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Charles Warren Vincent
Retired Dairy Worker 
Sept. 1, 1930 Oct. 23, 1999 
DELTA - Charles Warren Vincent, age 69, of Delta, died on Saturday, Oct. 23, 1999, in the Delta County Memorial Hospital. 
Charles Warren Vincent was born in Englewood, Colo. on Sept. 1, 1930, the son of John Otis Vincent and Lillian (Nightingale) Vincent. He lived in Englewood until he was 8 years old and then moved with his family to Delta, where he graduated from the Delta High School with the class of 1949, and made his home the rest of his lifetime. 
He served his country in the United States Army. 
Charles married Betty L. Christopher on Sept. 3, 1954, and their union was blessed with four sons. Charles and Betty had just celebrated their 45th wedding anniversary last month. 
He worked for the Delta Police Department for 14 years prior to being employed as a dairy worker for Meadow Gold until his retirement. 
Charles was a member of the Delta Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints and Delta Elks Lodge No. 1235. 
He greatly loved and enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren, fishing, hunting, gardening, and golfing. 
Survivors include his wife, Betty Vincent, of Delta; four sons: Chuck Vincent and wife Rhonda, of Delta; Dennis Vincent and wife Lori, of Littleton; Larry Vincent; Ron Vincent and wife Susan, all of Delta; 12 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. 
Other family survivors include one brother, Allen "Bud" Vincent; and one sister, Evelyn Vincent, both of Delta. 
Charles was preceded in death by his father and mother and one sister, Betty Garrett. 
Visitation for family and friends is scheduled for Monday, Oct. 25, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Taylor Funeral Service in Delta. 
Funeral Service in remembrance and to honor Charles' life will be officiated by Pastor Lee Ponder on Tuesday, Oct. 26, at 10 a.m. at the First Assembly of God in Delta. 
Interment will follow the service in the Delta City Cemetery, with arrangements being handled under the direction of Taylor Funeral Service, Inc. 
Memorial contributions may be made to: American Heart Assn., Delta County Chapter, In Memory of Charles Vincent, P.O. Box 474, Grand Junction, Colo. 81502.

Lillie Mae Hendricks
Beloved Mother and Grandmother 
Oct. 24, 1901 Oct. 23, 1999 
DELTA - Lillie Mae Hendricks, age 97, a homemaker and longtime Delta resident, died on Saturday, Oct. 23, 1999, in Integrated Health Services of Delta, one day before she would have celebrated her 98th birthday. 
Lillie Mae Hamilton, the daughter of George Scott Hamilton and Mary Ellen (Bagshaw) Hamilton, was born on Oct. 24, 1901, in Pratt, Kan., where she spent her childhood, received her education, and grew to adulthood. 
Lillie married Sherman Kelly David on May 5, 1919. They established their home in Stafford, Kan. from 1919 until 1930. The Davids then lived in Two Buttes from 1930 to 1937, and Cedaredge from 1937 to 1963. Lillie and Sherman moved from Cedaredge to Delta in 1963 where Sherman preceded Lillie in death on Nov. 24, 1965. 
Following Sherman's death, Lillie continued to make her home in Delta until the time of her own death. 
She married Benjamin Franklin Hendricks on Jan. 13, 1969, and he preceded her in death on April 10, 1976. 
Lillie was a member of the Immanual Bible Church of Delta, was active with the Senior Center in Delta as long as she was able, and belonged to the Baca Busy Bees. 
Among the many loves in Lillie's life that she so greatly enjoyed were: Flower gardening, sewing, crocheting, cooking, and reading mystery books. 
Survivors include one daughter, Betty and husband Glenn Lowell, of Delta; one son-in-law, Roger Barnes; and four stepchildren. 
Lillie was the proud grandmother of seven grandchildren: Jack Hawkins, Cathy Shipley Ruland, Janis McLaughlin, Judy Folks, Susan Anderson, LuAnn Barnes, David Barnes; the great-grandmother of 11 great-grandchildren; the great-great-grandmother of eight great-great-grandchildren; as well as numerous stepgrandchildren; and stepgreat-grandchildren. 
In addition to her parents and both of her husbands, Lillie was also preceded in death by one son, Marion David; and three daughters: Patsy Barnes, Phyllis Robertson, and Winona Beryl Hawkins. 
Graveside Memorial Services and inurnment in remembrance and to honor Lillie's life will be officiated by Pastor Bob Spindler on Tuesday, Oct. 26, at 2 p.m. in the Delta City Cemetery. 
Cremation has taken place, with arrangements being handled under the direction of Mesa View Mortuary-Cemetery of Delta. 
Memorial contributions may be made to: Columbine Senior Services, Inc., In Memory of Lillie Hendricks, 247 Meeker St., Delta, Colo. 81416.

