Miscellaneous Moffat County, Colorado Obituaries


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Lois Terry
Memorial services for Lois Terry of Hayden, Colo., will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 7, 1998, at the Hayden Congregational Church. 
Memorial donations may be made to the Hayden Heritage Association or the Hayden Congregational Church, both in care of Grant Mortaury.

Helen Elizabeth Darnell 1921-1998
Helen Elizabeth Darnell formerly of Vernal, Utah, died May 20, 1998, at her daughter's home in Austin, Texas. She was 76.
Darnell was born to Vincent E. Warriner Sr. and Imogene (Wildman) Warriner June 1, 1921, in Watertown, S.D. 
She married Harry K. Darnell Dec. 20, 1940. He died Nov. 13, 1988. 
They lived in Craig, Colo., where they operated a restaurant, and Darnell worked as a restaurant manager and bookkeeper. She was also employed at Vernal Drug and IGA before her retirement.
She was a member and secretary of the Vernal Christian Church. She was also a member of the Eastern Star and Lady Shriners. 
Darnell is survived by her daughter, Norma Jean (Jerry) Barker of Austin; grandchildren, Kimberli (Robert) Warburton and Harry (Janet) Barker; great-grandchildren, Ashley, Kristie, Jessica, Sabrina and Damon; sister, Gladys Burner of Vernal, and brother, Vincent E. Warriner Jr., of Denver, Colo.
Services were held May 23, 1998, at the Vernal Christian Church.
Interment was at Maeser Fairview Cemetery.

Lois K. Terry 
1920 - 1998 
Lois K. Terry of Hayden, Colo., died May 27, 1998, at Routt Memorial Hospital in Steamboat Springs, Colo. She was 78. 
Terry was born to Guy and Blanch (Wadge) Kimsey on Jan. 4, 1920, in Hayden, Colo., where she spent her childhood. 
She attended Barnes Business College in Denver, Colo., for two years and Denver University for a short time. She also lived in Glenwood Springs, Colo.
She married William H. Terry June 10, 1945, in Hayden. 
Terry was a housewife and operated an accounting and insurance business with her father. Later she ran her own business, M.G. Kimsey Agency, from 1957 to 1969.
Terry was a member of the Eastern Star, Hayden Congregational Church and Womens Fellowship. She enjoyed reading, bookwork and playing the piano and organ. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, who died Dec. 28, 1985; and cousins, Dorothy DuBois of Hayden, Jim Wadge of Golden, Colo., and Morris Giboney of Lake Hayden, Idaho. 
Services were held at 2 p.m. June 7, 1998, at the Hayden Congregational Church, and officiated by Bill lammatteo-Code. Selections were "How Great Thou Art" and "The Lord's Prayer" with organist, Avis Funk, and soloist, Beth Sundberg. 
Interment was at the Hayden Cemetery. 
Memorial donations may be made to the Hayden Heritage Association or Hayden Congregational Church in care of Grant Mortuary. 

Robert D. Gollan
1926 -1998
Robert D. Gollan of Grand Junction, Colo., died May 26, 1998. He was 72. 
Gollan was born to Baron and Catherine (Dillingham) Gollan January 18, 1926, in Hinsdale, Ill. He spent his childhood in Illinois and New Mexico.
Gollan was in the U.S. Navy during World War II.
He married Iva B. Farlow July 10, 1948, in Deming, N.M.
He previously lived in Hayden, Colo., Steamboat Springs, Colo., California, Port Orchard, Wash., Bailey, Colo., Denver, Colo., and Morenci, Ariz.
Gollan was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Odd Fellow and Lions club's, and served a one-year term as county commissioner in Park County.
He enjoyed fishing and metal detecting. 
Gollan is survived by his wife, Iva Gollan; daughters, Barbara Lynn (Andrew "Dave" ) Seed of Craig, Colo., and Rhonda Cox of Grand Junction; seven grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; sons, Richard D. and Michael A.; and sister, Betty Ann Dresser.
Services and interment were held at 2 p.m. May 29, 1998, at the Craig Cemetery.
Beryl Wright officiated the service with a eulogy by Pauline Brooks.
A quartet by Jeanne Stalcar, Denise Whitney, Mary Lynn James and Carol Buchanan sang "Amazing Grace" and "Wind Beneath My Wings."

