Death notices, April 5, 2014
■ Sherrell “Gus” Gerstler, 77, Grand Junction, died March 3, 2014, at St. Mary’s Hospital.
Services will be at 3 p.m. April 22 at the Veterans Memorial Cemetery of Western Colorado.
Mr. Gerstler was the owner and operator of a cement business.
Survivors include his wife, Lois; two sons, David Gerstler of Clifton and Ronald A. Gier of Grand Junction; two daughters, Debra Dillard and Cheri Mortensen, both of Grand Junction; one brother, Larry Gertsler of Michigan; two grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
Memorial contributions to Veterans Affairs Medical Center of Western Colorado CLC Unit, 2121 North Ave., Grand Junction 81501.
■ Norris “Bud” Patrick McMahan Sr., 84, Montrose, died April 3, 2014, at the San Juan Living Center.
No services are planned.
Mr. McMahan was a former Mesa County Sheriff’s deputy.
Survivors include four sons, Norris P. Jr. and Louis, both of Redding, Calif., and Thomas and Timothy; one daughter, Laura Powell of Gardenerville, Nev.; and two sisters, Charolette Helm and Dorothy Fountain, both of Salem, Ore.
■ Phyllis M. Pulliam, 93, Grand Junction, died March 28, 2014, at HopeWest Hospice.
Services will be at a later date at the Cory Cemetery in Cory.
Survivors include one daughter, Rhonda Ford of Grand Junction; three grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.