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John Sanford "Jack" Miller 
A Man Born to Farming 
Oct. 4, 1922 Dec. 16, 1998 
MONTROSE World War II veteran and retired farmer, John S. "Jack" Miller, age 76, of Montrose, died from pneumonia Wednesday afternoon, Dec. 16, 1998, in the Montrose Memorial Hospital. 
John Sanford Miller, the son of Clyde H. Miller Sr. "Strawberry Miller" and Irene (De Haas) Miller, was born on Oct. 4, 1922, in Denver, Colo. He moved with his family to the Pea Green area of Delta in 1938 and graduated from the Olathe High School in 1941. 
Mr. Miller was employed with Gates Rubber Co. in Denver until October of 1942 when he enlisted in the United States Army, where he served his country during World War II. He was part of the Second Armored Division's "Hell on Wheels," which took part in the invasion of Normandy in 1943 and was with the division in England, France, and later Germany. Mr. Miller received the Honorary Belgium Citation for the liberation of that country. 
After returning home in 1945, Mr. Miller married Miriam Jane "Mims" Rakestraw on Dec. 19, 1945, in Englewood, Colo., and returned to employment with Gates Rubber Company. 
However, city life did not help Mr. Miller's memories of the war fade, and he longed for the farm. A year later Mr. Miller and his wife, Mims, moved back to Pea Green to help his parents farm. They later moved to Shavano Valley, where Mr. Miller farmed for 39 years and was a star producer of Moravian barley for the Adolf Coors Co. for over 20 years. 
He was preceded in death by his wife, Mims, on May 8, 1996, in Montrose. 
Survivors grateful to have shared Mr. Miller's life include two sons: Bill K. Miller and wife Regina, of Colorado Springs; J. Mike Miller, of Sumas, Wash.; and one daughter, Kathy and husband Dennis McAninch, of Sandy, Utah. 
Mr. Miller was the proud and doting grandfather of six granddaughters: Jennifer Lauren McAninch, Cheryl Ann Miller, Rebecca Kathleen Miller, Lindsey Jean McAninch, Kelley Jane Miller, and Lauren Christine Miller. Two weeks prior to his death, Mr. Miller told each granddaughter by phone that they were beautiful and how proud he was of their accomplishments and intelligence. It was his goodbye to his granddaughters. 
Other family survivors include four brothers: Clyde H. Miller Jr., James S. Miller, Herbert Miller, Luther Miller; and three sisters: Margaret Brown, Laura Ziegel, and Virginia Luttrell. 
Public visitation is scheduled for Friday, Dec. 18, from 3 to 7 p.m. at the Crippin Funeral Home Chapel. 
Funeral Services in remembrance and to honor Mr. Miller's life will be officiated on Saturday, Dec. 19, at 2 p.m. from the Crippin Funeral Home Chapel. 
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. 
Memorial gifts may be made to: The American Lung Association of Colorado, In Memory of Jack Miller, P.O. Box 3154, Grand Junction, Colo. 81502-3154. 

C. Howard McClean
Sturgeon Electric Co. Retiree 
Oct. 24, 1920 Dec. 19, 1998 
MONTROSE C. Howard McClean, age 78, a resident of Montrose for the past 16 years, died Saturday morning, Dec. 19, 1998, in the Montrose Memorial Hospital. 
Born on Oct. 24, 1920, in Denver, Colo., C. Howard McClean was the son of Robert James and Anna (Briggs) McClean. He spent his childhood, graduated from South High School in 1939; and grew to adulthood in Denver. 
Mr. McClean served his country in the United States Navy. 
He married Lillian Wheeler on Oct. 1, 1980, in Fort Collins, Colo. The couple were privileged to celebrate their 18th wedding anniversary this year in October. 
Prior to his retirement, Mr. McClean was employed for 38 years with Sturgeon Electric Company in Denver. 
He was a member of Montrose Elks Lodge No. 1053, B.P.O.E. and received the 55-year pin for I.B.E.W. Local No. 68. 
Mr. McClean especially enjoyed football, fishing, and golf. He absolutely loved to travel. 
