Durango Obituaries

  • Ruby Jane Bailey
    Durango resident Ruby Jane Bailey died of breast cancer Thursday, April 17, 2014, at her home. She was 58.Mrs. Bailey was born to James and Loretta Saxon on July 15, 1955, in Minneapolis. She grew up in Carson, Calif.On July 13, 1978, she married Don Bailey in Carson.Mrs. Bailey loved teaching and small children, her… […]
  • Ronald Wiebel
    Ronald Wiebel
    Ronald Gerhard Wiebel, 72, died Monday, April 14, 2014 at Mercy Regional Medical Center due to natural causes (COPD and bladder cancer) in Durango. A Memorial Service will be Saturday, June 14, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. at Christ the King Lutheran Church. Pastor Tim Orlowski will be officiating. Cremation did occur at Hood Mortuary Crematory […]
  • Merle Pearce
    Merle Pearce
    Merle D. (Curley) Pearce, a longtime resident of San Juan County and La Plata County, passed away April 18, 2014 in Durango, Colorado. Merle was born January 3, 1940 in Lakeside, Arizona, the son of Leo Berton and Grace Irene (Williams) Pearce. Merle was preceded in death by his mother, father, brother, Leo Pearce and […]
  • Elizabeth x2018Bettyx2019 Ruth Heyen
    Former Durango resident Elizabeth x201cBettyx201d Ruth Heyen died Saturday, April 5, 2014, in Phoenix. She was 84.Known as x201cBetty,x201d Mrs. Heyen was born Oct. 9, 1929, in Kansas City, Kan., to Charles and Pearl Shanklin. She was the youngest of nine children, and her father was a Baptist minister. She graduated from… View Full Notice […]
  • Harry Eugene Carleno
    Harry Eugene Carleno, father of Durango resident Machelle Richburg, died at home in Littleton on Wednesday, April 16, 2014. He was 86.Mr. Carleno was preceded in death by his wife of 54 years, Ann Marie Kraft Carleno, and two infant sons.He is survived by sons Gregory Carleno of Denver and Paul Carleno of Littleton daughters… […]
  • Ronald Gerhard Wiebel
    Durango resident Ronald Gerhard Wiebel died of chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder and bladder cancer Monday, April 14, 2014, at Mercy Regional Medical Center in Durango. He was 72. Known as x201cRon,x201d he was born to Gerhard Carl Herman and Esther Viola Hinze Wiebel on June 11, 1941, in Lowden, Iowa. He grew up in Davenport,… […]
  • John Earl Bredfeld
    Durango resident John Earl Bredfeld died Thursday, April 10, 2014, at his home. He was 81.Known as x201cToughy,x201d he was born to John Morris and Elizabeth V. Eichhorst Bredfeld on Dec. 8, 1932, in Atlanta. After moving to Corning, N.Y., Mr. Bredfeld graduated from Corning High School in 1950. He attended Bucknell University and… View […]
  • Dennis Richardson Liles
    Durango resident Dennis Richardson Liles died of cardiac and pulmonary complications Sunday, April 13, 2014, at Mercy Regional Medical Center. He turned 68 two weeks earlier.Mr. Liles was born to William and Vergie Liles on April 1, 1946, in New Orleans. He graduated from Isidore Newman School in New Orleans and was proud to say […]
  • Vincent Haffey
    Vincent Cornelius Haffey, passed away peacefully at home on April 1, 2014, he was 64 years old. The son of Joseph and Josephine Haffey, owners and operators of Haffey’s store in Durango. Both of his parents preceded him in death. Vince is best remembered as a young clerk in the family business, a skilled fisherman […]