Miscellaneous Moffat County, Colorado Obituaries

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Louise W. Yoast
1923-2000
Louise W. Yoast of Grand Junction, Colo., died Feb. 29, 2000, at her home. She was 77.
On Feb. 18, 1923, in Goodnight, Texas, she was born the daughter of George Harrison and Mildred Louise (Jardine) Ward.
On June 6, 1941, in Oxnard, Calif., she married N.D. Yoast.
She is survived by her husband; son, Bruce A. (Karen) Yoast of Durango, Colo.; daughter, Vicki W. (Roland) Scott of Grand Forks, N.D.; grandchildren, Norman Yoast of Craig, Colo., Chris Miller of Grand Forks, N.D., and Kathy Miller of Minneapolis, Minn.; and two great-grandchildren, Lindsey and Colton, of Craig.
She was preceded in death by her parents and brother, Charles Ward.
Memorial services were held March 2, 2000, at First Congregational Church in Grand Junction.
Lou Terrill
Funeral services for Lou Terrill will be at noon Tuesday, March 7, 2000, at Grant Mortuary. Interment will follow in Reader Cemetery in Savery, Wyo.
Memorial donations may be sent to: Family Health West, 228 N. Cherry, Fruita, CO 81521.

Zelda Harper
Memorial services for Zelda Harper will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday, March 7, 2000, at Grant Mortuary. Memorial donations may be made to the Moffat County Future Farmers of America in care of Grant Mortuary.

Dorothy Williams
Funeral services for Dorothy Williams will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 8, 2000, at Hayden Congregational Church. Interment will follow in Hayden Cemetery. 

John P. Hillewaert
1923-2000
John P. Hillewaert of Craig, Colo., died Feb. 27, 2000, at his home. He was 77.
On Feb. 25, 1923, in Craig, he was born the son of Leo and Elisa Hillewaert. He was raised on a ranch north of Craig and attended country schools. 
On Nov. 10, 1951, in Craig, he married Mary Lou Wilson. He was a rancher most of his life.
He is survived by his wife; daughter, Beverly (Bobby) Williamson of Castle Rock, Colo.; sons, Leon (Brenda) Hillewaert of Ridgecrest, Calif., John (Joan) Hillewaert of Craig, Anthony (Lisa) Hillewaert of Craig, Jeffrey Hillewaert of Craig, William L. Hillewaert of Denver and Ray (Robin) Hillewaert of Grand Junction, Colo.; sister, Mary (John) Vyvey of Encampment, Wyo.; brother, Harry Hillewaert of Delta, Colo.; 15 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
He was preceded in death by his parents and brothers, Frank and Alfonso.
Services were held with Mass of Christian Burial March 1 at St. Michaels Catholic Church in Craig. 
Pallbearers were: Wade Robinson, Ivan Kawack, Walt Cisar, Junior Kawack, Cal Howe and Kenny Kawcak.
Honorary pallbearers were: Eric Hillewaert, Ben Hillewaert, Tyler Mortensen, Paul Kawcak, Zach Hillewaert, Ryan Hillewaert, Keith Haskins, Joe Balleck, Mike Pappalardo, Tony Hillewaert, Malcom Hillewaert, Mike Kawcak and Tony Balleck.
Interment was at Craig Cemetery.

Jan Herman Phillips
1959-2000
Jan Herman Phillips of Montrose, Colo., died March 1, 2000. He was 40.
On Dec. 16, 1959, in Lincoln, Neb., he was born the son of Veldon and Marilynn (Rasmussen) Phillips. He moved with his family to Montrose when he was 5 years old.
He is survived by his parents, Veldon Phillips of Loveland, Colo., and Marilynn and stepfather, Tom English, of Montrose; son, Denny Phillips and daughter, Lacey "Princess" Phillips of Montrose; brother, Kyle (Jennie) Phillips of Montrose; sisters, Robyn (Greg) Hartung of Herman, Neb., Kim (Mark) Witt of Pierce City, Neb., Shawn (Gary) Linsacum of Craig, Colo., and Dawn (Keith) Roberts of Colona, Colo.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents and brother, Darcy Phillips. 
Memorial services were held March 4 at Montrose Christian Church. Services were concluded at the church.