Survivors grateful to have shared Mr. McClean's life include his wife, Lillian McClean, of Montrose; two sons: Chuck McClean II and wife Christy, of Livermore, Calif.; Mike McClean and wife Carol, of Wyming; two stepsons: Skip Huston and wife Elaine, of Montrose; Tim Huston and wife Denise, of Denver; two daughters: Vicki and husband Robin Wilhelm, of Pine Bluffs, Wyo.; Lorraine Dinwiddie, of Denver; and one stepdaughter, Sheri and husband Donn Drury, of Denver. 
Mr. McClean was the proud grandfather of 15 grandchildren; and the great-grandfather of numerous great-grandchildren. 
Other family survivors include one brother, Gordon McClean, of Sun City, Ariz.; and one sister, Frances McClean, of Denver. 
Mr. McClean was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers: Robert and Donald McClean. 
Memorial Services in remembrance and to honor Mr. McClean's life will be officiated by Minister Tim Smith on Wednesday, Dec. 23, at 3 p.m. from the Crippin Funeral Home Chapel in Montrose. The service will conclude at the chapel. 
Arrangements are being handled under the direction of the Crippin Funeral Home of Montrose. 

Rocky Mathew Gallob
Almost Realized His Dream 
Jan. 23, 1960 Dec. 14, 1998 
PAONIA Rocky Mathew Gallob, age 38, a coal miner and a resident of the Paonia area for most of his life, died in a mining accident on Monday, Dec. 14, 1998, in the Bowie Coal Mine near Paonia. 
Born on Jan. 23, 1960, in Delta, Colo., Rocky Mathew Gallob was the son of Mathew Wm. and Vera June (Weller) Gallob. He spent his childhood, received his education, and lived in Paonia his entire lifetime except for the year he lived in Hanna, Wyo. 
Mr. Gallob married Cheryl Diane Norris on Dec. 6, 1997, in Paonia, Colo. The couple had just celebrated their first wedding anniversary eight days before Mr. Gallob's death. 
He was a member of the National Rifle Association (N.R.A.). 
Mr. Gallob's loves and joy in life were his family, snowmobiling, hunting, fishing, four-wheeling, and camping. He almost realized his dream of owning the Spruce Lodge and Alexander Lake Lodge on Grand Mesa. 
Survivors grateful to have shared Mr. Gallob's life include his wife Diane Gallob; two sons: Mathew Gallob and Brandon Gallob; and one stepson, Michael Fedirko, all of Paonia. 
Other family survivors include his father and mother, Bill and Vera Gallob; one sister, Sandy and husband John George, all of Paonia; four nieces, Samantha George; Katrisha, Felisha and Victoria Dickinson; one nephew, Jack George; one grandfather, Harrison Weller, of Paonia; and one grandmother, Kate Gallob, of Delta. 
Mr. Gallob was preceded in death by his grandmother, June Weller; his grandfather, Fred Gallob; and two cousins: JoAnn Weller and Cody Stroud. 
Funeral Services in remembrance and to honor Mr. Gallob's life will be officiated by Robert Timmons and Larry Johnson on Friday, Dec. 18, at 10 a.m. from the North Fork Baptist Church in Paonia. 
Interment will follow the service in the Cedar Hill Cemetery at Paonia, with arrangements being handled under the direction of Taylor Funeral Service, Inc. 
Memorial gifts may be made to: Rocky Gallob Memorial Fund, c/o Paonia State Bank, P.O. Box 597, Paonia, Colo. 81428. 

Hector Alfonzo Camacho
Touched Many Lives 
Nov. 11, 1963 Dec. 14, 1998 
HOTCHKISS Hector Alfonzo Camacho, age 35, a coal miner and resident of Hotchkiss for 21 years, died in a coal mining accident on Monday, Dec. 14, 1998, at the Bowie Coal Mine near Paonia. 
Born on Nov. 11, 1963, in Guadala Jara, Mexico, Hector Alfonzo Camacho was the son of Jim Leroy Collins and Maria Del Refugio Munoz Ivarra. He spent his childhood and received his education in Mexico. At the age of 14, he moved to Hotchkiss where he made his home until the time of his death. 
