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July 16, 2013
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Western Slope Obituaries 7-15-13


Dustin James “D.J.” Overturf

Dustin “D.J.” Overturf, 22, of Delta, Colo., passed away on July 1, 2013 in Montrose, Colo.

Dustin James Overturf was born on August 24, 1990 to Jo Dine Overturf in Delta, Colo.

D.J. attended school in Olathe, Colo.

D. J. loved music and dancing. He was very athletic and was an artist. He was also into cars, especially the Camaro.

D. J. is survived by his mother, Jo Dine Cress of Delta, Colo.; his father, Mike Goodman of Olathe, Colo.; a daughter due in October; brother, Brandon Mooney and Antonette Artery of Delta, Colo.; sister, Samantha Overturf of Denver, Colo.; brother, Michael Overturf and wife, Savannah of Washington, DC; brother, Kaleb Robinson and fiancé, Deidre McKibben of Montrose, Colo.; sister, Randi Moore and her daughter, Zaelynn Arias of Delta, Colo.; brother, Courtney Lawver of Delta, Colo.; long-time friend, Jim Fister of Olathe, Colo., and numerous aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews and too many friends to name.

D. J. was preceded in death by his grandmother, Bessie Herman; grandfather, Harvey Smith; and Cecil Wilhelm and aunt, Sam Carter.

A celebration of D. J.’s life and potluck BBQ was held July 6, 2013 at Cleland Park in Delta, Colo. ❖

Tom Clay Hill

Tom Clay Hill, 69, of Olathe, Colo., passed away July 2, 2013, at his residence in Olathe.

Tommy was born on July 25, 1943, to Clayton and Olga Hill in Denver, Colo.

He grew up on the Blue River, and attended school in Summit County, Colo.

He raised cattle on various ranches in Park County and Summit County, and eventually settled on the Gore Pass Ranch in Kremmling, Colo., for 40 years. He moved to Olathe, Colo., where he resided for the past seven years.

Tommy enjoyed ranching, roping, team penning, and playing poker with his friends. He never knew a stranger and everyone that met him loved him. Tommy was a true supporter of 4-H, FFA and various youth programs. The 2000 Middle Park Fair and Rodeo was dedicated in his honor. He was a generous, soft hearted, loving husband, dad, grandpa, uncle and friend.

Tommy is survived by his wife of 27 years, Linda, her sons Stetson and Cody (Alisha) Mumma, Tommy’s five children, Jodi (Sandy) Hill, Shawn (Kelly) Farrell, Matt (Heidi) Hill, Mark ((Polly) Hill, and Samijean (Shawn) Lechman, brother Gary (Alice) Hill, sister, Evelyn Avery, 14 grandchildren, six great grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Clayton and Olga Hill, his brother George Hill, and his sister, Lucille Wall.

The family has requested donations be made to Kremmling Memorial Hospital, in his honor, 214 4th street, Kremmling Colo., 80459.

Funeral Services were held July 8, 2013 at Grand County Fairgrounds in Kremmling, Colo. Interment followed at Kremmling Cemetery in Kremmling, Colo. ❖




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