Death notices, Feb. 17, 2011
Oliver Louis Diemoz, 97, Rifle, died Feb. 15, 2011, at Crossroads Assisted Living Center.
Services will be announced. For information, contact funeral director Joseph Swiger at Rio Blanco Funeral Home in Meeker, 970-878-5722.
Mr. Diemoz was a rancher.
John Ferguson, 54, Whitewater, died Jan. 31, 2011, in Whitewater.
Services are pending with Callahan Edfast Mortuary.
Mr. Ferguson was a farrier.
He is survived by his wife, Jolene; one son, Riley; one stepson, Joseph; three stepdaughters, Rhonda Losaw and Jody Losaw, both of Parker, and Jessica Rose of Grand Junction; his parents, Kaye Donne and Doris Ferguson of Carbondale; one brother, Tom of Collbran; and one grandchild.
Memorial contributions to the John Ferguson memorial account at the Rio Grande Federal Credit Union, 760 Rood Ave., Grand Junction 81501.
Marjorie E. Habenicht, 103, Grand Junction, died Dec. 19, 2010, at Larchwood Inns.
A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Callahan Edfast Mortuary.
Ms. Habenicht was a homemaker.
She is survived by one son, Alfred of Fort Collins; one daughter, Marjorie Wilson of Grand Junction; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Memorial contributions to the Mesa County Public Library’s Homebound Program, P.O. Box 3668, Grand Junction 81502.
Delmar L. McLinn, 87, Grand Junction, died Feb. 3, 2011, at Mantey Heights Care Center.
Private graveside services were held at West Lawn Memorial Park in Topeka, Kan.
He is survived by five sons, Delmar Jr. of Missouri, James of Minneapolis, Minn., and Phillip, Robert and Ronald, all of Topeka; four daughters, Carol Lee of Grand Junction, Linda Baker of Thornton, Debra Beatty of Topeka and Joan Ward of Cabot, Ark.; one brother, Kenneth of Oklahoma; three sisters, Deronda, Collene and Colleta, all of Oklahoma; 17 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.
Dolores M. “Dee” Olson, 72, Grand Junction, died Feb. 14, 2011, at St. Mary’s Hospital.
A graveside service will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Memorial Gardens Cemetery, followed by a celebration of life from 3 to 6 p.m. at 522 Grand Valley Drive in Grand Junction.
Mrs. Olson was a baker at Wal-Mart.
She is survived by her husband, Russ; one son, Chad of Grand Junction; two daughters, Paige Anthony of Aurora and Heather Olson of Grand Junction; one brother, Carl Barden of Newton, Kan.; two sisters, Carol “Sis” Matthews of Bastrop, Texas, and Cinda Redburn of Tuttle, Okla.; and two grandchildren.
Leonard Oscar Redd, 83, formerly of Grand Junction, died Feb. 11, 2011, in Poplar Bluff, Mo.
A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at the McSpadden Funeral Home in Van Buren, Mo.
Mr. Redd was a retired parks department worker and a U.S. Army veteran.
He is survived by four daughters, Patricia Cunningham of Montrose, Calif., Cindy Redd of Fremont, Mo., Jody Sizemore of La Junta and Lynn Redd of Fremont; two brothers, Wendell of Grand Junction and Delbert of Oroville, Calif.; two sisters, Alice Sawyer of Hartford, N.C., and Barbara Webb of Thayer, Mo.; nine grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.