Death notices, March 16, 2013
■ Sandra Ashurst, 77, Fruita, died March 13, 2013, at her home.
No services are planned at this time.
Survivors include her husband, Gordon; two sons, Mike and Dave, both of Los Angeles; five sisters, Katie, Sherri, Genitha, Suzy and Kris; and one grandchild.
Memorial contributions to the charity of one’s choice.
■ Darlene Kay Johnson, 52, Grand Junction, died March 11, 2013, at Hospice Care Center.
Services will be held at a later date.
Survivors include her husband, Thomas; one son, Robert of Grand Junction; her parents, Delbert and Beverly Moss of Grand Junction; one brother, Bill Moss of Grand Junction; and three sisters, Carolyn Root of Denver, Judy Jawes of Texas, and Sharon Crist of Idaho.
■ Robert Edwin “Ed” Marah, 90, Cedaredge, died March 11, 2013, at his home.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Cedaredge Assembly of God Church. Burial will follow at Cedaredge Cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Beryle; one son, Bob of Cedaredge; two daughters, Terry Rutan of Delta and Pat Chapman of Aurora; two brothers, Patrick Marah and Dale “Mike” Marah, both of Cedaredge; one sister, Helen Kungel of Cedaredge; seven grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
Memorial contributions to Children’s Hospital, 13123 E. 16th Ave., Aurora, CO 80045; the American Heart Association, 123 N. Seventh St., Unit 110, Grand Junction 81501; or the American Diabetes Association, 2460 W. 26th Ave., Suite 500 C, Denver 80211.
■ Shirley Lois Scharf, 85, Palisade, died March 13, 2013, at St. Mary’s Hospital.
Services are pending with Palisade Funeral Home.
Survivors include one daughter, Deborah Jackson of Clifton; two sisters, Phillis Schriver and Ina Jane Barr; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
■ Lee Snyder, 91, Arvada, died Dec. 28, 2012, in Wheat Ridge.
A private service was held for the family.
Mr. Snyder was a retired Port of Entry officer.
Survivors include two sons, Lowell of Phoenix and Clayton of Grand Junction; one daughter, Lorraine Akers of Arvada; three grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Memorial contributions to the Alzheimer’s Association, 2232 N. Seventh St., Grand Junction 81501.
■ Betty M. Street, 90, died March 13, 2013, in Grand Junction.
No formal services are planned.
Survivors include four sons, Jimmy, Dan, Ted and Gary, all of Grand Junction; three daughters, Mary, Shirley and Linda, all of Grand Junction; 12 grandchildren; and seven great-granchildren.
Memorial contributions to Hospice & Palliative Care of Westsern Colorado, 3090B N. 12th St., Grand Junction 81506.
■ Jolene Lynn Welch, 59, Fruita, died Jan. 24, 2013, at her home.
Ms. Welch was owner and operator of a pest control business.
Survivors include two brothers, Robert J. Welch of Moab, Utah, and Clyde Doyal of Grand Junction; and one sister, Reva Webber of Fruita.
■ Carl Ford White, 94, Grand Junction, died Jan. 21, 2013, at Eagle Ridge Care Center.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Veterans Memorial Cemetery of Western Colorado.
Mr. White was a farmer and rancher.
Survivors include his wife, Lucille; one son, Carl of Palisade; two daughters, Susanne Skinner of Broomfield and Patricia Powell of Grand Junction.
Memorial contributions to The Art Center, 1803 N. Seventh St., Grand Junction 81501.