Death notices, March 6, 2014

Santo B. Bertuzzi, 86, Fruita, died March 3, 2014, at Family Health West.

Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. today at Callahan-Edfast Mortuary. Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at First United Methodist Church, followed by interment at Cedaredge Cemetery.

Survivors include two sons, Joel of Massachusetts and Adrian of Littleton; one daughter, Anna L. Bertuzzi of Fruita; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Memorial contributions to the American Diabetes Association, 2480 W. 26th Ave. Suite 120B, Denver 80221, or to the National Kidney Foundation Finance Department, 30 E. 33rd St., New York, N.Y. 10016.

Evelyn M. Bowers, 87, Grand Junction, died March 2, 2014, at LaVilla Grande.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Callahan-Edfast Mortuary, followed by interment at Orchard Mesa Cemetery.

Survivors include one son, Mark of Wheatland, Wyo.; three daughters, Rita Bowers of Grand Junction, Myra Tobias of New Castle and Ruth R. Bowers of Deadwood, S.D.; one brother, John L. Yeager of Phoenix; and three grandchildren.

Sherrell “Gus” Gerstler, 77, Grand Junction, died March 3, 2014, at St. Mary’s Hospital.

Services will be held at a later date.

Mr. Gerstler owned and operated a cement business.

Survivors include his wife, Lois; two sons, David Gerstler of Clifton and Ronald A. Gier of Grand Junction; two daughters, Debra Dillard and Cheri Mortensen, both of Grand Junction; one brother, Larry of Michigan; two grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Arzella Lorig, 97, Grand Junction, died March 2, 2014, in Grand Junction.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Martin Mortuary.

Billie Anne Schleicher, 72, Grand Junction, died March 4, 2014, at The Retreat of Harbor Grove in Grand Junction.

Services are pending with Palisade Funeral Home.

Ms. Schleicher was a homemaker.

Survivors include two sons, Lonnie Ivey of Clifton and Ronnie Fay of Canon City; one daughter, Connie Ivey of Arkansas; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Glenn E. Scollard, 87, Grand Junction, died March 1, 2014, at Family Health West.

Services are pending with Callahan-Edfast Mortuary.

Mr. Scollard was a truck driver in mining.

Survivors include one son, Gary of Grand Junction; one daughter, Sandra Scollard-Sifuentes of Riverton, Wyo.; one brother, Robert of Rockland, Calif.; three grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

Gilbert Siebler, 51, Grand Junction, died March 1, 2014, in Templeton, Calif.

Services are pending.

Joseph Silva, 52, Grand Junction, died March 1, 2014, at his home.

Services will be at a later date.

Mr. Silva was a certified nursing assistant.

Survivors include his spouse, Tim Sliger of Grand Junction; one son, Joseph Jr. of Waterbury, Conn.; one daughter, Dawne Silva of Connecticut; one brother, Manuel J. of Melbourne Beach, Fla.; one sister, Olga Siegert of Milford, Conn.; and one grandchild.


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