Death notices, Jan. 13, 2011
Linda Susan Kaplan, 57, Grand Junction, died Jan. 9, 2011, at St. Mary’s Hospital.
A memorial service is planned for a later date.
Mrs. Kaplan was a baker.
Survivors include her husband, Patrick Hunt; one daughter, Andrea Reynolds of Ventura, Calif; and one brother, Ira Kaplan of Grand Junction.
Evelyn R. Ross, 97, Grand Junction, died Jan. 11, 2011, at Mesa Manor Care Center.
No services will be held.
Ms. Ross was a medical office clerk.
She is survived by one son, Dr. James R. Ross of Grand Junction; and four grandchildren.
Claude C. Smith, 96, Fruita, died Jan. 12, 2011, at Veterans Affairs Medical Center.
Services will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Veterans Memorial Cemetery of Western Colorado.
Mr. Smith was an automotive mechanic.
Survivors include his wife, Beulah M.; one son, Claude “Clint” of Fruita; and one grandchild.
Memorial contributions to the Veteran’s Hospital Hospice, 2121 North Ave., Grand Junction 81501.
Ruth Josephine (Bailey) Stewart, 94, Grand Junction, died Jan. 8, 2011, at St. Mary’s Hospital.
Visitation will be at 9 a.m. Monday at Livingstone Church. Services will follow at 10 a.m. at the church. Burial will be at Memorial Gardens Cemetery.
Ms. Stewart was a homemaker.
Survivors include two sons, Rodger of El Cajon, Calif., and Harold of Harrison, Ark.; two daughters, Ruth LaVerne Ray of Grand Junction and Brenda Ulibarri of Glenwood Springs; 11 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; and eight great-great-grandchildren.
Memorial contributionsto Mesa Manor, 2901 N. 12th St., Grand Junction 81506.