Glade Park & Pinon Mesa

Obituaries & Memorials




In memory of the people who have lived on and loved the Glade Park and Pinon Mesa area.


Memorial to the Men Who Died During Monument Road Construction

Ode to the Mavericks

Lewis, Thompson & Miracle Families submitted by Barbara Turner

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Glade Park/ Pinon Mesa Obituaries & Memorials

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Clyde Van Loan - age 23 Died Dec. 12, 1933 
Clyde Van Loan was of Glade Park. He grew to manhood in Grand Junction, graduated from Grand Junction High School, and the Ross Business college. During …

RIP Leo Adams - age 18 - Dec. 12, 1915 - Dec. 12, 1933 
Leo's sister, Alma Cernell, tells of that fateful day. "It was Leo's 18th birthday although the paper say it was his 19th. The day started with him …

RIP - John D Rupe - Died Dec. 12, 1933 
John Rupe's daughter, Lucille Adair of Hubbard, Ore., wrote of her memories of that day. "Dad awoke at 1:25 a.m. (on Dec. 12, 1933)and got mom out of …

Anna L. Rhyne Graveside Service 
Anna L. Rhyne, 92, Grand Junction, died May 21, 2012, at Hospice Care Center. A graveside service will be at 11 a.m. July 15 in the Glade Park Cemetery. …

Dori Ann Van Loan 
Dori Van Loan June 11, 1944 – February 24, 2012 Dori Van Loan passed away on February 24, 2012, at St. Mary's Hospital in Grand Junction, Colorado. Her …

CURTIS RHYNE 
Curtis C. Rhyne Oct.22 1915 - Nov.15 2011 Curtis C. Rhyne passed away Nov. 15 2011 he was 96 years old. Born in Pear Park (near Clifton, CO) to John …

In memory of Duane Charles Brouse 
Passing of a Glade Park pioneer... The Daily Sentinel Death Notices Wednesday, December 24, 2008 Duane Charles Brouse, 88, Glade Park, died …

William "Bill" Leroy Morse 5/5/1930 - 2/15/2014 
William Leroy Morse May 5, 1930 - February 15, 2014 William Leroy Morse was born on May 5, 1930, at St. Mary's Hospital to Ralph and Neville Morse …

The Untold Story of the Rimrock Drive and The Men History Forgot 
Compiled by Guy Carlucci Thanks to Beth Carlucci for giving permission, through Jack Murphy, for use of Guy's book in this tribute to the men who died …

Robert Fuller Died December 12, 1933 
No picture or obituary is available, except that he was said to live on Glade Park, and was not related the the Fuller family who lived in the area. If …

Frank Winters - age 55- Died Dec 12, 1933 
No picture or obituary is available. If anyone has a picture or any information please comment below.

Jack Blasdel - the only survivor in the slide zone. 
Although many did manage to escape the falling rock, Jack Blasdel was the only one to actually survive the rock slide. Jack Blasdel was trapped from going …

W.I. Wilson - Died Dec. 12, 1933 
Adair wrote that her husband, Larry, also was working on the road when the slide occurred. The Wilson family said that Larry's father had also been very …

Robert Newton "Buster" Moorland Jr. - age 19- Died Dec. 12, 1933 
A youth still in his teens was caught in the slide, but was still alive when rescue workers reached him. They managed to remove the rocks which pinned …

Harley Beeson - age 22- Died Dec. 12, 1933 
Harley Beeson of Fruita was 22 years of age. He graduated from the Fruita Union High School in the class of 1931 and had since worked at Fruita, where …

In Memory of Alden Bertroch 
April 17, 1946–Oct. 3, 2013 Alden Mark Bertroch, 67, of Glade Park, passed away Oct. 3, 2013, doing one of the things he loved most: riding his Harley …

Anna L. Rhyne 
Anna Louise Rhyne March 24, 1920 - May 21, 2012 Anna L. Rhyne a life long resident of Mesa County and widow of Glade Park pioneer, Curtis Rhyne, passed …

John C. Wisner 
JOHN Christopher WISNER, 59 of Satellite Beach, Florida, died peacefully with his loving wife, Monica at his side on Wednesday, April 25, 2012 at William …

Obituary for Abel Roper 
Abel Roper March 10, 1980 – March 1, 2012 Abel Weston Roper, 31, of Fruita was tragically taken from his family on March 1, 2012. He was a complex man-a …

Doug Rhyne Memorial 
Douglas N. Rhyne April 3, 1943 - February 3, 2010 Douglas N.Rhyne passed away at hospice of Grand Junction on February 3, 2010. Doug was born on April …

Dee Grant Lawson 
Dee Grant Lawson April 13, 1954 - December 10, 2009 Dee Grant Lawson, age 55, passed away in his home on December 10, 2009. Dee was born on April 13, …

Doug Owens 
My Brother Doug, who passed on November 24, 2009 was very proud of his membership in the Glade Park VFD. He spoke often of the people he worked with and …

Anita Moorland 
Wife of Glade Park native Ron Moorland. The Daily Sentinel Obituary Anita Louise Moorland November 7, 1951 - July 4, 2009 Anita Moorland of Fruita, …

Betty Ann Lutz Morse 
Betty Ann (Lutz) Morse April 27, 1929 - July 18, 2009 Local historian and Colorado pioneer, Betty Ann (Lutz) Morse, died July 18, 2009 after a long battle …

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Donald Ray Carns 
December 23, 1929 - November 11, 2008 Donald Ray Carns passed away on November 11, 2008 at his Grand Junction, CO home with his loving wife by his side. …

In memory of Daryl Monroe and Lenny Hartter 
On January 1, 2009 Daryl Monroe a very loveable member of the Glade Park community lost his fight with breast cancer. (yes men can get breast cancer). …

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