Mr. Camacho married Tracy L. Collins on Aug. 13, 1982, in Delta County. The couple were blessed with one son and one daughter and were privileged to celebrate 16 years of marriage this year in August. 
He was a member of the Catholic church. 
Mr. Camacho was very active in youth sports of all types in the Delta County School system from Cedaredge to Paonia to Hotchkiss from Pee Wee on up. He touched the lives of so many young people as well as family and friends. He greatly enjoyed fishing, hunting, sports, and photography work. 
Survivors grateful to have shared Mr. Camacho's life include his wife, Tracy Camacho; one son, Adam K. Camacho; and one daughter, Alicia A. Camacho, all of Hotchkiss. 
Other family survivors include his mother, Maria Del Refugio Munoz Ivarra, of Guadala Jara, Mexico; two brothers: Paulino Navarro Munoz and Alejandro Espinosa Munoz; four sisters: Antigracia Camacho Munoz, Adella Camacho Munoz, Geonoveva Camacho Munoz, Maria del Rayo Navarro Munoz, all of Mexico; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins. 
Memorial Services in remembrance and honor Mr. Camacho's life will be officiated by Pastor James Jesser on Friday, Dec. 18, at 2 p.m. from the Paonia Friends Church. The service will conclude at the church. 
Arrangements are being handled under the direction of the Taylor Funeral Service, Inc. 
Memorial gifts may be made to: Babe Ruth Little League, In Memory of Hector Camacho, c/o First State Bank of Hotchkiss, P.O. Box 38, Hotchkiss, Colo. 81419. 

Patricia Ann Cordova Alires 
Loved/Enjoyed Grandchildren 
May 9, 1953 Dec. 14, 1998 
MONTROSE Montrose resident, Patricia Ann Cordova Alires, age 45, died of a sudden illness on Monday, Dec. 14, 1998, in the Montrose Memorial Hospital Emergency Room. 
Patricia Ann Cordova, the daughter of Gilbert and Mary (Barrientos) Cordova, was born on May 9, 1953, in Montrose, Colo., where she spent her childhood, received her education, grew to adulthood, and lived nearly all of her lifetime until the time of her death. 
In 1968, she married Frank Morales in Montrose, Colo., with the marriage later ending in divorce. 
In 1985, Ms. Alires moved to Durango where she became the manager of Arby's Restaurant. Later, in 1987, she moved to Grand Junction to manage the Grand Junction Arby's. 
On Dec. 12, 1989, Ms. Alires' teenage daughter and son, Laurie and Darren Morales, were tragically killed in an automobile accident in Mesa County. Her daughter, Laurie, had previously competed and won the honor to serve Montrose as a Monte de Rosas Fiesta queen. 
Following her daughter and son's death, Ms. Alires moved back to Montrose to be near her family where she continued to make her home until the time of her own death. 
During her lifetime, she was a homemaker, and worked as a supervisor and manager for fast food restaurants. 
Ms. Alires enjoyed "Oldies" music, cooking and baking especially near the holidays. The main love and joy of her life was spending time with her grandchildren. 
Survivors grateful to have shared Ms. Alires' life include one son, Gilbert Cordova, of Grand Junction; two daughters: Lonnie Alires and husband Darren Sandoval, of Montrose; and Mary Barela, of Grand Junction. 
She was the proud grandmother of four grandchildren: Trinity, Emmanuel, and Brittany Sandoval, of Montrose; and Adrian Morales, of Delta. 
Other family survivors include her mother, Mary Belarde and stepfather, who she made her home with from an early age, LeRoy Belarde, of Monrose; two brothers: Martin Cordova and wife Janet, of Colorado Springs; Joe Belarde and wife Candi, of Montrose; and one sister, Darlene and husband Darick Robinson, of Montrose. 
Visitation time for family and friends is scheduled for Thursday, Dec. 17, from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Montrose Valley Funeral Home. 
A Vigil Service for the deceased will be recited on Thursday, Dec. 17, at 7 p.m. from the Montrose Valley Funeral Home Chapel. 
