Death Notices, March 27, 2012
■ Margaret Elizabeth (Ayer) Deutsch, 78, Crawford, died March 23, 2012, at Delta County Memorial Hospital.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Garden of Memories Cemetery in Crawford and at 11 a.m. Saturday at Hotchkiss Elks Lodge.
Survivors include two daughters, Leta Hughes of Cedaredge and Lori Hobbs of Palmer, Alaska; one son, James Lester; two sisters, Mary Helen deKoevend of Grand Junction and Henrietta Keenan of Crawford; five grandchildren; nine stepgrandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
Memorial contributions to The Emblem Club or to Crawford Community United Methodist Church.
■ Clyde Delbert Hollenbeck, 90, Delta County, died March 25, 2012, at Horizons Care Center in Eckert.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Taylor Funeral Service Chapel in Delta and at 2 p.m. Monday at Gunnison Cemetery.
Survivors include one son, Johnny of Eureka, Calif.
■ Dorothy H. Sollenbarger, 88, Delta County, died March 23, 2012, at Horizons Care Center in Eckert.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Delta Church of Christ.
Survivors include one son, James C. “Jim” of Eckert; two brothers, Elmer Hicks of Bridgeport, Texas, and Jack Hicks of Cedaredge; one sister, Hazel Hamilton of Paonia; four grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Memorial contributions to Alpine Hospice, 924 Spring Creek Road, Montrose 81403.
■ Benjamin Vigil, 75, Austin, died March 24, 2012, at his home.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Taylor Funeral Service Chapel in Delta.
Survivors include his wife, Dolores; three sons. Benjamin and Andy, both of Burbank, Calif., and David of San Fernando, Calif.; five daughters, Patricia Stockdale and Peggy Carrara, both of Delta, Rachel Bissell of Austin and Elizabeth Trujillo and Brenda Vigil, both of Grand Junction; three brothers, Manuel Ramirez of Denver, Leroy Vigil of Fontana, Calif., and John Vigil Jr. of New Castle; one sister, June Recio of New Castle; seven grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
■ Gary D. “Punk” Walker, 81, Naturita, died March 22, 2012, at St. Mary’s Hospital.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Nucla Cemetery.
Mr. Walker was a coal miner.
Survivors include his wife, Nancy; one son, Dewey R. of Paonia; two daughters, Colene D. Arnold and Tinley A. Haskell, both of Naturita; 10 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.