Death Notices, March 14, 2012
■ Frederick E. Betz, 92, Grand Junction, died March 11, 2012, at Hospice Care Center.
Services will be at 10 a.m. March 26 at Veterans Memorial Cemetery of Western Colorado.
Mr. Betz was a lithographer.
Survivors include one daughter, Linda Tanner of Grand Junction; and one grandchild.
Memorial contributions to Hospice & Palliative Care of Western Colorado, 3090B North 12th St., Grand Junction 81506.
■ Paul Alfred Chenard, 66, Clifton, died March 10, 2012, in Clifton.
No services are planned.
Mr. Chenard was an optometrist.
Survivors include his wife, Janellee; three sons, James Martinez of Highlands Ranch, Justin Martinez of Brighton and Christopher Kelley of Aurora; two daughters, Karyn Johnston of Vermont and Jara Monroe of Parker; his parents, Harvey and Irene of San Diego; two brothers, Fred of Washington and Peter of San Diego; two sisters, Diane Rotering of Montana and Jane Tapley of Alaska; and 11 grandchildren.
Memorial contributions to St. Jude’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
■ Marvelle Pearl Couey, 93, Silt, died March 11, 2012, at her home.
Visitation will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday at Rifle Funeral Home. Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Rifle.
■ Clarence Larrew, 86, Montrose, died March 10, 2012, at San Juan Living Center.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Sunset Mesa Funeral Directors.
Survivors include his wife, Frances; one daughter, Lori Ann Larrew of Denver; four children; 30 grandchildren; and 27 great-grandchildren.
■ Evelyn O. Martinez, 84, Fruita, died March 10, 2012, at her home.
Visitation will be from 5 to 6 p.m. today at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. A rosary will be said at 6 p.m. today at the church. Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at the church, with burial to follow at the Veterans Memorial Cemetery of Western Colorado.
Mrs. Martinez was a homemaker.
Survivors include her husband, Favian; one son, Anthony of Fruita; one daughter, Julie Morales of Fruita; one brother, Conrad Cordova of Sandy, Utah; and four grandchildren.
Memorial contributions to Hospice & Palliative Care of Western Colorado 3090B N. 12th St., Grand Junction 81506.
■ Ruth C. Meek, 91, Crawford, died March 9, 2012, at Paonia Care Center.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Garden of Memories Cemetery in Crawford.
Survivors include two sons, Rodger and Don; three daughters, Marilyn Wood, Sandy Holt and Cheryl Ridgway; one sister, Lena Long; 11 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.
Memorial contributions to Hospice & Palliative Care of Western Colorado, P.O. Box 24, Delta 81416.
■ Robby Wayne Raney, 41, Grand Junction, died March 9, 2012, at his home.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Friday at First Baptist Church in Dove Creek.
Mr. Raney was a mechanic.
Survivors include his wife, Carla D.; one son, Cole Thomas of Grand Junction; one daughter, Amber Leigh Raney of Grand Junction; and one brother, Rick of Gallup, N.M.
Memorial contributions to Juvenile Diabetes Association, Rocky Mountain Chapter, 8055 East Tufts Ave., Suite 770, Denver 80237.