Death notices, April 5, 2013

■ The Rev. William Ray Kastning, 92, Delta, died April 2, 2013, at his home.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Sunday at First Baptist Church in Delta. A private family inurnment will be at Eckert Cemetery.

Survivors include his wife, Mary Ann; one son, William J. “Bill” of Crested Butte; two daughters, Judith Niehues-West of Delta and Nancy Kastning of Espanola, N.M.; eight grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

Memorial contributions to First Baptist Church, 1290 Pioneer, Delta 81416 or to Hospice & Palliative Care of Western Colorado, P.O. Box 24, Delta 81416.

Linda Sue Latchaw, 59, died March 15, 2013, in Grand Junction.

Services will be held later.

Ms. Latchaw was a homemaker.

Survivors include two sons, Kevin Vincent of Anchorage, Alaska, and Kenneth Vincent of Cedaredge; three daughters, Carri Brandt of Palisade and Kassi Brandt and Krista Brandt, both of Grand Junction; three brothers, Paul Latchaw of Canon City, Jim Latchaw of Monument and Terry Latchaw of Portland, Ore.; six sisters, Judy Patti of Pueblo, Jeanne Stalker of Everett, Wash., Nancy Eimer of Fountain, Tina Nowoseilski and Kelly Barnhouse, both of Colorado Springs, and Lynette Boyd of Topsail Beach, N.C.; and one grandchild.

Jake Mercer, 30, Grand Junction, died April 3, 2013, at his home.

Funeral services are pending with Callahan-Edfast Mortuary.

Survivors include his parents, Ronald and Robin Mercer, of Grand Junction; one brother, Colby of Grand Junction; and one sister, Kristy Walker of Eldoret, Kenya.

■  JoAnn Brewer Schow, 77, Grand Junction, died April 3, 2013, at her home.

Visitation will be from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Monday at the Church of Jesus Chirst of Latter-day Saints, 2235 Kingston Road. A service is at noon. Interment will follow in Salt Lake City.

Ms. Schow was a music teacher.

Survivors inlucde one son, Tom of Taylorsville, Utah; two daughters, Carolyn Allen of Sandy, Utah, and Lee Ann Bellum of Sedalia; two brothers, Allen Brewer of Minneapolis and Michael Brewer of Murray, Utah; two sisters, Carol Mooney of British Columbia, Canada, and Sharren Brewer of Sandy; 10 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

Memorial contributions to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, 2237 N. Seventh St.,  No. 14, Grand Junction 81501 or Hospice & Palliative Care of Western Colorado, 3090B N. 12th St., Grand Junction 81506.

■  Patrice Veo, 62, Olathe, died April 2, 2013, at Montrose Memorial Hospital.

Visitation is from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday at Crippin Funeral Home Chapel. A service is 11 a.m. Tuesday at the chapel. Graveside services will follow at Cedar Hill Cemetery in Paonia.

Survivors include her husband, Melvin; one daughter, Lori of Montrose; two brothers, Ed of Lakewood and Lance of Montrose.

Memorial contributions to the American Cancer Society, 2754 Compass Drive, Suite 328, Grand Junction 81506, or the American Diabetes Foundation, Colorado Affiliated, 2480 W. 26th Ave., Suite 120B, Denver 80211.


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