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Date: Thursday, 7 November 2013, at 7:27 a.m.

Annetta B. Frost

A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10 a.m. today at St. Ignatius Catholic Church for Annetta B. Frost, who died Saturday, April 22, 2000, at her home in Bayfield. She was 87.

The cause of death was not disclosed.

The Rev. Eddy Andary will officiate. Cremation will follow at Hood Mortuary Crematory.

Mrs. Frost was born Feb. 2, 1913, in Ignacio. She was raised by her uncle, Steve Burch, along with her sister, Essie Richards Kent. In 1936, she married Jack Frost.

Mrs. Frost was a graduate of Albuquerque Indian School. She worked as the education director for the Southern Ute Indian Tribe.

Mrs. Frost was a member of the Committee of Elders and served as chairwoman for a number of years. She was a homemaker and grandmother. She resided in Bayfield her entire life.

Mrs. Frost helped raise race horses, enjoyed pow-wows and other tribal and native functions on and off the Southern Ute Reservation. She was a member of St. Bartholomew’s Catholic Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Jack Frost, in 1993 and by a son, Wade Frost.

Survivors include five daughters, Dorothy Naranjo, Dixie Naranjo and Debra Frost, all of Bayfield, and Darlene Frost and Donna Frost, both of Ignacio; four sons, Clement Frost of Bayfield, Ray Frost of Hesperus and Byron Frost and Ronald Frost, both of Ignacio; a sister, Essie Kent of Ignacio; 26 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

Memorial donations may be sent to the Southern Ute Tribal Dialysis Program.

Hazel Rosemarie Place

Hazel Rosemarie Place died Sunday, April 23, 2000, at Four Corners Health Care Center. She was 92.

The cause of death was not disclosed.

Mrs. Place was born May 25, 1907, in Joliette, Quebec, Canada. During World War II, she served as a Gray Lady and a local Block Warden.

Because of her husband’s military career, they moved often. She was preceded in death by her husband, Col. Stanley R. Place, in 1955.

Mrs. Place lived in Durango for the past 20 years. She resided in Marin County, Calif., prior to moving to Durango.

Mrs. Place enjoyed traveling and caring for her cat. She was active in various clubs.

She is survived by her daughter, Marilyn Hoover of Ignacio; three grandchildren, Bruce Haskell, Yvonne White and Suzzanne Gilliam; six great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild and two nieces.

Interment of cremated remains will be at a later date at Golden Gate National Cemetery in California.

Memorial donations may be sent to the Gideons International, P.O. Box 2072, Durango, CO 81302.

Phyllis J. Reeder

A funeral will be at 3 p.m. Tuesday at Durango Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints for Phyllis J. Reeder, a Durango resident who died Saturday, April 22, 2000, at Mercy Medical Center. She was 82.

The cause of death was not disclosed.

The Bishop Jack Davison will officiate at services. Interment will be Wednesday afternoon at Brigham City Cemetery in Brigham City, Utah.

Mrs. Reeder was born July 25, 1917, in Bear River City, Utah. She married Ray M. Reeder on May 29, 1941, at the Logan Temple in Logan, Utah. She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints and taught in the church auxiliary. She and her husband extracted over 200,000 names from records for the LDS Family History Center in Salt Lake City. The couple moved to Durango in 1966. She enjoyed homemaking, sewing and hand work.

She is survived by her husband, Ray Reeder of Durango; four daughters, Marilyn Asay of Denver, Carol Ebright of Chicago, Ill., Kathleen Steed of Provo, Utah, and Jean Burns of Colorado Springs; a sister, Fern Newman of Bountiful, Utah; a brother, Jack Johnson of Salt Lake City; 20 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by an infant son, David.

Dorothy Jean 'Tink' Dalen

A funeral will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Hood Mortuary for Dorothy Jean "Tink" Dalen, an artist specializing in watercolors, who died Thursday, April 20, 2000, at her home in Durango from natural causes. She was 71.

The Rev. Mike McCleary will officiate at services. Visitation will be at Hood Mortuary from 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Monday. Cremation will be at Hood Mortuary Crematory.

Mrs. Dalen was born June 12, 1928, in Los Angeles, Calif. She graduated from Alhambra High School in Alhambra, Calif., where she met and married Raymond Dalen on June 15, 1947. She traveled with her husband to different city assignments for his Forest Service career, the last being Albuquerque.

Mrs. Dalen loved antiques and was a devoted wife and mother who loved her children and grandchildren more than anything else.

She is survived by her husband, Ray Dalen of Durango; three sons, Dan and Pat Dalen of Albuquerque, and Gary Dalen of Santa Barbara, Calif.; two daughters, Tina Hadley of Durango, and Stacy Dalen of Santa Barbara; seven grandchildren, Sig, Matt and Heather Dalen of Albuquerque, Kurt Dalen, Lee Dalen, Nick Dalen, and Clint Hadley of Durango; a sister, Ann Hollinger of Hamet, Calif.; and numerous nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers the family has requested that memorial contributions be made to the Hospice of Mercy Medical Center, 375 East Park Avenue, Durango, CO. 81301.

