Death notices, Dec. 28, 2016
■ Sally Brown, 70, Meeker, died Dec. 25, 2016, at St. Mary’s Hospital.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Meeker.
She was a homemaker.
Survivors include her husband, David; two sons, Troy and Darren; one daughter, Tina Brown; one brother; two sisters, Susan Johnson and Judy Seegmiller; and seven grandchildren.
■ Velma “Toni” Cole, 83, Craig, died Dec. 24, 2016, at Pioneers Medical Center in Meeker.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Calvary Baptist Church in Craig.
She was a telephone operator.
Survivors include two daughters, Stacey Camilletti of Hamilton and Taunya Mayford of Grand Junction; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Memorial contributions to Calvary Baptist Church, in care of Grant Mortuary, 621 Yampa Ave., Craig 81625.
■ Gertrude “Marie” DeBuono, 86, Price, Utah, died Dec. 24, 2016, at Utah Valley Hospital.
Visitation from 5 to 7 p.m. today with a vigil service at 6 p.m. today at Fausett Mortuary Chapel in Price. A second visitation will be from 8 to 8:45 a.m. Thursday at the mortuary. Services will be at 9 a.m. Thursday at Notre Dame Catholic Church in Price. Interment will be at 3:30 p.m. Thursday at Calvary Cemetery in Grand Junction.
Survivors include two sons, Mike DeBuono of Grand Junction and Steve DeBuono of Price; one daughter, Tana Sutton of Vernal, Utah; one brother, Don Bossio of Sun Lakes, Arizona; one sister, Sandra Fielder of Mount Vernon, Washington; and 19 grandchildren.
■ Richard Dale DeShazer, 76, Grand Junction, died Dec. 26, 2016, in Grand Junction.
No services are set at this time
He is survived by his wife Patricia; two sons, Kevin Dale of Steamboat Springs and Keith Russell of Grand Junction; two daughters, Kara Anne DeShazer of Tracy. California, and Kellie Madsen of Grand Junction; 13 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Memorial contributions to HopeWest Hospice Care Center, 3090B N. 12th St., Grand Junction, 81506.
■ Mason Warren Mills, 70, Crawford, died Dec. 25, 2016, at Crossroads Care Center in Delta. Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Taylor Funeral Service Chapel in Hotchkiss. Interment to follow at Crawford Cemetery in Crawford.
He was a surface foreman at Oxbow Mining.
Survivors include his wife, Sylvia of Crawford; three sons, David Mills of Oak Creek, Wisconsin, Clete Kirkpatrick of Sandy, Utah, and Kevin Kirkpatrick of Aurora; four daughters, Kameal Clark and Nikki Mills, both of Crawford, Robyn Dasher of Duluth, Georgia, and Christy Hegarty of Platteville; one brother, Tim; one sister, Kathy Mills; 17 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
■ Mike Rapasardi, 98, Grand Junction, died Dec. 23, 2016, at Community Hospital.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Canyon View Vineyard Church. Interment to follow at New Elmwood Cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Alice of Fruita; two daughters, Margie Ann Foster of Hickory, North Carolina, and Darlene Scott of Grand Junction; one brother, James of Grand Junction; one sister, Angelina Newell of Orlando, Florida; 10 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; 10 great-great-grandchildren; and one great-great-great-grandchild.
■ Don Smith Ross, 86, Delta, died Dec. 22, 2016, at Delta County Memorial Hospital.
Cremation has already taken place and a memorial service will be held at a later date.
Survivors include his wife, Carolyn Perkins Ross; one son, Thad of Rio Rancho, New Mexico; one daughter, Jocelyn Ross Murray of Basalt; and three grandchildren.
Memorial contributions to the Oncology Department-Delta County Memorial Hospital, the North Fork Ambulance Association or the Leukemia Lymphoma Society.
■ Evelyn M. Vaughn, 91, Grand Junction, died Dec. 21, 2016, at her home.
No services are planned.
She was an elementary school teacher.
Survivors include two grandchildren.
■ Heather Mary Yslas, 51, Grand Junction, died Dec. 17, 2016, at home.
Services will be held at a later date.
Survivors include her husband, Fred R.; two sons, Anthony and Fred; one daughter, Angela Yslas; parents, Lois and Jim Geary; one brother, Bill Geary; and six grandchildren.