George John Grubbs

George John Grubbs was born Dec. 29, 1938 in Sheridan, Wyo., the son of Votaw Allison and Julia (Coster) Grubbs. He passed away at his Dolores home on Sunday, Dec. 1, 2013, at age 74.

George proudly served in the U.S. Air Force.

Surviving George are his wife, Cecilia Grubbs of Dolores; four children, Votaw Grubbs of Cortez, George Grubbs Jr. of Wolf Point, Mont., Wendy Milholland of Sterling, and Chris Grubbs of Grand Junction; seven grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren; three brothers, Charlie Grubbs of Phoenix, Brian Grubbs of Dolores, and Sam Grubbs of Coeur d’Alene, Idaho; and sister, Allison Schoonover of Davenport, Iowa. He was preceded in death by parents Votaw and Julia Grubbs.

Cremation has taken place, and no services will be held. Contributions can be made to Hospice of Montezuma, P.O. Box 740, Cortez, Colo. 81321.

Arrangements are being made through Ertel Funeral Home. For information or to send condolences, log on to and click on the obituary section.