Death notices, March 10, 2013

Virginia Lee Bernadou, 83, Cedaredge, died March 3, 2013, at Hospice Care Center in Grand Junction.

Services will be in May.

Survivors include her husband, Edmond; one daughter, Renee Bidstrup of Los Angeles; and one son, Paul of Huntington Beach, Calif.

Memorial contributions to Cedaredge Community United Methodist Church Elevator Fund, P.O. Box 369, Cedaredge 81413.

Helena Dalessandro, 86, Grand Junction, died March 9, 2013, at her home.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Callahan-Edfast Mortuary.

Ms. Dalessandro was a homemaker.

Survivors include two sons, David John of Clifton and Mark Richard of Denver; two daughters, Nina Louise Davis of Nashville, Tenn., and Lisa Dalessandro Norman of Grand Junction; 10 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Memorial contributions to Hospice & Palliative Care of Western Colorado, 3090B N.12th St., Grand Junction 81506.

■  Emmelyne Mae Erickson, 94, Grand Junction, died March 7, 2013, at Mesa Manor Care Center.

Services will be at 11 a.m. March 19 at Living Hope Evangelical Free Church, 2840 B 1/2 Road.

Ms. Erickson was a registered nurse.

Survivors include two sons, Randy of Clifton and Tom of Silverthorne; one daughter, Donna Simpson of Walnut Creek, Calif.; four grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

■  Jesus Valencia Martinez, 67, Grand Junction, died March 6, 2013, at Hospice Care Center.

A rosary will be said at 5 p.m. Tuesday at Callahan-Edfast Mortuary.

Mr. Martinez owned and operated a construction/concrete business.

Survivors include his wife, Carolina; one son, Adrian Valdez of Grand Junction; two daughters, Kristi Valdez and Jesusita Valdez, both of Grand Junction; two brothers, Lorenzo of Grand Junction and Alejandro of Sonora, Mexico; four sisters, Anjelita, Consuelo, Carmen and Ramona, all of Sonora, Mexico; and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Memorial contributions to Hospice & Palliative Care of Western Colorado, 3090B N. 12th St., Grand Junction 81506.

  Patrick J.L.P. Ruehmann, 30, Grand Junction, died
March 5, 2013, at his home.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Callahan-Edfast Mortuary.

Mr. Ruehmann was a student and handyman.

Survivors include his father, Albert of Atlanta.; his mother, Judy Thompson of Grand Junction; one brother, David of Grand Junction; and one sister, Althea Dease of Savannah, Ga.

Rose Marie Schafer, 84, Grand Junction, died March 8, 2013, at her daughter’s home in Grand Junction.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Taylor Funeral Service Chapel in Delta, followed by burial at Riverside Cemetery in Hotchkiss.

Survivors include two sons, Richard of Colorado City and John of Woodland Park; three daughters, Patricia Reynolds of Portland, Ore., Betty of Grand Junction and Nancy Edwards of Milwaukie, Ore; nine grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

Memorial contributions to Hospice & Palliative Care of Western Colorado, P.O. Box 60307, Grand Junction 81506.

Josephine Yanaki, 86, Grand Junction, died March 6, 2013, at her home.

Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at Crist Mortuary in Boulder and viewing will be from 9 to 10 a.m. Saturday at Sacred Heart of Jesus Church in Boulder, followed by a Mass at 10 a.m. Burial will follow at Mountain View Memorial Park in Boulder.

Ms. Yanaki was a homemaker.

Survivors include two sons, Jack of Grand Junction and Jamal of Salt Lake City; two daughters, Widad Jouaneh of Boulder and Jacqueline of Houston, Texas; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.



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