Death Notices. Oct. 23, 2013
■ Mary Drake, 95, Grand Junction, died Oct. 18, 2013, at Aspen Ridge Senior Care Center in Grand Junction.
Visitation will be from 9 to 11 a.m. Friday at Grand Junction Funeral Home. Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the funeral home. Interment will follow at 1 p.m. at Veterans Memorial Cemetery of Western Colorado.
Survivors include one son, Frank M. of Parks, Ariz.; two daughters, Sherryn Eberly of Whitewater, and Dona Gearhart of Grand Junction; seven grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
Memorial contributions to HopeWest, 3090B N. 12th St., Grand Junction 81506, or Aspen Ridge Senior Care Center, 622 28 1/4 Road, Grand Junction 81506
■ Catherine Izett-Lorentzen, 52, Grand Junction, died Oct. 17, 2013.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Sherwood Park.
Ms. Izett-Lorentzen was a veterinarian technician.
Survivors include one son, Greg Anthony Izett of Grand Junction; two daughters, Kelly Izett and Mathea Izett, both of Grand Junction; her mother, Anna Mae Holmberg of Grand Junction; one brother, Steve Lorentzen of Walnut Creek, Calif.; one sister, Debra Spirek of Grand Junction; and one grandchild.
Memorial contributions may be made to Roice-Hurst Humane Society, P.O. Box 4040, Grand Junction 81502.
■ Barbara Morrison, 82, Cedaredge, died Oct. 18, 2013, at Horizon Care Center in Eckert.
A memorial service will be held in May.
Survivors include one son, Mike of Franktown; and three grandchildren.
Memorial contributions may be made to Friends of Cedaredge Animal Shelter, P.O. Box 853, Cedaredge 81413.
■ George Eldon Newport, 71, Oklahoma, died Oct. 16, 2013, at his home in Cushing, Okla.
Services will be at 10 a.m. today at Palisade Cemetery.
Survivors include his wife, Kathy; two sons, Mark of Tulare, Calif., and Luke of Grand Junction; two daughters, Karla Rossiter of Cushing and Peggy Easier of Grand Junction; two sisters, Leota McCoy of Tulare and Betty Todd of Arizona City, Ariz.; 15 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
■ William “Bill” Sandoval, 61, formerly of Delta, died Oct. 4, 2013, at his home in Buffalo, N.Y.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Taylor Funeral Service Chapel in Delta, with inurnment to follow at Delta City Cemetery.
Survivors include three daughters, Linda Sandoval-House and Katherine Sandoval, both of Grand Junction, and Nicole Hall of Denver; three sisters, Mary Fuentes and Tillie Hammett, both of Montrose, and Gloria Leon of Delta; two brothers, Frank Olivas of Delta and Richard Sandoval of Pueblo; eight grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
■ Charlie I. Thomas, 89, Grand Junction, died Oct. 21, 2013, at St. Mary’s Hospital.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Monument Baptist Church.
Mr. Thomas is survived by his wife, Sue; two sons, Darald of Washington, D.C., and Steve of Parker; five grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
Memorial contributions to The Salvation Army, P.O. Box 578, Grand Junction 81502-0578.
■ L.D. “Red” Williams, 83, Grand Junction, died Oct. 12, 2013, at his home.
Services will be at 3 p.m. today at Veterans Memorial Cemetery of Western Colorado.
Survivors include his wife, Juli D. three sons, Scott J. of Aurora, Lloyd L. of Grand Junction and Jeffery of Cheyenne, Wyo.; many grandchildren; and even more great-grandchildren.
Memorial contributions to HopeWest Hospice, 3090B N. 12th St., Grand Junction 81506.