Death Notices, March 12, 2014
■ Gary David Baker, 66, Grand Junction, died March 8, 2014, at his home.
A celebration of life will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Canyon View Vineyard Church.
Mr. Baker was an owner and did sales in heavy equipment.
Survivors include two sons, William of Grand Junction and Bart of Clifton; one daughter, Amy Tezak of Grand Junction; his father, David of Moab, Utah; two brothers, Ed of Parachute and Stan of Moab, Utah; and five grandchildren.
Memorial contributions to the Mesa County 4-H Foundation, P.O. Box 4828, Grand Junction 81502.
■ Jerry Baldwin, 61, Grand Junction, died March 8, 2014, at St. Mary’s Hospital.
A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 2949 U.S. Highway 50 in Grand Junction.
Survivors include his wife, Leslie; one daughter, Tina Marie of Pennsylvania; two brothers, Jimmy and Johnny, both of Michigan; and two sisters, Phyllis Evans of Tennessee and Patricia Heranny of Mississippi.
■ Kathleen May Horn, 85, Grand Junction, died March 9, 2014, at HopeWest and Hospice.
A memorial service will be at 3 p.m. Friday at First Christian Church, 1326 N. 1st Street in Grand Junction.
Survivors include one brother, Frank Timmins of England; and two grandsons.
■ Crystal Michelle Medina, 29, Grand Junction, died Feb. 25, 2014, at her home.
A service was held March 3 at Mesa Funeral Service Chapel.
Survivors include one daughter, Nina Abigail; her father, Frank Henry, and mother, Dolores Patricia, both of Grand Junction; three brothers, Frank Andre, Phillip and Benny, all of Grand Junction; and two sisters, Tisha Martinez and Candida Medina, both of Grand Junction.
■ Donald V. Meehan, 82, Arvada, died Feb. 22, 2014, at his home.
A Mass of the Resurrection will be at 9 a.m. Saturday at St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Delta.
Survivors include his wife, Dottie; three sons, David V., Douglas J. and Robert P.; two daughters, Teresa M. and Margaret E. Meehan-Corpron; one sister, Mary Meehan-Pothier; eight grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
■ John Frank Radloff, 83, Grand Junction, died March 9, 2014, at St. Mary’s Hospital.
A celebration of life will be at 10:30 a.m. March 24 at American Lutheran Church.
Survivors include his wife, Anne; one son, John B. of Tinley Park, Ill.; four daughters, Catherine Seymour of Prospect Heights, Ill., Cynthia Curler of Collierville, Tenn., Mary Christine Lewis of Charlotte, N.C., and Caroline Harmon of Monument; and one brother, William of Jacksonville, Fla.
Memorial contributions to American Lutheran Church Building Fund, 631 26 1/2 Road, Grand Junction 81506, or to Grand Valley Catholic Outreach, 245 S. First Street, Grand Junction 81501.
■ Martha Roper, 94, Grand Junction, died March 6, 2014, on Orchard Mesa.
Services are pending.
Survivors include two sons, Glen of Grand Junction and Don; four grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
Memorial contributions to HopeWest and Hospice, 2754 Compass Drive, Grand Junction 81506.
■ Robert R. “Bob” Sawyer, 93, Grand Junction, died March 11, 2014, at his home.
A graveside service with honors will be at 1 p.m. Monday at the Veteran’s Memorial Cemetery of Western Colorado.
Mr. Sawyer was a U.S. Navy World War II veteran and worked for Metropolitan Life Insurance.
Survivors include his wife, Eleanor L.; one son, William C. of Grand Junction; two daughters, Robin Arnold of Springfield, Ohio, and Nancy Gore of Howard, Ohio; and five grandchildren.
Memorial contributions to the Disabled American Veterans Association, 2121 North Ave., Grand Junction 81501 or at dav.org.
■ Kevin Tuan Truong, 30, Grand Junction, died March 9, 2014, at St. Mary’s Hospital.
Services will be in Westminster, Calif.
Mr. Truong was the owner and operator of a restaurant.
Survivors include his wife, Lisa Luong; two daughters, Jadie and Karly; his mother, Tina Nguyen of Garden Grove, Calif.; and one sister, Kathy Nguyen of Garden Grove.
■ Helen Caroline (Blanchard) Weeks, 89, Eckert, died March 10, 2014, at Horizons Health Care Center and Retirement Community in Eckert.
A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Taylor Funeral Service Chapel in Delta.
Survivors include her husband, Arthur, and two sisters, Eunice Blanchard Pedersen of San Diego and Sarah Blanchard of Raleigh, N.C.
■ William A. “Bill” Weidner, 72, Grand Junction, died March 5, 2014, at his home.
Private interment will take place at Veterans Memorial Cemetery of Western Colorado.
■ Robert Harold White, 88, Grand Junction, died March 6, 2014, at HopeWest and Hospice.
No services are planned.
Mr. White was an engineer.
Survivors include two daughters, Debra White of Grand Junction and Diane Kyle of Atlanta; and two grandchildren.
■ Irene M. Wilson, 80, Rifle, died March 6, 2014, at Horizon Health Care in Eckert.
A memorial service will be at 1 p.m. March 22 at Rifle United Methodist Presbyterian Church, 200 E. Fourth Street in Rifle.
Ms. Wilson was a homemaker.
Survivors include two daughters, Twilla Johnson of Grand Junction and Teresa Schoen of Delta; seven grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.
■ Ethel M. Zimmerman, 74, Grand Junction, died March 9, 2014, at her home.
Private family services will be held.
Ms. Zimmerman was an assembly operator at Coors Porcelain.
Survivors include two sons, Robert and Lloyd, both of Grand Junction; one brother, Butch Jolley of Casa Grande, Ariz.; two sisters, Peggy Holtz of Grand Junction and Tony VanMeter of Bullhead City, Ariz.; four grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.