Death notices, March 26, 2013

Antonio Ardolino, 97, Palisade, died March 21, 2013, at his home.

Services are planned at a later date.

Mr. Ardolino was a brick layer.

Survivors include two sons, John and Tony, both of Denver; six daughters, Eda Cantrell and Angela Hartman, both of Palisade, Deanna Olesky of New Jersey and Linda Ardolino, Tina Ardolino and Janet Ardolino, all of Denver; one brother, Mario of New Jersey; 11 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren.

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

Donald Monroe Gray, 61, Rifle, died March 20, 2013, at Grand River Hospital.

Services are planned at a later date.

Survivors include his wife, Linda; two sons, Matthew of Chandler, Ariz., and Nathan of Rifle; his mother, Claudia Gray of Ranches Cordova, Calif.; three brothers, Ronald and David, both of Ranches Cordova, and Charles of Rifle; and one sister, Jeannie Westman of Missouri.

Donald D. King, 66, Grand Junction, died March 19, 2013, at his home.

Services will be at 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Mesa Funeral Service Chapel, 2825 North Ave.

Survivors include one daughter, Murissa Lauderdale of Portland, Ore.

Carl P. Lathan Jr., 90, Grand Junction, died March 21, 2013, at Hospice Care Center.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Interment will follow at St. Anthony Cemetery on Orchard Mesa.

Survivors include two sons, William James of Anchorage, Ala., and Carl P. III of Longmont; two daughters, Kathie Cone of Farmington, N.M., and Pattie Browder of Johnson City, Tenn.; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Memorial contributions to St. Joseph Catholic Church, in care of St. Joseph Parish Office, 230 N. Third St., Grand Junction 81501.

Lawrence E. “Larry” Roberts, 69, Delta, died March 22, 2013, at St. Mary’s Hospital.

No services are planned.

Survivors include his wife, Zelphia; three stepsons, Daniel Wray of Fruita, Michael J. Wray of Belize and Timothy J. Wray of Grand Junction; one stepdaughter, Kathleen Cimms of Aurora; one brother, Frank of California; and two sisters, Mary Devine of Maryland and Gaye White of California.

Memorial contributions to Delta Senior Center, 247 Meeker St., Delta 81416.

Gloria Faye Tappan, 73, Palisade, died March 22, 2013, at St. Mary’s Hospital.

Visitation will be at 9 a.m., with services at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Callahan-Edfast Mortuary. Interment will be in Spur, Texas.

Ms. Tappan was a human resources manager.

Survivors include one son, Ricky Ryan of Grand Junction; one sister, Linda MacArthur of Spur; and two grandchildren.

Oma Laverne Watson, 85, Fruita, died March 20, 2013 at The Oaks in Fruita.

Services have taken place.

Mr. Watson was a handyman.

Survivors include one sister, Jolene Beagley of Grand Junction.


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