Death notices, April 18, 2013
■ Halka Chronic, 90, Grand Junction, died April 16, 2013, at Hospice Care Center.
Services are pending with Fruita Funeral Home.
Survivors include four daughters, Felicie Williams, Betsy Greslin, Emily Silver and Lucy Chronic.
■ Joyce Cotton, 72, Grand Junction, died April 14, 2013, at her home.
Services are pending with Callahan-Edfast Mortuary.
Survivors include her husband, Roy; two sons, Terry of Port Orchard, Wash., and Craig of Montrose; one daughter, Traci Major of Fort Collins; one brother, Al Gray of Klondike, Texas; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Memorial contributions to Alpine Hospice, 2764 Compass Drive, Grand Junction 81506.
■ Robert Eugene Chambers, 68, Grand Junction, died April 14, 2013, at his home.
Services will be 2 p.m. Saturday at Grand Junction First Church of the Nazarene.
Survivors include his wife, Esther; one daughter, Stacey Chambers of Denver; one brother, Dennis Chambers Sr. of Utah.
Memorial contributions can be made to the ALS Association, Rocky Mountain Chapter; Hospice & Palliative Care of Western Colorado, or the building fund of the First Church of the Nazarene.
■ Norma D. Ewing, 85, DeBeque, died April 12, 2013, at St. Mary’s Hospital.
No services will be held.
Survivors include one daughter, Cherrie Berry; 13 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and three great-great grandchildren.
■ Alice L. Washington, 91, Grand Junction, died April 16, 2013, at Hospice Care Center.
Services will be held later.
Ms. Washington was a librarian.
Survivors include one son, Robert of Grand Junction; two daughters, Jane Best of Jamul, Calif., Susan Davis of Alamogordo, N.M.; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and one great-great grandchildren.
Memorial contributions to Hospice & Palliative Care of Western Colorado, 3090B N. 12th St., Grand Junction 81506, or Mesa County Public Library, 530 Grand Ave., 81501.
■ Orlando “Lano” Villarreal, 46, Grand Junction, died April 15, 2013, in Grand Junction.
Visitation will be from 3 to 5 p.m. Friday at Callahan-Edfast Mortuary. Burial will be at 2 p.m. Monday at New Elmwood Cemetery in Fruita.
Survivors include one son, Raymond; three daughters, Renee Villarreal, Francesca Villarreal of New York City and Sabrina Villarreal of Phoenix; two sisters, Lena Marie Ponce, West Monroe, La. and Petra Lynn Ybrarra of Avon; and three grandchildren.