Steven J. Turner
1969 - 1998
Steven J. Turner of Sunbeam, Colo., died June 8, 1998, at Routt Memorial Hospital in Steamboat Springs, Colo. He was 29.
Turner was born to Donald E. and Carolyn (Todd) Turner March 26, 1969, in Hanford, Calif.
He spent his first nine years of childhood in California and the rest of his life in Craig, Colo.
Turner married Christine Mosmeyer May 21, 1988, in Reno, Nev.
Turner's occupation was a rancher.
He was a member of the Assembly of God Church in Craig.
He enjoyed fishing, hunting and horses.
Turner is survived by his wife; sons, Timothy James and Devon Michael Turner of Sunbeam; daughter, Ashley Rose Turner of Sunbeam; brother, Vincent Turner of Craig, Colo.; stepbrother, Jim Holland of Craig; sister, Donna Biby of Fresno, Calif.; stepsister, Kathy Nielson of Craig; father and stepmother, Donald and Darlene Turner of Sunbeam; mother, Carolyn Turner of Fresno, Calif. and grandmother, Vivian Sutton of Hanford, Calif.
Services were held at 10 a.m. June 11, 1998, at Grant Mortuary.
David Ross officiated the service with Tom Penner as soloist and Brenda Knob as organist. Selections were "Amazing Grace" and "If You Could See Me Now."
Pallbearers were Jim Holland, Dru Nielson, Earl Hess, Hackett Turner, Rick Nielson and Tom Penner.
Interment followed in the Craig Cemetery.
Memorial donations can be made to the American Cancer Society in care of Grant Mortuary.

Steven J. Turner
1969 - 1998
Steven J. Turner of Sunbeam, Colo., died June 8, 1998, at The Memorial Hospital in Craig, Colo. He was 29.
Turner was born to Donald E. and Carolyn (Todd) Turner March 26, 1969, in Hanford, Calif.
He had lived in the Craig area for the past nine years.

Iva M. Pugh
1910 - 1998
Iva M. Pugh of Craig, Colo., died June 7, 1998, in Gresham, Ore. She was 87.
Pugh was born to Albert C. and Alice Gertrude (Tipton) Horton on June 19, 1910, in Craig, Colo.
She married Jesse Dewey Pugh and was a lifetime resident of Craig.
Pugh was a homemaker and enjoyed gardening, ranching, fishing and hunting.
She was a member of the First Christian Church.
Pugh is survived by a daughter, Alice Snider of Portland, Ore.; sister, Ruth Smith of Portland; five grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Dewey; parents; stepfather; brother, Ben; daughter, Jean Burns; brother-in-law, Henry Smith; and son-in-law, Charles Snider.
Services were held at 11 a.m. June 13, 1998, at Grant Mortuary and officiated by Mervin Johnson. 
Organist Lois Norman played a solo of "Amazing Grace." There was an organ and violin selection, "Do Lord," by Lois and Gale Norman. "In The Garden" was sung by soloist Linda Manley.
Pallbearers were Gene Murphy, Mike Duzik, Dan Davidson, Ken Davidson, Don Myers, Elwin Updike and Bruce Zobel.
Interment followed at the Craig Cemetery.

Joshuah Daevid Webb
1998 - 1998
Joshuah Daevid Webb of Thornton, Colo., died June 8, 1998, at Presbyterian St. Lukes Hospital in Denver, Colo.
Joshuah Daevid was born to Elroy and Dusty (Wilson) Webb Feb. 16, 1998, in Steamboat Springs, Colo.
He is survived by his parents; grandparents, Danny and Sheri Wilson of Craig, Colo., and Rickey and Roxanna Webb of Craig; and great grandparents, Jack and Carol Lambert of Golden, Colo., Claude and Irene Rogers of Hermiston, Ore., and Lyle and Alice Webb of Clayton, Okla.
Services were held at 2 p.m. June 13, 1998, at the Apostolic Lighthouse Church in Craig.
Sterling Davidson officiated the service with selections of "Jesus Loves Me" and "Special Children" by soloist Leanne Gibson. 
Pallbearers were Demetrious Glimidakis, Shannon Wilson, Danny Wilson and Ben Hillewaert.
Honorary pallbearers were Rick Webb and Elroy Webb.
Interment followed at the Craig Cemetery.

