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Susan Updike

November 17, 2018 — Susan Updike passed away on November 12, 2018 Services to be held in Grand Junction, Saturday, November 24 at 11 am at the Orchard Mesa Christian Church with burial to follow.

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Rose Marie Barone Marfitano

November 15, 2018 — Rose was born in Glenwood Springs, Colorado, the only child of Angelo and Anna E. (Mattivi) Barone. Rose married the love of her life, R. Roy Marfitano, on June 12, 1949. He passed away in 1993. Rose enjoyed staying in contact with the many friends

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Edward L. Feld, Jr.

November 15, 2018 — Edward L. Feld, Jr., ("Ed"), 74, of Carbondale, Colorado, passed away October 16, 2018, of complications from heart congestion. Ed was born in Iowa to Dr. & Mrs. Edward L. Feld, & grew up in Manchester. Following graduation from West Delaware County High School, he

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Heather Jay (August 14, 1988 — November 13, 2008)

November 12, 2018 — Dear Heather, You have been gone 10 years and we still expect you to walk through the door. We can feel you near when the sun shines, or the moon is full, while cooking your favorite dinner, when a song comes on the radio, or

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Ronald J. Miller (October 2, 1953 – November 2, 2018)

November 9, 2018 — Ronald J. Miller was born October 2, 1953 to Barbara and Robert Miller in Longview and grew up in Richland, Washington. He died November 2, 2018 after complications from surgery in June His family moved to the Chicago area when he was in High School

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David Whittaker (August 28, 1957 – November. 3, 2018)

November 9, 2018 — David "Dave" Whittaker passed peacefully in his sleep on Saturday November 3, 2018, but not before leaving his mark on every person he met. Dave loved everything fast. On the weekends, you could find him at the local speedway wearing one of his favorite Dale

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Memorial notice: Bill McKinley (October 17, 1933 — October 15, 2018)

November 8, 2018 — A Celebration of Life for Bill McKinley will take place on Saturday, November 10th, from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm, at Rivers Restaurant in Glenwood Springs. Please join us and share your memories as we celebrate a man who lived his way — with a

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Dustin Kent Morrow (April 20th, 1982 — October 30th, 2018)

November 6, 2018 — Dustin Kent Morrow expectantly passed away on October 30th, 2018. Born in Colorado Springs April 20th, 1982, Dustin moved to the western slope in 2007 and was reborn. He worked for Mountain Air Mechanical for over ten years, and excelled in his field. His work

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Robert “Bob” Lee DeRoeck

November 6, 2018 — Robert "Bob" Lee DeRoeck was a long-time resident of Glenwood Springs and an active member of the community. Bob was born in 1928 in Chicago, Illinois, and he served in the Ready Reserves of the U.S. Army. He married the love of his life, Glennyce,

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Ritsuo “Rancho” Itao (April 11, 1931 — October 10, 2018)

November 6, 2018 — Ritsuo "Rancho" Itao, born on April 11, 1931 in Ewa, Hawaii, passed away on October 10, 2018, in Grand Junction, Colorado. He is survived by his Wife of 59 years, Rita; three Sons, Peter (Tracy) Itao, Gary (Nancy) Itao, Michael (Sharyn) Itao, and Daughter Heidi

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Jax Bradley Wynia (March 17, 2015 ­ October 24, 2018)

November 6, 2018 — Our Little Angel joined the Lord in Heaven Oct. 24, 2018. In Jax's short life, he brought so much joy to all who knew him. Every person he met became his friend. He was a flirt with all the girls, loved holding hands, and making

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Robyn E. Weintraub (November 9, 1961 — November 1, 2018)

November 5, 2018 — Born in New York, survived by her son Noah, father Robert, sisters Barbara & Deborah, Robyn was preceded in death by her mother Patricia & brother William. She lived an exciting life and on her own terms, living with love and inspiring it in others,

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Dan Eugene Vories (September 8, 1959 — October 9, 2018)

November 1, 2018 — Dan Vories passed away on October 9, 2018, at the age of 59. He was born in Colorado Springs on September 8th, 1959, the son of Eugene and Eunice Vories. Dan was the youngest of five siblings. He grew up working his father's ranch in

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Allen Lee Pickett (May 16, 1933 — October 24, 2018)

November 1, 2018 — Allen Lee Pickett passed away at home October 24, 2018, in Parachute, Colorado. Allen was born in Grandin, Missouri, to Carl and Clarice (Lewis) Pickett on May 16, 1933. He married Cheryl Husted on June 22, 1968, in Rifle, Colorado. They celebrated their 50th wedding

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Richard Murr (January 24, 1937 – October 30, 2018)

October 31, 2018 — Richard Murr, 81 years old and lifelong resident of New Castle, went to be with his Lord and Savior on October 30, 2018. He was born on January 24, 1937 in Glenwood Springs to Orel and Alma Murr. He lived nearly his entire life on

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Obituary: Jane Fightlin

October 31, 2018 — Jane Fightlin passed away in the early morning of Tuesday, October 30. Jane's home for the last decade of her life had been the Veterans' Community Living Center in Rifle. She had served in the Navy during World War II, returning from Europe where she

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Barbara Floria Orcutt (January 27, 1954 – July 4, 2018)

October 31, 2018 — Travel writer and beloved high school teacher, Barbara Floria Orcutt, loses battle with cancer at age 64. Barbara Ann Floria was born January 27, 1954 at home in Milwaukee, Wisconsin to industrial designer, James Floria, and artist, Audrey Floria. She grew up in Wisconsin and

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Freddie Fazzi (July 3, 1933 — October 27, 2018)

October 30, 2018 — Freddie Fazzi, 85, of Silt, Colorado, passed away October 27th, 2018, at Valley View Hospital in Glenwood Springs with his family at his side. Freddie was born July 3, 1933, on Silt Mesa to Richard and Lena Fazzi. He served in the U.S. Army from

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Floyd Edward “Bodie” Collins (October 19, 1928 — October 26, 2018)

October 29, 2018 — Floyd Edward "Bodie" Collins, 90, of Glenwood Springs passed away October 26, 2018. Bodie was born October 19, 1928, in Simenial, Oklahoma. Bodie moved to Carthage, Texas, when he was 14 years old. In 1948 he met and married his loving wife Virginia. Bodie is

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Edward Corcoran (May 25, 1945 — October 22, 2018)

October 29, 2018 — Edward F. Corcoran of Glenwood Springs passed away suddenly at home, in the comfort of his favorite chair, on October 22nd. He was 73 years old. Eddie was the son of Durwood and Margaret Corcoran, and grew up in Saginaw, Michigan. He was the product

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