sewall Massey of Meeker, the son of Stuart Massey and Mary Gillespie, passed away on July 25, 2015, from injuries sustained in a fall while hiking in the Flat Tops Wilderness Area.

Obituary: Glenn E. Burley

Glenn Burley

Meeker resident Glenn E. Burley died on Monday, Aug. 17, 2015, at the Walbridge Wing in Meeker, Colo. He was 89.

Obituary: Mary Alice Patton

Mary Alice Patton

Mary Alice Patton was born in Vernal, Utah, on June 4, 1921, to Vinnie Miller and Leroy Lee. She was their sixth child out of 10. Her family called her Pudge.

Obituary: Elizabeth (Liz) Backes

Elizabeth Backes

Elizabeth (Liz) Irene Backes, our beloved mom, grandma (momma) passed away peacefully in her sleep on Thursday, Aug. 13, 2015, in Meeker, Colo.

Obituary: Carma Faye (Sue) Rouse

Carma Faye (Sue) Rouse

Soldotna, Alaska, resident Carma Faye (Sue) Rouse passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2015, at Central Peninsula Hospital in Soldotna with family present. Private family services will be held at a later date.

Obituary: Michael James Ryan

Michael James Ryan

Michael James Ryan was born Sept. 24, 1945, and he passed away Aug. 10, 2015, at Memorial Hospital of Carbon County in Rawlins, Wyo.

Obituary: Lewis Ray Livingston

Lewis Ray Livingston

Lewis Ray Livingston, age 93, passed on, on Aug. 15, 2015, to rejoin his sweetheart, Irene.

Obituary: Kleo Kay Goforth

Kleo Goforth

Kleo Kay Goforth, aged 75, died peacefully on the morning of Aug. 4, 2015, at her home in Mesquite, Nev. after a long battle with cancer.

Obituary: Richard Lester ‘Dick’ Moyer

Richard Lester 'Dick' Moyer

Richard Lester (Dick) Moyer passed away in Meeker, Colo., at the Walbridge Wing on July 28, 2015, about a month shy of his 89th birthday.

Obituary: Arola Ann Bergman

Arola Ann Bergman

Arola Ann Bergman, 70, of Montrose, Colo., died Wednesday, July 22, 2015, at her home.

Obituary: Grace Wynn (Hughes) Petrakian

Grace Wynn (Hughes) Petrakian passed from this world on Thursday, July 16, 2015, about 1:30 p.m., surrounded by family at Morristown Medical Center in New Jersey. The cancer she had fought on four separate occasions had returned and spread, proving itself silent and deadly.