Funeral Mass in remembrance and to honor Ms. Alires' life will be officiated by The Rev. Dan Huber on Friday, Dec. 18, at 10 a.m. from St. Mary's Catholic Church in Montrose. 
Rite of Committal will follow the Mass in the Valley Lawns Cemetery south of Montrose, with arrangements being handled under the direction of Montrose Valley Funeral Home. 

Virgil C. Breit
Active Church Member 
May 14, 1918 Dec. 18, 1998 
MONTROSE Virgil C. Breit, the son of Frank and Bessie Breit, was born on May 14, 1918, in Nodaway County, Mo., and died on Friday, Dec. 18, 1998, in the San Juan Living Center at Montrose at the age of 80. 
In 1940, Mr. Breit moved to San Diego, Calif., where he worked in the aircraft industry for 43 years. 
He was an active member of his church, serving his Lord in many capacities. He was loved by all who knew him. 
Mr. Breit married his wife, Virginia, on April 3, 1942. The couple moved to Montrose in 1993 to be near their daughter, where Mr. Breit made his home until the time of his death. 
He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Virginia Breit; and his daughter, Linda, both of Montrose. 
Services are pending, with arrangements being handled under the direction of the Crippin Funeral Home of Montrose. 
Memorial gifts may be made to: Montrose United Methodist Church, In Memory of Virgil C. Breit, 19 So. Park Ave., Montrose, Colo. 81401. 

Floyd Samuel Burkdoll
A True Outdoorsman 
Sept. 3, 1915 Dec. 20, 1998 
DELTA Floyd Samuel Burkdoll, a rancher, equipment operator for the U.S. Forest Service and a resident of Delta for 71 years, died on Sunday, Dec. 20, 1998, in his Delta home. 
Born on Sept. 3, 1915, in Reece, Kan., Floyd Samuel Burkdoll was the son of Samuel Franklin and Elizabeth Jane (LaRue) Burkdoll. He spent his childhood in Toronto, Kan., until he was 12 years old. He then moved to Delta where he spent the remainder of his childhood, received his education, grew to adulthood, and made his home for 71 years until the time of his death. 
Mr. Burkdoll served his country in the United States Army/Navy. 
On March 8, 1945, he married Shirley L. Burch in Delta, Colo. The couple were blessed with two sons and one daughter and were privileged to share 53 years of marriage. 
Mr. Burkdoll was a rancher and also worked as an equipment operator for the U.S. Forest Service, maintaining roads throughout the mountain areas, 13 years before his retirement. 
He was a life member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars. 
Mr. Burkdoll was a true outdoorsman, who loved to fish, hunt, and camp. He also enjoyed wood working and gardening. 
Survivors grateful to have shared Mr. Burkdoll's life include his wife, Shirley L. Burkdoll, of Delta; two sons: Dale Burkdoll and wife JoAnn, of Montrose; John Burkdoll, of Delta; and one daughter, Janette "Nettie" and husband Claude Springer, of Las Vegas, Nev. 
He was the proud grandfather of eight grandchildren: Janeen, Slugger, Cheri, Ty, Justin, Kasey, Christi, and Kenny; and great-grandfather of seven great-grandchildren: Jordy, Khyrsten, Courtney, Bo, Dustin, Kahla, and Sabrina. 
Other family survivors include numerous nieces and nephews. 
Mr. Burkdoll was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters: Nora Mae Bradbury and Myrtle Michael; and two brothers: Earl Burkdoll and Ralph Cooper. 
Funeral Services in remembrance and to honor Mr. Burkdoll's life will be officiated by Janette Springer on Wednesday, Dec. 23, at 10 a.m. from the Taylor Funeral Service Chapel in Delta. 
Arrangements are being handled under the direction of Taylor Funeral Service, Inc. 
Memorial gifts may be made to: Hospice of the Uncompahgre Valley, In Memory of Floyd S. Burkdoll, P.O. Box 1804, Montrose, Colo. 81402. 

