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Complimentary Obituary Pages

Create a complimentary obituary for your loved one.

HopeWest invites you to create a heartfelt message to honor the legacy of your loved one. Cherish the timeless memories with a complimentary online obituary. We know that grief and loss don’t have a timeline – create a tribute when the time is right.

Once you complete the form, please allow up to five business days for the tribute page to be completed. You will receive an email with a custom link to your loved one’s tribute page that can be shared with family and friends.

If you need assistance or have questions about submitting a tribute please call Sheli at (970) 255-7285. 

To get started, click on an image below that you would like to use as the page header of your tribute.

Recent Tributes

Martin G. Olsen

Martin G. Olsen

A Loving Tribute Martin G. Olsen July 10, 1942 - May 16, 2024 Submitted by Amy Bratteli   Martin George Olsen passed away unexpectedly after a short illness, at the age of 81, at HopeWest Care Center with his youngest daughter and son-in-law by his side. He died...

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Charlene Edna (Carville) Kocjancic

Charlene Edna (Carville) Kocjancic

A Loving TributeCharlene Edna (Carville) KocjancicAugust 1, 1939 - May 13, 2024Submitted by Dawn Rogers  With broken hearts, we announce that Charlene Kocjancic passed away May 13, 2024, at 7:30 pm at her home in Paonia, CO. She was 84 years old. Charlene was...

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Terri Lynn Fletcher

Terri Lynn Fletcher

A Loving TributeTerri Lynn FletcherNovember 23, 1963 - April 29, 2024Submitted by Mollie Bolsinger  Ms. Terri Lynn Fletcher made her debut on November 23, 1963, born to James D. and Maxine Fletcher in Washington DC. She left us after battling cancer fearlessly...

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Mary Ann Frank “MAC”

Mary Ann Frank “MAC”

A Loving TributeMary Ann Frank "MAC"April 14, 1944 - April 6, 2024Submitted by David Frank, Aimee and Karie Vincent  Mary Ann Johanna (Carlson) Frank was born on April 14, 1944, in Ely, Minnesota. She was the youngest of four, with three older brothers. From age...

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Eva Preslan

Eva Preslan

A Loving TributeEva PreslanDecember 26, 1951 - April 14, 2024Submitted by Gary Preslan  Eva Marlene (Bough) Preslan passed away on April 14, 2024, at home surrounded by family. Eva was born December 26, 1951, in Linton, Indiana, to parents Eva Imogene Sullivan...

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John Gerald O’Connor

John Gerald O’Connor

A Loving TributeJohn Gerald O'ConnorApril 26, 1939 -  April 2, 2024Submitted by Alice O'Connor  John Gerald O'Connor passed away peacefully, surrounded by family, at Hope West Care Center on Tuesday, April 2, 2024. John was born in McKeesport, PA, and grew up in...

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Joe Boffa

Joe Boffa

A Loving TributeJoe BoffaMay 31, 1942 - March 29, 2024Submitted by Lisa Boffa  Joe Boffa was, above all things, a family man. He was a good man and a good friend. He believed in honor and his country. He is survived by his daughter, Lisa Boffa; his grandchildren,...

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Joyce Wright

Joyce Wright

A Loving TributeJoyce WrightOctober 29, 1942 - March 15, 2024Submitted by Keri Wright  Joyce Joan Wright passed away on March 15, 2024, at her home in Cedaredge, Colorado, surrounded by her family. She was 81 years old. A memorial service will be held at 11 am on...

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Daniel Edward “Ed” Ralston

Daniel Edward “Ed” Ralston

A Loving TributeDaniel Edward "Ed" RalstonJuly 31, 1937 - March 1, 2024Submitted by Linda Ralston  Daniel Edward “Ed” Ralston was born in Jacksonville, FL, and was reared in Miami. He graduated from Miami Jackson High School in 1955 and immediately entered the...

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Keith Fisher

Keith Fisher

A Loving TributeKeith FisherNovember 8, 1932 - February 22, 2024Submitted by Claudette Fisher  Keith Leon Fisher was born November 8th, 1932, to Howard and Henrietta Nissen Fisher, but raised by his grandparents, Henry and Volterine Nissen. He lived his whole...

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Barbara Kitchen

Barbara Kitchen

A Loving Tribute Barbara Kitchen February 5, 1943 - March 2, 2024 Submitted by Mollee Garoutte   Barbara Kitchen, 81, passed away on March 2, 2024, at Western Slope Memory Care in Grand Junction, Colorado. Barbara was born in Northern Indiana and moved to the...

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Philip W. Salembier

Philip W. Salembier

A Loving TributePhilip W. SalembierOctober 21, 1948 - January 9, 2024Submitted by Janice Thorup  Philip William Salembier, the youngest of four boys, grew up in New Canaan, Connecticut, where he spent his childhood roaming the woods, racing go-carts, and playing...

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Robert W. Noble

Robert W. Noble

A Loving TributeRobert W. NobleSeptember 29, 1943 - November 30, 2023Submitted by Carolyn White  En route to a vacation, Bob Noble suffered a heart attack that led to his death ten days later. He died at Jamaica Hospital Medical Center in New York City with his...

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Marie Margaret Adams

Marie Margaret Adams

A Loving TributeMarie Margaret AdamsMay 14, 1927 - January 4, 2024Submitted by Diane Baker  Marie Margaret Adams, age 96, died in Grand Junction, Colorado, on Friday, January 4, 2024. She passed away while holding the hand of a precious HopeWest volunteer. She...

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Mel Southam

Mel Southam

A Loving TributeMel SouthamFebruary 24, 1936 - January 3, 2024Submitted by Melonie Ham  Mel Southam, 87, passed away on January 3rd, 2024, following a lingering illness. He was born on February 24th, 1936, in Roy, Utah. He was the son of Dorothy Cowley and Lee...

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Leatrice Sue Roberts

Leatrice Sue Roberts

A Loving TributeLeatrice Sue RobertsNovember 9, 1933 - January 3, 2024Submitted by Jessica Larson  Leatrice Sue Roberts (Schlosser) passed away on January 3, 2024, after battling Myeloproliferative Neoplasm, a rare blood cancer. She was born on November 9, 1933,...

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Carl James Smith

Carl James Smith

A Loving TributeCarl James SmithSeptember 25, 1944 - December 29, 2023Submitted by Valerie Smith  It is with deep sorrow that we announce the peaceful passing of Carl James Smith on December 29, 2023, at the age of 79, after bravely facing a decline in health....

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Ginger Andregg

Ginger Andregg

A Loving TributeGinger AndreggFebruary 6, 1946 - January 3, 2024Submitted by Tasha Bollman  Ginger Andregg went to rest with our Heavenly Father on January 03, 2024. Ginger was born in Delta, Colorado, on February 6, 1946, to Lillie Griffin and James Vier. Ginger...

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Barbara Jay Bullard

Barbara Jay Bullard

A Loving TributeBarbara Jay BullardJune 14, 1950 - December 26, 2023Submitted by John Mock  A truly amazing woman whose love and smile were known and cherished throughout her community. Barbara J. Bullard, 73, of Delta Colorado, passed away peacefully on December...

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Kenneth Gilford Lawton

Kenneth Gilford Lawton

A Loving TributeKenneth Gilford LawtonJanuary 2, 1933 - December 18, 2023Submitted by Margaret Lawton  Kenneth was born on January 2, 1933, to Gilford and Ellen Lawton in the Fruitvale area of Grand Junction, Colorado. He was ushered into the presence of his Lord...

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