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.


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