Death notices, June 21, 2012
■ John O’Keeffe, 65, Clifton, died June 18, 2012, at Hospice Care Center.
Services will be at 1 p.m. June 29 at Veterans Memorial Cemetery of Western Colorado.
Mr. O’Keeffe worked in the oil industry.
Survivors include one daughter, Megan O’Keeffe of Clifton; one brother, Martin of Grand Junction; and one grandchild.
Memorial contributions to the Ella O’Keeffe Education Fund, 3494 G Road, Clifton 81520.
■ Faira Marie Sens, 63, Palisade, died June 15, 2012.
A chapel service will be at 10 a.m. today at Martin Mortuary. A funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Van Steenhuyse-Russell Funeral Home in Vinton, Iowa, with visition one hour prior to the service. Burial will follow in Garrison, Iowa.
Ms. Sens was a pharmacy technician at Sam’s Club.
Survivors include her husband, David Tofsrud; two sons, Jonathon Sens of East Moline, Iowa, and Quint DeWitte of Des Moines, Iowa; five daughters, Angela Otberg of Grand Junction, Jeannie Scenters of Stafford, Va., LeeAnn Tofsrud of Virginia, Tracy Carte of Virginia and Kelly Ward of Columbus, Miss.; her mother, Mildred Burris of Cedar Rapids, Iowa; three brothers, Dave Burris of Kansas City, Mo., Greg Burris of Centerpoint, Iowa, and Bob Burris of Manchester, Iowa; one sister, Connie McAnally of Ridgecrest, Iowa; and 15 grandchildren.
Memorial contributions to Hospice & Palliative Care of Western Colorado, 2754 Compass Drive, Suite 377, Grand Junction 81506.
■ Walter William Turetzky, 89, Grand Junction, died June 17, 2012, at Larchwood Inns.
Visitation will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 2542 G Road, followed by a funeral service at 2:30 p.m. at the church.
Mr. Turetzky was a homebuilder.
Survivors include one son, Del of Springville, Utah; one daughter, Lynn Jenks of Grand Junction; 12 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Memorial contributions to Larchwood Inns, 2845 N. 15th St., Grand Junction 81506.
■ Mary T. Webel, 59, Grand Junction, died June 18, 2012, at her home.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Callahan-Edfast Mortuary.
Ms. Webel was a registered nurse and nursing instructor.
Survivors include her husband, Jacob; two daughters, Rebecca of Mukilteo, Wash., and Stephanie Keller of Grand Junction; her mother, Marjorie Bardyga of New Hudson, Mich.; five brothers, David Kott of Gahanna, Ohio, Ron Kott of Cumming, Ga., Paul Kott of Raleigh, N.C., Joe Kott of Plymouth, Mich., and John Kott of Detroit; three sisters, Carol Laird of Livonia, Mich., Linda Hewitt of Oakwood, Ga., and Julie Pike of Webberville, Mich.; and three grandchildren.