Death Notices, June 8, 2013
• ■Virginia Mae Browning, 87, Hotchkiss, died June 6, 2013, at her home.
A service will be at 10 a.m. today at the Taylor Funeral Service Chapel in Delta. Entombment will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Crown Hill Cemetery Good Shepherd Mausoleum, Phase IV, in Wheat Ridge.
Survivors include two daughters, Karen and Kathy, both of Hotchkiss; one sister-in-law, Fusae Evans of Hotchkiss; and four grandchildren.
Memorial contributions to HopeWest Hospice & Palliative Care of Western Colorado, P.O. Box 24, Delta 81416.
■Frank D. Gordon, 83, Grand Junction, died June 6, 2013, at HopeWest and Hospice Care Center.
A service will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Callahan-Edfast Mortuary and will conclude at Oddfellows Cemetery on Orchard Mesa.
Survivors include his wife, Juanita; one daughter, Brenda Stratton of Grand Junction; one sister, Lorene Wheeler of Logan, Utah; four grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
Memorial contributions to HopeWest and Hospice Care Center, 3090B North 12th Street, Grand Junction 81506.
■Velma H. Keller, 78, Grand Junction, died June 5, 2013, at her home.
Services are pending.
Ms. Keller loved reading and visiting with her children and grandchildren.
Survivors include her husband, Floyd; two daughters, Sharon Keller Butler of Fort Collins and Lynn Keller Conklin of Superior; one brother, Frank T. Harl Jr.; five grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
■Betty W. King, 87, Grand Junction, died June 5, 2013, at St. Mary’s Hospital.
Survivors include one son, Jay P. Johnson of Grand Junction; two daughters, Penny Tubach of Fruita and Sue Viator of Nederland, Texas; seven grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
■Jo Ann Leech, 84, died May 4, 2013, at Palisade Living Center.
Services are pending.
Memorial contributions to Alzheimer’s research.
■Alice M. Sanburg, 99, Montrose, died June 6, 2013, at Valley Manor Care Center in Montrose.
A service will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Crippin Funeral Home Chapel in Montrose followed by inurnment at Valley Lawn Cemetery.
Survivors include two daughters, Betty Donley and Barbara Jean Longwell, both of Montrose; two sons, Walter Dwight “Dutch” of Castle Rock and Jay Bryce of Grand Junction; and 13 grandchildren.