Death Notices, Oct. 16, 2012

Albert Lee Conatser “Bigin,” 86, Delta, died Oct. 13, 2012.

A service with a potluckmeal will be from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 27 at the Pea Green Community Center.

Survivors include his wife, Dorothy; one son, Robert of Golden; three daughters, Rosetta Menapace of New Mexico, Vicki Hinchman of Cedaredge and Barbara McDonald of Montrose; 12 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren.

Memorial contributions to Hospice or the VFW.

Logan Paul Eisenhauer, 33, Fruita, died Sept. 4, 2012, at St. Mary’s Hospital.

Visitation will be at 10 a.m. and services at 11 a.m. Friday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Gunnison. Interment will follow at Gunnison Cemetery.

Survivors include one son, Trinity of Austin, Texas; his parents, Paula and Kevin Mitchell of Fruita and Harry D. Eisenhauer Jr., of Espanola, N.M.; his grandparents, Harry D. and Theresa Eisenhauer of Lamar and John Paul Fullmer of Gunnison; one brother, H.D. Eisenhauer III of San Antonio; and one sister, Emily Eisenhauer of Dallas.

Memorial contributions to Trinity Eisenhauer’s Educational Fund.

Shirley Graham, 92, Delta, died Oct. 13, 2012, at Delta County Memorial Hospital.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Taylor Funeral Service Chapel. Inurnment will follow at 1 p.m. at Veterans Memorial Cemetery of Western Colorado.

Survivors include one daughter, JoAnn Carrington of Hotchkiss; one grandchild; and three great-grandchildren.

Doris R. Hyde, 89, Grand Junction, died Oct. 11, 2012, in Grand Junction.

Services are planned later in Boynton Beach, Fla.

Ms. Hyde was a bookkeeper.

Survivors include one daughter, Deborah Kinkead of Grand Junction; two brothers, Jerry Frazier of Chas, W.Va., and Stephen Frazier of Boynton Beach; one sister, Patricia Hunicutt of Boynton Beach; one grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

Memorial contributions to Hospice & Palliative Care of Western Colorado, 3090B N. 12th St., Grand Junction 81506 or Alpine Hospice, 2764 Compass Drive, Grand Junction 81506.

Kiku Lawton, 90, Delta, died Oct. 13, 2012.

Visitation will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Memorial Gardens Cemetery mausoleum. A graveside service will be at 11 a.m.

Ms. Lawton was a homemaker.

Survivors include two daughters, Lily Dusza of Buena Vista and Mary Abeyta of Delta; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

Edward P. Robirds, 76, Cory, died Oct. 12, 2012, at his home.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Redeemer Lutheran Church.

Survivors include his wife, Jackie; two sons, Scott of Arnold, Neb., and Jason of Australia; one stepson, Jeffrey Beavers of Orange, Calif; three daughters, Velinda Robirds of Oklahoma, Leisa Robirds of North Platte, Neb., and Kelly Robirds of Alliance, Neb.; one stepdaughter, Justine Brown of Brighton; one brother, Douglas of Sidney, Neb.; 15 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

Memorial contributions to the American Cancer Society.

George Tewksbury, 83, Clifton, died Oct. 15, 2012, at Hospice Care Center.

No services are planned at this time.

Mr. Tewksbury was a Christian missionary.

Survivors include one son, Ray Gardner Tewksbury of Hong Kong; one daughter, Mary Elizabeth Tewksbury of Clifton; and three grandchildren.

William H. “Bill” Widdows, 88, Grand Junction, died Oct. 13, 2012, at Hospice Care Center.

Services will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Callahan-Edfast Mortuary.

Mr. Widdows was an electrical engineer.

Survivors include one son, Jim of Grand Junction; two daughters, Elaine Harris of Grand Junction and Jane Stead of Wichita, Kan.; one brother, Robert of Mazatlan, Mexico; one sister, Sharon Fangmier of Billings, Mont.; eight grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.

Memorial contributions to First Church of Christ Scientist, 535 N. Seventh St., Grand Junction 81501 or Hospice & Palliative Care of Western Colorado, 3090B N. 12th St., Grand Junction 81506.


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