Death Notices, Sept. 17, 2013
■ R. Vernon Craig, 87, Grand Junction, died Sept. 14, 2013, at Hospice Care Center.
Services will be at a later date in Ouray.
Mr. Craig was a hospital administrator.
Survivors include his wife, Jane; one daughter, Susan Rhyne of Grand Junction; one brother, Clarence Craig of Grand Junction; two grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Memorial contributions HopeWest, 3090B North 12th St., Grand Junction 81506, or Monument Baptist Church, 486 23 Road, Grand Junction 81507.
■ Gregory Patrick Hoover, 68, Grand Junction, died Sept. 13, 2013, at St. Mary’s Hospital.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday in Monument Chapel of Grand Junction Funeral Home.
Survivors include two sisters, Mary Barrett and Darlene Burk- hardt.
Memorial contributions can be made to Roice-Hurst Humane Society, 362 28 Road, Grand Junction 81501.
■ Debra J. Shortess, 54, Grand Junction, died Sept. 8, 2013, in Grand Junction.
Services are pending through Martin Mortuary.
Survivors include three sons, Robert and Casey, both of Grand Junction, and Marc of Chicago; one daughter, Sarabeth of Aurora; her parents, Patricia Avrelio and Robert “Bob” DeLusio; two brothers, Bobby DeLusio and Shawn Avrelio; and six grandchildren.