|Louise W. Yoast
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.
Funeral services for Lou Terrill will be at noon Tuesday, March 7,
2000, at Grant Mortuary. Interment will follow in Reader Cemetery in Savery,
Memorial donations may be sent to: Family Health West, 228 N. Cherry,
Fruita, CO 81521.
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.
Funeral services for Dorothy Williams will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday,
March 8, 2000, at Hayden Congregational Church. Interment will follow in
John P. Hillewaert
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
Interment was at Craig Cemetery.
Jan Herman Phillips
Jan Herman Phillips of Montrose, Colo., died March 1, 2000. He was
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
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,
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
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
Mary Jane Jones of Craig, died Aug. 26, 2000, at her home. She was
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
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 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.
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 of Craig died Saturday, Sept. 30, 2000, at Valley View
Manor. Services are pending.
Mary Wells, mother of Marsha Waite of Craig, died Sunday, Oct. 1, 2000
at Valley View Manor. Services are pending.
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.
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.
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
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
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
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,
He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, George.
At his request cremation has taken place and no service will be held.