Death Notices, May 8, 2013
■ Wilma R. Taylor Baker, 77, Craig, died May 5, 2013, at Sandrock Ridge Care Center in Craig.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at The Journey at First Baptist Church in Craig.
Mrs. Baker was office manager for the Colorado Department of Transportation.
Survivors include her husband, Lester; one son, Ed Taylor of New Hampshire; two daughters, Linda Timmer of Craig and Sue Duffy of Lovelock, Nev.; two sisters, Faye Ferguson of Vermont and Joanne Trevenen of Fruita; six grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
Memorial contributions to Museum of Northwest Colorado, in care of Grand Mortuary, 621 Yampa Ave., Craig 81625.
■ Virginia Lee Bernadou, 83, Cedaredge, died March 3, 2013, at Hospice Care Center.
Services will be at 12:30 p.m. Sunday at Cedaredge United Methodist Church.
Survivors include her husband, Edmond; one daughter, Renee Bidstrup of Los Angeles; and one son, Paul of Huntington Beach, Calif.
Memorial contributions to Cedaredge Community United Methodist Church, elevator fund, P.O. Box 369, Cedaredge 81413.
■ Jean Marie Francis, 82, died April 4, 2013, at Morton Plant Hospital in Clearwater, Fla.
Services will be at 1 p.m. May 26 at Redlands Community Center.
Survivors include her son, Larry Francis of Fruita.
■ Bea Henk, 84, Grand Junction, died May 5, 2013, at her home.
Services will be at a later date through Callahan-Edfast Mortuary.
Survivors include her husband, Kenneth; and one brother, Malcolm Coomber of Freeport, Ill.
Memorial contributions to Rifle United Methodist Presbyterian Church, 200 E. Fourth St., Rifle 81650.
■ Sharon Hoffman-Cole, 70, Fruita, died May 4, 2013, at Hospice Care Center.
Services are pending through Callahan-Edfast Mortuary.
Survivors include one son, Matthew Hoffman of Fruita; three daughters, Brenda McCormick of Monroe, Mich., Rhonda Hughes of Fruita and Letha Hoffman of Grand Junction; two brothers, Walter Cole of Sun City, Ariz., and Delbert Cole of Aurora; one sister, Letha Gies of Commerce, Ga.; 13 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Memorial contributions to Hospice & Palliative Care of Western Colorado, 3090B North 12th St., Grand Junction 81506, or St. Mary’s Hospital Oncology Unit, 2635 N. Seventh St. Grand Junction 81501.
■ Verna J. Jesser, 84, Delta, died May 7, 2013, at her home.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Mountain View Bible Church in Lazear. Burial will be at Mesa View Cemetery in Delta.
Survivors include her husband, Alfred; one son, Jim of Olathe; one daughter, Joyce Krumholt of Delta; one sister, Doris Beggs of Jamestown, N.D.; and three grandchildren.
Memorial contributions to Mountain View Bible Church, P.O. Box 74, Lazear 81420, or charity of choice.
■ Phillip Neil Marutzky, 56, Grand Junction, died May 5, 2013, at Hospice Care Center.
Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Grand Junction Church of Christ.
Survivors include one son, Cullen of Laramie, Wyo.; his mother, Sue Marutzky of Grand Junction; and three brothers, Jody of Grand Junction, Sam of Las Vegas and Gregg of Omaha, Neb.
Memorial contributions to Hospice & Palliative Care of Western Colorado, 3090B North 12th St., Grand Junction 81506.
■ Jean D. Nelson, 85, Grand Junction, died May 6, 2013, at Larchwood Inns.
Services will be at a later date through Martin Mortuary.
Survivors include two sons, Paul W. and John D., both of Grand Junction; one daughter, Jane N. Foster of Grand Junction; four grandchildren; and one great-grandchildren.
Memorial contributions to Mesa County Public Library, 443 N. Sixth St., Grand Junction 81501.