Pauline Coghill
Loved Quilting, Gardening 
March 12, 1913 Oct. 22, 1999 
MONTROSE - Pauline Coghill, age 86, of Montrose, died on Friday, Oct. 22, 1999, in the Montrose Memorial Hospital. 
Pauline Groppe, the daughter of Charles Groppe and Nancy (Chaesman) Groppe, was born on March 12, 1913, in Lakin, Kan., where she spent her childhood, received her education, and grew to adulthood. 
Pauline was a homemaker and especially loved and enjoyed quilting and flower gardening. She will be remembered for her many beautiful quilts and always having a gorgeous garden. 
Survivors include two sons: Charles Coghill, of Prospect, Ore.; and Archie Coghill, of Montrose. 
Pauline was the proud grandmother of six grandchildren: Travis Coghill, Etta Pourroy, Valorie Credle, Yvonne Simpson, Charlotte Morrey, Carl Coghill; and seven great-grandchildren. 
Other family survivors include one sister, Roberta Kirby, of Tucson, Ariz. 
Funeral Services in remembrance and to honor Pauline's life will be officiated on Tuesday, Oct. 26, at 11 a.m. at the Montrose Valley Funeral Home Chapel. 
Interment will be held in the Kendall Cemetery at Kendall, Kan., with arrangements being handled under the direction of Montrose Valley Funeral Home.

Wallace "Bruce" Marshall
World War II Veteran 
Jan. 20, 1927 Oct. 23, 1999 
DELTA - World War II veteran, Wallace "Bruce" Marshall, age 72, a retired truck driver of new automobiles and a resident of Delta since 1994, died on Saturday, Oct. 23, 1999, at his home in Delta. 
Born on Jan. 20, 1927 in Vernal, Utah, Wallace "Bruce" Marshall was the son of Mack Marshall and Della (Rolfe) Marshall. He spent his childhood, graduated from the Cedaredge High School, grew to adulthood, and lived in Cedaredge until 1944. 
In 1944, during World War II, Bruce entered the United States Navy where he served his country until his discharge in April of 1946. 
After his military discharge, he lived and worked in Denver until 1976. 
Bruce married Clarine Niccoli on Oct. 10, 1952 and their union was blessed with one son and four daughters. Bruce and Clarine had shared 47 loving years of marriage this month. 
In 1976, Bruce and Clarine moved to Cedaredge and lived there until 1994 when they moved to Delta where Bruce made his home until the time of his death. 
He was a member of St. Michael's Catholic Church of Delta. 
Bruce loved and enjoyed hunting, fishing, and feeding the wild birds. 
Grateful for having shared Bruce's life are his wife, Clarine Marshall, of Delta; one son, Bob Marshall and wife Tina, of Maui, Hawaii; four daughters: Kitty and husband Ron Maupin, of Strasburg; Paulette and husband Bob Hamilton, of Trinidad; Cindi Marshall and husband Jim Smith, of Cedaredge; Jacqueline Sego, of Norwood; nine grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. 
Other family survivors include two sisters: Betty and husband Boyd Cornell, of Cedaredge; and Carol Ann and husband Jack Matthews, of St. Libory, Neb. 
Bruce was preceded in death by his father and mother; one sister, Edith Wiseman; and one brother, Robert G. "Bud" Marshall. 
Graveside Services in remembrance and to honor Bruce's life will be officiated by The Rev. Mark Bettinger on Friday, Oct. 29, at 4 p.m. in the Cedaredge Cemetery at Cedaredge, with Military Graveside Rite being conducted by Grand Mesa Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 9221. 
Arrangements are being handled under the direction of Taylor Funeral Service, Inc. 
Memorial contributions may be made to: Delta County Hospice Project, In Memory of Bruce Marshall, P.O. Box 24, Delta, CO 81416 or to a charity of the donor's choice, c/o Taylor Funeral Service, Inc., 800 Palmer St., Delta, CO 81416.