J. Fred Bayless 
1904 - 1998
J. Fred Bayless from Craig died at his home June 17, 1998. He was 93.
Bayless was born to John W. and Fannie M. (Hooper) Bayless on June 19, 1904, in Sapulpa, Okla.
He spent his childhood in Oklahoma. He graduated high school in Tennessee where he also attended Johnson Bible College.
He married Lousie McCamy on June 30, 1933, in Knoxville, Tenn.
Bayless was a minister for the Christian Church in Selma, Ala.; Eureka and Medicine Lodge, Kan.; Crowell, Texas; Albuquerque and Clovis, N. M.; and Pueblo, Colo. 
He retired from the ministry in 1968 and moved to Albuquerque.
He has been a resident of Craig since 1996.
He enjoyed reading and visiting with people, especially shut-ins.
Bayless is survived by son, David (Carol) Bayless, from Brazil; daughter, Ann (Dalton) Carr, from Craig; grandchildren, Keith (Jeri) Carr and Carolyn Miller from Craig; and great-grandchildren, Shea Carr and Rhiannon Miller from Craig.
Memorial services will be held at a later date. Final disposition is cremation.
Memorial donations may be made to Christ for the Amazon Valley Mission, (his son, David Bayless, is missionary for the mission), in care of First Christian Church, 960 West Victory Way, Craig, CO 81625.

Frank O. Daley
Frank O. Daley of Craig, Colo., died Wednesday, July 1, 1998, at The Memorial Hospital. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 8 at The Church of God. 
Memorial donations may be made to the Northwest Colorado Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice in care of Grant Mortuary.

Archie Edward Richins
Archie Edward Richins from Craig, Colo., died May 12, 1998, at his home. He was 79.
Richins was born to Jess and Rosa Pearl Gurr (Richins) Feb. 11, 1919, in Vernal, Utah. He was the fourth of 10 children.
He married Theodocia LaMar Clark June 26, 1941, in Vernal. His marriage was sealed in the Manti Temple April 1, 1952.
Richins lived in Bonanza, Utah, where he worked in the gilsonite mines until March 1945, when he was drafted into the U.S. Army during World War II.
After an honorable discharge Aug. 20, 1946, he moved back to Bonanza.
In the fall of 1951, he moved to Price, Utah, where he was active in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
In 1953 he moved back to Vernal, where he farmed, drove a dairy truck and worked for Staley Coal Company. During this time, he served as second counselor in the Davis Ward Bishopric.
On Sep. 7, 1958, he moved his family to Craig, where he worked at the gilsonite docks until 1970. During his time in Craig, he served as second counselor in the bishopric and later served as ward clerk.
He moved to Powderwash, Colo., where he worked as a roustabout for Mountain Fuel Supply Company until his retirement in March 1981.
Richins enjoyed fishing, hunting, camping and gardening. Both Richins and his wife, LaMar, were Stake Missionaries for more than a year.
Richins is survived by his wife, LaMar; son, Richard (Cindy) Richins from Springville, Utah; daughters, Jessie (Gary) Rowley from Craig, Bonnie (Chuck) Teters from Rock Springs, Wyo., Sherron (Gary) Shepard from Craig, and Debra (Brad) Winder from Craig; brothers, William Richins from Vernal and Lyle Richens from Craig; sisters, Marvel Smuin from Vernal, Doris Goodman from Fort Morgan, Colo., Leona Bowthorpe from Vernal, and Venna Barrett from Vernal and 19 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Kenneth; sisters, Bessie Chivers and Gladys Buist; son, Edward; and daughter, Susan.
Services were held at 11 a.m. May 15, 1998, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Bishop Rodney Southwick officiated, with a family prayer by Theron Clark, prelude and postlude music by Phyllis Barainca, invocation by Brad Winder, obituary by Annette McCurdy, a song "In The Garden" by Lori Romney, a tribute by Gary Shepard, a song "These Hands" by Kirk Fleetwood, a tribute by Nolan Jackson, a song "Families Can Be Forever" by Lori Romney and a benediction by Marlo Bowthorpe
Pallbearers were Kenneth Rowley, Daniel Richins, James Shepard, Jeff Teters, Ryan Richins, Shane Winder, Shawn Teters, Dustin Richins and Chris Winder.
Honorary pallbearers were Richard Richins, Chuck Teters, Linnie Beck, Gary Rowley, Brad Winder, Lyle Richens, Gary Shepard, George Medlen and William Richins.
Interment was at the Vernal Memorial Park in Vernal.

