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The Daily Sentinel from Grand Junction, Colorado • 10

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Page 2D Wednesday, April 1 1 1990 tt oaity sentinoi bituarioo Lets Talk About It The Funeral is Over The funeral is over. Friends and relatives have gone home and you are, perhaps for the First time, alone with your grief, piob-lems and fears. You are fortunate if you and your mate anticipated and planned for this life crisis, while both of you were able to help. But, even so, you have many adjustments to make. Before you make major decisions wait a few months, or even a year.

Dont rush into selling your home, investments or other assets of similar magnitude until you have given yourself time to recover from your grieP and look at things more objectively. Be cautious of well meaning, but not always correct, advice from friends and relatives, and seek professional advice on matters of importance. This is a difficult time-- but' dont compound your unhappiness by making farreaching decisions that youll later regret. Take the time to regain control of yourself, and plan carefully for your future. If you have questions, our services are available.

Many times, we are able to assist you as much after, as at the time of, death. Please call at anytime- Ikmkljou 1 bick McGusuLf. QeHenol Richard B. Dittman March 2, 1909 April 9, 1990 Richard Bari Dittman, a life-long resident of Grand Junction, died Monday at his home. He was 81.

Mr. Dittman had been a printer for The Daily Sentinel until 1956. He then worked as a truck driver for Mesa County Valley School District 51 until his retirement in 1974. He was born March 2, 1909, to Earl and Myrtle English Dittman in Grand Junction. He graduated from Grand Junction High School in 1929 and attended Mesa College for one year.

He married Frances Breazeale on Aug. 25, 1951, in Grand Junction. She survives. Mr. Dittman served as a sergeant with the U.S.

Army in Italy and Africa during World War II. His interests included fishing, gardening and working in his home. Other survivors include two stepsons, William Breazeale of Tucson, and Robert Breazeale of Grand Junction; a sister, Ruth Brooks of Los Angeles; and two grandchildren. A sister is deceased. A funeral service will be at 10 a.m.

Thursday in the Callahan-Ed-fast Mortuary chapel with the Rev. Zenon Bochnak officiating. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 2121 North Grand Junction 81501. Visitation will be from noon to 8 p.m.

today at the mortuary. Alice E. Shy Aug. 9, 1912 April 10, 1990 Alice E. Shy of Grand Junction died Tuesday in La Villa Grande Care Center.

She was 77. She moved to Grand Junction from California two years ago. She was born Aug. 9, 1912, to Wil-- liam and Ecru Kelly Miller in Missouri. She married Waldo Shy.

He is deceased. 4 brother-in-law, Wayne Shy of Grand Junction, survives. Cremation has taken place. No services are planned. Martin Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.

Richard C. Zollner Nov. 7,1923 April 9,1990 A memorial service for the Rev. Richard C. Zollner, 2555 Canaan Way, will be at 10 a.m.

Saturday at New Horizons Foursquare Church with the Rev. Dan Ussery officiating. A graveside service will follow at 11:30 a.m. in Orchard Mesa Cemetery. The Rev.

Zollner died Monday in SL Marys Hospital after suffering a heart attack. He was 66. He was born Nov. 7, 1923, to Albert Lewis and Marie Catherwood Zollner in Evanston, 111. He spent his childhood in Rye, N.Y., and graduated from Phillips Exeter Academy in Exeter, N.H.

He served three years with the U.S. Army in Europe during World War II. He graduated from Yale University in 1947 and then attended Harvard Law School and graduated from New York University Law School in 1951. He married Marjorie H. Biggs on Dec.

28, 1951 in Grand Junction. She survives. The Rev. Zollner was a partner in the law firm of Helman, Younge, Hockensmith and Zollner in Grand Junction from 1954 until his conversion to Jesus Christ in 1962. He then attended Seabury Western Theological Seminary in Evanston, 111., and was ordained into the Episcopal Church in June 1965 in Littleton.

He served as assistant rector at St. Timothys Church in Littleton and in 1966 became assistant rector at St. Barnabas Episcopal Church in Scottsdale, Ariz. In 1968 he founded Calvary Church of the Valley in Scottsdale, a non-denom-inational chuich. He was pastor there until 1988 when he retired to Grand Junction.

He since had been actively involved in the Pregnancy Center, the Rescue Mission and New Horizons Foursquare Church. Other survivors include a son, David Zollner of Grand Junction; a daughter, Margaret Ahern of Grand Junction; two brothers, F. Stanton of San Rafael, and his twin, Robert S. of Andover a mother-in-law, Josephine Biggs of Grand Junction; and six grandchildren. Memorial contributions may be made to New Horizons Foursquare Church Mission Fund, the Pregnancy Center of Grand Junction or the Grand Junction Rescue Mission, in care of Callahan-Edfast Mortuary, P.O.