George Elmore Shoudy
World War II Veteran 
Sept. 26, 1923 - Oct. 25, 1999 
MONTROSE - George Elmore Shoudy, age 76, a retired truck driver and a resident of Montrose since 1992, died on Monday, Oct. 25, 1999, in the Latter-Day Saints Hospital at Salt Lake City, Utah. 
George Elmore Shoudy, the son of Elmore Shoudy and Lorna (Buck) Shoudy, was born on Sept. 26, 1923, in Kansas City, Mo. He spent his childhood, graduated from high school, and grew to adulthood in California. 
George was a veteran of World World II and he proudly served his country for eight years in the United States Navy. 
George married Kaylene Kahlin and prior to his retirement, he was employed as a truck driver, working for Bekins Van Lines and other companies. 
He moved from California and established his home in Grand Junction until November of 1992 when he moved to Montrose, where he made his home until the time of his death. 
George greatly loved and enjoyed mechanics, cooking, and animals of all kinds especially horses. He will be lovingly remembered for his wonderful sense of humor. 
Survivors grateful for having shared George's life are his wife, Kaylene Shoudy, of Montrose; two daughters: Georgine and husband David Tulette, of Menifee, Calif.; Cynthia and husband Larry Pitts, of Montrose; five grandchildren; one great-grandchild; three stepsons; and one stepdaughter. 
Other family survivors include four sisters: Lorna Shinton, of Elko, Nev.; Ruth Anderson, of Washington; Ilene Anfenson, of Mentor, Ohio; and Helene Frost, of Fresno, Calif. 
George was preceded in death by his parents, one son, and one stepson. 
Memorial Services in remembrance and to honor George's life will be officiated by Pastor Mike Lundberg on Saturday, Oct. 30, at 2 p.m. at the Crippin Funeral Home Chapel. The service will conclude at the chapel. 
Cremation has taken place, with arrangements being handled under the direction of the Crippin Funeral Home of Montrose.

Jeannette Rankin (Thornton) Hunt
Her Hobby: Ceramics 
Nov. 13, 1919 - Oct. 22, 1999 
GRAND JUNCTION - Former longtime Telluride resident, Jeannette Rankin (Thornton) Hunt, age 79, of Grand Junction, died after a short illness on Friday, Oct. 22, 1999, at the LaVilla Grande Health Services at Grand Junction. 
Jeannette Rankin Thornton was born in Wolf Point, Mont. on Nov. 13, 1919, the daughter of Ralph and Laura Thornton. 
In 1935, Jeannette moved with her family from Denver to Telluride. 
She married James R. Hunt on Sept. 16, 1945, in Telluride, Colo., and their union was blessed with one son. Jeannette and James celebrated 54 loving years of marriage last month. 
In May, 1966, the Hunts moved to Grand Junction where Jeannette made her home until the time of her death. 
Jeannette especially enjoyed cooking and knitting and her hobby was ceramics. 
Survivors include her husband, James Hunt; and one son, Stephan Hunt, both of Grand Junction. 
Other family survivors include one brother, Ralph Thornton, of Gateway; two sisters: Donna Kelly, of Gateway; Gay Cappis, of Telluride; five nephews; and one niece. 
Jeannette was preceded in death by her parents, one sister, one nephew, and one niece. 
Private Family Services in remembrance and to honor Jeannette's life will be conducted on Saturday, Oct. 30. 
Arrangements are being handled under the direction of Martin Mortuary and Crematory of Grand Junction.

Carl S. Goodwin Jr.
Photographer, Businessman 
Sept. 17, 1917 - Oct. 25, 1999 
MONTROSE - World War II veteran, radio announcer, businessman, professional photographer, and former Ridgway resident, Carl S. Goodwin Jr., age 82, of Montrose, died Monday morning, Oct. 25, 1999, in the San Juan Living Center at Montrose. 
Carl S. Goodwin Jr. was born in Keokuk, Iowa on Sept. 17, 1917, the son of Carl S. Goodwin Sr. and Helen (Mayer) Goodwin. He spent his childhood in Maplewood, N.J., where he graduated from high school, and grew to adulthood. He continued to pursue his education at the University of Virginia, earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business. 
During World War II, Carl was proud to serve his country in the United States Army. 
He was employed as a radio announcer for KSNO radio in Aspen, Colo. for 10 years. 
Carl married Ann R. Barrett on Oct. 28, 1978, in Ouray. Carl and Ann were privileged to share their 21st wedding anniversary three days before Carl's death. 
Carl and Ann moved from Cape Cod, Mass. to Ridgway in March of 1990 and then relocated to Montrose where Carl made his home until the time of his death. 
He was the owner and operator of Goodwin Photography & Framing in Montrose and Once Upon A Century, an old-time photo business in Ouray. 
Survivors include his wife, Ann Goodwin, of Montrose; one son, Brantly Goodwin and wife Pat, of Houston, Texas; and one daughter, Molly and husband Bill Webster, of Portland, Maine. 
Carl was the proud and loving grandfather of two granddaughters: Caroline and Elizabeth Webster, of Portland, Maine. 
Other family survivors include one sister, Betty Whitely, of Mendham, N.J. 
A celebration of Carl's life was officiated by The Rev. Steve Wengrovis on Wednesday, Oct. 27, at 10:30 a.m. at the Crippin Funeral Home Chapel in Montrose. The service conclude at the chapel. 
Arrangements were handled under the direction of the Crippin Funeral Home of Montrose. 
Memorial contributions, in memory of Carl, may be made to a charity of the donor's choice.