Georgia Maxine Craner
Georgia Maxine Craner of Baggs, Wyo., died Thursday, July 20, 2000, at Valley View Manor. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 22, 2000, at the Craner home, 311 S. Miles in Baggs, Wyo.
Burial will be in Reader Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to the Valley Recreation Center in Baggs, Wyo., in care of Grant Mortuary.

Joe William Evans
1919-2000
Joe William Evans of Baggs, Wyo., died Aug. 1, 2000, at Valley View Manor Nursing Home in Craig. He was 80.
On Oct. 25, 1919, in Baggs, he was born the son of William and Jessie (Ryan) Evans. He spent his childhood and went to school in Baggs. 
On Nov. 2, 1965, in Rawlins, Wyo., he married Elsie Caudill. He was a Carbon County Sheriff for 18 years and brand inspector for 20 years.
He is survived by his wife; brothers, Patrick Evans of Casper, Wyo., and Bobby Lee Evans of Blue Bell, Utah; and sister, Helen Shannan, of Lakewood.
He was preceded in death by his parents and sisters, Cleo and Margaret.
At Evans request, there will be no service held.

Marlys Joanne Barnett 
Tuesday, September 19, 2000 
Marlys Joanne Barnett of Dixon, Wyo., died Aug. 31, 2000, at her home. She was 66.
On Oct. 5, 1933, in McLaughlin, S.D., she was born the daughter of Clifford Peterson and Mabel Rustad. She was raised in McLaughlin and Whitewood, S.D. 
On April 4, 1952, in Whitewood, S.D., she married Jack Barnett. They operated a dairy farm in Whitewood, later ran water trucks in Wamsutter, Wyo., and in 1982 they bought the Dixon Club in Dixon, Wyo. She continued to run the business following her husband's death in 1988.
She is survived by daughters, Sandy (Sherrill) Stearns of Lead, S.D., and Laurie (Kent) Harrison of Rawlins, Wyo.; sons, Jack (Lily) Barnett and Timothy (Christine) Barnett, both of Dixon, Wyo.; nine grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Services were held Sept. 5, 2000, at Reader Cemetery, officiated by John Frary.

LuSetta Dowling
1902-2000
LuSetta Dowling of Craig, died Sept. 8, 2000, at Valley View Manor in Craig. She was 98.
Dowling was born Jan. 5, 1902, in Holdrege, Neb. She was raised and attended school in Nebraska. 
In 1923, in Golden, she married Guy Dowling. They lived in Dillon, moved to Waddle Creek around 1925, and then to Hayden where her husband worked for the Carpenter Ranch. After her husband died in 1934, she worked as a cook at the Hayden hospital and a clerk at Hayden Mercantile. She moved to Craig and worked for Golden Rule and Swansons Shoe Store. She lived in Craig for over 20 years.
She is survived by son, Dayton Dowling of Hayden; six grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, daughter, Norma Eisengrein and several brothers and sisters.
Services were held Sept. 14, 2000, at Grant Mortuary Chapel officiated by Beryl Wright. Avis Funk was organist and Gretchen Hayes was soloist. Burial was at the Hayden Cemetery.

Mary Jane Jones
1924-2000
Mary Jane Jones of Craig, died Aug. 26, 2000, at her home. She was 76.
On May 18, 1924, in Craig, she was born the daughter of Tom Springsteel and Eula Mae Farmer. She was raised in Craig, graduating from Moffat County Schools
In 1961 in Raton, N. M. she married Guy Jones. They renewed their vows in 1981 in Tacoma Wash. They lived in Tacoma for 26 years and Denver for eight. They moved back to Craig in 1989.
She is survived by her husband and son, Billy Sadvar of Washington.
Services were held Sept. 8, 2000, officiated by Beryl Wright. Burial was at the Craig Cemetery.

Allan McStay
1940-2000
Allan McStay of Craig, died Sept. 11, 2000, at The Memorial Hospital in Craig. He was 60.
On April 16, 1940, in Wakeeney, Kan., he was born the son of Harold McStay and Elaine Claycamp. He was raised in Wakeeney and Weskan, Kan. He moved to the Craig area with his family in 1962. He was unable to work since 1969 when he was involved in a horse riding accident and he has been under the care of the staff at Valley View Manor and Horizons for the handicapped since that time. 
McStay is survived by his parents; brothers, Mark (Nancy) McStay and Wesley McStay of Craig; sisters, Janene (Bob) Ogletree of Craig, and Vivian (Victor) Michel of Lankin, Kan.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Cheryl White.
Services were held Sept. 14, 2000 at Grant Mortuary Chapel with Pat Johnson and Phyllis Harris officiating. Organist was Phyllis Harris and a duet by Lorraine Morrison and Cynthia Yung. Burial was at the Craig Cemetery
Memorial contributions may be made to the Horizons for the handicapped in care of Grant Mortuary.

