Death notices, July 10, 2013

Laurence A. Blunkall, 71, Parachute, died July 3, 2013, at Paonia Care Center.

A graveside service will be later through Taylor Funeral Service.

Survivors include two sons, Don Rogers of Colorado Springs and David Rogers of Tulia, Texas; five daughters, Chaunte Morgan and Nicky Blunkall, both of Chico, Calif., Shari Montgomery of Colorado Springs, Julie Rose of Paonia and Laura Galera of Denver; 11 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Calvin C. Cook, 85, Grand Junction, died July 7, 2013, at his home.

A service will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Emmanuel Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Lorraine; three sons, Terry of Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., Duane of Grand Junction and Stacy of Austin, Texas; six grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

Memorial contributions to Emmanuel Baptist Church, 395 31 5/8 Road, Grand Junction 81504.

Robert Bosstil Draper, 45, Grand Junction, died July 6, 2013, in Palisade.

A celebration of life will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Callahan-Edfast Mortuary Chapel.

Mr. Draper was a maintenance supervisor.

Survivors include a son, Nick of Layton, Utah; two daughters, Riley and Kaley of Castle Rock; his parents, Donald of Sutherland, Neb., and Elsie Wilkey of Grand Junction; two brothers, Donald Jr. of Fruita and Paul Gunnett of Riverton, Wyo.; and one sister, Kayla of Thermopolis, Wyo.

Beulah Mae Kuether, 88, Fruita, died July 8, 2013, at Family Health West.

Visitation will be from 4 to 5 p.m. Thursday at Callahan-Edfast Chapel. A funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Callahan-Edfast Chapel.

Survivors include one daughter, Jeanne DeKruger of Loma; one grandchild; six great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

Memorial contributions to HopeWest 3090B North 12th Street, Grand Junction 81506.

Loretta “Lori” Ann La Marca, 57, Montrose, died July 5, 2013, at Hospice Care Center.

A service will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Montrose.

Survivors include one son, Vinny Huff of Grand Junction; one daughter, Luciana Huff of Grand Junction; her father, Joseph of Rio Rancho, N.M.; and two sisters, Jacque Robinson of Albuquerque, N.M., and Pamela Sablack of San Diego, Calif.

Memorial contributions to HopeWest 3090B North 12th Street, Grand Junction 81506.

Janos Molnar, 80, Clifton, died July 5, 2013, in Clifton.

A celebration of life will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Martin Mortuary.

Mr. Molnar was a carpenter.

Survivors include his wife, Phylis; one son, Mark of Grand Junction; two daughters, Maria Anderson of Dallas, and Mitzi Gurule of Grand Junction; and four grandchildren.

Memorial contributions to HopeWest 3090B North 12th Street, Grand Junction 81506.

Ruth Bayard Reed, 81, Grand Junction, died July 6, 2013, at La Villa Grande Care Center.

No services are planned at this time.

Survivors include her husband, Robert; three sons, Brian Knox of Champagne, Ill., Scott Knox of Albany, N.Y., and Eric Knox of Bloomington, Ind.; two daughters, Krissy Knox of Cummington, Mass., and Lisa Le Fevre of Rangely; two brothers, Steve Bayard of Cortez, Fla., and Rick Bayard of Savannah, Ga.; 23 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

Lucy M. Sanchez, 92, Delta, died July 5, 2013, at her home.

A Mass will be at 10 a.m. today at St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Delta, followed by burial at Delta City Cemetery.

Survivors include four daughters, Shirley Munoz of Delta, Mary Lou Naranjo of Fort Collins and Virginia Strait and Arlene Bellvill, both of Delta; three sons, Raymond and Pete, both of Delta, and Andrew of Grand Junction; one brother, Hilario Martinez; 22 grandchildren; and 40 great-grandchildren.


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