Death Notices, July 15, 2017

Joyce Bell, 80, Grand Junction, died July 12, 2017, at St. Mary’s Hospital.

Services will take place at 10 a.m. Monday at Palisade Church of the Nazarene in Palisade.

She was a homemaker.

Survivors include two daughters, Judy Bosley of Kingman, Kansas, and Janet Bosley of Wichita, Kansas; one son, Jim Bell of Gypsum; one brother, Robert Baker of Phoenix, Arizona; and one sister, Bonnie Johnson of Missouri; nine grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

Paula Merle Bolen, 94, Grand Junction, died July 11, 2017, in Grand Junction.

No services will take place.

Survivors include two daughters, Sallie Wells of Grand Junction, and Sue Somit of Albany, California; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Joseph Michael Martinez, 70, Grand Junction, died June 19, 2017, at his home.

Services will take place at 10 a.m. July 24 at the Veterans Memorial Cemetery of Western Colorado. Life celebration will follow from 1-5 p.m. at Riverside Park.

He was a brick mason.

Survivors include two daughters, Giovanna Martinez, and Chantae Pennell; two brothers, John and James; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Katrina Leah Cox-Jones, 39, Clifton, died July 8, 2017, in Clifton.

Private services will take place.

She was a cosmetologist.

Survivors include one son, Kyler Dean Jones of Clifton; her parents, Gary and Kathy Cox of Clifton; and two brothers, Gary Cox, Jr., and Kaleb Cox, both of Clifton.

Dennis D. Pretti, 69, Grand Junction, died July 12, 2017, at St. Mary’s Hospital.

Services will take place at a later date.

He was a purchasing agent at a wholesale plumbing company.

Survivors include his wife, Peggy; and one brother, Brad of Roswell, New Mexico.

Memorial contributions to St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, 3888 27 1/2 Road, Grand Junction 81506; or to Rotary International, 1560 Sherman Ave., Evanston, Illinois 60201-3698.


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