Obituary: James Darrel Howard

James Howard

James Darrel Howard, 75, of Fruita, Colo., passed away Thursday Dec. 12, 2013, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Grand Junction, Colo.

Rod Crawford Obituary

Rod Crawford Oct. 5, 1950 ~ Dec. 17, 2013 Obituary: Rod Crawford Rod Crawford, 63, passed away in his hometown of Meeker, Colo., on Dec. 17 after a six year battle with multiple myeloma; a journey that still allowed him to win numerous golf tournaments in between treatments. Rod was

Obituary: Vernon “Dale” Lane

Vernon “Dale” Lane, 60, of Rangely died Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013, in Rangely, Colo.

Obituary: Lillie Onteen (McGruder) Ross

Lillie Ross

Lillie Onteen (McGruder) Ross was born Aug. 9, 1930; she passed away on Dec. 4, 2013, at St Mary’s Hospital in Grand Junction, Colo.

Obituary: Jack Kenneth Hillis

Jack Hillis

Longtime Rangely resident Jack Kenneth Hillis, 84, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013.

Death Notice: Dale Lane

Dale Lane, 60, of Rangely died Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013, in Rangely, Colo.

Obituary: Hazel Rosenlund

Hazel Gae Rosenlund, 93, a longtime resident of Meeker, Colo., passed away peacefully Oct. 29, 2013. Hazel was born in Meeker to Flora E. Seaton and John L. Kirkpatrick on June 14, 1920.

Obituary: Mary Ann Cook Copeland

Mary Ann Copeland

Mary Ann Cook Copeland was born June 5, 1947, in Meeker, Colo., and she passed away on Nov. 15, 2013, surrounded by family in Meeker and at the Walbridge Wing.

Obituary: Crissie Smith

Crissie Smith

Born to Edgar and Louise Reed in Cortez, Colo., on March 1, 1925, she was the youngest of five children. Crissie was very proud of being a descendant of the early settlers of Colorado.

Obituary: Merle Evelyn Snyder Brenton

Merle Brenton

Merle Evelyn Snyder Brenton was the youngest daughter of Parker Lindley and Grace Minnie Shugart Snyder. She was born in Independence, Montgomery County, Kan., on May 10, 1910. She passed away on Oct. 19, 2013, at the age of 103 years, five months and nine days.

Obituary: Merle Evelyn Snyder Brenton

Merle Evelyn Snyder Brenton was the youngest daughter of Parker Lindley and Grace Minnie Shugart Snyder. She was born in Independence, Montgomery County, Kan., on May 10, 1910. She passed away on Oct. 19, 2013, at the age of 103 years, five months and nine days.

Obituary: Susan Mary (Ainge) Crook

Susan Croos

Susan Mary (Ainge) Crook of Battlement Mesa, Colo., died of natural causes on Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013.