Death Notices, Dec. 16, 2013
■ Jose L. Chavez, 68, Delta, died Dec. 9, 2013, at Delta County Memorial Hospital.
A rosary will be recited at 6 p.m. today at St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Delta. Services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the church. Interment will follow at Mesa View Cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Tina; five sons, Gustavo Chavez of Carbondale, Jesus Chavez, Carlos Chavez, Vincent Lopez and Larry Lopez Jr., all of Delta; four daughters, Connie Rascon of Mesa, Ariz., Karen Rea and Isabel Beltran, both of Delta, and Paula Borchini of Mariposa, Calif.; four brothers, Fernando and Ramiro, both of Delta, and Manuel and Santos both of Sinaloa, Mexico; two sisters, Rufina Castro of Montrose and Chayo Chavez of Delta; 27 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; and five step-great-grandchildren.
■ Nathan Wayne Nelson, 59, Grand Junction, died Dec. 10, 2013, at his home.
Services are pending through Callahan-Edfast Mortuary.
Survivors include his mother, Marie Nelson of Grand Junction; one brother, Stan of Huntington Beach, Calif.; four sisters, Marsha Reekie of Keller, Texas, Rachel Nelson Fortner of Grand Junction, Sarah Broderick of Lindon, Utah, and Rebecca Fleishman of Grand Junction.
Memorial contributions to Wayne Nelson Memorial Scholarship at Colorado Mesa University.