Death Notices: November 29, 2008

•  Kenneth Wellington Gillilan, 92, Cedaredge, died Monday, Nov. 24, 2008, at Delta County Memorial Hospital.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Dec. 6 at Cedaredge United Methodist Church. Inurnment will follow at Cedaredge Cemetery.

Survivors include his son, Duane of Clifton; two stepsons, Bill Davis of Longmont and Glenn Davis of Trinidad; one daughter, Gloria Beasley of Wheatridge; four sisters, Jean Cearley of Woodburn, Ore., Norma Mayo of Perry, Ga., Queen Markworth of Tehachapi, Calif., and Ambyr Alldredge of California, Mo.; 14 grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice & Palliative Care of Western Colorado, P.O. Box 24, Delta 81416, or to Cedaredge Rebekah Lodge.

• Vernon L. Lehr, 87, Grand Junction, died Thursday, Nov. 27, 2008, at Hospice Care Center in Grand Junction.

Visitation will be from 2 to 4 p.m. Tuesday at Callahan-Edfast Mortuary. Services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the mortuary.

Survivors include his wife, Bernardette LaSala Lehr; three sons, Vernon Jr., Jack and James; one daughter, Debbie Showalter; and eight grandchildren.

•  Dorma D. Stoner, 83, Fruita, died Thursday, Nov. 27, 2008, at Family Health West.

Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday at Snell-McLean Funeral Home in Fruita. Services will follow at 11 a.m.

Mrs. Stoner was a homemaker.

Survivors include her son, Mike of Loma; two daughters, Donna Stoner and Treva Walterscheid, both of Fruita; one brother, Ferrell Davis of West Virginia; two sisters, Genevieve Flaugher and Doris Arnold, both of West Virginia; three grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

•  Adeline E. Tripp, 87, Delta, died Sunday, Nov. 23, 2008, in Montrose.

Services will be at 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Martin Mortuary.

Mrs. Tripp was a homemaker.

Survivors include her husband, Chester D.; one son, Chester D. Jr. of Montrose; two daughters, Joyce Roberts of Paonia and Janice MacFarland of Olathe; one sister, Vivian Garbecky of Plainfield, Ill.; eight grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to Paonia Christian Fellowship, P.O. Box 160, Paonia 81428.


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