Death Notices: November 12, 2008
• Katheryn Arlene Dere, 86, Grand Junction, died Nov. 5, 2008, at Larchwood Inns.
Services will take place at 2 p.m. Saturday at Callahan-Edfast Mortuary Chapel.
Ms. Dere was a secretary and clerk for the Rio Grande Railroad and the Bureau of Land Management.
Survivors include six brothers, Charles of Anchorage Alaska, David of Warfordburg, Pa., Donald of Lorton, Va., Gerald of Grand Junction, Francis of Salida and Walter Rauman of Glenwood Springs.
Memorial contributions to the Roice Hurst Humane Society, 3320 D 1/2 Road, Clifton 81520.
• Ron F. Devaney, 60, Hotchkiss, died Nov. 5 2008, at his home.
Services will take place at 11 a.m. Friday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Paonia. A memorial service will begin at 11 a.m. Saturday at American Legion Wilson Head Post 97 in Paonia.
Survivors include his wife, Terry; one son, Reed of Hotchkiss; one daughter, Renee Poutre of Westminster; two sisters, Kathleen Haggerty of LaMesa, Calif., and Denise Miller of Penrose; and two grandchildren.
• Josephine Christine Johnston, 62, Paonia, died Nov. 8, 2008.
Services will take place at a later date.
Survivors include one son, Joseph C. James of Hemet, Calif.; two daughters, Shanda L. Koppe of Titusville, Fla., and Shelley R. Guinther of Paonia; one brother, Michael Dacey of Washington; two sisters, Charlotte McDonald of San Diego and Mary Azenski of Washington; and six grandchildren.
• Jonathan BigTree Nolan, 54, Paonia, died Nov. 7, 2008, in Grand Junction.
Services will take place at 10 a.m. Friday at the Paonia Taylor Funeral Service Chapel.
Survivors include his wife, Jana; six sons, Terry Frasier of Lakewood, Tracy Frasier of Montrose, Don Frasier of Grand Junction, Jonathan of Paonia, Jesse of Grand Junction and Darren of Montrose; one brother, Joseph Leo; one sister, Cindy; and 12 grandchildren.