Robert Leonard Correll
Had A Great Sense of Humor 
June 14, 1925 - Oct. 24, 1999 
MONTROSE - World War II veteran and a retired iron worker in construction, Robert Leonard "Bob" Correll, age 74, a resident of Montrose since 1997, died Sunday afternoon, Oct. 24, 1999, in the Veterans Medical Center at Grand Junction. 
Robert Leonard Correll, the son of Claude Lamont Correll and Genevieve (Keeler) Correll, was born on June 14, 1925, in Kansas City, Mo. He spent his childhood, received his education, and grew to adulthood at Bonner Springs and El Dorado, Kan. 
During World War II, Bob enlisted in the United States Army from El Dorado, Kan. where he served his country from 1943 to 1946. 
After being discharged from the military, Bob moved to Wichita, Kan. 
Prior to his retirement, he was employed as an iron worker in construction. 
Bob married Martha J. "Marty" Kaiser on April 7, 1990, in Ventura, Calif. 
In 1997, Bob and Martha moved from the mountains of Sheridan, Wyo., where they had lived for approximately four years, to Montrose where Bob made his home until the time of his death. 
He was a member of the Masonic Lodge. 
Bob will be lovingly remembered for his great sense of humor. He and Marty loved to travel and especially enjoyed camping and the mountains. 
Survivors include his wife, Marty Correll, of Montrose; one son, Van Crain and wife Jody, of Lander, Wyo.; four daughters: Maryann and husband Kenny Cox, of Boise, Idaho; Katrina Mezenen, of Evanston, Wyo.; Linda and husband Wes Roberson, of Montrose; Ann and husband John Benscotter, of Ventura, Calif.; 14 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. 
Other family survivors include seven sisters: Betty Chamberlain and Claudia DeMaranville, both of Bonner Springs, Kan.; Mariann Weninger, Norma Cook, and Barbara Correll, all of Wichita, Kan.; Virginia Gampper, of Overland Park, Kan.; and Gloria Smith, of Waveland, Miss. 
Funeral Services in remembrance and to honor Bob's life will be officiated by Pastor Ray Koehn on Friday, Oct. 29, at 10 a.m. at the Crippin Funeral Home Chapel in Montrose. The service will conclude at the chapel. 
Cremation will follow the service, with arrangements being handled under the direction of the Crippin Funeral Home of Montrose.

