Victor George Petranovich of Eckert died April 13, 2017, at his home after a long battle with multiple sclerosis and cancer.
Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m., Thursday, April 20, at Cedaredge Cemetery. Attendees are invited to wear Denver Broncos attire.
Mr. Petranovich was born on Nov. 22, 1943, to George and Lola Petranovich in Cameo. He spent his childhood in Palisade and graduated from Palisade High School. He was active in sports and was a member of the Palisade football state champions in 1958, the school's first state football title.
After graduation, he served in the U.S. Air Force, earning the rank of sergeant. He was awarded the National Defense Service Medal and Good Conduct Medal.
He is survived by his wife of 46 years, Sharon; three sons, Craig Petranovich, Chad (Terri) Petranovich and Marty (Kirsten) Humble; a daughter, Tasha (Quincy) Christian; a sister, Leah Baldwin; nine grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter.
Taylor Funeral Service and Crematory is handling the arrangements.
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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.