Ertel Funeral Home

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Recent Obituaries

Thelma was born on April 22, 1930 and passed away on Friday, October 18, 2019.
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Published online on Oct. 19, 2019 courtesy of Tributes.com
The family of Don Lightenburger is grieved to announce his death on Wednesday October 9, 2019 in Dolores, Colorado at the age of 89. Don passed away from pancreatic cancer after bravely and courageously facing the...
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Published in The Journal on Oct. 15, 2019
Henry was born on July 17, 1930 and passed away on Wednesday, October 9, 2019. Don's childhood was spent in both Newton and Wichita, Kansas with his little sister, Jeannette Lee Lightenburger. The opening...
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Published online on Oct. 16, 2019 courtesy of Tributes.com
Wayne Albert Wancura
1932 - 2019
(Albert) Wayne Wancura departed this life Tuesday, October 9, 2019 on the family homestead, his home for most of his 86 years. Wayne was born December 20, 1932 to Wayne Albert and Myrtle Wancura, joining brother Frank...
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Published in The Journal on Oct. 15, 2019
Wayne was born on December 20, 1932 and passed away on Wednesday, October 9, 2019. Wayne graduated high school in Dove Creek in 1950. He joined the Navy in 1951, serving as a Sea Bee stationed in Korea and Adak,...
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Published online on Oct. 12, 2019 courtesy of Tributes.com
Gordon Keith Dennison passed away in his home surrounded by his family on October 4, 2019 in Dolores, CO. Gordon is survived by his wife of 60 years, Maxine Dennison; his three children and their spouses, Janet and...
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Published in The Journal on Oct. 7, 2019
Gordon was born on January 21, 1936 and passed away on Friday, October 4, 2019. He was an active member of his community and a five year Navy Veteran.
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Published online on Oct. 10, 2019 courtesy of Tributes.com
Helen was born on August 19, 1922 and passed away on Sunday, October 6, 2019. A public visitation will be held for Cortez resident Helen Nadine Crain from 5 -7 p.m. Tuesday, October 8, 2019 at Ertel Memorial...
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Published online on Oct. 8, 2019 courtesy of Tributes.com
Donald Eugene "Gene" Carver was born March 13, 1937 in Cortez, CO the son of Donald Jefferson Carver and Georgia Roberta (Blair) Pyle. Gene passed away on Sunday, September 29, 2019 at Southwest Memorial Hospital in...
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Published in The Journal on Oct. 4, 2019
Donald was born on March 13, 1937 and passed away on Sunday, September 29, 2019.
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Published online on Oct. 4, 2019 courtesy of Tributes.com
Howard was born on October 23, 1940 and passed away on Sunday, September 29, 2019. He attended school in Cortez until he graduated in 1958. Soon afterward he joined the U. S. Air Force and trained as reciprocal...
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Published online on Oct. 2, 2019 courtesy of Tributes.com
Freeda Alliane Hinton
1933 - 2019
Freeda was born on December 22, 1933 and passed away on Friday, September 27, 2019.
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Published online on Oct. 1, 2019 courtesy of Tributes.com
Florence was born on February 24, 1931 and passed away on Wednesday, September 25, 2019. Funeral services for Dolores resident Florence Helen "Bossy" "Grammie" McEwen will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday,...
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Published online on Sept. 27, 2019 courtesy of Tributes.com
Dale Allen Kell
1954 - 2019
Dale Allen Kell was born in San Diego, CA on January 23, 1954, to Gerald R. Kell and Stella M. Kell. The family permanently moved to Cortez in 1955 where they farmed in the lower south valley until the early 70's....
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Published in The Journal on Sept. 27, 2019
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Celebration of Life - Saturday October 19, 2019
Memorial Gathering - Saturday October 19, 2019