Death notices, April 16, 2017

Donald “Don” Byers, 81, Grand Junction, died April 15, 2017, at St. Mary’s Hospital.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Callahan-Edfast Mortuary.

He was a rancher.

Survivors include his wife, Donna; one son, Gary of Greeley; two daughters, Shauna Bornschein of Fruita and Rhonna Waldref of Meeker; two brothers, Clarence Byers and Robert Byers, both of Olathe; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

■  Louette K. Colton, 75, Grand Junction, died April 13, 2017, at St. Mary’s Hospital.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Orchard Mesa Cemetery.

She was a homemaker.

Survivors include two sons, Rob of Olathe and Punk of Grand Junction; two daughters, Becky Blacksher and Kris Colton, both of Grand Junction; six grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

Memorial contributions to HopeWest, 3090B N. 12th St., Grand Junction 81506.

Joan M. Cronin, 89, Cedaredge, died April 12, 2017, at Horizon Care Center in Eckert.

No services are planned.

Survivors include three sons, James, John and Kevin; three daughters, Kathleen Hirschboeck, Maureen Matyas and Sheila Lang; two brothers, Daniel Larkin and Robert Larkin; one sister, Kathleen Hood; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Jeannine Jackson Hibbert, 85, Nucla, died April 12, 2017, at her home.

She was a high school secretary.

Survivors include one son, George M. of Nucla; one daughter, Paggy L. Kohl of Nucla; one sister, Anne Pryde of Sheridan, Wyoming; and 11 grandchildren.

Memorial contributions to Nucla-Naturita Ambulance, P.O. Box 911, Nucla 81424.

Plasida T. Ledbetter, 78, Fruita, died April 12, 2017, at Colorado Canyons Hospital.

She was was a bilingual aide.

Survivors include three daughters, Regina Siegfried of New Mexico, Amy Jenkins of Arizona and Amanda Ledbetter Waldmann of Hawaii; two brothers, Bernie Marquez of Fruita and Arnold Marquez of Grand Junction; one sister, Liz Smith of Glen Rock, Wyoming; and eight grandchildren.

■  Darleen McKissen, 68, Grand Junction, died April 9, 2017, at St. Mary’s Hospital.

Services will be at 9 a.m. Saturday at Callahan-Edfast Mortuary.

She was an environmental health specialist.

Survivors include one son, Rick of Parker; one daughter, Janice Scott of Parker; and one grandchild.

Memorial contributions to HopeWest, 3090B N. 12th St., Grand Junction 81506.

■  Roy B. Norris, 99, Delta, died April 7, 2017, at Crossroads in Delta.

Services will be in Omaha, Nebraska, at a later date.

Survivors include one daughter, Barbara Steele of Delta.


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