Death notices, Feb. 13, 2013

William T. “Bill” Fanning, 91, Grand Junction, 91, died Feb. 8, 2013, at Hospice Care Center.

Visitation will be from 3 to 6 p.m. Thursday at Callahan-Edfast Mortuary. A rosary starts at 6 p.m. Services will be at 1 p.m. Friday at St. Joseph Catholic Church.

Mr. Fanning was a teacher and a coach.

Survivors include one son, William T. Jr. of Longmont; one daughter, Diane Najera of Arvada; one sister, Marjorie Magner of Pittsfield, Mass.; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Memorial contributions to Hospice & Palliative Care of Western Colorado, 3090B N. 12th St., Grand Junction 81506, or Catholic Outreach of the Grand Valley, 245 S. First St., Grand Junction 81501.

Ruth Neilson Hecht, 99, Delta, died Feb. 11, 2013, at Willow Tree Care Center in Delta.

Visitation will be from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Friday at the Taylor Funeral Service Chapel in Delta. Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Powell, Wyo. Burial to follow at the Crown Hill Cemetery in Powell.

Survivors include one son, Harry G. of Brookings, S.D.; 11 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; and 11 great-great-grandchildren.

■ Former Delta resident Royal C. “Whitey” Huff, 88, died Feb. 7, 2013, at Valley Manor Care Center in Montrose.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Christ Church of the Valley. Burial will occur at a later date.

Survivors include his wife, LeVan.

Memorial contributions to Hospice & Palliative Care of Western Colorado, 645 S. Fifth St., Montrose 81401.

■  Kenneth L. Largent, 75, Grand Junction, died Feb. 9, 2013, at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at VFW Post No. 1247.

Mr. Largent was a master mechanic.

Survivors include two sons, Kenneth L. II of Aurora and Christopher A. of Stevens City, Va.; three daughters, Connie K. Kirk of Denver, Daphne R. Correa of Lakewood and Nichole L. Jenkins of El Paso, Texas; one brother, Richard T. of Arkansas; and one sister, Evelyn Johnston of Florida.


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