Death Notices, Oct. 12, 2017

Faye G. Dabney, 95, Grand Junction, died Oct. 9, 2017, in Grand Junction.

Services will take place at 2 p.m. Friday at Fairview Cemetery in Colorado Springs.

She was a teacher.

Survivors include one son, Ryan of Grand Junction; two daughters, Patricia Graybeal of Grand Junction and Robyn Ramos of Juneau, Alaska; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Memorial contributions to HopeWest, 3090B N. 12th St., Grand Junction 81506.

■ Former Grand Junction resident, Jonathan Hawkins, 49, Mesquite, Nevada, died Sept. 24, 2017, in Mesquite.

He worked for Greenscapes Landscaping.

Survivors include his wife, Zoe; father, Anthony Hawkins of Isle of Wight, England; and one brother, Nicholas Hawkins of Isle of Wight.

Patricia A. Johnson, 75, Grand Junction, died Oct. 9, 2017, at St. Mary’s Medical Center.

Services will take place from 4-6 p.m. Friday at Callahan-Edfast Mortuary.

She was a foster grandparent.

Survivors include one daughter, Dawn J. Zeno of Rustburg, Virginia; one brother, Kenneth Amelang of Nebraska; two grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

Memorial contributions to Dawn J. Zeno, P.O. Box 800, Lynchburg, Virginia 24505.

William “Bill” Kohl, 94, Grand Junction, died Oct. 10, 2017, at his home.

Services will take place at 2 p.m. Friday at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church.

He was a church and community volunteer.

Survivors include his wife, Macy Keenan Kohl; two sons, Peter Keenan Kohl of Belton, Missouri and Kevin Matthew Kohl of Houston; two daughters, Julie Kohl Giltner of Kansas City, Missouri, and Darcy Kohl Granstrom of Aurora, Illinois; eight grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

■ Former Mesa resident, Jean Mathiesen, 93, Valentine, Nebraska, died Oct. 9, 2017, in Valentine.

Visitation will be at 7 p.m. Friday at Sandoz Chapel of the Pines in Valentine. Services will take place at 2 p.m. Saturday at the church. Burial will follow at Mt. Hope Cemetery in Valentine.

Survivors include one son, Tom of Wallace, Nebraska; and one daughter, Jill Schroeder of Grand Junction.

■ Former Palisade resident, Vallon Lee Talley, 96, Sylmar, California, died Sept. 22, 2017, in Sylmar.

Services will take place at 11:30 a.m. Oct. 21 at St. Ann’s Catholic Church in Palisade. Burial will be at 1 p.m. Oct. 23 at Veterans Memorial Cemetery of Western Colorado.

He was a farmer.

Survivors include two sons, Vallon, and Dwayne, both of California; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. 

Earl Vincent Vitus, 91, Grand Junction, died Oct. 7, 2017, at his home.

Visitation will begin at noon Tuesday at Callahan-Edfast Mortuary. Services will follow at 1 p.m. at the mortuary.

He was a WWII veteran and a teacher.

Survivors include his wife, Shirley.

Memorial contributions to the Samaritan’s Purse for Hurricane Relief, P.O. Box 3000, Boone, North Carolinia 28607; or to HopeWest, 3090B N. 12th St., Grand Junction 81506.


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