Death Notices, Aug. 22, 2012
■ Charles “Bud” Wayne Altland, 77, Palisade, died Aug. 18, 2012, at St. Mary’s Hospital & Medical Center.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Sept. 9 at the Palisade Community Center, 120 W. Eighth St.
Mr. Altland was a co-owner and operator of Palisade Cleaners.
Survivors include his wife, Sandra “Sandy”; two sons, David of Palisade and Steve of Boulder; four daughters, Robin Ely and Denise Madden , both of Grand Junction, Teri Martin of Monument and Kelley Trierweiler of Erie; his mother, Sarah Altland of Grand Junction; one brother, John of Kingman, Ariz.; several grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.
Memorial contributions to CLAWS Rescue and Adoption Center, 2214 Sanford Drive, Suite A5, Grand Junction 81505.
■ Claude R. Holgate, 76, Clifton, died Aug. 25, 2012, at his daughter’s home.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Clifton Hall, 126, S. Second St.
Survivors include his wife, Allene; two sons, Ted of Cortez and Jim of Marble Falls, Texas; two daughters, Terry Stacey of Clifton, and Jackie Holgate of Newcastle; his mother, Blanche Holgate of Carbondale; one brother, Kenny of Delta; two sisters, Winona Hoffman of Basalt, and Jan Clark of Carbondale; eight grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Memorial contributions to Hospice & Palliative Care of Western Colorado, 3090B North 12th St., Grand Junction 81506.
■ Earl Andrew Linnell, 57, Delta, died Aug. 17, 2012, at Delta County Memorial Hospital.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at the Taylor Funeral Service Chapel in Delta.
Survivors include his wife, Keali; one son, Derrick of Montrose; one daughter, Alicia Linnell of Palisade; two brothers, Herk of Hawthorne, Nev., and Ernie of St. George, Utah; and one grandchild.
■ Carolyn Reeves Read, 78, Grand Junction, died Aug. 19, 2012, at her home.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Aug. 31 at the Church of Nativity.
Ms. Read was teacher.
Survivors include one daughter, Susan Wiseman of Grand Junction; and two grandchildren.
Memorial contributions to Canine Companions for Independence, P.O. Box 446, Santa Rosa, CA 95402-0046; American Vet Dogs (Dogs for Veterans) 371 E. Main St., Smithtown, NY 11787; or Hospice & Palliative Care of Western Colorado, 3090B North 12th St., Grand Junction 81506.