Death Notices, July 2, 2013
■ Christopher Gene Jekel, 47, Clifton, died June 26, 2013, in his home.
No services are planned at this time.
Survivors include three brothers, Tony Decker of Grand Junction, Kim Decker of Arizona, and Lee Decker of California; and one sister, Marchetta Richardson of Arizona.
■ Philip Coleman Pahlke, 76, Longview, Wash., died Nov. 20, 2012, in Portland, Ore.
A service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Crippin Funeral Home Chapel in Montrose. A reception will follow at Montrose Executive Plaza, 15 W. Main.
■ Lucia Rorex, 83, Grand Junction, died June 29, 2013.
Services will be at a later date in Walsh.
Ms. Rorex was employed in education.
Survivors include one son, Larry of Pittsburgh, Pa.; one daughter, Linda Chambers of South Carolina; two brothers, George Maestas of Texas and Alex Maestas of New Mexico; four sisters, Stella Sanchez, Sara Maestas and Maggie Maestas, all of New Mexico, and Elda Flores of Nevada; one grandchild; and two great-grandchildren.