Death Notices, Jan . 11, 2012

David J. Adams, 51, Montrose, died Jan. 6, 2012, at Montrose Memorial Hospital.

A rosary will be said at 7 p.m. Friday at St. Mary’s Catholic Church. Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the church. Burial will be at 2 p.m. at Olathe Cemetery.

Mr. Adams was a maintenance engineer at McDonalds International Corp.

Survivors include his wife, Kim Catlin-Adams; one son, Chance Catlin of Grand Junction; two daughters, Courtney Bassett of Montrose and Kate Adams of Montrose; his parents, Roland and Karen Adams of Green Bay, Wis.; three brothers, Roland Jr. and Steven, both of Green Bay, and Scott of Grand Junction; and one grandchild.

Memorial contributions to an account in his name at Montrose Bank, 16550 S. Townsend Ave., Montrose 81401.

Darrell E. Baker, 83, Eckert, died Dec. 27, 2011, at his home.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Eckert Presbyterian Church.

Survivors include his wife, Vivian; two sons, Dan of Durango and Randy of Cedaredge; one daughter, Colleen Drury of Kinnear, Wyo.; one brother, Don of St. Edward, Neb.; seven grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

Memorial contributions to Hospice & Palliative Care of Western Colorado, P.O. Box 24, Delta 81416.

Janet Lee Cogswell, 57, Delta, died Jan. 7, 2012, at her home.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Taylor Funeral Service Chapel in Delta.

Survivors include her father, LeRoy Allen Cogswell, and stepmother, Deanna Cogswell of Mack; two brothers, Robert Cogswell of Delta and Ronald Cogswell of Houston; and three sisters, Eileen Criley of Nevada City, Calif., Lorie Mosteller of Austin and Cathy Cogswell of Grand Junction.

Memorial contributions to the Delta High School Band, 1400 Pioneer Road, Delta 81416, or to the American Cancer Society,  P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718.

Onva Marie Cherveny, 80, Muskogee, Okla., died Dec. 17, 2011, at Grace Living Center in Muskogee.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m.  Tuesday at House of Prayer Church, 198 Sunlight Drive, Grand Junction.

Survivors include one son, Daniel of Choctaw, Okla.; two daughters, Wanda Mitchell of Neosha, Mo., and Linda Clemet of Clifton; one brother, Herman E. Neal of Quinton, Okla.; two sisters, Dorothy J. Schafer of Phoenix and Norma L. Harvey of Grand Junction; three grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and four great-great grandchildren.

Phyllis Dell Cook, 85, Clifton, died Jan. 5, 2012, in Clifton.

Services will be at noon Saturday at Drawing Nigh to God Ministries, 2430 Orchard Ave.

Ms. Cook was a homemaker.

Survivors include two sons, Ricky of Grand Junction and Terry of Clifton; two daughters, Connie Davis of Vancouver, Wash., and Janet Miracle of Clifton; one brother, Cleo Ferrin of New Castle; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.

Harold R. Hurd, 85, Clifton, died Jan. 8, 2012, at Hospice Care Center. No services are planned.

Mr. Hurd was a stage technician.

Survivors include his wife, Gloria; three sons, James Harding of Arizona, Bill Harding of Ellensburg, Wash., and Larry Saylor of Milwaukie, Ore.; three daughters, Ann Stout of Grand Junction, Gloria Morgan of Sumner, Wash., and Karen Dillenger of Long Island, N.Y.;  one brother, Vince Smith of Grants Pass, Ore.; 15 grandchildren; and many great-grandchildren.

Kal Mickelsen, 75, Grand Junction, died Jan. 7, 2012, in Palisade.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 2542 G Road. Burial will follow at Memorial Gardens Cemetery.

Mr. Mickelsen was a teacher.

Survivors include three sons, Todd of Grand Junction, Jeremy of Denver and Jan of Broomfield; one brother, Derril “Dutch” Mickelsen of Sanford; one sister, Molly Peterson of Syracuse, Utah; and six grandchildren.

Memorial contributions to the National Parkinson’s Foundation, gift processing center, P.O. Box 5018, Hagerstown, MD 21741.

Lillian “Joanna” Powell, 74, Grand Junction, died Jan. 5, 2012, at Community Hospital.

Services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Callahn-Edfast Mortuary.

Ms. Powell was registered nurse.

Survivors include one grandchild; and two great-grandchildren.

Memorial contributions to Hospice & Palliative Care of Western Colorado, 3090B North 12th St., Grand Junction 81506, or Community Hospital ICU, 2021 North 12th St., Grand Junction 81501.

Mary L. Rickerby, 75, Cedaredge, died Jan. 8, 2012, at her home.

Services will be held this summer in Hayden.

Survivors include her husband, Dean; two daughters, Betty Davis of Satanta, Kan., and Cathy Gush of Craig; one sister, Helen Slate of Canon City; four grandchildren; two stepgrandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and two step-great-grandchildren.

Memorial contributions to Hospice & Palliative Care of Western Colorado, P.O. Box 24, Delta 81416.

Lawrence “Larry” M. Scheer Jr., 68, Lazear, died Jan. 6, 2012, at his home.

Services will be at 10 a.m. today at St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Delta. Burial will follow at Mesa View Cemetery in Delta.

Survivors include his father, Lawrence Sr.; one brother, Ken of Delta; and two sisters, Helen Decker of Westminster and Donna Sandberg of Smolan, Kan.

Memorial contributions to St. Michael’s Catholic Church, 628 Meeker St., Delta 81416;  Hospice & Palliative Care of Western Colorado, P.O. Box 24, Delta 81416; or to a charity of the giver’s choice.

Frank M. Thomas, 81, Grand Junction, died Nov. 28, 2011, at St. Mary’s Hospital.

A rosary will be said at 10:15 a.m. Saturday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Fruita. Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the church.

Mr. Thomas was a retired accountant.

Survivors include his wife, Lorraine; two sons, Joseph of Fairfax, Va., and Daniel of Fruita; four grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

Memorial contributions to St. Rose of Lima Church, 118 Gunnison St., Buena Vista 81521, or American Kidney Fund, 6110 Executive Blvd., Suite. 1010, Rockville, MD 20852.


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