Deaths, Sept. 7, 2013
■ John Boyden, 83, Delta, died Sept. 5, 2013, at Willow Tree Care Center in Delta.
No services will be held.
Survivors include his wife, Shirlea of Delta; three sons, Don of Delta, Johnny of California, and Jeff of Grand Junction; three daughters, Ann of Pueblo, Mary of Utah, and Janet of Montrose; and one sister, Phyllis Baxter of Pueblo.
Memorial contributions to HopeWest, P.O. Box 24, Delta 81416; First Baptist Church, 1250 Pioneer Road, Delta 81416, or to a charity of choice.
■ Mary Daniels, 59, Paonia, died Sept. 4, 2013, at Delta County Memorial Hospital.
Memorial services will be at 3 p.m. today at Paonia Town Park.
Survivors include her husband, Floyd of Paonia; one son, Curtis of Paonia; one daughter, Cristy Daniels of Paonia; five brothers John of Norton, Kan., Richard, Ed, Gregory and Mark Milner, all of Paonia; four sisters, Melinda Ruble of Hotchkiss, Patricia Carr of Grand Junction, Annette Milner of Paonia, and Janis Milner of Grand Junction; and 11 grandchildren.
■ Former Grand Junction resident David Fleischer, 38, Denver, died Sept. 4, 2013.
Graveside services will be Monday, but anyone who wishes to attend should call Feldman Mortuary at 303-322-7764 for place and time.
Survivors include his mother, Beverly of Denver; and one brother, Jason of San Diego.
Memorial contributions may be made to Chabad of South Metro, 9950 Lone Tree Parkway, Lone Tree 80124.
■ Joyce Evelyn Leigh, 72, Fruita, died Sept. 2, 2013, at St. Mary’s Hospital.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at the Callahan-Edfast Mortuary Chapel.
Survivors include one son, James Easterling of Grand Junction; two daughters, Beverly L. Hockenberry of Grand Junction, and Crystal G. Easterling of Fruita; one brother, Jerry E. McDonald of Lubbock, Texas; one sister, Marge R. Foraker of Tucson, Ariz.; three grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
■ Elizabeth Mares, 64, Grand Junction, died Sept. 5, 2013, at HopeWest.
Services are pending with Fruita Funeral Home.
Survivors include one daughter, Kathleen Cox; and her mother, Ollie Mares.
■ Raymond R. Schwab, 95, Grand Junction, died Sept. 1, 2013, at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Grand Junction.
No services will be held.
Survivors include two sons, William O. (Bill) of Pagosa Springs, and Raymond Donald of Colorado Springs; two daughters, Nanette Liverman of Grand Junction, and Karen Dominguez of Norco, Calif.; 13 grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren.
■ Kenneth Wayne Sweet, 85, Grand Junction, died Sept. 5, 2013, at St. Mary’s Hospital.
Mr. Sweet was an operating engineer.
A gathering will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. Oct. 19 at 3163 1/2 B 1/2 Road.
Survivors include five sons, Terry and Joe, both of Grand Junction, Mike of Milan, Mich., and Doug and Steve, both of Fairbanks, Alaska; two daughters, Cheryl Druckenbrodt of Grand Rapids, Mich., and Wendy Somers of Fairbanks; two sisters, Joyce Cleasby and Pauline Branch, both of Kalamazoo, Mich.; 20 grandchildren; and 30 great-grandchildren.
Memorial contributions to the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, care of Julie Campbell, 1118 Walnut St., Fruita 81521.