Death Notices, Nov. 28, 2012

Velma Etcheverry, 92, Grand Junction, died Nov. 26, 2012, at Eagle Ridge at Grand Valley.

Ms. Etcheverry was a homemaker.

Services are pending with Martin Mortuary.

Survivors include one son, Lee of Palisade; two daughters, Laverne Rotelo of Silverthorne and Lenore Barber of Arnett, Okla.; two brothers, Virgil and Lonnie Riekstrew of De Beque; five grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

Memorial contributions to Hospice & Palliative Care of Western Colorado, 3090B N. 12th St., Grand Junction 81507.

■  Coralene “Corky” Henderson, 78, Rifle, died Nov. 26, 2012, at Hospice Care Center in Grand Junction.

Services are pending with Palisade Funeral Home.

Survivors include two sons, Randy of Palisade and Russell of Rifle; four daughters, Danni Henderson of Dallas, Becky Edwards of Amarillo, Texas, and Kelli West and Shelli Nielsen, both of Gypsum; one brother, Donald Burkhalter of Dallas; 16 grandchildren; and 23 great-grandchildren.

■  Byron Lee Holveck, 40, formerly of Delta, died Nov. 25, 2012, at the Grand Medical Center in Columbus, Ohio.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Dec. 8 at the Taylor Funeral Service Chapel in Delta.

Survivors include his mother and stepfather, Shirley and Dan Wallace of Delta; three sons, Caleb Holveck of Florida, Ryan Cooley of Colorado Springs and Justin Cooley of Montrose; two brothers, Stan of Denver and Tom of Montrose; one grandmother, Betty Dawson of Cory; and two grandchildren.

■  Oliver Smith, 94, North Fork, died Nov. 23, 2012, at Paonia Care and Rehabilitation Center.

Services will be at 11 a.m. today at Taylor Funeral Service Chapel in Hotchkiss, with inurnment at Cedar Hill Cemetery in Paonia.

Survivors include one son, David of Lakewood; two brothers Benny of Hotchkiss and David of Carson City, Nev.; one sister, Joyce Holybee of Paonia; and four grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of choice.

■  Jason Marshall Stringer, 36, Grand Junction, died Nov. 24, 2012, at his home.

Services will be at 7 p.m. today at Mesa Funeral Service Chapel.

Survivors include his mother, Sandra Lewellen of Possum Kingdom Lake, Texas; one brother, Jon of Denton, Texas; and one sister, Janiece Beardslee of Pflugerville, Texas.

■  Orval A. Trahern, 91, Delta, died Nov. 25, 2012, at San Juan Living Center in Montrose.

Services will be from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Trahern residence, 742 1600 Road, in Delta.

Survivors include his wife, Elsie of Delta; two sons, Michael of Cimarron, Kan.,  and Timothy of Salem, Ore.; eight grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.


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