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Joseph Charles Gottschalk

August 17, 2017 — Joseph Charles Gottschalk, 63, of Rifle, died Aug. 10, 2017, in Grand Junction. Private services will take place. He was a heavy equipment operator. Survivors include three daughters, Shannon Orlandini of Fort Myers Beach, Florida, Joann Christenson, and Crystal Gottschalk, both of Rifle; his mother, […]

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Russell Wayne Carnahan (July 3, 1951 — August 4, 2017)

August 17, 2017 — Russell Wayne Carnahan passed away peacefully, with family by his side on August 4, 2017. "Wayne" was born to Russell & Blanche Carnahan on July 3, 1951 in Lake Charles, Louisiana. He grew up in Sulphur, Louisiana, and graduated from Sulphur High School in 1969 […]

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Sally Eva Rand (Dec. 27, 1942 — July 28, 2017)

August 17, 2017 — Sally Eva Rand unexpectedly passed away in the afternoon of July 28th, 2017, at her beloved family property on the base of Mount Sopris. She was 74. Born in Indianapolis, Indiana, to Howard and Eva Niederauer, Sally attended University of Indiana followed by the Purdue […]

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Vern Alver Arbaney (Jan. 20, 1936 – Aug. 13, 2017)

August 16, 2017 — Vern Alver Arbaney passed away on August 13 at Valley View Hospital. He was born on January 20, 1936, in Glenwood Springs, Colorado. He was raised in Carbondale in the house he helped build with his parents. He was an only child but had many […]

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Joel Hershey MillerFeb. 14, 1935 – Aug. 13, 2017

August 16, 2017 — Joel, a longtime resident and beloved member of our community, passed away Sunday of cancer. He was 82. He is survived by his wife, Fran, sons, David (Renee) and Eric (Barrie) and daughters, Sheri (Ron) Ryan, Lorraine, Barb ("adopted") (Lonnie); sister Marsha (Charles) Webb; and […]

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Mary Sorensen

August 16, 2017 — Mary Sorensen went to our lord and savior Jesus on May 19th. Born September 6th, 1933, in Riverton, Wyoming, she was the second of eight children. After graduating in 1952 from Riverton High School she attended college. In 1957 she married Bernard Anderson and the […]

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Alan Patrick Gallagher Wizer (Nov. 10, 1949 — Aug. 9, 2017)

August 15, 2017 — Alan's legacy in the Roaring Fork Valley includes working on Christo's Curtain, serving on the Silt Board of Trustees, working as a volunteer ambulance driver and playing an integral role in the expansion of the CMC Spring Valley Campus where he worked as Director of […]

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Viola Fegan (1933 — 2017)

August 15, 2017 — Viola Fegan passed away peacefully at her home in Sunnyvale, CA, on August 5, 2017. Viola was born in South San Francisco in 1933 to Eduardo and Emilia Malosetti, both immigrants from the same village in Northern Italy. She graduated from South San Francisco High […]

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Curtis (Grizz) A. Grizzle (December 23, 1953 — August 10, 2017)

August 15, 2017 — Curtis (Grizz) A. Grizzle, 63, of Rifle, Colorado, passed away August 10, 2017, at Valley View Hospital, in Glenwood Springs, Colorado. Curt was born on December 23, 1953, to Glenn and Betty Grizzle in Lebanon, Indiana. His mother preceded him in death. Grizz was a […]

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Viola Fegan (1933 — 2017)

August 15, 2017 — Viola Fegan passed away peacefully at her home in Sunnyvale, CA, on August 5, 2017. Viola was born in South San Francisco in 1933 to Eduardo and Emilia Malosetti, both immigrants from the same village in Northern Italy. She graduated from South San Francisco High […]

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Paul Light (May 12, 1932 — Aug. 8, 2017)

August 14, 2017 — Paul passed away August 8th surrounded by his family. Paul and Bobbie, his wife of 61 years, moved to Colorado from Phoenixville, PA, in order to be closer to their family. Paul was retired at the time but dedicated much of his time volunteering. He […]

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Lois B. Petre (Jan 7, 1927 — Aug. 11, 2017)

August 14, 2017 — Lois B. Petre passed away on August 11 at the age of 90 at her daughter Lyndy's home in Longmont, surrounded by family. Lois was born January 7, 1927, to Harold and Ruth Rowe in River Forest, Illinois. She was the oldest of three children, […]

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Ada Leona (Torgerson) Wagstrom (March 11, 1931 — July 7, 2017)

August 13, 2017 — Ada Leona (Torgerson) Wagstrom, 86, passed away July 7, 2017. Ada was born in Wyndmere, North Dakota, to Raymond and Carrie Torgerson on March 11, 1931. She married Herbert Wagstrom on September 18, 1949, in Minnesota. Ada loved to have family get-togethers and cook for […]

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Alan Wizer (November 10, 1949 — August 9, 2017)

August 10, 2017 — Please join us to celebrate the life of Alan Wizer. Saturday, August 12th, at 5pm Rifle Creek Golf Course 3004 Highway 325 Rifle, CO 81650 *In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to CARE Animal Rescue Shelter Glenwood Springs http://www.coloradoanimalrescue.org

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Walter Huber (April 16, 1924 — August 7, 2017)

August 10, 2017 — Walter Huber passed away on August 7, 2017, with his family by his side. Walter was born on April 16, 1924, to Ernst and Marie Huber in Felsenau, Switzerland, near the city of Bern. Walter was one of ten kids which led to him sharing […]

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George Joseph Palm Jr. (June 6, 1955 — July 20, 2017)

August 8, 2017 — George Joseph Palm Jr., age 62, passed away peacefully in University of Colorado Hospital on July 20, 2017, surrounded by his loving children. Born in Reading, PA, June 6, 1955, he was the son of the late George J. Palm I and Mary A. Palm […]

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Erwin C. “Bud” Cramp (Dec. 21, 1927 — Aug. 3, 2017)

August 7, 2017 — Military graveside honors by the Hopkins County Military Coalition for Erwin C. "Bud" Cramp will be conducted at 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, August 8, 2017, at the Sulphur Springs City Cemetery with Dr. Jimmy Henry officiating. There will be no formal visitation. Bud passed away Thursday, […]

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Bonnie Jean Fischer (March 26, 1942 — Aug. 1, 2017)

August 3, 2017 — Bonnie Jean Fischer passed away on August 1, 2017. She was 75. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jack Fischer. She is survived by her sons Steve Fischer and Van Fischer, daughter Joo Hee Rose and her 8 grandchildren. She was also a […]

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Carbondale mourns loss of beloved, longtime teacher

August 2, 2017 — Bonnie Fischer, a beloved Carbondale teacher whose passion and dedication kept her doing the job she loved with enthusiasm for five decades, right up until summer school last month, has died. Fischer had been battling cancer for the past few years. She died Aug. 1 […]

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Bonnie Jean Fischer (Mar 26, 1942 – Aug 1, 2017)

August 2, 2017 — Bonnie Jean Fischer passed away on August 1, 2017, she was 75. She was preceded in death by her husband Jack Fischer. She is survived by her sons Steve Fischer, Van Fischer, daughter Joo Hee Rose and her 8 grandchildren. She was also a beloved […]

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