Death notices, July 22, 2012
■ Betty Barnes Christensen, 78, Grand Junction, died July 19, 2012, at her home.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Callahan-Edfast Mortuary, followed by burial at Veterans Memorial Cemetery of Western Colorado.
Ms. Christensen was an executive administrator for a holding company.
Survivors include one son, Lee of Gilbert, Ariz., one daughter, Sharon Cyphers of Cave Creek, Ariz.; four grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.
Memorial contributions to Hospice & Palliative Care of Western Colorado, 3090B N. 12th St., Grand Junction 81506
■ Michael A. Hartman, 42, Nederland, died July 15, 2012, at his home.
A celebration of life will be at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the home of Laird and Barbara Milburn, 2658 Crestridge Court.
Survivors include his parents, Robert and Beverly of Grand Junction; and one brother, Derek of Denver.
■ Nancy J. Morrison, 91, Grand Junction, died July 19, 2012, at LaVilla Grande Care Center.
Services are pending through Callahan-Edfast Mortuary.
Ms. Morrison was a teacher.
Survivors include two sons, Larry and Randall, both of St. George, Utah; one daughter, Nancy K. Morrison of Loveland; one brother, Roscoe Wells of North Carolina; two sisters, Katherine Keswick of San Jose, Calif. and Myrtle Thompkins of Grand Junction; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
■ William Martin “Bill” Ramsey Sr., 84, Montrose, died July 17, 2012, at his home.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Whitewater Cemetery in Whitewater, on Reeder Mesa and Reeder Road, of U.S. Highway 50.
Survivors include two daughters, Judy Minton of Dayton, Nev. and Joyce Ramsey of Montrose; one son, David of Clifton; two sisters, Ethel Norris of Olympia, Wash. and Alice Stahl of Grand Junction; 12 grandchildren; and 27 great-grandchildren.
Memorial contributions can be made in his memory to Crippin Funeral Home, 803 E. Main St., Montrose 81401.
■ Helana Joyce Williams, 81, Parachute, died July 20, 2012, at Palisades Living Center.
Survivors include one son, Jay Hinman of Pinedale, Wyo.; three daughters, Robbyn Lennon of Tucson, Ariz., Diana Sirko of Basalt and Valerie Voght of Cortez; one brother, Floyd Wheeler of Tuttle, Okla.; 12 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.
Memorial contributions to Hospice & Palliative Care of Western Colorado, 3090B N. 12th St., Grand Junction 81506, or the American Cancer Society, 2754 Compass Drive, Suite 100, Grand Junction 81506.