Death Notices, Nov. 1, 2012

“Pat” Jean Curtis, 69, De Beque, died Oct. 28, 2012, at her home.

No services are planned.

Survivors include her husband, Darvin Locke; four sons, Thomas Dunlap of Rifle, Tony Wayland of Arizona and Mikey Welch and Buddy David, both of De Beque; one daughter, Amber Moorse of Arizona; one sister, Melody Moody of Arizona; eight grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Wesley Marriott, 75, Fruita, died Oct. 22, 2012, at Hospice Care Center.

Survivors include his wife, Mary.

Manuel Gutierrez Ontiveros, 85, Fruita, died Oct. 27, 2012, at St. Mary’s Hospital.

Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday at Martin Mortuary, and a rosary will be said at 6 p.m. Sunday. A funeral Mass will be at noon Monday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, followed by a graveside service at New Elmwood Cemetery in Fruita.

Mr. Ontiveros was a retired farmer.

Survivors include his wife, Tranquilina Lerma de Gutierrez; six sons, Patricino, Gaspar, Juan de Dios, Manuel, Fidel and Leopoldo; eight daughters, Paulina, Leopoldina, Consuelo, Maria del Carmen, Eduvijes, Martina, Marie Luisa and Heidi; five brothers, Isidro, Antioco, Camilo, Teodoso and Prudencio; and four sisters, Lupe, Irma, Angela and Cleotilde; 54 grandchildren; more than 100 great-grandchildren; and six great-great-grandchildren.

Cris Pace, 54, Delta, died Oct. 29, 2012, at Hospice Care Center.

Private family services are planned later.

Ms. Pace was an accounts receivable clerk.

Survivors include one son, Dustin Roderick Fuchtman of Denver, and her parents, Frank and Gloria Pace of Delta.

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

Linda N. (Norris) Pierce, 69, Steamboat Springs, died Oct. 26, 2012, in hospice.

Services will be held later in Steamboat Springs.

Ms. Pierce was a real estate broker.

Survivors include her husband, Lloyd “Tyke”; three sons, Shane Andrew of Gainesville, Fla., Jeff Andrew of Steamboat Springs and Cal Pierce of Loveland; one daughter, Kristi Avalos of Gainesville; one brother, Gerald Norris of Grand Junction; and six grandchildren.

Margaret Louise Prokopy, 63, Fruita, died Oct. 29, 2012, at her home.

Ms. Prokopy was a homemaker.

Survivors include her husband, James; one son, Michael of Fruita; three daughters, Angela Mallory of Frederick, Tracy Wright of Thornton and Susie Anderson of Westminster; one brother, Calvin Ripple of Austin, Minn.; and six grandchildren.

James L. Rauen, 73, Grand Junction, died Oct. 29, 2012, at Hospice Care Center.

Services will be held later in Denver.

Mr. Rauen was a Denver firefighter.

Survivors include his wife, Janet; one son, Jeff of Littleton; three daughters, Colleen Wilson, Kathleen Tarmina and Shelli Rauen, all of Grand Junction; two brothers, Jerry of Kenosha, Wis., and Jack of Burlington, Wis.; one sister, Jean of Kenosha; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

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

Ada Louise Wright, 74, Whitewater, died Oct. 30, 2012, at her home.

Survivors include five sons, William III, Robert, Michael, Larry and David; four daughters, Mary Alice Fouts, Donna Wright, Linda Strub and Patricia Foster; one brother, Kenneth Kinkennon; 17 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren.


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