Death Notices, Jan. 10, 2012

Helen “Earlynne” Barcus, 81, Crawford, died Jan. 4, 2013, at Paonia Care Center.

A service is 2 p.m. Saturday at the Crawford Community United Methodist Church.

Survivors include her husband, John; two sons, Gary of Ventura, Calif., and Marty of Hamilton, Mont.; one daughter, Janie White of Grand Junction; one grandchild; two step-grandchildren; and three step-great-grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to Crawford Community United Methodist Church, 297 Dogwood Ave., Crawford 81415.

Ronald Duane Barnes, 65, Grand Junction, died Jan. 8, 2013, at Veterans Affairs Medical Center.

A service is 2 p.m. today at the VA Medical Center’s CLC Dining Room.

Survivors include his parents, Owen and Arlene Barnes; one brother, Gary LaBelle; and one sister, Judith Ausherman.

Memorial contributions may be made to the VA Medical Center, 2121 North Ave., Grand Junction 81501.

Harold L. Belyeu, 72, died Jan. 5, 2013, at Hospice Care Center.

A service is 11 a.m. Friday at Gospel Ministries Center, 1622 Glenwood Ave. in Grand Junction.

Burial with military honors is 10 a.m. Monday at Veterans Memorial Cemetery of Western Colorado.

Gordon L. Crow, 74, Fruita, died Jan. 8, 2013, at his residence.

Visitation is 9 to 10 a.m. Friday at Callahan-Edfast Mortuary. A graveside service is 10:30 a.m. Friday at New Elmwood Cemetery in Fruita. A service is 11:30 a.m. Friday at HEART of Junction Church.

Mr. Crow was a Port of Entry Officer.

Survivors include his wife, Betty; one son, Darrin Scott of Grand Junction; one daughter, DeeAnna Marie Rightmyer of Henderson, Nev.; one brother, Norman of Littleton; two sisters, Sherry Levesque of Grand Junction and Karen Forrest of Fruita; and four grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to Grand Valley Christian Challenge, PO Box 3022 Grand Junction 81502.

Vicki L. Gearhart, 58, Grand Junction, died Jan. 8, 2013, at her residence.

A service will be held at a later date.

Survivors include her husband, Dr. Herb Gearhart; one son, Alex of San Diego; two daughters, Lindsay A. Gearhart and Kristin N. Gearhart, both of Denver; her mother, Audrey Richardson of Grand Junction; two brothers, Marc Richardson of Aurora and John Richardson of Denver; and one grandchild.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice & Palliative Care of Western Colorado, 3090B N. 12th St. Grand Junction 81506.

William D. Hammett, 71, Cedaredge, died Jan. 6, 2013, at his home.

A Mass of Christian Burial is 10:30 a.m. today at St. Philips Catholic Church in Cedaredge. Interment follows at Cedaredge Cemetery.

Survivors include three brothers, Francis “Bud” of Montrose, Forest “Eddie” of Cedaredge, and Joe; and two sisters, Mary Ann Peterson of Cedaredge and Sue Hainer of Grand Junction.

Mary Montaño, 79, Fruita, died Jan. 7, 2013, at St. Mary’s Hospital.

Visitation is 6 to 7 p.m. today with a rosary at 7 p.m. at Callahan-Edfast Mortuary. Mass is 11 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph Catholic Church with burial to follow in the St. Anthony Cemetery.

Ms. Montaño was a health care aide.

Survivors include two sons, Clarence of Sheridan, Wyo., and Gene of Grand Junction; two daughters, Mary Jo George of Fruita and Angie Ashley of Grand Junction; one brother, Casey Jaramillo of Lasal, Utah; four sisters, Alex Leech of Moab, Utah, Rose Lovato of Green River, Wyo., and Margaret Garcia and Erla Lovato, both of Lasal; eight grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hilltop LAP Program, 1405 Wellington Ave., Grand Junction 81501.

Danny D. Owens Jr., 41, Loma, died Jan. 3, 2013, at home.

A service is 7 p.m. today at Grand Junction First Church of the Nazarene.

Mr. Owens was a delivery and pickup driver for YRC.

Survivors include spouse, Jolene; two daughters, Josephene Desiree Ellen Owens and Jessica Renee Lynn Owens, both of Loma; parents, Danny Sr., and Jean Owens of Colorado Springs; three brothers, Ray Owens and Marvin Owens, both of Colorado Springs, and Calvin Gleason of Winnemucca, Nev.; and one sister, Angela Gleason of Winnemucca, Nev.

Robert E. Ryan, 52, Fruita, died Jan. 7, 2013, at his residence.

A service is 11 a.m. Monday at Robinson Theatre at Colorado Mesa University.

Mr. Ryan was a professor at Colorado Mesa University.

Survivors include spouse, Debra; one daughter, Candi Armstrong of Fruita; parents, Raymond and Florence Ryan of LaVeta; two brothers, Donnie of Battle Mountain, Nev., and Ronnie of Pueblo West; and one sister, Bonnie Robbee of LaVeta.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Robert Ryan Athletic Training Education Program C/O Colorado Mesa University Foundation, 1450 N. 12th., Grand Junction 81501.

Donald P. Staten, 88, Cedaredge, died Jan. 7, 2013, at Horizons Care Center in Eckert.

A service will be held at a later date.

Survivors include spouse, Mary S.; two daughters, Trinette Nelson of Wichita, Kan., and Yvette O’Hara of Golden; one sister, Thelma Pauline Mead of Canada; four grandchildren; and one great-granchild.


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