Obituaries for September 2013



James Kenneth Whiteman

James (Jim) Kenneth Whiteman passed away on August 27th from heart complications. He was born in Steamboat Springs, in 1955 and always felt a connection to the mountains. He was deeply blessed for having such a loving supporting family. He ...

MaryRuth Norris

Oak Creek

MaryRuth Norris passed in her sleep in Oak Creek on July 30 at the age of 85. She was born in Lincoln, NE on Nov 3, 1927 and met Charles Norris when they were 16. They married on Aug. 28, ...

Michael Joseph Desantis Jr.

Steamboat Springs and Boulder County

Resident of Steamboat and Boulder County, 2010 Graduate of CU Boulder with B.A. in English. Beloved Son, Brother, Uncle and Great Friend to all who knew him. He leaves behind his German Shepherd Anya. Full obituary at

Earl Hockett

Earl was born Nov. 10 1958 in Canon City, CO. He married Keri Roberts in 1982, had three children: Clint, Katie and Mindi. He later married Ann Root in 2011. Earl died on September 3, 2013. Memorial Sept. 14 at ...

Robert Jones Welborn

Steamboat Springs

Robert Jones Welborn, resident of Steamboat Springs, passed away on September 5, 2013. There are no services being held. For more information please call the Yampa Valley Funeral Home at 970-879-1494

Edwin III H. Bideau

Edwin H. Bideau III, 62, of Chanute, passed away Thursday, September 5, 2013 at his home. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., on Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013 at the First Presbyterian Church in Chanute. Burial will follow in Memorial ...

Parker Otto Mortensen

Parker Otto Mortensen, of Steamboat Springs, has died. A celebration of life is from 1 to 5 p.m. Sept. 15 at the Steamboat Springs Community Center. A scholarship fund will be set up.

James Robert Williams


James Robert Williams, of Platteville, passed away Sep­tember 17, 2013. He was born December 29, 1931, in Yampa. He is survived by wife, Velma J.; children, Cynthia Dietz and Jeff Williams; four grandchil­dren and brother, John. He is proceeded in ...

Ruth (Ehle) Dianne Gray

Born in Steamboat Springs, survived by parents, Wayne & Becky Ehle of Grand Junc¬tion. Sister, Nancy (Terry) Noland of Humbolt, Arizo¬na. Husband, William Gray of Hayden. Sons, Wayne (Crystal) Gray, Hayden - Jake Gray, Oak Creek. Granddaughters, Kim¬berly & Michelle ...

Jeffrey Tarnoff

Steamboat Springs

Jeffrey Tarnoff, 66, of Steamboat Springs and New York, NY passed away suddenly on Friday September 20 at home. A professional registered broker and investment advisor, he worked for the past 11 years at the Winchester Group in NY, NY ...

H.C. Pace III

H.C. Pace III, 76, of Steamboat Springs, CO passed away on September 28, 2013 at his home with his wife Sharon at his side. They have made their home in Steamboat Springs since 1993. H.C. is survived by his wife ...

Death Notice

Frederick Clifton Overmeyer

Born on in Oak Creek, Colorado on October 24, 1935 to Leona and Harold Overmeyer and raised in Steamboat Springs. Fred made a career of the Navy. Fred passed away at the V.A. Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri on August ...

John Ball

John Ball, of Craig, died Friday at his home. Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday at the Grant Mortuary Chapel. Memorial donations may be made to the Moffat County High School Rodeo Team, in care of Grant ...

Andy Frank Gilmore

Andy Frank Gillmore, of Phippsburg, died Sept. 23. A gathering will be held at 2 p.m. Sept. 29 at Yampa Valley Funeral Home. For more information, call the funeral home at 970-879-1494.