Death notices, Dec. 6, 2012

■  Leland William Bailey Jr., 66, Delta, died Dec. 4, 2012, in Delta.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Delta City Cemetery.

Survivors include his wife, Joy; three sons, Jerry D., Leland Joe and William Arthur; one brother;  three sisters; six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Allen L. Buffington, 87, Grand Junction, died Dec. 1, 2012, at Family Health West.

Services will be at 10 a.m. today at Callahan-Edfast Mortuary.

Mr. Buffington was a retired heavy equipment operator.

Survivors include his wife, Hazel; two sons, John Buffington of Newcomerstown, Ohio, and Nick Ottman of Fruita; four daughters, Sarah Cameron and Dollie Prather, both of De Beque, Teresa Lehman of Fruita and Kathy Ottman of Grand Junction; three sisters, Arvilla Kiser of De Beque, Etta Lou MacDonell of Grand Junction and Mona Ullerick of Fruita; 14 grandchildren; and 27 great-grandchildren.

Memorial contributions to Roice-Hurst Humane Society, P.O. Box 4040, Grand Junction 81502, Hospice & Palliative Care of Western Colorado, 3090B N. 12th St., Grand Junction 81506, or Smile Train, P.O. Box 96231, Washington D.C., 20090-6231.

Robert N. Johnson, 89, Fruita, died Dec. 3, 2012, at St. Mary’s Hospital.

No services are planned.

Mr. Johnson was a certified public accountant.

Survivors include his daughter, Roberta Jackson of Santee, Calif.; four grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and one great-great grandchild.

Memorial contributions to Hospice & Palliative Care of Western Colorado, 3090B N. 12th St., Grand Junction 81506.

Patricia B. LeFavor, 87, Grand Junction, died Dec. 3, 2012, at her home.

Services will be later at Fort Logan Cemetery.

Mrs. LeFavor was a bank teller.

Survivors include two sons, Rick M. and Tim, both of Grand Junction; one daughter, Susan LeFavor Dato of Tampa, Fla.; one sister, Peggy Williams of St. Petersburg, Fla.; and two grandchildren.

Memorial contributions to Alpine Hospice, 2764 Compass Drive, Suite 110, Grand Junction 81506.

Patricia G. Mahan, 71, Delta, died Dec. 4, 2012, at Willow Tree Care Center in Delta.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church in Delta. Burial will follow at Delta City Cemetery.

Surivors include her husband, Merle; one son, Scott Evans of Eckert; three daughters, Brenda Case of Montrose, Sherrie McMillan of Delta, Lisa McGuire of Leesville, S.C.; one brother, Bill Byers of Johnstown; eight grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

Memorial contributions to Alpine Hospice, 2764 Compass Drive, Suite 110, Grand Junction 81506, or to First Baptist Church of Delta, 1250 Pioneer Road, Delta, 81416.

Anthony Roso Jr., 67, Grand Junction, died Dec. 3, 2012, at his home.

Services will be held later through Callahan-Edfast Mortuary.

Mr. Roso was a finance manager.

Survivors include his wife, Donna; and one brother, Nicholas of Chesterfield, Mo.

Robert James Swenson, 88, Grand Junction, died Dec. 2, 2012, at LaVilla Grande Care Center.

Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday at Martin Mortuary. Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Bethel Assembly of God Church in Grand Junction. Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. at Veterans Memorial Cemetery of Western Colorado.

Mr. Swenson was a school custodian and owner of an Exxon station.

Survivors include his wife, Lola; four sons, Bob of Lake Tapps, Wash., Jim of Port Angeles, Wash., Earl Locke of Glendale, Ariz. and Berl Locke of Phoenix; four daughters, Sue Beamer of Oak Harbor, Wash., Sharon Yakanak of Anchorage, Alaska, Gala Case of Clifton, Mavis Bounds of Grand Junction; one sister, Trudy Thompson of San Antonio; 21 grandchildren, 32 great-grandchildren; and two great-great grandchildren.

Memorial contributions to La Villa Grande Center, 2501 Little Bookcliff Drive, Grand Junction 81501.



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