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Obituaries - April 4, 2013

June 8, 1931 - March 24, 2013

Beloved wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother Betty Jo Lynch passed away on March 24, 2013, surrounded by her family.

Betty was born on June 8, 1931, in Montrose to William and Anita Givens. She was the youngest of seven children. She married Dick Lynch on Sept. 1,1960, in Montrose. Betty enjoyed gardening and loved flowers. She was an avid Denver Broncos football fan.

She was preceded in death by her parents; sister, Lois Logan; brothers, Robert, Donald, George, Hugh and Fred Givens.

Betty is survived by her husband, Dick Lynch of Rifle; children, Lynn (Ray) Miller of Rifle and Bill (Liz) of Kenai, Alaska; five grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

There will be a private family service held. A memorial fund has been set up in Betty's name at Alpine Bank.

A service in memory of Betsy Jo Hedges will be held at the United Methodist-Presbyterian Church, 200 East Fourth St., in Rifle on Saturday, April 6, at 2 p.m.

Contact Jessica Hedges at (970) 927-3259 or Betty Hedges at (970) 625-1864 with any questions.

Oct. 11, 2012 - March 29, 2013

On Oct. 11, 2012, Nicolas Huckleberry Miller blessed us with his presence. On Good Friday, Huck was welcomed home into the loving arms of Jesus.

Huck was born with many obstacles to overcome and he defied many odds in his short time. For 5 1/2 months, Huck touched many lives. He was, still is and will continue to be a constant reminder and example of true love and purity. Huck had a tenacity that was an inspiration to all that met him.

Huck is survived by his parents, John and Jessica Miller; his siblings, Brandon and Genevieve; and a very large extended family.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Children's Hospital Colorado Foundation.

A viewing for Huck will be held on Thursday, April 4, at 1 p.m. at the First Assembly of God followed by a service at 2 p.m.


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