Deaths, July 21, 2013

Carl J. Cantrell, 79, Grand Junction, died July 9, 2013, in Grand Junction.

Survivors include one son, William of Grand Junction; two daughters, Tami Menezes of Atwater, Calif., and Cyrena Boss of Clifton; one brother; one sister; 13 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

Arthur C. Davenport, 99, Grand Junction, died July 19, 2013, at Hospice Care Center.

A private memorial service will be held at a later date.

Survivors include one stepdaughter, Patricia Gallob of Paonia; and four grandchildren.

Memorial contributions to HopeWest, P.O. Box 24, Delta 81416.

Janet Kay Drieth, 68, Grand Junction, died July 19, 2013, at her home.

Visitation is from 9 to 10 a.m. Tuesday at Clifton Christian Church. A service follows at 10 a.m. Interment is at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Johnstown Cemetery in Johnstown.

Survivors include her husband, Larry D.; and one sister, June Bohlender of Greeley.

Memorial contributions to the Clifton Christian Church Building Fund, 615 I-70 Business Loop, Clifton 81520.

Sandra Jones, 66, Edwards, died July 18, 2013, at St. Mary’s Hospital.

Serviced and burial will take place at Grace Lutheran Cemetery in Gladstone, Neb.

Survivors include her husband, Marty.

John Joseph Kuntz Jr., 88, Clifton, died July 19, 2013, at his home. No services will be held.

Survivors include his wife, Virginia; 10 sons, Mark Kuntz of Clifton, David Merrill of California, Tim Merrill and Doug Merrill, both of Florida, Ottis Roswell of Grand Junction, Rick Heggie of Wyoming, Mike Kuntz of Fort Collins, Johnny Joe Merrill of Missouri, Rick Roswell of Texas, and Randy Nelson of Arizona; three daughters, Patti Weitzel of Fort Collins, Debbie Merrill of Florida and Linda Roswell of Grand Junction; one brother, Ronnie Kuntz of North Dakota; 25 grandchildren; and more than 27 great-grandchildren.   

Memorial contributions to HopeWest, 3090B N. 12th St., Grand Junction 81506.

Michael Lescoe, 69, Lescoe, Ariz., died July 18, 2013, in rural Mesa County from injuries he received in a motorcycle crash.

Survivors include one daughter, Marsha McDonald of Tempe, Ariz.

Craig W. Lopez, 66, Delta, died July 18, 2013, at his home.

Visitation is from 6 to 7 p.m. Monday at St. Michael’s Catholic Church, with a rosary recited by the Knights of Columbus to follow. Services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Michael’s. Interment follows at Delta City Cemetery.

Survivors include his wife, Cecilia; two daughters, Sonya Foster of Grand Junction and Alexis Lopez of Oakland, Calif.; one brother, Gary Lopez of Texas; and one sister, Valeria of N.M.

Memorial contributions to HopeWest, P.O. Box 24, Delta 81416, Delta County Memorial Hospital or to a charity of one’s choice.

John M. Morton, 87, Grand Junction, died July 18, 2013, at Hospice Care Center.

Survivors include one daughter, Jean DeBerry of Grand Junction; one grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Memorial contributions to HopeWest, 3090B N. 12th St., Grand Junction 81506 or Hilltop Senior Services, 1331 Hermosa Ave., 81506.

Floyd Tabor, 56, died July 18, 2013, at St. Mary’s Hospital.

Survivors include three sons, Dion Abeyta, Aaron Tabor and Ryan Tabor, all of Fruita; one daughter, Amanda Keele of Grand Junction; his mother, Eula Cooper of Delta; one sister, Bertie Sisson; and three grandchildren.

Ada Alice Williams, 99, Grand Junction, died July 18, 2013, at St. Mary’s Hospital.

Services will be in the fall in Glenwood Springs.

Survivors include one son, Ralph Kraig of Golden; two daughters, JoAnn Kraig Kolonel of Grand Junction and Carol Jean Kraig of Glenwood Springs; six grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.


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