J. Nadean Addington
Wife, Mother, Grandmother 
Dec. 1, 1920 Dec. 26, 1998 
HURRICANE, Utah J. Nadean Addington, age 78, a homemaker and resident of Hurricane, Utah for seven years, died on Saturday, Dec. 26, 1998, in St. Mary's Hospital at Grand Junction. 
Born on Dec. 1, 1920, in Stonington, Baca County, Colo., J. Nadean Holder was the daughter of Frank and Enid (Gordon) Holder. She spent her childhood, received her education, and grew to adulthood in Elkhart, Kan. 
Miss Holder married Alden A. Addington on Oct. 27, 1937, in Hugoton, Kan. The couple were blessed with a son and a daughter and were privileged to celebrate 61 years of marriage this year in October. 
The Addingtons lived in Campo, Colo., from 1971 to 1974 when she and her husband moved to the Orchard City area in Delta County where they resided until 1991. The last seven years of her life Mrs. Addington made her home in Hurricane, Utah, until the time of her death. 
She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Elkhart, Kan., and belonged to the Eastern Star for many years. 
Mrs. Addington loved and enjoyed being around her family and loved animals. She taught ceramic classes and had a ceramic shop. She also enjoyed knitting. 
Survivors grateful to have shared Mrs. Addington's life include her husband, Alden A. Addington, of Hurricane, Utah; and one daughter, Lynne Voncielle and husband Vic Clampitt, of Austin. 
She was the proud grandmother of three grandsons: Kent Clampitt, of Grand Junction; Lance Clampitt and wife Cheri, of Morrison; Shane Clampitt and wife Cindy, of Henderson, Nev.; and the great-grandmother of seven great-grandchildren. 
Other family survivors include three brothers-in-law: Bob Blaine, of Delta; Richard Addington and wife Loreine, of Elkhart, Kan.; Bill Addington, of Fort Worth, Texas; and two sisters: Velda and husband Don Geiger, of Delta; and Vioda Hargrove, of Seibert. 
Mrs. Addington was preceded in death by her parents; one son, Steven Mark Addington; and two sisters: Lodene Holder and Fada Blaine. 
Funeral Services in remembrance and to honor Mrs. Addington's life will be officiated by Pastor Pat Malone on Tuesday, Dec. 29, at 2:30 p.m. from the Delta United Methodist Church. 
Interment will follow the service in the Delta City Cemetery, with arrangements being handled under the direction of Taylor Funeral Service, Inc. 
Memorial gifts may be made to: Delta County Humane Society, In Memory of J. Nadean Addington, P.O. Box 1111, Delta, Colo. 81416. 

Algia V. "Retta" Carson
Enjoyed Family and Church Activities 
July 4, 1919 Dec. 27, 1998 
CEDAREDGE Algia A. "Retta" Carson, age 79, a homemaker and resident of Cedaredge, died on Sunday, Dec. 27, 1998, in the Delta County Memorial Hospital. 
Algia V. Loucks was born on July 4, 1919, in Gunnison, Colo., the daughter of Vere Hall and Henryetta (Butler) Loucks. She graduated from the Eckert High School in Eckert, Colo. 
Miss Loucks married Herbert N. Carson on Dec. 18, 1937, in Delta, Colo. The couple were blessed with one daughter and were privileged to celebrate 61 years of marriage just a few days before Mrs. Carson's death. 
Following their marriage, the Carsons moved to Portland, Ore., in 1940 where they remained until 1971 when they moved to Kentucky. After living in Oklahoma for 22 years, the Carsons returned to Cedaredge in 1976 where Mrs. Carson made her home until the time of her death. 
She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints of Cedaredge. She belonged to the Pink Ladies Auxiliary for Delta County Memorial Hospital, served as chairman of the Heart Association for Delta County and served as Colorado Heart Mother in 1986, traveling the state to raise money for the Heart Association. 
Mrs. Carson loved and enjoyed her family and church activities. She also enjoyed dancing and making pies. She started the summer Pie Social in Cedaredge. 
Survivors grateful to have shared Mrs. Carson's life include her husband, Herbert N. Carson, of Cedaredge; one daughter, Mardean Marie and husband Rick Smith, of Montrose; one granddaughter, Carla Marie and husband Danny Harper, of Duncanville, Texas; and one great-granddaughter, Emma Louise Olbert, of Ignacio. 
