Death Notices, Dec. 18, 2012
■ Asa E. Farrington, 66, Grand Junction, died Dec. 7, 2012, at Swedish Medical Center in Englewood.
Services will take place at 1 p.m. Jan. 24 at Veterans Memorial Cemetery of Western Colorado, followed by a reception at Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3981 at 503 1/2 Florence Road.
Mr. Farrington was an engineer for the Colorado Department of Transportation.
Survivors include his wife, Donna; two sons, Ed of California, Md., and Kelly of New Bern, N.C.; one sister, Carolyn of San Diego; and four grandchildren.
Memorial contributions to Grand Junction C.H.A.M.P.S. Veterans Association, P.O. Box 1252, Grand Junction 81502.
■ Dennis Lyle McPherson, 48, Palisade, died Dec. 16, 2012, at St. Mary’s Hospital.
Services will take place at 2 p.m. Thursday at Palisade Church of the Nazarene.
Mr. McPherson was a youth advocate coordinator for Mesa County.
Survivors include his wife, Sara Suazo; his parents, Howard and Jacqueline of Palisade; one brother, Daniel of Gambrills, Md.; and one sister, Debra Rhizor of Port Orchard, Wash.
■ Larry Bert Russell, 55, Nucla, died Dec. 14, 2012, at his home.
Services are pending with Crippin Funeral Home & Crematory in Montrose.
■ Henry Joseph Wilson, 31, Grand Junction, died Dec. 13, 2012, at St. Mary’s Hospital.
Services will take place at 1 p.m. Friday at Mesa Funeral Service Chapel.
Survivors include one son, Henry James of Grand Junction; one daughter, Riley Tapanga Wilson of Worden, Mont.; his father, Gerald of Worden; his mother, Cassandra Klabunde of Grand Junction; and one brother, Jacob of Colorado Springs.