Obituaries for October 2013



Daniel S. Earp

Daniel S. Earp, formerly of Steamboat Springs, passed away on Saturday September 28th after a battle with cancer. He is survived by his three children Court, Casey, and Carly; his brothers Jim (Cindy), Sam (Gordana), David (Rolande); his companion Karen ...

Joseph Eugene Coffman

Joe Coffman was born in Farmington, Missouri. In 1940, his family sold the ranch in Colorado and moved to Los Angeles where Joe was employed by Douglas Aircraft. He served in the US Navy during World War II as an ...

Donald N. Shelton

Donald N. Shelton, formerly of Hayden, died Sunday in Maryland. A funeral service is at 3 p.m. today at the Hayden Congregational Church. Interment will be at Hayden Cemetery.

Richard Kenneth MacGregor

Richard Kenneth MacGregor, formerly of Steamboat Springs, passed away at age 85 in Rifle, Colorado on September 5, 2013. Richard was born April 11, 1928 in Denver to Marie and K.L. MacGregor. Richard is survived by his wife of 44 ...

Donald N. Shelton

Donald N. Shelton was born on February 27, 1921, in Hayden, Colorado the son of Samuel and Delcina (Neilsen) Shelton. Donald was raised and attended school in Hayden. Following high school Don attended college in Greeley for a short time. ...

Death Notice

A. Paul Cruz Sr.


A. Paul Cruz Sr., of Craig, died Friday at his home. A service will be at 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 4, at St. Michael Catholic Church, 678 School St., Craig.

Jeffrey Tarnoff

Jeffrey Tarnoff, of Steamboat Springs, died Sept. 20. A celebration will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, at Catamount Lake House. Donations can be made to Perry-Mansfield Performing Arts School and Camp or the Healthcare Foundation for the Yampa ...

Bruce Van Maurik

Bruce Van Maurik’s life will be celebrated at 5:45 p.m. Oct. 8 in the Sheraton Steamboat Resort ballroom. A reception will follow.

Starr Elaine Huser Blair

Steamboat Springs

Starr Elaine Huser Blair, of Steamboat Springs, died Oct. 8. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Yampa Valley Funeral Home. For more information, call 970-879-1494.

Kathryn E. Orr

Kathryn E. Orr, mother of Roberta (Hans) Geier, died peacefully in her home Thursday. A service will be held in Iowa. For more information, call Yampa Valley Funeral Home at 970-879-1494.

Donald Dortch

Donald Dortch, of Steamboat Springs and formerly of Glenwood Springs, died Monday at the Doak Walker Care Center. A service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at First United Methodist Church in Glenwood Springs.

James T. Redmond


James T. “Jack” Redmond, of Yampa, died Sunday at his home. A service is pending.

David Moll

Steamboat Springs

David Moll, of Steamboat Springs, died Friday at Yampa Valley Medical Center. A service is pending.

Cheri Kincaid Kinney

Cheri Kincaid Kinney, 58, died Oct. 6. A service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church of Lakewood. Contact the family at

Jean Neas

Steamboat Springs

Jean Neas, of Steamboat Springs, died Saturday. A funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at the United Methodist Church of Steamboat Springs with a graveside service following at Steamboat Springs Cemetery. A reception will follow at the church. ...

Iris Girton


Iris E. Girton, of Hayden, died Friday. A funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Mission of Grace Baptist Church in Hayden. A graveside service will be held at the Hayden Cemetery following the service. For more information, ...