Other family survivors include one brother, Leonard Alverin Loucks, of Yacolt, Wash. 
Mrs. Carson was preceded in death by her parents; two sisters: Olga May Loucks and Viva Belle Hamilton; and one brother, Alvin Loucks. 
Memorial Services in remembrance and to honor Mrs. Carson's life will be officiated by Bishop Don Pyle on Thursday, Dec. 31, at 11 a.m. from the Cedaredge Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. The service will conclude at the church. 
Arrangements are being handled under the direction of Mesa View Mortuary-Cemetery of Delta. 
Memorial gifts may be made to: Heart Association, In Memory of Algia V. "Retta" Carson, c/o Mesa View Mortuary-Cemetery, 682 1725 Rd., Delta, Colo. 81416. 

John Franklin deKoevend
World War II Vet/Teacher 
May 23, 1923 Dec. 23, 1998 
NUCLA John Franklin "Jack" deKoevend, age 75, mayor of the Town of Nucla for 16 years along with being a World War II veteran and Nucla school teacher, died of a heart attack on Wednesday, Dec. 23, 1998, in St. Mary's Hospital at Grand Junction. 
John Franklin deKoevend was born in Littleton, Colo., on May 23, 1923, the son of Frederick M. and Mabel E. (George) deKoevend. He graduated from the Littleton High School in May of 1942 and enlisted in the United States Coast Guard where he served his country in Norfolk, Va.; and Seattle, Wash., during World War II. Following his discharge in 1946, Mr. deKoevend enrolled at Western State College in Gunnison. 
Mr. deKoevend married Mary Helen Ayer on June 18, 1949, in Ouray, Colo., at the home of Al and Joan Fidel. The couple were blessed with three children: John Bruce, Karla Jon, and Mary A. "Agnes." 
During the summers from 1949 to 1952, Mr. deKoevend co-managed the Ouray Swimming Pool, and coached swimming teams which competed regionally and at the state level. 
Following his graduation from Western State College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Industrial Arts in 1952, he was employed by the college in the maintenance department until the summer of 1953 at which time he went to work for the Idarado Mining Company at Ouray. 
In May of 1954, Mr. deKoevend began working for the Union Carbide Company in Uravan as a life guard and swimming coach, as well as conducting Red Cross swimming classes. He continued to be involved in the swimming programs throughout each summer until the termination of his employment with Union Carbide in 1963. At that time he went back to Western State College to earn credits for a teaching certificate. 
In the fall of 1965, Mr. deKoevend began teaching at the Naturita Junior High where he taught for several years before transferring to the position of fifth grade teacher at Nucla Elementary. He also drove school buses for several years. 
After the deKoevend family moved to Nucla in 1967, Mr. deKoevend was elected mayor of Nucla on a write-in ballot in 1970 and continued to serve the Town of Nucla as mayor until his retirement in 1986. 
Survivors grateful to have shared Mr. deKoevend's life include his wife of 49 years, Mary Helen deKoevend, of Nucla; two daughters: Karla and husband Jim Tilford and Mary A. deKoevend, all of Grand Junction; four grandchildren; and one great-grandson. 
Other family survivors include three sisters: Charlotte E. Elliott, of Littleton; Loretto N. and husband Gus Grosland; George D. and husband John Kincaid, all of Gunnison; one brother, Dick deKoevend and wife Jacquie, of Conway, Wash.; one sister-in-law, Gay deKoevend, of Pine, Ariz.; as well as 10 nieces and nephews; 10 grandnieces and nephews; and two great-grandnephews. 
Mr. deKoevend was preceded in death by one son, John Bruce; his father and mother; one sister, Genevieve; and two brothers: Frederick S. and W. Robert. 
Visitation for family and friends is scheduled for Tuesday, Dec. 29, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. in the Nucla High School Gymnasium. 
Funeral Services in remembrance and to honor Mr. deKoevend's life will follow visitation on Tuesday, Dec. 29, at noon in the Nucla High School, 225 W. 4th St., with Bob Brubacker officiating. The service will conclude at the high school. 
