Death Notices: January 13, 2009
• Frances Dittman, 84, Grand Junction, died Jan. 10, 2009, at Larchwood Inns.
Visitation will be at noon Wednesday at Callahan-Edfast Mortuary chapel.
Services will follow at 1 p.m. Interment will be at Orchard Mesa Cemetery.
Survivors include two sons, Robert Breazeale of Grand Junction and William Breazeale of Tucson, Ariz.; one brother, Frank Tarchek of Grand Junction; one sister, Angela Bratun of LaJunta; three grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
• Ramona Kay Gray, 70, Delta, died Dec. 17, 2008, at Colorow Care Center in Olathe.
Services will take place at 10 a.m. Saturday at Taylor Funeral Service chapel in Delta.
Survivors include two sons, Robert W. “Bobby” of Montrose and Rodney J. of Delta; two brothers, David Phillips of Hotchkiss and Norman Phillips of Oregon; and two sisters, Lavonne Hurt of Grand Junction and Judy Eckes of Oregon.
• Winferd Lee Hopkins, 81, Hotchkiss, died Jan. 10, 2009, at his home.
Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Mesa View Mortuary chapel. Services will take place at 2 p.m. Thursday at the chapel. Burial will be at Riverside Cemetery.
Mr. Hopkins was a plant supervisor for Phillips Petroleum Co.
Survivors include his wife, Grace; one daughter, Deborah Thompson of Grand Junction; and two grandchildren.
Memorial contributions to the Cal Farley Boys Ranch, P.O. Box 1890, Amarillo, TX 79174.
• Gerald M. Kesinger, 77, Clifton, died Jan. 5, 2009, at the Veterans Affairs Nursing Home.
Services will take place at 1 p.m. Saturday at Callahan-
Edfast Mortuary chapel.
Survivors include three sons, Bill, Gary and Michael, all of Youngtown, Ariz.; one daughter, Diane Newland of Clifton; nine grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Memorial contributions to the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Blvd., Memphis, TN 38105.
• Scott E. McLain, 59, Delta, died Jan. 7, 2009.
Services will take place at 2 p.m. Saturday at the First Baptist Church in Delta.
Survivors include his wife, Jackie; one son, Derek Bennett of Canon City; his parents, John of Palisade and Ruth of Grand Junction; one brother, Russ of Englewood; one sister, Lorrie McLain of Grand Junction; and two grandchildren.
• Alexander Ray Mognabosco, infant, died Jan. 8, 2009, at St. Mary’s Hospital.
No services were provided.
Survivors include his parents, Eric Mognabosco and Cheryl St. Vincent of Grand Junction.
• Maxine A. Quimby, 89, Fruita, died Jan. 11, 2009, at LaVilla Grande Care Center.
Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Callahan- Edfast Mortuary chapel.
Services will take place at 10 a.m. Thursday at the chapel.
Survivors include one son, Larry of Glenwood Springs; one daughter, Bonnie Cruse of Grand Junction; one sister, Pauline Burton of Hermiston, Ore.; six grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.