Death Notices, Feb. 15, 2011
Earl L. Haller, 87, Grand Junction, died Feb. 13, 2011, at Mesa Manor Care Center.
Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Callahan-Edfast Mortuary. Services will take place at 11 a.m. Friday at Canyon View Vineyards Chapel, followed by a reception at the chapel. Private burial will take place at New Elmwood Cemetery in Fruita.
Mr. Haller was a Colorado state brand inspector.
Survivors include two sons, Gary L. of Grand Junction and Edward E. “Eddie” of San Diego; one daughter, Paula A. Frazier of Cortez; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Memorial contributions to Hospice & Palliative Care of Western Colorado, 3090B North 12th St., Grand Junction 81506.
Marie Elaine Otero, 40, Grand Junction, died Feb. 11, 2011, in Grand Junction.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Clifton Christian Church.
Mrs. Otero was a bookkeeper.
Survivors include her husband, Robert B.; two sons, Robert E. and Jesse D. Poole, both of Grand Junction; one daughter, Martika M. of Grand Junction; her mother, Rose Duarte of Phoenix; one brother, Martin Duarte of Grand Junction; and two grandchildren.
Donna Jean Smith, 76, Paonia, died Feb. 8, 2011, at her home.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Paonia United Methodist Church.
Survivors include two sons, Cowboy of Bennett and Timmy Tot of Arvada; one daughter, Sissy of Paonia; three brothers; three sisters; 19 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren.
Grand Junction native Ada Belle Sutherland, 74, Sun City, Ariz., died Feb. 1, 2011, in Phoenix.
No services are planned.
Survivors include one son, Mickey; one daughter, Vicki; two sisters, Mary Ellis Behrens and Niesje Procince; and two grandchildren.