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Obituaries

Obituary: Charles L. Hanavan Jr., 97

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Charles Linis Hanavan, Jr. was born June 18, 1926, on a farm near Arapahoe, Colorado, to Charles Linis Hanavan, Sr.

Obituary: Wanda L. (Mays) Russell, 80

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Wanda Lou (Mays) Russell was born September 11, 1943, in Chivington, CO, to the late Herman Frederick William & Floy Leona (Brown) Mays. She died on Friday, December 8, 2023, in Ardmore, OK, at the age of 80 years, 2 months & 27 days.

Obituary: Edna Rae (Sinn) Lovell, 92

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Edna Rae (Sinn) Lovell passed away on December 8, 2023 at the age of 92. Memorial services will be at 10:30 am Wednesday, Dec.

Obituary: Linda Longworth, 79

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A celebration of life for longtime McClave Resident Linda Longworth will be held at 10:00 am on Friday, December 1, 2023 at McClave Community Church. Interment will follow at Riverside Cemetery in Lamar, Colorado.

Obituary: Mildred Meardon, 83

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A Memorial Service for Mildred Meardon will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, December 6, 2023 at the Wesleyan Fellowship Church in Las Animas, Colorado with Pastor Mark Cloer officiating.

Obituary: Emma Rose Pearce, 86

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Named after her two grandmothers, Emma Rose was born March 25, 1937, at 4:00 am in the middle of a bad dust storm in Cheyenne Wells, CO, to George and Beulah Hogan of Kit Carson, CO. The first of three children, Emma was raised on the family ranch 9 ½ miles southeast of Kit Carson.

Obituary: Willa Mae (Silliman) Southard

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Willa Mae was born on January 5, 1927 at Wichita Falls, Texas to Harvey and Minnie Eve (Hubert) Smith and passed away on November 2, 2023 at her home in Lamar. Willa Mae is survived by her husband Eugene Southard of Lamar, her daughter; Joyce Appel of Bertram, TX and her son; Warren Silliman of Leander, TX and is also survived by numerous grandchildren & great-grandchildren as well as numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and step-children.

Obituary: Richard D. Marquez

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A mass of Christian burial for lifelong Granada resident, Richard Marquez will be held at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, November 28, 2023 at the St. Frances of Rome Catholic Church in Holly, Colorado.

Eulogy of Marlynn Kay Eikenberg

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Marlynn was born on February 10, 1963 in Eads, CO to Marlin and Betty (McKnight) Eder and passed away at her home in Haswell, CO on November 6, 2023 with her family by her side.

Obituary: Gordon “Bud” Leroy Mast

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Graveside services celebrating and honoring the life of Gordon “Bud” Leroy Mast were held on Monday, November 6, 2023 at 1:00 p.m. at the Eads Cemetery with Pastor Paul Floyd officiating.

Obituary: Matthew James Campbell

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Matthew James Campbell was born June 12, 1978 in Burlington, Colorado. He was the second of three children, and the only son to Roxanna and Dennis Campbell.

Obituary: Lynne Marie Lillard

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Lynne Marie Lillard was born on September 25th, 1970, and she died in faith in Christ Jesus her Lord and Savior, Tuesday, October 25th, 2023. She fought the good fight; she finished her race and is now safely home in the presence of the Lover of her soul, Jesus Christ.

Obituary: Richard "Pete" Alvin West

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After nearly 93 years, Richard A. “Pete” West left this life to find those who had a gone before him.

Obituary: Shari Dee Clayton

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Shari Dee Clayton, born on August 5th, 1950, in Lamar, Colorado, to John Dee and Norma Gordon, passed away peacefully on September 20th, 2023, in Greeley, Colorado, surrounded by her loving family. She was the cherished eldest of five siblings, including two brothers and two sisters.

Obituary: Marlene (Steiner) Summers, 78

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Marlene (Steiner) Summers, 78, passed away on September 1, 2023 at her daughter’s home in Tennessee. Born on Oct.

Obituary: Dan Jackson, 90

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Longtime resident of Lamar, Dan D. Jackson, passed peacefully on August 16, 2023 in Grand Junction.