Death notices, Dec. 6, 2012
■ Leland William Bailey Jr., 66, Delta, died Dec. 4, 2012, in Delta.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Delta City Cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Joy; three sons, Jerry D., Leland Joe and William Arthur; one brother; three sisters; six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
■ Allen L. Buffington, 87, Grand Junction, died Dec. 1, 2012, at Family Health West.
Services will be at 10 a.m. today at Callahan-Edfast Mortuary.
Mr. Buffington was a retired heavy equipment operator.
Survivors include his wife, Hazel; two sons, John Buffington of Newcomerstown, Ohio, and Nick Ottman of Fruita; four daughters, Sarah Cameron and Dollie Prather, both of De Beque, Teresa Lehman of Fruita and Kathy Ottman of Grand Junction; three sisters, Arvilla Kiser of De Beque, Etta Lou MacDonell of Grand Junction and Mona Ullerick of Fruita; 14 grandchildren; and 27 great-grandchildren.
Memorial contributions to Roice-Hurst Humane Society, P.O. Box 4040, Grand Junction 81502, Hospice & Palliative Care of Western Colorado, 3090B N. 12th St., Grand Junction 81506, or Smile Train, P.O. Box 96231, Washington D.C., 20090-6231.
■ Robert N. Johnson, 89, Fruita, died Dec. 3, 2012, at St. Mary’s Hospital.
No services are planned.
Mr. Johnson was a certified public accountant.
Survivors include his daughter, Roberta Jackson of Santee, Calif.; four grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and one great-great grandchild.
Memorial contributions to Hospice & Palliative Care of Western Colorado, 3090B N. 12th St., Grand Junction 81506.
■ Patricia B. LeFavor, 87, Grand Junction, died Dec. 3, 2012, at her home.
Services will be later at Fort Logan Cemetery.
Mrs. LeFavor was a bank teller.
Survivors include two sons, Rick M. and Tim, both of Grand Junction; one daughter, Susan LeFavor Dato of Tampa, Fla.; one sister, Peggy Williams of St. Petersburg, Fla.; and two grandchildren.
Memorial contributions to Alpine Hospice, 2764 Compass Drive, Suite 110, Grand Junction 81506.
■ Patricia G. Mahan, 71, Delta, died Dec. 4, 2012, at Willow Tree Care Center in Delta.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church in Delta. Burial will follow at Delta City Cemetery.
Surivors include her husband, Merle; one son, Scott Evans of Eckert; three daughters, Brenda Case of Montrose, Sherrie McMillan of Delta, Lisa McGuire of Leesville, S.C.; one brother, Bill Byers of Johnstown; eight grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Memorial contributions to Alpine Hospice, 2764 Compass Drive, Suite 110, Grand Junction 81506, or to First Baptist Church of Delta, 1250 Pioneer Road, Delta, 81416.
■ Anthony Roso Jr., 67, Grand Junction, died Dec. 3, 2012, at his home.
Services will be held later through Callahan-Edfast Mortuary.
Mr. Roso was a finance manager.
Survivors include his wife, Donna; and one brother, Nicholas of Chesterfield, Mo.
■ Robert James Swenson, 88, Grand Junction, died Dec. 2, 2012, at LaVilla Grande Care Center.
Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday at Martin Mortuary. Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Bethel Assembly of God Church in Grand Junction. Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. at Veterans Memorial Cemetery of Western Colorado.
Mr. Swenson was a school custodian and owner of an Exxon station.
Survivors include his wife, Lola; four sons, Bob of Lake Tapps, Wash., Jim of Port Angeles, Wash., Earl Locke of Glendale, Ariz. and Berl Locke of Phoenix; four daughters, Sue Beamer of Oak Harbor, Wash., Sharon Yakanak of Anchorage, Alaska, Gala Case of Clifton, Mavis Bounds of Grand Junction; one sister, Trudy Thompson of San Antonio; 21 grandchildren, 32 great-grandchildren; and two great-great grandchildren.
Memorial contributions to La Villa Grande Center, 2501 Little Bookcliff Drive, Grand Junction 81501.