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Obituaries

Friends Gather to Say Farewell to Jonathan Yazzie

11/12/14 | By | 613 More
Friends Gather to Say Farewell to Jonathan Yazzie

The many friends of the 23-year-old vowed to use his death as a catalyst to bring change.

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Young BASE Jumper ‘Lived Life to the Absolute Fullest’

10/01/14 | By | 659 More
Young BASE Jumper ‘Lived Life to the Absolute Fullest’

Beau Weiher made a big impression through his pursuit of BASE jumping off of iconic Ouray landmarks.

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Former San Miguel County Commissioner Vern Ebert Dies at 80

09/24/14 | By | 275 More
Former San Miguel County Commissioner Vern Ebert Dies at 80

Career military man found a home in Telluride’s outdoors and with its people.

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Rico Hotel Owner Dies While Hiking

09/10/14 | By | 724 More
Rico Hotel Owner Dies While Hiking

Peter Kinnick apparently died of natural causes.

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Stephen Powell | Jan. 13, 1956-July 18, 2014

08/12/14 | By | 365 More
Stephen Powell | Jan. 13, 1956-July 18, 2014

He wrote a column called “Sound Advice” about the local music scene for the Telluride Times-Journal.

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Carol Rinehart | Oct. 5, 1943 – July 5, 2014

07/15/14 | By | 69 More
Carol Rinehart | Oct. 5, 1943 – July 5, 2014

Loved for her bright, beautiful smile and bountiful heart, Carol Rinehart passed away on July 5, 2014, in her home at Deerhart Ranch, surrounded by family.

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Community Invited to Honor Lost Warrior Eugene Putney on July 18

07/15/14 | By | More
Community Invited to Honor Lost Warrior Eugene Putney on July 18

On Friday, July 18, Putney’s friends and family will come together at long last to honor him at 3 p.m. at the Olathe Assembly of God Church.

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Margret Berendes | January 18, 1921 – March 2, 2014

06/27/14 | By | 62 More
Margret Berendes | January 18, 1921 – March 2, 2014

After 1997, Berendes retired to Telluride – the town that had become her home – and filled her life with hiking, cross-country skiing, friends, and travel.

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Daniel Paul Fossey | September 14, 1954 – June 16, 2014

06/18/14 | By | More

Daniel was the assistant superintendant of the road and bridge department for Ouray County.

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Memorial Service Planned Sunday for Jessica McFarland

06/18/14 | By | 111 More

McFarland’s widowed husband Michael McFarland was arrested and charged with her murder on June 6.

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Remembering 22

06/11/14 | By | 73 More
Remembering 22

Grayson Burris was a friend, son and teammate who died in the course of rescuing a friend from drowing.

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Karen Lee Goettler | Aug. 14, 1962 – May 25, 2014

06/05/14 | By | More

Karen died peacefully at home with her loving husband Richard Walters.

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Ouray Climbing Guide Falls to his Death on Mt. Rainier

06/05/14 | By | 57 More
Ouray Climbing Guide Falls to his Death on Mt. Rainier

Green was one of six climbers killed in a 3,300-foot fall along the precipitous, avalanche-prone north slope of Mount Rainier.

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Norwood Sculptor Rodney Alan Shaw had a ‘Sneaking Fondness for Calming Beauty’

05/14/14 | By | 48 More
Norwood Sculptor Rodney Alan Shaw had a ‘Sneaking Fondness for Calming Beauty’

Rodney Shaw’s extensive background and training combined to create a fine sculptor.

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James Nershi Dies at Lawson Hill Home

05/07/14 | By | More

Longtime Telluride region resident James (Jay) Nershi died at his Lawson Hill residence Saturday, May 3.

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Eliot Muckerman: A Bright Light, Dimmed

03/27/14 | By | 86 More
Eliot Muckerman: A Bright Light, Dimmed

A picture of an irreplaceable fixture in the Telluride community emerged, as one close friend after another took the microphone to remember Eliot Muckerman at a ceremony on Saturday.

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OBITUARY | Former Telluride Resident Retta Mae Vela Dies at 108

03/27/14 | By | More

Retta Mae Vela dies at 108; Operated Telluride Bowling Lanes in the 1950s on the corner of Fir Street and Colorado Avenue.

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OBITUARY | Jaime Nicole Scoville

03/20/14 | By | 54 More
OBITUARY | Jaime Nicole Scoville

A memorial service to celebrate Jaime’s life will be held in Ridgway Town Park on Thursday, March 20 at 2 p.m. Please bring a chair and dress warmly.

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Telluride Loses Mark Buchsieb

03/13/14 | By | More
Telluride Loses Mark Buchsieb

‘He Was the Voice of the Town,’ Says Mayor Stu Fraser

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