Elizabeth Parsons Lehman
Loved People, Served Her Community 
June 26, 1915 - Oct. 26, 1999 
MONTROSE - A special lady, who was known as "Betty," Elizabeth Parsons Lehman, age 84, of Montrose, died Tuesday afternoon, Oct. 26, 1999, in the Valley Manor Care Center at Montrose. Betty was the wife of the late Dr. Charles A. Lehman who delivered 10,000 babies in his 40 years of medical practice. 
Elizabeth Parsons, the daughter of William R. Parsons and Alice (Bemis) Parsons, was born on June 26, 1915, in Springfield, Mass., where she spent her childhood, graduated from high school in 1932, and grew to adulthood. She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from Connecticut College For Women in New London, Conn. 
Betty married Charles A. Lehman on April 18, 1939 in Springfield, Mass. Betty and Charles' union was blessed with one son and three daughters. 
The Lehmans lived in Williamsport, Pa.; Quechee, Vt.; and Hanover, N.H. Charles preceded Betty in death on June 14, 1984, at Quechee, Vt. 
Betty, a homemaker, moved to Montrose where she made her home until the time of her death. 
She was a member of the Presbyterian Church and the Church of Christ at Dartmouth. 
Betty did so much volunteer and service work in her community of Lycoming County, Williamsport, Pa. over the years. She worked with the following service organizations: 
Family and Children Services, YWCA, Lycoming County United Fund, Williamsport Hospital Auxiliary, Lycoming County Medical Auxiliary, Williamsport High School American Field Service, Williamsport Home for Children, Bethune Douglas Community Center, and Covenant Central Presbyterian Church as the first female deacon. 
Betty also received the following service awards: The Lycoming County United Fund in 1970, the Brotherhood Award of the National Conference of Christians and Jews in 1961; The Grit Award for meritorious community service in 1964, Woman of the Year for the Williamsport Chapter of AAUW in 1964, and the West Branch Plan for Equality of Opportunity Award for outstanding service. 
Betty loved people and especially enjoyed helping others, walking, skiing, and playing Bridge. 
Survivors include one son, Charles A. Lehman Jr., of Carthage, N.Y.; three daughters: Anne Lysaght, of Wellesley, Mass; Beth Zabloski, of Sharon, Mass.; Judy Lokey, of Montrose; and 10 grandchildren. 
In addition to her parents and husband, Betty was also preceded in death by one daughter-in-law, Helen Lehman. 
Memorial Services in remembrance and to honor Betty's life will be held at a later date in Williamsport, Pa. 
Cremation has taken place, with arrangements handled under the direction of the Crippin Funeral Home of Montrose. 
Memorial contributions may be made to one of the following: Freedom Hall, Valley Manor Care Center, In Memory of Betty Lehman, Attention: Judy Pratt, 1401 So. Cascade, Montrose, CO 81401 or Alzheimer's Association, Greater Grand Junction Area Chapter, In Memory of Betty Lehman, 743 Horizon Ct., No. 100A, Grand Junction, CO 81506.

Lester A. Washburn
Husband, Father, Grandfather 
Oct. 8, 1907 - Oct. 28, 1999 
DELTA - Lester A. Washburn, a resident of Delta since 1996, died on Thursday, Oct. 28, 1999, at his home in Delta, 20 days after celebrating his 92nd birthday. 
Born on Oct. 8, 1907 in Burlington, Vt., Lester A. Washburn was the son of Arthur Washburn and Mary (Williams) Washburn. He spent his childhood, received his education, and grew to adulthood in the Randolph, Vt. area. 
Lester lived in Arizona from 1948 to 1951, St. Paul, Ore. from 1952 to 1986, Austin, Colo. from 1986 to 1996, and Delta from 1996 until the time of his death. 
Prior to his retirement, Lester was employed as a logger, heavy equipment operator, and farmhand. 
His marriage to Alice Marion DuSharm ended in divorce. In 1952, Lester married Goldie Rae Shaffer and she preceded him in death in 1978. Lester then married Ethel Durfee on March 3, 1979 in Aurora, Ore. and they were privileged to share 11 years of marriage this year in March. 
Lester was a member of the Redeemer Lutheran Church of Delta. 
During his lifetime, Lester received the most pleasure and enjoyment from hunting, fishing, and gardening. 
Survivors include his wife, Ethel Washburn, of Delta; three sons: Dean E. Washburn and wife Viola; Don E. Washburn and wife Joy, all of Guthrie, Minn.; Lester Arthur Washburn Jr. and wife Barbara, of Gold Hill, Ore.; and three daughters: Sandy and husband Bob Brown, of Azalea, Ore.; Nancy and husband Al La Cross, of Buckley, Wash.; and Linda Stephanich, of Winston, Ore. 
Lester was the proud and loving grandfather of 24 grandchildren, the great-grandfather of numerous great-grandchildren; and the great-great-grandfather of several great-great-grandchildren. 
He was preceded in death by his parents, his first two wives, and one sister, Beatrice Knight. 
Memorial Services in remembrance and to honor Lester's life will be officiated by Pastor Marion Hofman on Monday, Nov. 1, at 11 a.m. from the Delta Redeemer Lutheran Church. The service will conclude at the church. 
Arrangements are being handled under the direction of Taylor Funeral Service, Inc. 
Memorial contributions may be made to the following: Delta County Hospice Project, In Memory of Lester Washburn, P.O. Box 24, Delta, CO 81416.

