Death Notices: October 15, 2008

•  Dorothy “Dora” P. McFarlane, 91, Cedaredge, died Oct. 12, 2008, at St. Mary’s Hospital.

Services will take place at a later date at Cedar Hill Cemetery.

Mrs. McFarlane was a homemaker.

Survivors include two sons, Melvin of Oxford, Kan., and Bernard of Paonia; two daughters, Kathleen Rodstrom of Cedaredge and Evelyn Radunz of Rosemont, Minn.; one sister, Eva Young of Brainerd, Minn.; seven grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

Memorial contributions to the Delta County Library District, P.O. Box 99, Delta 81416.

•  Lenora H. Porter, 84, Cedaredge, died Oct. 12, 2008, at Delta County Memorial Hospital.

Visitation will be from 2 to 5 p.m. Tuesday at Mesa View Mortuary. Services will be at 10 a.m. Oct. 22 at the mortuary chapel, with burial to follow at Cedaredge Cemetery.

Mrs. Porter was a homemaker.

Survivors include one son, Marvin Junior of Vancouver, Wash.; one daughter, Ginger Kinderknecht of Delta; one brother, Mack Gorrod of Cedaredge; four sisters, Mary Kay of Hesperia, Calif., Belva Harris of Wichita, Kan., Jolva Melton of Ajo, Ariz., and Virginia Marra of Longmont; eight grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.

Memorial contributions to Hospice & Palliative Care of Western Colorado, P.O. Box 24, Delta 81416.

•  Ruby Jewell Russell, 84, Grand Junction, died Oct. 11, 2008, at Mesa Manor Care Center.

Visitation will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Callahan-Edfast Mortuary. Services will follow at 11:30 a.m. at the mortuary.

Survivors include her husband, Charles; one son, Dan of Grand Junction; one daughter, Ginnie L. Leasure of Monument; one sister, Helen Jean Jewell of Lakeside, Ariz.; seven grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

•  Eunice E. Thompson, 93, Delta, died Oct. 11, 2008, at Mesa Manor Care Center in Grand Junction.

Services will take place at 2 p.m. Friday at Mesa View Cemetery.

Mrs. Thompson retired from Safeway as a clerk.

Survivors include one son, Dan of Delta; one daughter, Barbara Waterman of Grand Junction; four grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

Memorial contributions to First Baptist Church, 1250 Pioneer Road, Delta 81416 or the American Macular Degeneration Foundation, P.O. Box 515, Northampton, MA 010612.


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