Jerald Wilcock Orton died March 1, 2017, at his home in Olathe after a long battle with Parkinson's Disease. He was 75.
Viewing will be at Sunset Mesa Funeral Directors Friday, March 10, from 4-7 p.m. Funeral services are scheduled at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 11, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints located south of Montrose at 21028 Uncompahgre Road. A military graveside service will follow at Grandview Cemetery.
Sunset Mesa Funeral Directors is handling the arrangements.
On Dec. 4 Delta County Commissioners Doug Atchley, Mark Roeber and Don Suppes denied the application of Paonia Holdings, LLC for a change of land use for the property at 41322 Highway 133, with an adjacent residence at 41402 Highway 133 and an ancillary property at 16180 Stevens Gulch Road.
The property is owned by Bowie Resources, LLC, and was formerly used as a coal load-out site.