Gail Albert "Bud" Maitland |

Gail Albert "Bud" Maitland

New Castle resident Bud Maitland, 74, died July 3, 2007, at the Grand River Medical Center in Rifle. Gail Albert “Bud” Maitland was born Jan. 6, 1933, in Port Angeles, Wash., to George and Violet (McNally) Maitland. He was raised in the northwestern United States and Alaska. He worked professionally as an industrial painter and drove logging trucks in the winter.Bud married Joyce Glaister September 16, 1995, in Eugene, Ore. After living in Washington for a while, the couple moved to New Castle where Bud settled into retirement. He enjoyed bee keeping and was well known for his cheerful smile and phenomenal chocolate candies.Bud was a tireless worker in proclaiming Jehovah’s Kingdom and loved sharing his bible knowledge with others. He recently had been working with Creative Auto Recyclers and Salvage driving a tow-truck.Bud is survived by his wife; sons Randy (Barbara) Maitland of Granite Falls, Wash., Don (Betty) Maitland of Lake Stevens, Wash., and Rocky and Ardie Ogden of Arlington, Wash.; step-children Sharon (Steve) Ramsay of New Castle and Ray Gruenig of San Francisco; grandchildren Laura Maitland, and Caleb, Misty and Rocky Ogden Jr.; grand-stepchildren Alexandria, Mickey and James Ramsay; sister Jean Sargent of Hoquiam, Wash.; and several nieces and great-nieces.A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. July 28 at the Glenwood Springs Kingdom Hall, 101 Airport Road in Glenwood Springs. Cochran Memorial Chapel has been entrusted with the funeral arrangements.

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