Death notices, March 14, 2013

Ilia Dawn Derek, 56, died March 6, 2013, in Grand Junction. No formal services are planned.

She is survived by her father, W.D. Tripp of Yucca, Ariz.; and two sisters, Dona Thompson of Cortez, and Patricia Pecoraro of Jacksonville, Fla.

Donald Arlen Hansen, 82, Delta County, died March 12, 2013, at Horizons Care Center in Eckert.

A visitation is planned for today from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Taylor Funeral Service Chapel in Delta. A funeral service will be Friday at 10 a.m., also at Taylor Funeral Service Chapel. Burial will follow at Mesa View Cemetery in Delta.

He is survived by four daughters, Jeanne Olson, Sandra McGee, Cherie Merritt and Becky Wittmer; nine grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

Memorial contributions to Hospice and Palliative Care of Western Colorado, P.O. Box 24, Delta 81416; or to Horizons Care Center, 11411 Hwy 65, Eckert 81418.

■ Former Grand Valley resident Frances Angelina (Vidmar) Nelson, 84, Las Vegas, died March 8, 2013.

She is survived by two daughters, Judi and Tami; four sons, Richard, Chuck, Ron and Rusty; three sisters, Madeline Zimmerman, Lila McLean and Shirley Carr; a brother Bill Vidmar; 13 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.

Jolene Lynn Welch, 59, Fruita, died Jan. 24, 2013, at her home. Cremation has taken place.

Ms. Welch was the owner and operator of a pest control business.

She is survived by a brother, Robert J. of Moab, Utah, and a sister, Reva Webber of Fruita.


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