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Jerrod Albert Samber, 50, of Atwood, Colo., died peacefully at his home after a courageous battle against cancer. While Jerrod had cancer, it never had him.

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Robert Keith Rosette passed away on March 27. He was 92 years old. He was born on May 5, 1927 to Raymond and Naomi Rosette in Alamosa, Colo. He grew up in Salida, Colo., where he enjoyed hunting, fishing and the outdoor life.

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Laurence E. Dolezal passed away in the Senior Health Care Center in Gunnison on March 19. A full obituary will appear in the near future in the Times.

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Edward Franklin Campbell passed away in Grand Junction on March 21 following a brief illness. He is survived by brothers Pat Campbell of Vancouver, Wash., and Paul Campbell of Edmond, Okla.

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Franklin David Zanetell, Sr. of Gunnison, Colo., died of congestive heart failure, peacefully at home on March 21. He was born in Aguilar, Colo., on Nov. 5, 1933, a son of Emma and Joseph Zanetell.

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Ruediger “Rudy” Josef Apfelthaler passed away at his residence in Montrose, Colo., on Feb. 23.

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Mary Jane “Irish” Beals passed away at home in Boise, Idaho on the evening of Feb. 27, surrounded by her family. She was 94 years old. Mary Jane is lovingly remembered by her daughter and son-in-law, Patricia L. (Beals) and Stephen M. Evans of Boise, Idaho. She adored being “Gram” to Morgan M. Evans of Seattle, Wash., Andrew R. and his wife Jenessa Evans of Boise, and Zachary M. Evans and his partner Anja Crocker of Boise. She was predeceased by her parents and sister.

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Mike Kunes passed away in the loving arms of his family at his daughter’s home in Colorado Springs, Colo. Mike was born Sept. 1, 1942 and passed away March 2.

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Ralph Edward Kwiatkoski died Saturday, Feb. 15 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Grand Junction after a short illness. Born Jan. 7, 1936, Ralph was 84. He was the youngest of the seven children of Anthony and Florence Kwiatkoski. Ralph loved growing up in Cheboygan, Mich., where he swam in Lake Huron and rode his bike delivering flowers from his father’s garden and the town’s newspapers.

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