Arvis Gross, 1923 – 2017

Mass of the Resurrection was offered June 24 at St Brigid Catholic Church in Grand Junction for Arvis Marie Gross, 94, of Grand Junction.

The Rev Jeff Schleisman celebrated the mass. Lector was Marilyn Lansman. Soloist was Amy Roberts with pianist Lois Last. Honorary bearers were her grandchildren and great-grandchildren Jimita Consier, Kelly Gross, Nikki Cardin, Josie Consier, Joelle Consier, Paityn Porter, Landon Cardin, Kaylynn Gross and James Eckstrom. Continue reading Arvis Gross, 1923 – 2017

Beverly Boorn, 1929 – 2017

A Service of Remembrance was held June 24 at First United Presbyterian Church in Grand Junction for Beverly Rose Boorn, 87, of Jefferson.

Pastor Tere Erickson offered words of comfort. Meladee Graven was soloist, accompanied by Janet Wills. Honorary bearers were Rose’s card and coffee club ladies.

Casket bearers were Jack Lint, Bob Montgomery, Tony Jones, Kreg Hoskinson and Kary “Fuzz” Hoskinson. Interment was at the Junction Township Cemetery. Continue reading Beverly Boorn, 1929 – 2017

Pat Fields, 1970 – 2017

Services will be held Tuesday, June 20, at St Joseph Catholic Church in Jefferson for Patrick Fields, 46, of Jefferson.

Patrick Duane Fields was born June 26, 1970 in Jefferson. He was one of four children born to Jerry and Mary Jane (Walter) Fields.

Pat grew up on the family farm near Paton. He worked diligently in all of the farming jobs, including riding beans, detasseling corn, and cleaning hog crates with his siblings. While most of Pat’s time was spent on the farm, he also played high school baseball with the Paton-Churdan Rockets. Pat graduated from Paton-Churdan High School in 1989 and completed his degree in ag studies at Iowa State University in 1993. Continue reading Pat Fields, 1970 – 2017

Alan Eggers, 1946 – 2017

A Memorial Service of Remembrance was held June 11 at Slininger-Schroeder Funeral Home in Jefferson for Alan Lee Eggers, 70, of Jefferson.

Pastor Sheldon Henderson of Central Christian Church in Jefferson offered words of comfort. Larry Dowd was soloist.

Military rites were provided by Floyd Brown Post 11 of the American Legion and V.F.W. Post 9599. Continue reading Alan Eggers, 1946 – 2017

Dennis Semke, 1946 – 2017

A graveside memorial service was held Saturday, June 10, at the Jefferson Municipal Cemetery for Dennis Lee Semke, 71, of Carroll.

Words of comfort were offered by the Rev Sheldon Henderson, pastor of Central Christian Church of Jefferson. Marg Semke gave the eulogy. Music was provided by trumpeters Peg Semke, Sam Bassett and Wayne Lautner. Continue reading Dennis Semke, 1946 – 2017

Jim Riley, 1949 – 2017

Mass of the Resurrection was offered for James F. Riley, 67, of Jefferson Monday, June 5, at St Joseph Catholic Church in Jefferson.

The Rev Jeff Schleisman, pastor of the church, was celebrant. Lector was Sue Wind and Kate Hardigan presented the offertory gifts. Music was provided by the St Joseph guitar group, soloist Dustin Hall accompanied by Wes Anderson, and brass music by Wayne Lautner, Peg Semke, Mark Rasmussen and Wes Anderson. Honorary bearers were Braxton Holderby and Terence Bingley, and members of Floyd Brown American Legion Post 11, VFW Post 9599, and Jefferson Elks Lodge 2306. Continue reading Jim Riley, 1949 – 2017

Dean, Sutton to wed Sept. 23 in Augusta

 Mr and Mrs William Sutton of Jefferson announce the engagement of their son, Dr Zachary William Sutton, to Miss Megan Leigh Dean of Augusta, Georgia. Megan is the daughter of Mr and Mrs Jeffrey Dean.

 Megan is a 2004 graduate of Westside High School in Augusta and attended Georgia College and State University. In 2009, she received a degree in nursing from Augusta State University. She is employed by the Children’s Hospital of Georgia at Augusta University as a registered nurse in the pediatric intensive care unit. Continue reading Dean, Sutton to wed Sept. 23 in Augusta

Lloyd Dagit, 1938 – 2017

A Service of Remembrance was held Tuesday, May 30, at First Baptist Church in Jefferson for Lloyd Earl Dagit, 78, of Jefferson.

The Rev Devin Wolters, pastor of the church, offered words of comfort. Music was provided by James Healy and Karen Dagit.

Casket bearers were Darrin Charlson, Bill Allen, Kaleb Lentz, Tim Riphagen, James Hedges and Jeremiah Dagit. Interment was at Dawson Township Cemetery west of Paton. Continue reading Lloyd Dagit, 1938 – 2017

Dane Kious, 1930 – 2017

A prayer service for Dane Kious, 86, of Jefferson was held Wednesday, May 31, at 10:30 am at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Jefferson. Interment was at Jefferson Municipal Cemetery.  Memorials are suggested to the Alzheimer’s Association.

The family was assisted by Slininger-Schroeder Funeral Home of Jefferson. Continue reading Dane Kious, 1930 – 2017

JoAnn Comstock, 1939 – 2017

A Service of Remembrance was held Friday, May 26, at First Presbyterian Church in Jefferson for JoAnn Ruth Comstock, 77, of Jefferson.

Words of comfort were offered by the Rev Gordon Moen, pastor of the church. Congregational singing was accompanied by Keri Brooker. Honorary bearers were Jeff McCoy, Matt Swaim, Jo’s coffee friends, Dee Sandage, Judy Larson, Linda Emery, Marian Selene, Linda Walker, Nancy Gliem, Karen Hart, Harriet Lenarz, Kate Bates and Sarah Kilbourn. Continue reading JoAnn Comstock, 1939 – 2017

Lucille Geisler – 1937 – 2017

Services were held Tuesday, May 23, at Gospel Open Bible Church in Jefferson for Lucille Marie Geisler, 79, of Jefferson, formerly of Paton.

Pastor Dave Grandon offered words of comfort. Marlin Geisler was soloist, accompanied by Mary Grandon. Honorary bearers were Lucille’s great-great nieces and nephews Madisyn Behrens, Gage Behrens, Hannah Behrens, Noah Johnson, Gretah Johnson, Bella Johnson, Haylee Kraft, Kaden Kraft, Ronnie Kraft, Gabby Johnson and Olivia Johnson.

Casket bearers were Craig Johnson, Matt Johnson, Nick Dodson, Denny Ross, Doug Sukovaty and Larry Dean Monthei. Interment was at the Jefferson Municipal Cemetery. Continue reading Lucille Geisler – 1937 – 2017