Box 546, Grand Junction 81502. (303)243-1538 550 North Avenue Grand Junction, daughters, Donna Kelch pf Orange County, Gail Modlin of Antioch, Sharon Avitia of Corcoran, Carol Shaw of Denver and Billie Sturgeon of Gainesville, a brother, John Parker of Auburn, a sister, Olga Guthrie of Memphis, 12 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. A grandson is deceased. Funeral services are pending with Mesa View Mortuary in Delta. Andrew VanDenBerg Aug.

23, 1908 April 10, 1990 Andrew Toots VanDenBerg, 220 Grand Delta, died Tuesday in Delta County Memorial Hospital. He was 81. Mr. VanDenBerg was a retired rancher and farmer. He was born Aug.

23, 1908, to Charles and Maggie Rozeboom VanDenBerg in Hospers, Iowa. He his childhood and attended Whool in Crawford. He married Kleo May Keele on June 27, 1928, in Crawford. She survives. Mr.

VanDenBerg lived in Hospers, Iowa, and Crawford until 1930, when he moved to Salmon, Idaho, and then to Paonia. In 1941 he moved back to Crawford and in 1970 moved to Delta, where he lived the rest of his life. He was a member of the Undenominational Christian Church. He enjoyed fishing and writing letters to church members. Other survivors include four sons, Bud, Ted, George and Les, all of Durango; a daughter, Dollie Harris of Eckert; four brothers, John A.

and Charles, both of Paonia, Lester of Hayward and Ted of Gunnison; two sisters, Tracy Busby of Crawford and Marlys Hilton of Paonia; 15 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. A daughter, Joann VanDenBerg; a son, Charles; two brothers, Garrett and Wesley; and two sisters, Ruby Crawford and Jennette VanDenBerg, are deceased. A funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the United Methodist Church in Crawford with Harry Brownlee and Hester Williams officiating. Burial will be in Garden of Memories Cemetery in Crawford.

Taylor Funeral Service of Hotchkiss is in charge of arrangements. Frederic R. Viles Oct. 2, 1909 April 9, 1990 Frederic R. Viles of Naturita died Monday in SL Marys Hospital.

He was 80. Mr. Viles had worked in maintenance for San Miguel Power Association Inc. He was born OcL 2, 1909, to John and Edna Robertson Viles in Prosser, Wash. He spent his childhood and attended high school in Farmington, N.M.

Mr. Viles served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He married Phyllis E. Bauer on Jan.

21, 1951, in Aztec, N.M. She survives. Mr. Viles had lived in Washington state, California, Farmington, N.M., and Colorado, before moving to Naturita in 1955. Mr.

Viles was a member of the Presbyterian Church. He also was a member of Moose Lodge No. 635 in Nucla. He enjoyed the outdoors. Other survivors include a son, John P.

of Cortez; a brother A.G. of Phoenix, and three grandchildren. A brother and a sister are deceased. Cremation has taken place. No services are planned.

Callahan-Edfast Mortuary is in charge of arrangements. Working hard to bring you the best. SMIEWAY Betty M. Pedersen Jan.7, 1923 April 9, 1990 Betty May Pedersen of Grand Junction died Monday in St. Marys Hospital.

She was 67. She was born Jan. 7, 1923, to Allison and Mildred M. McDaniel Wilkins in Ottumwa, Iowa, where she spent her childhood and attended school. She married Martin Pedersen on June 1, 1940, in Ottumwa.

He died in 1977. Mrs. Pedersen moved from Ottumwa to Grand Junction in 1954. She was a member of Pear Park Baptist Church in Grand Junction. She also was a member of the All America City C.B.

Club. Her hobbies included doll collecting, music, flowers, writing and reading poetry. Survivors include her mother, Mildred Wilkens of Grand Junction; three sons, Martin A. of Cathedral City, and Robert J. and Kenneth both of Grand Junction; two daughters, Connie M.

Gillilan of Clifton and Cheryl Coverly of Grand Junction; two sisters, Donna Cosby of Grand Junction and Pat Secondine of Escondido, and eight grandchildren. Her father and a sister are deceased. A funeral service will be at 3 p.m. Friday in Pear Park Baptist Church with the Rev. Harlan Larsen officiating.

Burial will be in Orchard Mesa Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Pear Park Baptist Church, 3102 Road Grand Junction 81504. Visitation will be from noon to 8 p.m. today and noon to 8 p.m. Thursday at Martin Mortuary.

Elmer S. Pierce Feb. 22, 1908 April 10, 1990 Elmer Stant Pierce, 2025 Bunting died Tuesday in his home. He was 82. Mr.

Pierce was a resident of Grand Junction since 1947. He was born Feb. 22, 1908, to Elra Stant and Mary Louise Hos-pilkhorn Pierce in Ball Hill, Okla. He spent his childhood in Oklahoma. He married Dorothy Esther Graves on Aug.

11, 1934, in Kiowa. She survives. Other survivors include a daughter, Lillian Hiatt of Grand Junction; two granddaughters, Laura Hiatt of Tucson, and Linda Hiatt-Neely of Grand Junction; and many nieces and nephews. A son; a daughter; five brothers; and three sisters are deceased. A funeral will be at 2 p.m.

