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.