Death Notices, Dec. 7, 2012
■ Patrick Louis Barros Jr., 73, Grand Junction, died Nov. 17, 2012, at Hospice Care Center.
Survivors include his wife, Maria; four sons, John Menchaca of Denver, Michael Barros and Joe Castillo, both of California, and Eddie Barros of Grand Junction; four daughters, Denise Barros and Patricia Mancilla, both of California, Tammi Laurel of Grand Junction and Julie Nuanez of Denver; and many grandchildren and great-granchildren.
■ Helen S. Paulsen, 92, Grand Junction, died Dec. 5, 2012, at Mantey Heights Rehabilitation and Care Center.
Services are pending with Callahan-Edfast Mortuary.
Ms. Paulsen was a registered nurse.
Survivors include two daughters, Michell Trosclair of Palisade and Paulette Paulsen of Golden; two grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
■ Erma Meier Sheldon, 93, Hotchkiss, died Dec. 4, 2012, at Paonia Care Center.
A visitation will be from 6 to 7 p.m. today at Taylor Funeral Service Chapel in Hotchkiss. Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Hotchkiss Community United Methodist Church. Interment will follow at Riverside Cemetery.
Survivors include one son, Ralph of Hotchkiss; two daughters, Margie Hollembeak of Hotchkiss and Cindy DeMore of Divide; one brother, Verne Meier of McLean, Va.; 13 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.
Memorial contributions to Delta County Library, 211 W. Sixth St., Delta 81416.