Death Notices, Oct. 1, 2013
■ Connie Blumenthal, 66, Grand Junction, died Sept. 24, 2013, in Grand Junction.
A service will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Eagles Lodge, 1674 U.S. Highway 50, in Grand Junction.
Survivors include one son, Michael Jeske of Erie; one daughter, Robin Jeske of Erie; one sister, Karen Graham; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Memorial contributions to Komen for the Cure, 1835 Franklin St., Denver 80218.
■ Robert Jay Erickson, 65, Grand Junction, died Sept. 27, 2013, at St. Mary’s Hospital.
Survivors include one son, Stephan of Denver; his mother, Lorraine of Grand Junction; two grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
■ M. Elaine Pritchard, 88, Grand Junction, died Sept. 30, 2013, at St. Mary’s Hospital.
Services are pending with Palisade Funeral Home.
Ms. Pritchard was a homemaker.
Survivors include one son, Chuck of De Beque; three daughters, Linda Leasure of Palisade, Dolores Shannon of Kansas and Donna Pritchard of De Beque; one brother, Bill Milligan of Montana; 11 grandchildren; and 28 great-grandchildren.
Memorial contributions to Grace Baptist Church Scholarship for Kids at Church Camp.
■ Antonia M. Saltysiak, 92, Delta, died Sept. 24, 2013, at Delta County Memorial Hospital.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Delta, followed by inurnment at Delta City Cemetery.
Survivors include two daughters, Patricia Cihacz of Grand Rapids, Mich., and Joan Hill of Fruita; one son, John of Delta; 12 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.