■ Elizabeth Ellen Atkinson, 84, Grand Junction, died July 1, 2019, at Aspen Ridge.

Services will take place at a later date.

Survivors include four sons, Alan of Houston, Texas, Gene of Marietta, Georgia, Lee of Taiwan, and Clark of Grand Junction; two daughters, Ann Peterson of Grand Junction and Liz Atkinson Martin of Houston; two brothers, Fred Warren of Springfield, Virginia and Sam Warren of Mount Airy, Maryland; three sisters, Patricia Cary of Wichita, Kansas, Lois Hamilton of Newton, Kansas and Marilyn Buffum of Winfield, Kansas; 16 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

Memorial contributions to HopeWest Hospice, 3090B N. 12th St., Grand Junction, 81506; Catholic Outreach, 245 S. First St., Grand Junction, 81501; or First United Methodist Church, 522 White Ave., Grand Junction, 81501.

■ Linda Lou Bicking, 81, Grand Junction, died June 28, 2019, at St. Mary's Medical Center.

No services are planned.

She was a horse trainer.

Survivors include four sons, Rick Wilcynski of Goodland, Kansas, Carl Muffly of Aurora and Marc Muffly and Curtis Muffly, both of Grand Junction; one sister, Sandra Wasco of Omaha, Nebraska; and five grandchildren.

■ Barbara Marie Hanley, 91, Grand Junction, died June 29, 2019, at her home.

She was a bookkeeper.

Survivors include her husband, Dwight; and one sister, Lynette Reynolds of St. Albert, Alberta, Canada.

■ Lynn Ellis Haynes, 57, Norwood, died June 30, 2019, at his home.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Friday, at Trailhead Community Church in Norwood.

He was an avid outdoorsman and owner of a sign company.

Survivors include his wife, Britt; two sons, Dale Thomas and James Cord, both of Grand Junction; three daughters, Krystal Ardee Sena of Albuquerque, New Mexico, Cassandra Lynn Johnson of Anchorage, Alaska and Raquel Renee Johnson of Flagstaff, Arizona; his mother, Everly Claire Haynes of Norwood; two brothers, Steven of Silt and Randy of Montrose; one sister, Jeri Hale of Dallas, Texas and two grandchildren.

■ Ruth C. Keller, 92, Montrose, died June 30, 2019, at Valley Manor Care Center in Montrose.

Services will be at 11 a.m. July 9, at St. James Episcopal Church, 368 Fourth St. in Meeker.

Survivors include one son, Kent W. of Meeker; and one daughter, Deborah Keller Brown of Montrose.

Memorial contributions to Valley Manor Care Center, 1401 S. Cascade Ave., Montrose, 81401.

■ Gail A. Kelly, 77, Grand Junction, died July 1, 2019, in Grand Junction.

She was a hospice volunteer.

Survivors include one daughter, Leslie Handke of Clifton; one brother, Beau Gordon of Wyoming; two grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

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

■ Michael A. Mestas, 70, Palisade, died June 28, 2019, at Hope- West Hospice.

■ Joe H. Velarde, 86, Clifton, died June 30, 2019, at his home.

Services will be at 4 p.m. today, at Martin Mortuary.

He was a sheriff.

Survivors include two sons, Benny of Durango and Joe of Clifton; one daughter, Cynthia Velarde of Grand Junction; one brother, Benny of Newark, California; 16 grandchildren; and 24 great-grandchildren.

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

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