Obituaries for March 2013

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Thomas H. Willetto

Thomas H. Willetto passed away Feb. 10, 2013, at the HospiceCare Center in Louisville. He was 79 years old. He was born March 3, 1933, near Crownpoint, N.M., to Chee and Lucille (McCauley) Willetto. He was a member of the ...

Delbert Lee Dunckley

Delbert Lee Dunckley was born Jan. 11, 1932, in Oak Creek to Herman and Lucille (Miller) Dunckley. His grandparents were Walter and Mary (Yoast) Dunckley and Harry and Florence (Taylor) Miller. He was the oldest of five children. One sister ...

Alfred Kahn Jr.

Alfred Kahn Jr., M.D., 97, died Feb. 17, 2013. Alfred was predeceased by his wife of 65 years, Redith White Kahn; his daughter Susan Oliver, of Dallas; and his sister, Marion Godchaux, of New Orleans. He was the son of ...

Joyce L. Kitchens

An amazing mom and the world’s best Gram, Jo Kitchens crossed over the Jordan River on Feb. 23, 2013. Her children — Lynn Roe, Wayne Kitchens, Jackie Collins and Cher Talbott — and their families hosted a celebration of life ...

Charlie Louis Branson

Charlie Louis Branson, 87, formerly of McCoy, died March 5 in Muskogee, Okla. A celebration of life will be held at 1 p.m. March 8 at the McClendon-Winters Funeral Home chapel in Okmulgee, Okla. Interment will be at the McCoy ...

Vee Mae Cole

Yampa

Vee Mae Cole, 84, of Yampa, died Feb. 28 in Fort Collins. A funeral will be held at 2 p.m. March 9 at First Baptist Church in Yampa. A reception will fallow at the Ladies Aid Hall. Memorial donations can ...

Charlie Louis Branson

Charlie Louis Branson, 87, died in Muskogee, Okla., on March 5, 2013. Charlie was born in Centerville, Ark., on Aug. 18, 1925, to Louis Jefferson and Gertrude (Carmond) Branson. He grew up in McCoy. Charlie was a veteran of the ...

Timothy Frederick Ray

Timothy Frederick Ray passed away March 7, 2013, in Scottsdale, Ariz., after a long battle with pancreatic cancer. His wife, Sheila, and his brother were at his side. Tim was born Nov. 2, 1949, in Washington, D.C., and grew up ...

Joseph R. Aldighieri

Joseph R. Aldighieri, a Steamboat Springs resident, died March 3. A service was held Saturday. For more information, call Yampa Valley Funeral Home at 970-879-1494.

Janice Elaine Crawfoot

Janice Elaine Crawfoot, 74, was born Aug. 21, 1938, in Tyson, Ohio, and died March 1, 2013. She is survived by her husband of 58 years, David Dean Crawfoot; six children, Barbra Moore, Kim Pedroncilli, Deana Crawfoot, David Crawfoot Jr., ...

Jean Krider Donaghy

Born on Memorial Day in Waldron, Kan., Jean was the third daughter of Iro Blaine Krider and Henrietta Frost. At age 10, Jean saw a newsreel of the Steamboat Winter Carnival and promised herself she would go to that magical ...

Evelyn S. Pelton

Evelyn S. Pelton passed away peacefully March 16, 2013, at the Doak Walker Care Center. A celebration of her 99 years will be held later this year.

Arlene Zaborowski

Steamboat Springs

Arlene Zaborowski, a Steamboat Springs resident, died March 21. A funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. March 25 at Holy Name Catholic Church. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the Good Shepherd Fund, in ...

Nile Mason

Nile Albert Mason was born Jan. 13, 1941, in Del Norte, the son of Lloyd and Landa (Madonna) Mason. Nile was raised in Denver and graduated from Regis High School. After high school, Nile served in the U.S. Navy. He ...

William Ball

Dr. William Sealy Ball, known to friends and family as Bill, passed away March 8, 2013, at Hillcrest Care Center in Wray. He was born April 12, 1929, in Oakland, Calif., to William D. and John Ola (Sealy) Ball. The ...

Ethel Mansfield

Ethel Frances (Cattoor) Mansfield was born Oct. 26, 1928, in Miles City, Mont. Her parents were Joseph and Nellie Cattoor. She was one of 14 children, and the family moved around quite a lot before finally settling in Craig. This ...

Dallas D. Hunt

Grand Junction

Dallas D. Hunt, 74, of Grand Junction and formerly of Steamboat Springs, passed away at his residence March 25, 2013. Dallas was born Sept. 21, 1938. He was a heavy equipment operator for most of his life. He is survived ...

Ruby Margaret Cooper

Vacaville, Calif.

Ruby Margaret (Devine) Cooper, 96, of Vacaville, Calif., passed away March 18. Ruby was born in Beaumont, Texas, to Daniel F. and Iva (Keesee) Devine. She was the oldest of five children and grew up in the Kirkwood, Kan., area. ...

Elizabeth Heathe Hertzog

Steamboat Springs

Elizabeth Heathe Hertzog was born June 18, 1946, in Fredonia, N.Y., and passed away March 11, 2013, in Steamboat Springs. She is survived by her husband, Gary Hertzog; her children Matt Belton, Scott Belton, Libby Meyring and Ashley Hertzog and ...