Death Notices, Dec. 24, 2013

John “Johnny” Abram, 61, Clifton, died Dec. 18, 2013, at Community Hospital.

Services will be at a later date.

Survivors include three sons, Jason Abram of Palisade, Eric Abram of Springfield, Mo., and Collin Abram of Clifton; one brother, Edward Abram of Pittsburgh, Pa.; two sisters, Barbara Saba and Susan Springston, both of Pittsburgh; and three grandchildren.

Lois M. Blowey, 81, Cory, died Dec. 12, 2013, at Delta County Memorial Hospital.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Cedaredge Community United Methodist Church.

Survivors include three sons, Martin Blowey of Central City, Stann Blowey of Montrose and Mark Courage of Littleton; two daughters, Sandra Curry of Cory and Linda Blowey of Camden, Del.; one sister, Kay Sheffer; 12 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.

Josephine Mae “Jo” Gore, 92, died Dec. 20, 2013.

Visitation will be at 1 p.m. with services at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Taylor Funeral Service Chapel in Delta.

Survivors include two sons, Richard of Olathe and Tom of Delta; one brother Melvin Beach of Colorow Care Center; and two grandchildren.

Memorial contributions to the scholarship fund of the Delta Altrusa Club, P.O. Box 648, Delta 81416.

Mary Dominguez Ledesma, 94, Grand Junction, died Dec. 18, 2013, at Larchwood Inns.

A rosary will be at 6 p.m. Friday with services at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Delta. Burial to follow at Mesa View Cemetery.

Survivors include five grandchildren.

Lynn Manahan, 55, Cedaredge, died Dec. 15, 2013, at his home.

No services are planned.

Survivors include his wife, Penny of Parker; one son, Brandon Manahan of Loma; one daughter, Brittney Manahan-England of Fruita; and three grandchildren.

Linda Kay Mylar, 71, Grand Junction, died Dec. 21, 2013, at St. Mary’s Hospital.

Services are pending.

Survivors include her husband, Mike; one daughter, Monica Mylar of Grand Junction; one brother, Steve Tinsley of Grand Junction; two sisters, Carolyn Thompson of Grand Junction and Sheryl Duncan of Denver; three grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

■ Former Grand Junction resident, Amelia Sally Preator, 91, La Crosse, Kan., died Dec. 19, 2013, at Trego Manor in WaKeeney, Kan.

Services will be at the WaKenney Veterans Cemetery in WaKeeney, Kan.

Survivors include her husband, Rodney E.; two sons, Robert and John Preator, both of Colorado; one daughter, Gay Preator of La Crosse, Kan.; and one sister, Mary Walls of La Crosse, Kan.

Memorial contributions to the Rush County Food Bank in care of Janousek Funeral Home, 719 Pine, La Crosse, Kan. 67548.

Eilene M. Strain, 89, Clifton, Dec. 22, 2013, at St. Mary’s Hospital.

Visitation is from 5 to 7 p.m. Dec. 30 at Martin Mortuary.  Services will be at 10 a.m. Dec. 31 at the mortuary.

Ms. Strain was a homemaker.

Survivors include one son, Orville R. Strain, of Evergreen; one daughter, Judy Cotts of Grand Junction; one brother, Bud R. Sanford of Grand Junction; Leona Brophy of Grand Junction; four grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

Memorial contributions to the Western Slope Vietnam Memorial Scholarship Foundation, P.O. Box 340, Fruita 81521.

Milo Vig, 77, Grand Junction, died Dec. 21, 2013, in Grand Junction.

Services are pending.

Survivors include his wife, Mary; two sons, Timothy Vig of Burley, Idaho and Kevin Vig of Grand Junction; one daughter, Tammy Goletz of Grand Junction; three brothers, Jerry Vig of Whitewater, Virgil Vig of Whittier, Calif. and Phalen Vig of Williston, N.D.; one sister, Alteen Mortensen of Williston; 13 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

John Robert White, 83, Silt, died Dec. 19, 2013, in Silt.

Visitation is at 12:30 p.m. Friday with services to follow at 1 p.m. at Rifle Funeral Home. Burial to follow at Skyline Cemetery in Silt.

Mr. White was a bus driver and a gas truck driver.

Survivors include his wife, Dixie Lee; one son, Andrew White; two daughters, Cheri Park and Jackie Watson; parents John Henry and Mary Agnes; one brother, Marvin White; three sisters, Geniece Rietzke, Jean Freeman and Mary Bice; 14 grandchildren; and 30 great-grandchildren.


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