Toni Lynn Simmons was born in Meeker, Colo., to Chris and Lynn Carroll on Feb. 15, 1988. She attended all of her school years in Meeker, graduating from Meeker High School in 2006. Toni attended cosmetology school in Craig, Colo.
Mary Jeannette Price of Meeker, Colo., passed away June 16, 2013, in Wheat Ridge, Colo., after a long battle with cancer.
James Lynn Sullivan, a long-time resident of the Meeker area, passed away on March 13, 2013. Mr. Sullivan was born in Hayden, Colo., and attended school in Meeker, graduating from Meeker High School in 1952.
Nellie Emma Jane Randall was born Sept. 16, 1922, to Glen and Ella Randall in Okarche, Okla., the second of 11 children.
Marjorie Ann Hall ‘Vidakovich’ Lupton passed away on Friday, June 21, 2013, after suffering for many years from Alzheimer’s disease. Marjorie was a long-time resident of Rangely, Colo., where she spent many years teaching at the elementary school level.
Dorothy Merle DuRette Pickens passed away peacefully on June 15, 2013, at the age of 97 in Rangely, Colo.
Catherine “Peg” R. Burke, 77, of Montrose passed away June 10, 2013, at her home surrounded by loved ones. Peg was born Aug. 6, 1935, to Robert and Daisy (Smith) Cook in Yuma, Colo. She enjoyed her childhood in Meeker and attended Meeker High School.
Mary Jeanette Price of Meeker died Sunday, June 16, 2013, in Wheat Ridge, Colo. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, June 24, 2013, at Highland Cemetery. Friends may call at Grant Mortuary in Meeker from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. on Monday.
Dual commitments to ranching and public service were a way of life for Meeker’s Joe Collins. Recently, Joe was honored for serving 10 years on the Habitat Partnership Program. This recognition marks more than 40 years of public service in some capacity, both in Meeker and on the Eastern Slope in Simla, Colo.
On June 4, 2013, Angelo Thomas Theos left the quiet little town of Meeker, Colo., to be with God. Angelo was born in Craig, Colo., on Jan. 14, 2006, to Molly Turner Theos and Thomas “Willie” Theos. They brought Angelo home to an excited big brother, Sheridan.
Nellie Stewart of Meeker died Friday June 14, 2013, at the Walbridge Wing at Pioneers Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. today (Thursday, June 20, 2013) at the Meeker United Methodist Church. Interment will follow in Highland Cemetery.