Dean M. Taylor

A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Ignatius Catholic Church for Dean M. Taylor, who died Sunday, April 16, 2000, at his home in Los Angeles, Calif. He was 45.

The cause of death was not disclosed.

The Rev. Eddie Andary will officiate. A Rosary will be said at 6 p.m. Monday at the church. Burial will be at the Ouray Memorial Cemetery in Ignacio. Visitation will be noon to 4 p.m. Monday at Hood Mortuary.

Mr. Taylor was born Oct. 5, 1954, in Durango. He worked for KSUT, the public radio station in Ignacio, before moving to Los Angeles, where he lived for a number of years.

Survivors include his father, Henry Taylor Sr. of Ignacio; two brothers, Henry Taylor Jr. of Ignacio and Laddy Taylor of Bayfield; and five sisters, Faith Taylor, Sally Velasquez and Norma Fern Bojorquez, all of Ignacio, and Desiree "Sunni" Waratza and Henrietta Taylor, both of Denver, Colo.

Jessie Henrietta Beusse Bright

Jessie Henrietta Beusse Bright died of natural causes Thursday, April 20, 2000, at the Valley Inn Nursing Home in Mancos, where she had lived since 1993. She was 96.

Mrs. Bright was born Sept. 8, 1903, in Athens, Ga. She graduated from Athens High School in 1920. She attended Glen Eden in Connecticut and the University of Georgia where she was a member of Phi Mu. She graduated from St. Luke’s Hospital School of Nursing in Richmond, Va. She worked as a registered nurse in Virginia and South Carolina hospitals.

In 1937, she married Graham Bernard Bright of Richmond. After his death in 1947, she lived and worked in Beckley, W.Va., where she was a member of St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church from 1950 to 1963.

Returning to Athens, Ga., Mrs. Bright was a member of Emmanuel Episcopal Church from 1963 to 1993 and most recently St. Paul’s in Mancos.

Survivors include her daughter, Rita Graham Bright of Hesperus; two granddaughters, Jesseka Zeleike of Tucson, Ariz., and Julie Wren of Boulder, Colo.; a sister, Ruth Beusse of Athens, Ga.; one nephew and three cousins.

At her request, there will be cremation and interment of ashes at Arlington National Cemetery.

Oleta Zufelt Slade

Services will be at 10 a.m. Monday at the Durango Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints for Oleta Zufelt Slade, who died Thursday, April 20, 2000, in Durango. She was 88.

The cause of death was not disclosed.

Bishop Jack Davison will officiate. Burial will be at Kline Cemetery. Visitation will be today at Hood Mortuary until 8:30 p.m.

Mrs. Slade was born April 3, 1912, in Liberty, N.M. Her family moved to Bluff, Utah, and then to Kline when she was 14. She married Cleo Evensen Slade on May 12, 1928, in Kline. Their marriage was solemnized Sept. 4, 1966, at the Mesa Temple in Mesa, Ariz.

The couple moved to Naturita for a short time before moving to Durango in 1944. Mrs. Slade was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints where she was active in many callings. She was active with the local Writers Guild, writing poems and plays, and participated in the Cowboy Poetry Gathering. At age 70, she served her church in the Idaho Falls Mission for 18 months.

She was preceded in death by her husband in 1975 and her daughter, Barbara N. Kettle in 1998.

Survivors include four daughters, Kay Moffat, Joyce McMullen, Vicki Wood and Debra Waters, all of Durango; two brothers, John Zufelt of Durango and Roland Zufelt of Idaho; a sister, Ethel Rae Ivie of Bountiful, Utah; 21 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren.

S. B. Palmer

Memorial services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Hood Mortuary Chapel for S. B. Palmer, who died of natural causes Monday, April 10, 2000, in Durango. He was 86.

Chaplain Myron Darmour will officiate.

Mr. Palmer was born Nov. 24, 1913, in Montgomery, Ill., and was raised there. He married Gerry Plante on Feb. 17, 1940. They moved to Durango in 1953.

Mr. and Mrs. Palmer purchased the Sunset Motel and operated it until 1970.

Since 1956, Mr. Palmer owned and operated a ranch on the Florida River in partnership with his son and grandson. Through his last days, he went out to work at the ranch.

Mr. Palmer and his wife recently celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary.

Survivors include his wife, Gerry Palmer of Durango; a son, Terry Palmer of Durango; a daughter, Sandy Schoonover of Durango; four grandchildren, Randy Palmer, Cindy Looman, Stacy Ponder and Donald Schoonover; and six great-grandchildren.

Memorial donations may be made to the American Diabetes Foundation, 2450 S. Downing Street, Denver, CO 80210.

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