Death notices, Dec. 15, 2012
■ James Lawrence Burns, 92, Grand Junction, died Dec. 11, 2012, at home.
A Mass will be at noon today at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church.
Survivors include two sons, Chris of Grand Junction and Andrew of Santa Fe, N.M.; two daughters, Murchie Burns and Sheila Burns, both of Santa Fe; five grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
Memorial contributions to Catholic Outreach, 245 S. First St., Grand Junction 81501, or Hospice & Palliative Care of Western Colorado, 3090B N. 12th St., Grand Junction 81506.
■ Casandra Lynn Frederick, 32, Grand Junction, died Dec. 11 at St. Mary’s Hospital.
A service was held Friday.
Survivors include her husband, Wilfred Leon; one son, Jordan Frederick of Grand Junction; one daughter, Kellie Frederick of Grand Junction; her mother, Joanne Connolly of Grand Junction; her father, Anthony Lee of Atlanta; and one brother, Justin Marek of Crestview, Fla.
■ Michael Salazar, 64, Grand Junction, died Dec. 8, 2012, at St. Mary-Corwin Medical Center in Pueblo.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Dec. 22 at Martin Mortuary.
Mr. Salazar was a welder.
Survivors include four sons, Michael and Ronnie, both of Denver, Julio of Grand Junction and Antonio of Pueblo; two daughters, Nancy Ewer of Denver and Nativida Salazar of Pueblo; one brother, Tommy Salazar of Grand Junction; three sisters, Sara Maquez and Theresa Keagy-Salazar, both of Denver, and Connie Vigil of Grand Junction; and 14 grandchildren.
■ Richard L. Stephenson, 84, Whitewater, died Dec. 11. 2012, in Whitewater.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Orchard Mesa Baptist Church.
Mr. Stephenson was a diesel mechanic.
Survivors include his wife, Elsie; three sons, Rick Stephenson of Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., Clifford Stephenson of Parachute and Bart Dempsey of Nashville, Mich.; four daughters, Vicki Share of Lancaster, Calif., Katherine Weaver of Simi Valley, Calif., Jo Dempsey and Chris Cowden, both of Whitewater; one brother, Steve Stephenson of Bakersfield, Calif.; 32 grandchildren; and 31 great-grandchildren.