Friday in the Callahan-Edfast Mortuary chapel with the Rev. Kermit Brubaker officiating. Burial will be in Orchard Mesa Cemetery. Joseph G. Sawyer May 30, 1902 April 9, 1990 A funeral service for Joseph Grant Sawyer of Grand Junction will be at 1 p.m.

Friday in the Martin Mortuary chapel with Bishop David H. Tiffany officiating. Burial will be in Municipal Cemetery. Mr. Sawyer died Monday of a heart attack.

He was 87. He retired in 1964 as a machinist and crane operator for the Denver Rio Grande Western Railroad in Grand Junction. He was born May 30, 1902, to Joseph and Esther E. Wolf Sawyer in Dighton, Kan. He spent his childhood in Kansas and attended schools in Kansas and Oklahoma.

He married Verdie E. Billings on April 17, 1925, in Grand Junction. She died March 24. Mr. Sawyer moved from Kansas to Grand Junction in 1923.

He was a member of the Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day-Sairits-in Grand June- JJj. 1 and and k. SAVE OS SHEDDS COUNTRY CROCK WHIPPED PEANUT BUTTER! Prices good today thru Tuesday, April 17, 1990, at 22-oz. each Grand Junction Safeway Stores Quantity rights Free Glasses George W. Parker Dec.

20, 1917 April 10, 1990 George W. Parker, 510 Street, Delta, died Tuesday in Delta County Memorial Hospital. He was 72. Mr. Parker had retired as a diesel mechanic in 1980 after 28 years with Cummins Diesel in Denver.

He was born Dec. 20, 1917, to Mr. Mrs. William C. Parker in Newton, Kan.

He spent his childhood attended school in Fullerton, Calif. He married Dorothy E. Bell on March 19, 1936, in Denver. She sur-vivesr Mr. Parker lived in Denver most of his life, moving to Delta eight years ago.

He spent his winters in Tacna, Ariz. He was a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2461 in Denver and a member of the Teamsters Union. He served in the U.S. Army during World Warll. Other survivors include five rado 340 and Bluebell Lane, when Kristy Armour, 32, 486i 01 Sun Drive, who was westbound on Colorado 340, rear-ended a car driven by Cheryl L.

Didonato. Didonato, CREAMY EXTRA CRUNCHY TRY THEM BOTH! reserved Copyright 1990, Safeway, Inc is a value of up to $124.90. good in combination with other Vision Care One Location: Mesa Mall-Grand Junction Next tt) Stuart's (303)245-2300 tion. He also was a member of the Eagles Lodge. He loved dancing, hunting, fishing, bowling and traveling.

Survivors include two sisters, Waive Endsley of Grand Junction and Nadine Holcomb of Tucson, Ariz. Four sisters are deceased. Visitation will be from noon to 8 p.m. Thursday at Martin Mortuary. In one hour! This offer is Rood for a complete pair of glasses (frames and lenses).

This Visit our optical center in the Mesa Mall, Grand Junction, CO. When you buy a complete pair of glasses (frames and lenses) at regular price, you will get a second pair of specially marked glasses free. We have a large selection of in all-and your satisfaction is guaranteed because your glasses will be made under our supervision in an hour at our on-premise laboratory-including bifocals and trifocals! Hurry this offer expires April 30, 1990. ervlceo Bob Schmalz A funeral for Bob Schmalz of Delta will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at SL Michaels Catholic Church in Delta with the Rev.

Matt Foshage officiating. Burial will be in Delta City Cemetery. Mr. Schmalz died Tuesday at his home. He was 64.

Roberts Funeral Home in Delta is in charge of arrangements. 42, 2322 Road which was east-bound on Colorado 340. Didonato and her 3-year-old son, Anthony, suffered leg and head injuries, while head injury, the state patrol report said. Armour was cited for following too closely. 4 hurt in 3-car accident on Redlands order.

Coupon not When you buy a complete pair of glasses (frames and 29, 9550 Colorado 141, Whitewater Vv, waiT slowing to make "a left turn! nefc Her pafinger- M- chael Stewart, 21, was treated for a was slowing Stewart suffered Santlnel staff Four Mesa County residents suffered minor injuries Tuesday afternoon in a three-car accident on Colorado 340 on the Redlands All four were treated at SL Marys Hospital for bumps and bruises and released, said a hospital spokesman. The accident occurred about noon near the intersection ofColo- onto Bluebell Lane when the accident happened, a Colorado State Patrol report said. Didonato's car was hit head-on by a car driven by April Stewart, specially marked glasses free. The prescriptions must be uk same. Offer includes roost single vision and bifocal prescriptions.

Some lens restrictions apply. Minimum first pair purchase $75. Tints, LV and No-Scratch Coatings are available at tegular coat. Campon must be presented at time of Vision Care0ne 1990 Eye Care 1, Inc..

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