Death notices, Feb. 1, 2014
■ Edna D. Blackwell, 98, Delta, died Jan. 28, 2014, in Delta.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at First Baptist Church in Delta, followed by burial at 2 p.m. at Gunnison Cemetery.
Survivors include three sons, Noah W. of Delta, Billie Wayne of Tow, Texas, and Ronald Douglas of Checotah, Okla.; one brother, Glenn Shirley of Levelland, Texas; five grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
Memorial contributions to HopeWest, P.O. Box 24, Delta 81416.
■ Tommy Roland Brach, 55, Grand Junction, died Jan. 29, 2014, at his home.
Services are pending with Grand Junction Funeral Home.
Mr. Brach was a master plumber.
Survivors include two daughters, Chelbe and Zoe Kirkhart Brach; his mother, Patrice; and one sister, Susie Bautch.
■ Paul F. Cavanagh, 92, Grand Junction, died Jan. 30, 2014, at LaVilla Grande Care Center.
A rosary will be said at 10:30 a.m., with services at 11 a.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Interment will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Veterans Memorial Cemetery of Western Colorado.
Survivors include his wife, Margaret “Peg;” four sons, Paul F. Jr., Thomas J., Michael W. and Timothy H.; two daughters, Mary F. Cavanagh and Sharon L. Geherin; 22 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren.
■ Betty J. Mansfield, 87, Crawford, died Jan. 24, 2014, at Delta County Memorial Hospital.
No services are planned.
Survivors include two sons, Ronald of Sneads, Fla., and Bill of Crawford; two sisters, Alberta Trosclair of Biloxi, Miss., and Dorothy Revell of Concordia, Kan.; 12 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and numerous great-great-grandchildren.
■ Edith “Marlene” Shea, 59, Delta, died Jan. 28, 2014, at her home.
A rosary will be said at 9:30 a.m, with services at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Delta.
Survivors include her mother, Ozella Shea of Delta; one stepdaughter, Heather Henson of Shady Point, Okla.; one brother, Steve of Delta; two sisters, Mary Shea of Delta and Margaret Harmon of Whitewood, S.D.; and two step-grandchildren.
Memorial contributions to HopeWest, P.O. Box 24, Delta 81416, or to St. Michael’s Catholic Church.
■ John Tyson Slothower, 67, Grand Junction, died Jan. 29, 2014, at St. Mary’s Hospital.
Services will be at 4 p.m. Friday at Victory Life Church, 2066 U.S. Highway 6&50.
Mr. Slothower was a superintendent with the government.
Survivors include his wife, Donna; one son, Scott T. of Denver; one daughter, Danielle Camp of Grand Junction; and three grandchildren.
Memorial contributions to Victory Life Church, 2066 U.S. Highway 6&50, Fruita 81521.