Rod Peck
Memorial services for Rod Peck of Craig will be at 3 p.m. Oct. 3, 2000, at the Craig Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Memorial donations may be made to The Memorial Hospital or the assisted living center program in care of Grant Mortuary. 

Eric Herrell
Eric herrell of Craig died Saturday, Sept. 30, 2000, at Valley View Manor. Services are pending.

Mary Wells
Mary Wells, mother of Marsha Waite of Craig, died Sunday, Oct. 1, 2000 at Valley View Manor. Services are pending.

Berniece Yost 
1904-2000
Former Craig resident, Bernice Yost, died Aug. 29, 2000, in the Life Care Center in Aurora. She was 96. 
Mr. and Mrs. Yost lived in Craig for many years where Mr. Yost was in Real Estate and Insurance business.
She is survived by her daughter, Janis (Steve) Dahlberg of Aurora; grandchildren Eric and Julie, one niece and three nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Lewis.

Jerod Faucett
Funeral services for Jerod Faucett will be at 3 p.m. Saturday at the Hayden High School gymnasium. In lieu of flowers, donations will be accepted for the Jerod Faucett Scholarship Memorial Fund in care of the First National Bank of the Rockies of Hayden, P.O. Box F, Hayden, CO, 81639.

Robert Whitecotton
Funeral services for Robert Whitecotton of Craig will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2000, at the First Christian Church. Interment will follow in the Craig Cemetery.

Paul H. Twite
1925-2000
Paul H. Twite of Milner, died Sept. 24, 2000, at his home. He was 75.
On July 18, 1925, in Milner, he was born the son of William and Nellie (Laird) Twite. He served in the United State Marine Corps during the Korean Conflict.
On June 22, 1946, he married Mary Mandis. He worked as a coal miner with Pittsburgh and Midway Coal Mine. 
He is survived by his wife; sons, Neil Twite of Hayden, Kenneth (Jennifer) Twite of Grand Junction and Steve (Teresa) Twite of Nebraska; daughters, Patricia (Charles) Stauffer of Craig, and Nina James of Boulder; 12 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren; sisters, Bertha Rice, Nellie Smith and Ada Russell all of Grand Junction.
He was preceded in death by brothers, Ted, Harvey, Earl, Bill and Foster.
Services were held Sept. 28, 2000, at the Hayden High School Auditorium officiated by Rev. John Page of the First Baptist Church of Hayden. Peterson Funeral Home was in charge of his cremation.
Memorials in Twite's name may be sent tot he Muscular Dystrophy Association, for Peroneal Muscular Atrophy, 3300 E. Sunrise Dr., Tucson, AZ 85718.

Morris (Murray) F. Gottfried
1929-2000
Morris F. Gottfried of Craig, died Sept. 18, 2000, at The Memorial Hospital in Craig. He was 71.
On June 15, 1929, in Park View Boro, N.Y., he was born the son of son and Sarah Gottfried. He was raised and attended school in New York. In 1946 he joined the Navy and was honorably discharged in 1948. He worked as a fireman and a union electrician. He moved to Colorado Springs in 1972 and to Craig in 1979. He traveled around to various construction jobs and in 1994 he retired in Craig.
He had two daughters from his first marriage and in 1984 he married Pearl and they had one daughter.
He is survived by his wife, Pearl; daughters, Sherry (Steve) Roberson of Chandler, Ariz., Fern (Jeff) Marcy of Phoenix, Ariz., and Sharon (Lorenzo) DiSalle of Georgetown, Texas; seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. He is also survived by step-children, Ron (Teresa) Johnson of Montrose, Mike (Cathy) Johnson of Cape Girardeau, Mo., and Annie (Rich) Key of Chicago, Ill. 
He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, George.
At his request cremation has taken place and no service will be held.


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