Death Notices, May 26, 2013
■ Barbara Grace Halliburton Gates, 83, Hotchkiss, died May 22, 2013, at Delta County Memorial Hospital.
Services will be at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Hotchkiss Community United Methodist Church.
Survivors include one son, Hal of Hotchkiss; two daughters, Janet Nottenburg of Princeton, N.J., and Linda Perry of Trinidad; one sister, Caryl Linton of Arkadelphia, Ark.; and two grandchildren.
Memorial contributions to Hotchkiss Community United Methodist Church, Delta County Citizens for Animal Welfare and Shelter, or Henderson State University’s music scholarship fund.
■ Marvin H. Merkel, 75, Grand Junction, died May 19, 2013, at his home.
Services will be at 11 a.m. June 7 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church.
Survivors include his wife, Patsy J.; three sons, James of Rangely, Richard of Littleton and Matthew of Grand Junction; four brothers, Alan of Denver, Charles of Omaha, Neb., Donovan of Castle Rock and Rick of Crofton, Neb.; one sister, Marlene Becker of Yankton, S.D.; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.