Stephen Ray McLain

Memorial services for Stephen Ray McLain will be held at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, April 22 at the home of Bobbie Payne, 15301 Road 25, Dolores.

Stephen was born November 25, 1964 in Lynwood, Calif. the son of Henry Oliver and Wanda Vee (Gilpin) McLain. He passed away at his Mancos home on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at the age of 49.

Stephen followed in death his mother, Wanda St. John; step father, Ray St. John; and grandma, Grace Marie Gilpin. Left behind are Stephen’s father, Henry McLain and wife, Julie; sister, Sarilda (Jane) Hautas and husband, John; nephew, Christopher McLain and wife, Bernadette Fitchie; great niece, Emma McLain; great nephew, Levi McLain; sister, Lucretia Miller Stephenson and husband, Kelly; niece, Teresa Baber; nephew, Montana Miller; great nephew, Achilles Miller; sister, Bobbie Payne and husband, Mitchell; niece, Stephanie Mecca; great nieces, Echoa Mecca and Nissa Mecca; nieces, Rabecca McLain and Scotti McLain; sister, Susanna (Suzie) Schmeltz and husband, John; nephew, John Schmeltz and wife, Vanessa; niece, Courtney Schmeltz; sister, Sandra McLain (Armenta) and husband, Randy Armenta; nephew, Mitchell Barber; great niece, Alice Barber; adopted sister, Jacque Thomas; adopted nephews, Brian Thomas and Cory Thomas; and adopted niece, Tracy Thomas.

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