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Death Notices: Dec. 23, 2011

Benjamin Antonio "Tony" Atencio, 87, of GJ died Dec. 21.

Service is 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 29, at St. Joseph Catholic Church.

Survivors include three sons, seven grandchildren, and 14 great-grandchildren.

Arrangements by Callahan-Edfast Mortuary.


Nell Story, 84, of Grand Junction died Dec. 18 at home.

Service is 1 p.m. Friday, Dec. 23, at Callahan-Edfast Mortuary.

Survivors include two sons, one daughter, one brother, one sister, eight grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren.


Heather Renee Kennedy, 47, of Grand Junction died Dec. 17 at home.

Service is 10 a.m. Friday, Dec. 23, at Callahan-Edfast Mortuary followed by a reception at 1 p.m. at 3031 Sequel Way.

Survivors include husband William, two stepdaughters, father Patrick, mother Karen, one brother, one sister, and two grandchildren.


Milton Albert Walls, 91, of Loma died Dec. 20.

No service planned.

Survivors include two sons, one daughter, two brothers, seven grandchildren, and 13 great-grandchildren.


James "Jim" Fitzgerald, 75, of Grand Junction died Dec. 19 at Hospice Care Center.

Service is pending.

Survivors include wife Jane, one son, and one sister.


Mary E. Keisling, 89, of Loma died Dec. 18 at Larchwood Inns.

Service will be held in Page, Ariz., at a later date.

Survivors include four sons, two daughters, 28 grandchildren, and 32 great-grandchildren.

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