Death Notices, Dec. 31, 2013

■ Former Western Slope resident Jerry Fitch, 95, died Dec. 16, 2013, in Scottsdale, Ariz.

Mr. Fitch was a journalist and a broadcaster who created KFXJ, which would later be KREX.

Services will be in Scottsdale at a later date.

Survivors include one son, Michael; one daughter, Kathie Macdonald; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Mark Hanna, 63, Palisade, died Dec. 27, 2013, at Community Hospital.

Services are pending with Palisade Funeral Home.

Mr. Hanna was an electrician.

Survivors include his wife, Patricia Sue; and two sons, Joe and Nash, both of Grand Junction.

Nancy Louise McKenna, 61, Grand Junction, died Dec. 28, 2013, at her home.

No services are planned.

Mrs. McKenna was a business owner.

Survivors include her husband, Robert Wayne.

Jennie Rose Snow Merriam, 88, Fruita, died Dec. 29, 2013.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the Church of Jesus Christ Latter-day Saints.

Survivors include two sons, Lorin of Grand Junction and Joseph of Meeker; three daughters, Myrna Gonzales and Joann Pantuso, both of Grand Junction, and Margie McGiboney of Loganville, Ga.; 12 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.


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