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    Peggy Elaine Williams

    Peggy died peacefully surrounded by family and friends at San Juan Living Center in Montrose, Colorado June 10 after a brief battle with cancer. She was born Peggy Elaine Hawks to John W. Hawks and Clara Mae (Russell) Hawks on…

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    Peggy Elaine Williams (Hawks)

    Peggy Elaine Williams December 18, 1945- June 10, 2019   Peggy died peacefully surrounded by family and friends at San Juan Living Center in Montrose, Colorado June ·10 th after a brief battle with cancer. She was born Peggy Elaine Hawks to John W. Hawks and Clara Mae (Russell) Hawks on December 18, 1945 in Montrose, Colorado. Peggy grew up with four older brothers and a younger sister on a sheep ranch. They spent summers in Dry Creek with the sheep and were “like a bunch of wild little Indians” she liked to say. On February 9th, 1963 she married Gary Ray Williams in Montrose and they made their home…

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    Michael Eugene Ackerson

    Michael Eugene Ackerson 66, of Montrose, CO passed away suddenly at his home on Saturday June 8, 2019. He was born August 13, 1952 in Uravan, CO to Rosalie and Willis Ackerson. Mike graduated in 1970 from Nucla High School and married to Susan (Gardner) on March 5, 1971 in Naturita, CO. He worked 29 years as a heavy equipment Mechanic/Supervisor in an open pit copper mine in Arizona before returning home to Colorado in 1999, where he worked at Home Depot for several years before retiring in 2014. Mike enjoyed hunting, camping, 4-wheeling, working in his shop, and playing poker with his buddies on Thursdays. He also enjoyed bowling,…

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    William Gordon Brattebo

    William “Bill” Brattebo of Montrose passed away June 4, 2019. He was born to Gerhard and Jeanette (Hovland) Brattebo May 22, 1926 in Story City, Iowa. In kindergarten he met Iva Jean Johnson, who would later become his wife and…

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    Belva June Self

    Belva June Self, 42, of Montrose, passed away May 4, 2019. Belva was born in Craig, Colorado to Gary and Patricia Culver. She spent her childhood in Hayden, Colorado and graduated High School from Craig, Colorado.

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    Dora E. Padilla (Whitson)

    Dora E. Padilla Montrose resident Dora Padilla died on May 25, 2019 at Montrose Memorial Hospital. She was 82 years old. A celebration of her life will be held on Saturday June 8, 2019 at 1:00 P.M. at Crippin Funeral Home Chapel. Dora Elizabeth Whitson was born Sept. 15, 1936 in Telluride, CO to Charles and Evelyn (Wood) Whitson. She grew up in Telluride and graduated from Telluride High School. She married Ben LeRoy Padilla on May 30, 1954, in Telluride. They remained in Telluride until 1979, moving to Fall Creek. They made Montrose their home in 2003. Dora retired as the office manager at San Miguel Power. “Maga” enjoyed…

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    Joseph Patrick Sheehan

    Joseph Patrick Sheehan died on May 30, 2019 after a 5-month battle with lung cancer. He was 77. Services will be at St. Mary’s Catholic Church on June 5, 2019 at 10:00AM with arrangements being handled by Crippin Funeral Home.…

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    Beth Davidson

    Beth Davidson, 93, of Olathe, passed away Saturday, May 25, at home, with her family. Beth was born to Grover and Ollie Hudson, in Oneida, Kentucky, on April 20, 1926, the middle child of 11. She graduated from Oneida Bible…

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    Beth Davidson (Hudson)

    Beth Davidson, 93, of Olathe, passed away Saturday, May 25, at home, with her family.  Beth was born to Grover and Ollie Hudson, in Oneida, Kentucky, on April 20, 1926, the middle child of 11.  She graduated from Oneida Bible Institute in 1946, then lived in Ohio, working in a transistor factory before the end of WWII.  On July 19, 1947, she married Earl Davidson (predeceased) and they had three children, who survive her: Jimmy (wife Beatriz) and Greg, of Olathe, and Denise, of Montrose.  Beth is also survived by two grand-children, Levi Kroschel of Missoula, Montana and Lane Kroschel of Montrose, three great-grand-children, and scores of nieces and nephews.…