Andrew J. Trujillo
Retired Denver School Teacher 
March 15, 1936 - Oct. 28, 1999 
MONTROSE - Andrew J. Trujillo, age 63, of Montrose, died late Wednesday evening, Oct. 28, 1999, in the Montrose Memorial Hospital. 
Andrew J. Trujillo, the son of Cris Trujillo and Julia (Olguin) Trujillo, was born on March 15, 1936, in Salida, Colo., where he spent his childhood, graduated from the Salida High School, and grew to adulthood. Andrew graduated from Western State College in Gunnison in 1958 with a Bachelor of Arts degree and in 1971 he received his Master's degree in Science/Education from the Northern Illinois University. 
Andrew married Elaine Campbell on June 21, 1958 in St. Joseph Catholic Church at Salida. Two children were born to their union and they were privileged to share 41 loving years of marriage this year in June. 
The Trujillos established their home in Denver where Andrew taught high school chemistry and coached football until his retirement in 1992. 
Andrew and Elaine built their retirement home in Montrose and made Montrose their home in December of 1998 where Andrew resided until the time of his death. 
He was a member of St. Mary's Catholic Church of Montrose, the N.E.A., the C.E.A., and D.P.S.R.E.A. 
Andrew truly loved and delighted in spending time with his two grandchildren, fishing, golfing, traveling, and cooking. 
Survivors include his wife, Elaine Trujillo, of Montrose; one son, Mike Trujillo and wife Sandy, of Montrose; one daughter, Julie and husband Dean Thomas, of Denver; and two grandchildren: Drew and Laura Trujillo, of Montrose. 
Other family survivors include his mother, Julia Trujillo; one sister, Ramona and husband Gerald Marshall; and an aunt, Denny Olguin, all of Salida. 
Andrew was preceded in death by his father, Cris Trujillo, on Jan. 4, 1995. 
Funeral Services in remembrance and to honor Andrew's life will be officiated by The Rev. Dan Huber on Saturday, Oct. 30, at 11 a.m. in St. Mary's Catholic Church. The service will conclude at the church. 
Arrangements are being handled under the direction of the Crippin Funeral Home of Montrose. 
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the following: Denver Teachers' Club, In Memory of Andrew Trujillo, 990 Glencoe, Denver, CO 80220.

Viola Vivian Pollock
Former Cedaredge Resident 
June 18, 1913 - Oct. 17, 1999 
MOUNT AYR, Iowa - Viola Vivian Hamilton was born in Cedaredge, Colo. on June 18, 1913, the daughter of Frank and Ida (Closson) Hamilton. Viola died on Sunday, Oct. 17, 1999, in Mount Ayr, Iowa, at the age of 86. 
She grew up in Cedaredge where she attended and graduated from the Cedaredge High School, and grew to adulthood. 
Vivian was united in marriage to Lynn R. Pollock on Dec. 24, 1932, in Cedaredge and six children were born to this union. 
In 1951, the Pollock family moved to Ringgold County, Iowa, where Vivian made her home until the time of her death. 
After her husband's death, she took nurses aid training and stayed with several senior citizens so they could stay in their own homes. The last several years, Vivian made her home with her son, James Pollock and wife Patty, and spent time with other family members. 
Vivian was a member and faithfully attended the Wishard Chapel United Methodist Church. 
Left to cherish Vivan's memory are four sons: James Pollock and wife Patty, of Mount Ayr, Iowa; John Pollock and wife Catherine, of Malvern, Iowa; Frank Pollock and wife Judy, of Mount Ayr, Iowa; Tom Pollock and wife Helen, of Malvern, Iowa; one daughter, Erma and husband Charles Scearcy, of Ollie, Iowa; 15 grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren. 
Other family survivors include one sister, Melva Jones, of Eckert; one brother-in-law, Avery Pollock and wife Wanda, of Austin, Colo.; two sisters-in-law: Edith Leonard, of Delta; Mildred Hamilton, of Hotchkiss; and a host of other family and friends. 
Vivian was preceded in death by her parents, husband, an infant daughter; and one brother, Ray Hamilton, of Hotchkiss.

