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    Obituary: Ronald Lee Corley, Sr.

    Ron was the first of three children born to Lula Johnson and Edward Buddy Corley, in 1933, during the heart of the Depression. His siblings Dickie and Sylvia soon followed. Ron was the leader of their little group that lived…

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    Obituary: Jose ‘Lalo’ Samora

    Jose Adelaido “Lalo” Samora, 92, of Montrose, passed away at San Juan Living Center on March 19, 2020 after a lengthy illness. His stepson Robert Morales, and grandson Fernando Morales, were at his side.

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    Obituary: Lewis Franklin Gregg

    Lewis “Lew” Franklin Gregg passed away peacefully at his home Dec. 3, 2019, surrounded by family and his bride of 71 years, Donna Jean (Stringer) Gregg. He was born Aug. 4, 1927 in Lamar, Colorado, the son of Hobart and…

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    Obituary: Bradley E. Hanson

    Bradley E. Hanson was born in Las Vegas, Nevada on Sept. 27, 1960 to David L. Hanson and Diane Grove. He passed away on Feb. 13, 2020 at 59 in Nokomis, Florida, listening to his children preparing for the school…

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    Lajos (Louie) Kelemen, Sr.

    Lajos “Louie” Kelemen Sr. Lajos “Louie” Kelemen Sr., 90, of Montrose, Colorado passed away March 10, 2020, at Colorow Care Center in Olathe, Colorado where he received excellent care from the Colorow staff and HopeWest Hospice. Louie was born August 25, 1929 in Mecsér, Hungary, to Lajos and Ilona Kelemen.  He was the oldest of 9 children.  He was married to Maria Limpár on May 11, 1951 in Mosonmagyaróvár, Hungary. He is survived by two sons, Lajos (Vickie) Kelemen Jr. of Montrose, Colorado and Victor Kelemen of Omaha, Nebraska; 5 grandchildren, Jennifer, Stefan, Patrick and Elizabeth Kelemen  all of Truth or Consequences, New Mexico, and Cooper Kelemen of Omaha, Nebraska. …

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    Lajos (Louie) Keleman, Sr.

    Lajos “Louie” Kelemen Sr. Lajos “Louie” Kelemen Sr., 90, of Montrose, Colorado passed away March 10, 2020, at Colorow Care Center in Olathe, Colorado where he received excellent care from the Colorow staff and HopeWest Hospice. Louie was born August 25, 1929 in Mecsér, Hungary, to Lajos and Ilona Kelemen.  He was the oldest of 9 children.  He was married to Maria Limpár on May 11, 1951 in Mosonmagyaróvár, Hungary. He is survived by two sons, Lajos (Vickie) Kelemen Jr. of Montrose, Colorado and Victor Kelemen of Omaha, Nebraska; 5 grandchildren, Jennifer, Stefan, Patrick and Elizabeth Kelemen  all of Truth or Consequences, New Mexico, and Cooper Kelemen of Omaha, Nebraska. …

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    Obituary: Lance Blayne Manganello

    Lance Blayne Manganello, 36, of Montrose, passed away peacefully on Friday, March 6, 2020 at St. Mary’s hospital in Grand Junction, surrounded by his immediate family. He was born Jan. 18, 1984 in Montrose, the son of John James (Jimmy)…

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    Obituary: Steven Lee England

    Steven Lee England passed away peacefully at his home in Montrose on Sunday evening, March 8, 2020 due to complications from diabetes and dialysis. Born on July 22, 1951 in Terre Haute, Indiana to Kenneth R. England and Edith L.…

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    Obituary: Susan Kor

    Susan Karen (Miller) Kor was born in Long Beach, CA on October 5, 1954. She married her high school sweetheart, Tom Kor, and had three children (Caty Miller, Sherry Meaker and Chris Kor). They were married for 44 amazing years.…

