Death Notices: Aug. 3, 2014

Rita Eckart, 98, Grand Junction, formerly of Rohnert Park, California, died July 26, 2014, at Mantey Heights Rehabilitation and Care Center.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 8, at St. Joseph Catholic Church.

She is survived by two stepsons, Charles Eckart of California and Robert Eckart of Arizona; two sisters, Theresa Gleason of San Diego and Eugenia Dhabolt of Grand Junction; two grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to Mantey Heights Rehabilitation and Care Center.

Donald Thomas Hampton, 66, Clifton, died Aug. 1, 2014, at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Grand Junction.

Private family services are planned at a later date.

Survivors include his wife, Vickie; one son, Brian of Olathe, Kansas; one daughter, Judi Arnold of Clifton; one sister, Betty Kettle of Delta; 10 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

Michael Ray Petersen, 20, Grand Junction, died July 30, 2014, in Grand Junction.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Canyon View Vineyard Church.

Mr. Petersen was a wood floor installer.

Survivors include his parents, Doug and Shelli of Grand Junction, and one sister, Lindsay of Colorado Springs.

Memorial contributions to Compassion International, 12290 Voyager Park Way, Colorado Springs 80921, or to Colorado Parks and Wildlife Hunter Outreach Program, in care of Callahan-Edfast Mortuary, 2515 Patterson Road, Grand Junction 81505.

Garrett Walker, 72, Grand Junction, died July 27, 2014.

Survivors include his wife, Sue-Anne; two sons, Paul Durnez and Jacob Durnez; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Memorial contributions to HopeWest, 3090B N. 12th Street, Grand Junction 81506.


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