Death Notices: Sept. 29, 2017

Robert C. Bishop, 96, Grand Junction, died Sept. 21, 2017, at St. Mary’s Medical Center.

Services are planned at a later date at The Art Center in Grand Junction.

He was a landscape photographer.

He is survived by one daughter, Laura Bishop of Grand Junction.

Memorial contributions to the Alzheimer’s Association, 2232 N. Seventh St., Grand Junction 81501.

Avis Brown, 86, Grand Junction, died Sept. 24, 2017, at Community Hospital.

She was a telephone operator.

She is survived by two sons, Larry and Terry; seven grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.

■  Susie Sheppard Galloway, 69, Palisade, died Sept. 27, 2017, in Palisade.

A rosary will be said at 7 p.m. Thursday at St. Ann’s Catholic Church in Palisade. Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church in Grand Junction.

She was a teacher.

She is survived by one daughter, Tamsen Galloway; one brother, Bill Sheppard; three sisters, Bette Solomon, Robyn Grimes and Melissa Weber; four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Memorial contributions to Caprock Academy, 714 24½ Road, Grand Junction 81505.

■  Elsie Silzell King Granere, 93, Grand Junction, died Sept. 27, 2017, at HopeWest Hospice Care Center.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Oct. 7 at First Christian Church.

She was a self-employed rancher.

She is survived by two sons, Douglas King of Grand Junction and Kevin King of Austin, Texas; one daughter, Sandra King Magruder of Phoenix; four grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

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

■  John L. Ludwick, 92, formerly of Grand Junction and Rangely, died Sept. 26, 2017, in Lyons, Kansas.

Betty Lou Thorson, 91, Grand Junction, died Sept. 26, 2017, at Larchwood Inns.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Nov. 27 at the Veterans Memorial Cemetery of Western Colorado.

She was a farmer.

She is survived by two sons, Kenneth of Durango and Melvin of Fruita; one daughter, Katherine Harrie of Whitewater; five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

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


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