Death notices, Feb. 13, 2014

Eldora M. Coon, 78, Delta, died Feb. 10, 2014, at Delta County Memorial Hospital.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Taylor Funeral Service Chapel.

Survivors include sons Kirk of Grand Junction and Lester of Las Vegas; brother David O’Connor of Sacramento, Calif.; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

Ruth Kathleen Corbin, 87, Palisade, died Feb. 11, 2014, at Palisade Living Center.

Services are pending with Palisade Funeral Home.

Ms. Corbin was a homemaker.

Survivors include sons David L. of Palisade and Paul R. of Bryan, Texas; three grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Janice V. Koppenhafer, 89, Palisade, died Feb. 7, 2014, at her residence.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Callahan-Edfast Mortuary.

Survivors include sons John R. of Denver and Dennis A. of Riverton, Wyo.; daughters Sandra Grieve and Shelley Martin, both of Grand Junction; six grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.

Memorial contributions to Hardin Hospice, 2764 Compass Drive, No. 110, Grand Junction 81506.

Mildred M. McKim, 90, Clifton, died Feb. 9, 2014, at HopeWest and Hospice.

Cremation will take place.

Ms. McKim was a homemaker.

Survivors include son Dennis of Grand Junction; daughter Debra J. Rhodes of Hastings, Neb.; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Memorial contributions to HopeWest and Hospice, 3090B N. 12th St., Grand Junction 81506.

Henry Lee Sandoval, 59, Clifton, died Feb. 11, 2014, at his home.

Private services will take place.

Survivors include wife Billie Jo; sons Jeremein and Jacob, both of Grand Junction; daughter Savannah of Grand Junction; mother Clara of Delta; brother Albert of Delta; sisters Veronica Pacheco, Carolyn Sandoval, and Pam Sanchez, all of Delta; and four grandchildren.

Amy Lynne Schmidt, 30, Clifton, died Feb. 10, 2014, at St. Mary’s Hospital.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday at Callahan-Edfast Mortuary Chapel. Services will take place at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Canyon View Vineyard Chapel.

Ms. Schmidt was a health care specialist.

Survivors include parents Lynn G. and Darla L. of Clifton.

Steven Shearer, 60, Grand Junction, died Feb. 9, 2014, at St. Mary’s Hospital.

Patsy Tafoya, 52, Grand Junction, died Feb. 7, 2014, at Hope-
West and Hospice.

Services will be from 2 to 5:30 p.m. March 22 at Leadville Elks Lodge.

Survivors include husband Ray; son Ronnie Paul of Grand Junction; daughter Branda of Grand Junction; mother Darlene McCrackin of Grand Junction; one brother, Paul McCrackin of Henderson; and sister Pam McCrackin of Red Springs, Ariz.

Memorial contributions to American Cancer Society, 2754 Compass Drive, Suite 100, Grand Junction 81506.

Randall Duane Tanis, 57, Grand Junction, died Feb. 9, 2014, at St. Mary’s Hospital.

Services will be at 10 a.m. today at Northeast Christian Church.

Survivors include wife Mary Sue; daughters Kristin and Kathleen, both of Grand Junction; mother Naida Farmington, N.M.; brothers Dale and Kelly, both of Albuquerque, N.M.; and sister Jill of Farmington, N.M.

Memorial contributions to


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