Death Notices, Feb. 16, 2011

Delta County resident Dorothy L. Axtell, 92, died Feb. 8, 2011, at Paonia Care Center.

Services will be at a later date through Taylor Funeral Service.

Survivors include her daughter, Gwendolyn Driscoll of Bethune; three sons, Ray of Hotchkiss, Larry of Kingman, Ariz., and Jay of Moab; one sister, Claudine Jones of Carbondale; nine grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.

Memorial contributions can be made to North Fork Ambulance Association, P.O. Box 127 Hotchkiss 81419.

Rena Kathryn Buttrum, 86, Olathe, died Feb. 10, 2011, at Colorow Care Center in Olathe.

Survivors include her sons, Tim of Delta and Charles Newcomb of Pensacola, Fla.; and three grandchildren.

Former Grand Junction resident Wanda Lee Devine, 67, Morrison, died Feb. 12, 2011, at her home.

Services will be 2 p.m. Friday at Olinger Hampden Chapel, 8600 E. Hampden Ave., in Denver.

Robert L. Gans, 57, Fruita, died Feb. 11, 2011, at his home.

Services will be 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at Martin Mortuary.

Mr. Gans was a chemical engineer.

Survivors include his sisters, Deborah Torell of Atlanta and Lisa Anderson, Cherry Hill, N.J.

Former North Fork resident Lona Rae Grillos, 59, died Feb. 7, 2011, at her home in Cedaredge.

Survivors include her sons, Steven Chapman of Troy, Mich., and Chad Chapman of Grand Cayman Islands; one sister, Sandy of Connecticut; and two grandchildren.

North Fork resident William Joseph Hale, 53, Hotchkiss, died Feb. 13, 2011, at his home.

Services will be 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 26, at Cedaredge Assembly of God Church.

Survivors include his wife, Laurie; six sons, Jeff of Austin, Sam of Cedaredge, Jon of Delta, and Josiah, Ryan and Isaac, all of Hotchkiss; three daughters, Katie Hale, Rene Hale and Rebekah Hale, all of Hotchkiss; and two grandchildren.

Ferne Lee Hinman, 89, Paonia, died Feb. 10, 2011, at her home.

Survivors include her husband, Leonard; one daughter, Judy Jacobs; one son, Jack Hinman of Deerfeld, Kan.; one brother, Leon Parkerson of Grand Junction; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Memorial contributions can be made to North Fork Ambulance Association, P.O. Box 127, Hotchkiss 81419.

Eva Lee Platt Sumner Moore, 101, Delta, died Feb. 14, 2011, at Colorow Care Center in Olathe.

Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Delta United Methodist Church.

Survivors include her two sons, Darvel Lee Sumner of San Diego and Ronald Sumner of Meridian, Idaho; and one daughter, Charlotte Webb of Olathe; seven grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.

Memorial contributions can be made to Delta United Methodist Church, 477 Meeker St., Delta 81416.

Kenton Lee Roberts, 74, Eckert, died Feb. 12, 2011, at his home.

Survivors include one son, Michael of Eckert; two daughters, Cheryl and Carolyn, both of Eckert, and five grandchildren.


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