Death Notices, Dec. 12, 2012
■ Jasper Cates, 22, Fruita, died Dec. 6, 2012.
Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. today at Callahan-Edfast Mortuary. A private family service will be held at a later date.
Survivors include his wife, Rebecca; two sons, Jayden and Landon; his parents, Troy and Theresa of Fruita and Kathryn Cates of Palisade; one brother, Kenneth of Rifle; and two sisters, Amber of Fruita and JeTaime’ of Clifton.
■ Elizabeth “Lizzie” Duckworth, 10, Grand Junction, died Dec. 9, 2012, at St. Mary’s Hospital.
Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Callahan-Edfast Mortuary. Services will be at 3 p.m. Friday at Bethel Assembly of God.
Survivors include her parents, Austin and Nicole; two brothers, Gavin and Liam; her maternal grandparents, Sue and Dick Berry of Grand Junction and Brian and Terry Yarbrough of Lehi, Utah; and her paternal grandparents, Vaughn and Laken Duckworth and Marsha and Gary Reeves, all of Grand Junction.
■ Ralph Fowler Sr., 65, Mack, died Dec. 7, 2012, at Hospice Care Center.
Services will be at 5:30 p.m. today at Loma Community Church.
Mr. Fowler was a truck driver and mechanic.
Survivors include two daughters, Chanteal Knutson of Grand Junction and Brianna Fowler of Mack; and one grandchild.
■ Doris V. Kuehn, 87, Lazear, died Dec. 10, 2012, at her home.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Taylor Funeral Service Chapel in Hotchkiss, followed by interment at Riverside Cemetery in Hotchkiss.
Survivors include one son, Perry Brandt of Lazear; two daughters, Karen Reed Welch of Kelso, Wash., and Janet Tucker of Orondo, Wash.; one sister, Mavis Zahler of Oklahoma City, Okla.; four grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
■ Terry G. Rininger, 69, Fruita, died Dec. 7, 2012, at Hospice Care Center.
Services will be held at a later date.
Mr. Rininger was a Wyoming highway patrolman.
Survivors include his wife, Roberta; one daughter, Katie Reigel of Windsor; one brother, Richard of Grand Junction; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Memorial contributions to Hospice & Palliative Care of Western Colorado, 3090B N. 12th St., Grand Junction 81506.
■ Robert G. Thompson, 77, Delta, died Dec. 5, 2012, at his home.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at United Methodist Church in Crawford.
Survivors include his wife, Carolyn; two sons, Patrick Clements of Johnstown and Paul Clements of Edwards; one daughter, Annie Eckman of Colorado Springs; and seven grandchildren.
■ Orvilla L. Ward, 83, Clifton, died Dec. 8, 2012, at Larchwood Inns.
Visitation will be from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Friday at Victory Life Church, followed at 10:30 a.m. by a funeral service. Burial will follow at Memorial Gardens.
Ms. Ward was a teacher’s aide.
Survivors include three sons, Richard of Paducah, Ky., Dean of Grand Junction and Mark of Ankeny, Iowa; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Memorial contributions to Victory Life Church, 2066 U.S. Highway 6&50, Fruita, 31521.