Vance Lee Lundy

Vance Lee Lundy was born Nov. 13, 1948, in Glendale, Calif., to Earl Bradford and Gertrude Charline (Huthmacher) Lundy. He passed away in Durango at Four Corners Health Care on Monday, June 30, 2014, at the age of 65.

While Vance was born in Glendale, he was raised in Mount Charleston, Nev. He went to school and graduated in Las Vegas, Nev.

Vance’s best friend of many years is Robert Lazwell of Las Vegas, Nev. They went to school together since seventh grade, were in the Navy together and also worked together at PepsiCo.

He joined the Navy after graduation and served four years on the USS Ranger.

Vance loved to travel and hiking in the mountains. He loved animals and was a very kind and loving person.

Surviving Vance is his brother, Charles Lundy of Las Vegas, Nev.; wife, Carolyn Lundy of Cortez; daughter, Brittany Lundy of Cortez; four stepsons, James Peterson of Bayfield, Colo., Stephen Peterson of Ignacio, Colo., Robert Peterson and Charles Peterson both of Cortez; a stepdaughter, Crystal Peterson of Cortez; and nine step grandchildren. Vance was preceded in death by his parents, Earl and Charline Lundy; and by one brother, Monte Lundy.

Cremation is planned with no services to be held. Arrangements are being made through Ertel Funeral Home. For further information or to send condolences, log on to and click on the obituary section.