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    Steven Lee England

    Steven Lee England July 22, 1951 – March 8, 2020   Steven Lee England passed away peacefully at his home in Montrose on Sunday evening, March 8, 2020, due to complications from diabetes and dialysis.  Born on July 22, 1951, in Terre Haute, Indiana to Kenneth R. England and Edith L. Gilbert England Caton. He attended several schools in the area, graduating from Wiley High School in 1970.  He earned a reputation as one of their best football players.  Many times his name was mentioned in the local newspaper, most times for his sporting achievements, sometimes for his mischievous deeds.  He was known for his rough and tough exterior, but…

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    Lance Blayne Maganello

    Lance Blayne Manganello, age 36, of Montrose, passed away peacefully on Friday, March 6, 2020 at St. Mary’s hospital in Grand Junction, surrounded by his immediate family. He was born January 18, 1984 in Montrose, the son of John James (Jimmy) Manganello, Jr. and Suzanne (Butler) Williams. He graduated from Montrose High School in 2002, where he was a standout student athlete. He continued his education at Colorado Mesa University (formerly Mesa State College), where he played football and earned his bachelor’s degree in Mass Communications in 2007. Lance had a passion for sports in every capacity. Throughout his youth, he participated in basketball, baseball, football, and track & field,…

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    Death Notice: James Brown

    James Brown, age 73, of Montrose, passed away on February 28, 2020 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Grand Junction. A celebration of life will be announced at a later date. Crippin Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. (970)…

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    Death Notice: James Brpwn

    James Brown, age 73, of Montrose, passed away on February 28, 2020 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Grand Junction. A celebration of life will be announced at a later date. Crippin Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. (970)…

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    Rodney Cobb

    Rodney Lee Cobb JD, age 74 of Grand Junction, Colorado, formerly of Chicago, Illinois, passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020. He is survived by his beloved wife of 23 years, Susan (nee, Taggart) Cobb; brothers-in-law Thomas (Rosemary) Taggart and…

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    Obituary: Frank Tanner

    Frank Monroe Tanner went home to heaven on Feb. 16, 2020 at age 94. He was born on Sept. 2, 1925 to Frank Lester Tanner and Maude Isabelle Bennett Tanner in Denver, Colorado. He grew up in Denver, Colorado and…

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    Frank Tanner

    Frank Monroe Tanner went home to heaven on Feb. 16, 2020 at age 94. He was born on Sept. 2, 1925 to Frank Lester Tanner and Maude Isabelle Bennett Tanner in Denver, Colorado. He grew up in Denver, Colorado and…

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    Jennie Lou (Pennie) Love (Gagliardi)

    Jennie Lou “Pennie” Love   Jennie Lou “Pennie” Love of Montrose passed away at age 92 on December 27, 2019 at Valley Manor Nursing Home due to complications of Dementia.  Her life celebration will be held on April 4, 2020 at 1PM at Crippin Funeral Home in Montrose.  Officiating will be Launa Stryker.  Pennie was a long-time resident of Cimarron and Montrose. Born on March 3, 1927 in Los Animas county, Trinidad, Co.  Her father was Charles H Gagliardi and her mother was Eva Hargrove.  She spent her childhood in Cimarron and attended Montrose High School.  She married Lester E Berry on June 8, 1942 resulting in three children.  She…

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    Diane Lucienne Senecal (Marcotte)

    Diane Lucienne Senecal, 72, went to be with the Lord on February 23, 2020, surrounded by her husband and children in Montrose, Colorado.  Diane was born in Saratoga, NY on December 4, 1947 to Lucien and Gertrude Marcotte.  She was raised in Corinth, NY and also lived in Queensbury, NY and Tampa, FL.  She moved to Montrose in 1990.  She was a loving, caring, and compassionate wife, mother, and grandmother as well as an excellent homemaker.  She loved to cook, and blessed her family with delicious meals and baked goods.  Most of all, Diane loved to spend time with her family.  She was a kid at heart, and could often…