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.

Obituary: Elmer Merle McGruder

Elmer McGruder

Elmer Merle McGruder left this earth on July 24, 2015. He was born April 21, 1934, down river on Yellow Creek, to Elmer and Lura McGruder.

Services set for Jake Massey

Jake Massey

MEEKER I A celebration of Jake Massey’s big life will be held on Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015, at 3 p.m. at the Gillespie House, 38527 Highway 13 (the former Wilson Ranch). The family requests that you bring a small side dish to share and your great memories of Jake!

Obituary: Betsy Burnside Stewart

Betsy Burnside Stewart was born May 2, 1930, to Bob and Vi Burnside, the older of three children. Her parents were ranchers and she grew up in the rural area around Meeker.

Obituary: Kathleen Annette Covay

Kathleen Annette Covay, 71, passed from the world early Sunday morning, July 5, 2015, at her residence in Las Vegas, Nev.