Death Notices, April 23, 2013
■ James Finley Flavel Bascom, 55, Grand Junction, died April 12, 2013, at his residence.
Services are pending with Mesa Funeral Service.
Survivors include sons Daniel of Seattle and Matthew of Bellingham, Wash.; father James of Gig Harbor, Wash.; mother Barbara of Gig Harbor, Wash.; brother Steven of Crawford; and sisters Vanessa Hoff of Crawford and Taya Paige of Laguna Niguel, Calif.
■ Niki Christensen, 64, Grand Junction, died April 18, 2013, at her residence.
A viewing will take place from 2 to 6 p.m. Friday at Palisade Funeral Home.
Survivors include daughters Tina Shay, Trena Harrison, and Tisha Jaeger; parents Howard and Mary Leach; brother Terry Leach; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
■ Dennis “Denny” Dittman, 70, Grand Junction, died April 20, 2013, at his residence.
Services will take place this summer.
Mr. Dittman was an auto body repairman.
Survivors include wife Linda M.; son Ric of Brighton; daughters Beth Norman of West Palm Beach, Fla., Meg Hargett of Longmont, Kim Lovett of Wellington and Erica Lovett Fournier of Auburn, Maine; sisters Patty of Atlanta and Joyce McElhone of Conifer; 12 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Memorial contributions can be made to Hospice & Palliative Care of Western Colorado, 3090B N. 12th St., Grand Junction, CO 81506; or Habitat for Humanity of Mesa County, 225 N. Fifth St., Grand Junction, CO 81501.
■ Carol Helena Hinton, 66, Grand Junction, died April 19, 2013, at her residence.
Private services will take place.
Ms. Hinton was an administration assistant with the Colorado Division of Wildlife.
Survivors include son Patrick of Grand Junction; daughters Jennifer of Grand Junction and Barbara Smith of San Jose, Calif.; mother Ruth Everhart of East Templeton, Mass.; brother Larry Everhart of Iowa; sisters Sandy Starzynski and Bonnie Cochran, both of Massachusetts; and six grandchildren.
Memorial contributions can be made to Roice-Hurst Humane Society, P.O. Box 4040, Grand Junction, CO 81502.
■ Katherine A. Horvath, 63, Hotchkiss, died April 15, 2013, at her residence.
Services will take place at 11 a.m. Saturday at United Methodist Church in Paonia, followed by burial at Cedar Hill Cemetery in Paonia.
Survivors include son Seth of Paonia, and sister Susan Williamson of Boulder.
Memorial contributions can be made to Black Canyon Animal Sanctuary, 42528 Needle Rock Road, Crawford, CO 81415.
■ Delbert Lloyd “Pat” Mallory, 81, Clifton, died April 21, 2013, at his residence.
Private services will take place Sunday.
Survivors include wife Norma; sons David and Gary, both of Grand Junction, and Mike of Fruita; brother Don of Denver; seven grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.
■ Rev. Jeffrey C. Ryan, 41, Delta, died April 18, 2013, at Delta County Memorial Hospital.
Services will take place at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Redeemer Lutheran in Delta.
Survivors include wife Lauren; sons Ethan and Joshua, both of Delta; daughter Brienna of Delta; and mother Darlene Schenk.
■ Dennis Starnes, 62, Grand Junction, died April 21, 2013, at his residence.
No services are planned.
Survivors include brother Daniel of Cleveland, Tenn.; and sister Debbie Giddings of Grand Junction.