Dale Leon Carlson
Dale Leon Carlson died June 27, 1998, at The Memorial Hospital in Craig, Colo. He was 76.
Carlson was born to Archie and Fern (Covert) Carlson Aug. 25, 1922, in Lebanon, Neb.
He spent his childhood in Craig, graduating from Moffat County High School in 1942. He lived in Craig since he was 13 years old.
He was in the U.S. Air Force during WWII as a tailgunner on a B17 bomber stationed in London, England. He stayed active with the flight group.
Carlson married Frances "Tiny" Rector, April 25, 1960, in Craig.
He was a mail carrier for the U.S. Postal Service and also worked as a carpenter.
He enjoyed fishing, hunting and woodworking.
Carlson is survived by his wife, Frances, of Craig; sons, Gary (Mary) Carlson of Parker, Colo., and Larry Roundtree of Commerce City, Colo.; daughters, Maria (Bill) Bruce of Parker, Colo., Billie (Jim) Kiger of Craig, Janie (Roy) Echols of Tampa, Fla., Carolyn (Loid) Luscomb of Little Rock, Ark., and Linda (Steve) Corey of Pendleton, Ore.; brother, Ron (Naomi) Carlson of Pueblo, Colo.; sisters Donna, (Howard) Hutton of Casper, Wyo., Hettie Fullenwider of Gillette, Wyo., and Delores Barton of Bakersfield, Ca.; 17 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.
Services were held at 2 p.m. June 30, 1998, at Grant Mortuary.
Clifford Thompson officiated the service. Anne Carr was the organist, and soloist, Del Rae Cox, sang "God Will Take Care Of You."
Pallbearers were Troy Simon, Roy Echols, Gary Simon, Jim Kiger, Jeff Simon and Allen Grieser.
Military honors by Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 4265 were at the Craig Cemetery.

Helen E. Sheppard
Helen E. Sheppard died July 4, 1998, at the Powell Nursing Home in Powell, Wyo. She was 87.
Sheppard was born to Charles E. and Matilda (Strecker) Wright July 19, 1910, in Jasper, Mo.
She married Virgil J. Sheppard and they lived in Craig and Greeley, Colo., before moving to Powell, Wyo., in 1989.
She was a member of the Eastern Star.
Sheppard was preceded in death by her husband Virgil J. Sheppard.
She is survived by her sons, Virgil J. (Margie B.) Sheppard Jr. of Powell, and Joseph R. (Kathy) Sheppard of Canyon, Texas; five grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
Memorial services were held at 2:30 p.m. July 7 at the First United Methodist Church in Powell. A family graveside service in Craig followed later in the week. 

Glen William Kohl
1998 - 1998
Glen William Kohl died in June of 1998.
He was born to Craig and Lisa Kohl June 20, 1998.
He is survived by his parents; brothers, Gharrett and Derek; paternal grandmother, Marion Kohl; great-grandmother, Helen Gains; paternal grandparents, Mike and Sherry Farnsworth of Craig and several aunts, uncles and cousins.
Graveside services were held at 6 p.m. June 23 at the Craig Cemetery.

John C. Bryan
Former Craig resident John C. "Jace" Bryan died July 3, 1998, in Culps Creek, Ore. He was 40 years old.
He is survived by his wife, Concetta; son, Liam; mother, Jackie; father, John; brother, Pat; sister, Megan; nephew, Klye; and niece, Brianna, all of Oregon.
Memorial services were held July 8 at his gold mine on "The Mountain" in Oregon.
Condolences may be sent in care of his family at 37181 Row River Rd., Dorena, OR 97434.

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