Death Notices, March 8, 2013

Bonnie Bateman, 53, Grand Junction, died March 5, 2013, at Hospice Care Center.

Survivors include spouse, Daniel “Cap.”

Eugene Albert Cole, 89, Palisade, died March 7, 2013, at Palisades Living Center.

No public services are planned at this time.

Mr. Cole was a television repairman.

Survivors include one son, Conrad Eugene of Grand Junction; one sister, Gloria Brinton of Princeton, Mass.; six grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

Memorial contributions to the Palisades Living Center, 151 E. Third St., Palisade 81526.

Julius Leon “Hap” Ellsworth, 68, Fruita, died March 4, 2013, at Porter Hospital in Denver.

Services will be at 1 p.m. March 23 at Canyon View Vineyard Church.

Mr. Ellsworth was a bridge inspector for the state of Colorado.

Survivors include his spouse, Barbara Lee.

Shirley V. McCrary, 85, Grand Junction, died March 3, 2013, at Hospice Care Center.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Callahan-Edfast Mortuary. Interment is at Orchard Mesa Cemetery.

Ms. McCrary was vice president of McCrary Construction.

Survivors include one daughter, Karen M. McCrary of Grand Junction; one granddaughter; and one great-granddaughter.

Memorial contributions to Shriners Hospital for Children, 700 14th St., Denver 80202.

Lillian “Lill” A. Mertes, 95, Grand Junction, died March 2, 2013, at Hospice Care Center.

Cremation has taken place and a private family service is planned. An open house will be from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday at Mertes’ home.

Survivors include one son, Craig of Eckert; one daughter, Vicki Wood of Keystone; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildre.

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

Bradley Michael Pool, stillborn, died Feb. 28, 2013.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Legacy Funeral Home.

Survivors include his parents, Brittany Gould and Steven Pool; one brother, Nathaniel Sattler; and three sisters, Eva Pool, Kaylee Sattler, and Kaelyn Pool.


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