Death notices, Dec. 21, 2012
■ Daniel Ray Martinez Sr., 68, Grand Junction, died Dec. 15, 2012 at his home.
Services will be at 10 a.m. today at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Burial will follow at 11:30 a.m. at Grand Junction Memorial Gardens.
Mr. Martinez was a master mechanic.
He is survived by one son, Daniel Ray Jr. of Grand Junction; one daughter, Marie Tuttle of Mystic, Iowa; one brother, Gilbert of Farmington, N.M.; one sister, Sally Ortiz of Farmington.; and nine grandchildren.
Memorial contributions to Bank of Colorado, in care of the account for Bernadette Paul.
■ Kathryn A. Martinez, 62, Grand Junction, died Dec. 6, 2012.
Service will be at 11:30 a.m. today at Grand Junction Memorial Gardens.
Ms. Martinez was a caregiver.
She is survived by one son, Daniel Ray Jr. of Grand Junction; one daughter, Marie Tuttle of Mystic, Iowa; two brothers, Alden Lynch of Hugo, Minn., and James Lynch of Clifton; four sisters, Mary Louise Bartz of Aurora, Anna Belle Haddan of Rocky Ford, Isbelle Lewellen of Sealy, Texas, and Lois Ferguson of Fayetteville, Ark.; and nine grandchildren.
■ Jane Vivian Nemhauser, 60, Grand Junction, died Nov. 26, 2012 at her home.
Services will be at 5 p.m. Sunday at Planet Earth, 524 Colorado Ave., in Grand Junction.
She is survived by one brother, Glenn of Cotati, Calif.
■ Virginia Pagoria, 87, Delta, died Dec. 18, 2012, at the Colorow Care Center in Olathe.
Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to noon Dec. 28 at Russo Hillside Chapels, with services following at Queen of Heaven Cemetery in Hillside, Ill.
She is survived by three daughters, Karen Schultz of Saginaw, Mich., Sharon Barclay of Delta, and MaryEllen Lopacinski of Dublin, Calif.; and four grandchildren.
■ Leah C. Ross, 95, Grand Junction, died Dec. 18 at Larchwood Inns.
A private family service will be held.
Ms. Ross was a homemaker.
She is survived by one son, Mark of Grand Junction; and one daughter, Donna Bettencourt of Palisade.
Memorial contributions to Hospice & Palliative Care of Western Colorado, 3090B N. 12th St., Grand Junction 81506.
■ Harry Thomas Steffens, 94, Grand Junction, died Dec. 15, 2012, at LaVilla Grande Care Center.
Services will be held at a later date.
Mr. Steffens was a vice president in banking.
He is survived by two sons, Tom of Moses Lake, Wash., and Ken of Grand Junction; one daughter, Becky Steffens of Lake Forest, Ill.; eight grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
Memorial contributions to Hospice & Palliative Care of Western Colorado, 3090B N. 12th St., Grand Junction 81506, or to the Roice-Hurst Humane Society or the Befriend Animals Sanctuary.