Death Notices, Jan. 14, 2014

Eva F. Engstrom, 76, Fruita, died Jan. 11, 2014, at HopeWest and Hospice Care Center.

Services will take place at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the mausoleum at Grand Junction Memorial Gardens.

Ms. Engstrom was an automobile assembly worker.

Survivors include one son, Edward John Adams of Fruita; one sister, Mary White of Fruita; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

James “Jamie” Hightower, 58, Page, Ariz., died Jan. 12, 2014, in Fruita.

Services are pending with Martin Mortuary.

Survivors include his wife, Minerva; one son, Jason of Fruita; one sister, Rhonda Dewey of Phoenix; and three grandchildren.

Dale L. Hindman, 83, Montrose, died Jan. 10, 2014, at Montrose Memorial Hospital.

No services are planned.

Mr. Hindman was a uranium miner.

Survivors include his wife, Cathryn; one son, Rusty of Fort Mohave, Ariz.; two daughters, Tracy Martinez of Olathe and Pam Shilts of Montrose; one sister, Patsy Hoffman of Arkansas; 10 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

Iris W. Marconnett, 80, Eckert, died Jan. 4, 2014, at Horizon Care Center.

No services are planned at this time.

Survivors include one son, Kevin Lynn of Grand Junction; two daughters, Susanne Kay Marconnett of Cedaredge and Kimberly Beth Knight of Grand Junction; one sister, Evelyn Wilkerson of Larned, Kan.; one grandchild; and one great-grandchild.

Florence Ellen VanTassel, 90, Craig, died Jan. 10, 2014, in Craig.

Services will take place at 1 p.m. Thursday at Craig Christian Church.

Ms. VanTassel worked at a telephone company.

Survivors include one son, Gary of Craig; three daughters, Vivian Murray and Gaye Schnakenberg, both of Craig, and Verla Rossi of Mack; one brother, Lyle Prather of Craig; eight grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

Memorial contributions to the 4-H Foundation or the Rebecca Lodge. Contributions to either may be sent in care of Grant Mortuary, 621 Yampa Ave., Craig 81625.


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