Cremation will follow the service, with Memorial Services to be held later next spring in Crawford. 
Arrangements are being handled under the direction of the Hale & Gerken Funeral Home of Naturita. 
In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to: The Nucla Town Park Recreation Fund, In Memory of John F. deKoevend, c/o Nucla Town Hall, P.O. Box 219, Nucla, Colo. 81424. 

Alice Phebe Delgado
Woolworth's Sales Clerk 
Dec. 4, 1912 Dec. 26, 1998 
ECKERT Alice P. "Dee" Delgado, age 86, who was employed for 25 years as a sales clerk for Woolworth's Department Store, died on Saturday, Dec. 26, 1998, in the Horizons Care Center at Eckert. 
Alice P. Heckert was born on Dec. 4, 1912, in Merino, Colo., the daughter of Clarence and Mary (Brown) Heckert. 
She married Joseph Delgado and the marriage was blessed with one daughter. 
Mrs. Delgado moved from Sterling to Denver where she remained for 30 years. In 1997, she moved to Eckert to be near her daughter, where she made her home until the time of her death. 
She was a member of the University Park United Methodist Church of Denver and belonged to the Felicia and the Pegs of her church. 
Mrs. Delgado expecially enjoyed helping with the bingo games of the Veterans of Foreign Wars and attending AARP functions. 
Survivors grateful to have shared Mrs. Delgado's life include her daughter, Evelyn and husband Allen Horn, of Eckert; two brothers: Louise Heckert, of Grand Lake; George Heckert, of Ventura, Calif.; four nephews; and three cousins: Theron, Emory, and Ann McSay, of Fort Collins. 
She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph; her father, Clarence W. Heckert; and her mother, Mary Phebe Brown. 
Funeral Services in remembrance and to honor Mrs. Delgado's life will be officiated on Thursday, Dec. 31, at 1 p.m. in the Crown Hill Cemetery Chapel, 7777 West 29th Ave., in Denver. 
Interment will follow the service in the Crown Hill Cemetery at Denver, with arrangements being handled under the direction of Mesa View Mortuary-Cemetery of Delta. 
Memorial gifts may be made to: Alzheimer's Association, In Memory of Alice P. Delgado, P.O. Box 803638, Chicago, Ill. 60680-8984. 

Kathaleen Mary Dismant
Her Special Interest Art 
June 30, 1903 Dec. 28, 1998 
OURAY Kathaleen Mary Dismant, age 95, a resident of Ouray for three years, died of kidney failure on Wednesday, Dec. 23, 1998, in the Montrose Memorial Hospital. 
Kathaleen Mary Duiric, the daughter of John and Elizabeth (Mier) Duiric, was born on June 30, 1903, in Victor, Colo., where she spent her childhood, received her education, and grew to adulthood. 
On Sept. 5, 1931, Miss Duiric married Carl Israel Dismant in Denver, Colo. Mrs. Dismant, a homemaker, was preceded in death by her husband on July 25, 1982, in Denver. 
She lived a portion of her life in the Philippines with her husband and son. 
Mrs. Dismant made her home in Denver for 53 years before moving to Ouray three years ago where she resided until the time of her death. 
She was a member of St. Daniel's Catholic Church of Ouray. 
Mrs. Dismant loved and enjoyed art. 
She is survived by one son, Carl Francis Dismant, of Ouray. 
Memorial Mass in remembrance and to honor Mrs. Dismant's life was officiated by The Rev. Nathanial Foshage on Monday, Dec. 28, at 11 a.m. from St. Daniel's Catholic Church in Ouray. 
Serving as organist was Helen Nash, with soloist Phyllis Josephitis singing the musical selections, "Hail Mary," "Abba Father," "Angels We Have Heard On High." 
Cremation preceded the Mass, with the Mass concluding at the church. 
Arrangements were handled under the direction of Montrose Valley Funeral Home. 
Memorial gifts may be made to: Dominican Sisters of The Sick Poor, 2501 Gaylord St., Denver, Colo. 80205-5631.


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