Death Notices, Jan. 7, 2014

Alta Atchley, 96, Delta, died Jan. 4, 2014, at Willow Tree Care Center in Delta.

Services will take place at 11 a.m. Thursday at First Assembly of God. Private burial will take place at Delta City Cemetery.

Survivors include two sons, Doyle and Doug, both of Delta; one daughter, Sharon Hines of Delta; eight grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.

Memorial contributions to HopeWest, P.O. Box 24, Delta 81416.

Barry John Beretta, 66, Montrose, died Jan. 4, 2014, at Hope-West and Hospice Care Center.

Survivors include his wife, Cynthia; one daughter, Tiffany Hunt of Montrose; one brother, Rodney Leone of Indiana; and two grandchildren.

Deborah Cecilia Hanneman, 64, Grand Junction, died Jan. 2, 2014, at Mesa Manor Care Center.

Services will take place at 1 p.m. Friday at Mesa Funeral Service Chapel.

Survivors include her husband, Gary Lee; one son, Jarrod Richards of Grand Junction; two daughters, Stacey Young of Grand Junction and Tanya Dunbar of Silt; three brothers, Walter Crawley of Virginia Beach, Va., Patrick Crawley of Lakewood and Michael Crawley of Arvada; three sisters, Patty Lynn Roe and Bridgette Brown, both of Austin, Texas, and Jeannette Hill of Arvada; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Memorial contributions to HopeWest, 3090B N. 12th St., Grand Junction 81506; or the Pancreatic Cancer Foundation at

LuAnn Little, 77, Grand Junction, died Dec. 26, 2013, at her home.

Services will take place at 11 a.m. Jan. 25 at Callahan-Edfast Mortuary Chapel, followed by burial at New Elmwood Cemetery in Fruita.

Mrs. Little was a bookkeeper.

Survivors include her husband, Frank Rodger; one son, Mitchel Wayne of Windsor; one daughter, Leslie Ann Bean of Ogden, Utah; and one sister, Lydia Mae Cook of Grand Junction.

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

David Tell Mannel, 63, Loma, died Jan. 5, 2014, at his ranch.

Services will take place at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Fruita.

Mr. Mannel was a rancher and farmer.

Survivors include his wife, Vera, one son, Tim; two daughters, Amy LeBaron and Teresa Conroy; and three grandchildren.

Shirley Agnes Ochs, 80, Hotchkiss, died Jan. 4, 2014, at Delta County Memorial Hospital.

Services will take place at 1 p.m. Thursday at Mountain View Bible Church in Lazear, followed by burial at Riverside Cemetery in Hotchkiss.

Survivors include one brother, Donald Burns of Los Alamos, N.M.; two sisters, Mary Young of Bridgewater, N.J., and Mary Ellen Lyon of Bloomfield, N.Y.; six grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

Liana Grace Shrock, infant, died Jan. 2, 2014, at Delta County Memorial Hospital.

Services have taken place.

Survivors include her parents, Robert and Lynelle Shrock of Hotchkiss; her grandparents, Robert and Ada Shrock of Jamestown, Pa., and Myron and Rose Hostetler of Hotchkiss; and her great-grandparents, Alvin Shrock of Prattsburgh, N.Y., Wayne and Barbara Hostetler of Tampico, Ill., and Ruth Hostetler of Clarksville, Ark. 

Geneva L. Smith, 88, Delta, died Jan. 2, 2014, at Delta County Memorial Hospital.

Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to noon today at Taylor Funeral Service Chapel in Delta. Services will follow at 1 p.m. today at Delta City Cemetery.

Survivors include one daughter, Sharon Gray of Delta; one brother, Gene Nix of Oklahoma City, Okla.; two sisters, JoAnn Sewell of Leesville, La., and Sue Harper of Oklahoma City; four grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

James W. Todd, 81, Grand Junction, died Jan. 4, 2014, at his home.

Services will take place at noon Thursday at Veterans Memorial Cemetery of Western Colorado.

Mr. Todd was a doctor.

Memorial contributions to National Institute of Neurological Disorders Gift Fund (for sleep apnea research), 31 Center Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892.

Gerald Dean Westerbuhr, 65, Grand Junction, died Jan. 4, 2014, at his home.

No services are planned at this time.

Survivors include one brother, James of Nebraska; and two sisters, Elva Olsten of Nebraska and Charlene Kuchenreuther of Iowa.


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