Jack M. Miles
Loving Husband, Best Father Ever 
Oct. 27, 1939 - Oct. 26, 1999 
MONTROSE - Jack M. Miles, age 59, of the Coal Creek community near Montrose, died Tuesday afternoon, Oct. 26, 1999, from injuries he received in a farming accident on his farm near Montrose, the afternoon before he would have celebrated his 60th birthday the next day. 
Jack M. Miles was born on Oct. 27, 1939 in Spooner, Wis., where he spent his childhood, graduated from the Spooner High School, and grew to adulthood. 
Jack married Sharon Lou Lovick on Dec. 14, 1959, in Spooner, Wis. Jack and Sharon would have shared 40 loving years of marriage this year in December. 
In 1969, Jack moved his family to Colorado and in 1971 started Montrose Plumbing & Heating. He retired from the business in 1996. 
In 1976 he built their home in Coal Creek community where he raised his family. Jack was a strong and active man and was working on his home when the accident occurred in the field which took his life. 
Jack spent his entire life striving to improve the future of his family. The lessons he taught his children never say "I can't," "never look back except to learn from your mistakes" were well learned and will never be forgotten. 
Jack was a member of the Montrose Christian Church. He was a solid Christian, the best father ever, a more loving husband will never live, and he was an example to all who knew and loved him. 
Survivors grateful for having shared Jack's life are his wife, Sharon Miles, of Montrose; and his children: Christine and Anthony Baker of Killeen, Texas; Polly and Wes Hohlenkamp of Atwater, Calif. and their children: Ashley and Stephanie; Matt and Marci Miles of Montrose and their children: Nicholas and Stephanie; Amy Amans of Grand Junction and her children: Madeleine and Ethan; Abigail and Eli Power of Montrose and their children: Davis and Lillian; Scott and Laray Miles of Ellensburg, Wash. and their children: Kimberly and Trevor; and one sister, Janet and husband Jerry Hines, of Anchorage, Alaska. 
Visitation for family and friends is scheduled for Friday, Oct. 29, from 3 to 8 p.m. at the Crippin Chapel in Montrose. 
Funeral Services in remembrance and to honor Jack's life will be officiated by Jim Peters on Saturday, Oct. 30, at 10 a.m. at the Montrose Christian Church. 
Interment will follow the service in the Grand View Cemetery west of Montrose, with arrangements being handled under the direction of the Crippin Funeral Home of Montrose.

Mary Ann Liss
Homemaker/ School Teacher 
March 26, 1940 - Oct. 27, 1999 
MONTROSE - Mary Ann Liss, age 59, a retired school teacher, a homemaker, and a resident of Montrose since May, died of a sudden illness on Wednesday, Oct. 27, 1999, at her home in Montrose. 
Mary Ann Kuinius, the daughter of Anthony Kuinius and Helen (Lemezis) Kuinius, was born on March 26, 1940, in Chicago, Ill., where she spent her childhood, received her education, and grew to adulthood. Mary Ann continued to pursue her education at the Northern Illinois University. 
After completing her education and getting married, Mary Ann moved to Denver where she continued her education at the University of Denver, earning a Bachelor of Arts and Master's degree in Special Education. 
Her marriage later ended in divorce and Mary Ann lived in Denver 22 years before moving to California where she was employed with the San Bernadino County School District teaching severely handicapped children from 1975 until her health forced her retirement in 1997. 
Mary Ann moved to Montrose in May of this year to be near her family where she made her home until the time of her death. 
She was a member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Telluride. 
Mary Ann was an avid reader of novels and was always very intereted in the field of education. She was close to the children who she taught and remained interested in their continued welfare. Mary Ann was equally very close to her own children and had just recently returned to Colorado to be near them. She really enjoyed traveling and was thrilled to travel to Hawaii. Mary Ann loved spending her spare time in her flower garden. 
Survivors include one son, Kurt Albert Liss, of Denver; and one daughter, Lorrie Renee and husband Ricky Denesik, of Telluride. 
Other family survivors include her stepfather, Patrick Owens, of Chicago, Ill.; and one brother, James R. Kuinius, of Anaheim, Calif. 
Funeral Services in remembrance and to honor Mary Ann's life will be officiated by The Rev. Nathaneal Foshage on Saturday, Oct. 30, at 11 a.m. in St. Patrick's Catholic Church at Telluride. 
Interment will follow the service in the Lone Tree Cemetery at Telluride, with arrangements being handled under the direction of Montrose Valley Funeral Home. 
Memorial contributions may be made to the following: Hospice of The Uncompahgre Valley, In Memory of Mary Ann Liss, P.O. Box 1804, Montrose, CO 81402-1804.


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