As a historian she kept many records and scrapbooks. She sewed many quilts for her grandchildren Rustin, Brian, and Justin. She enjoyed being entertained by her great-granddaughters, Brooke, and Kacie.
She resided in Glenwood Springs, CO, and was the 4-H leader and was a Holy Cross Lutheran Church member for forty-five years. She retired to Grand Junction, CO, and continued her adventures of fishing, canning, baking, and pinochle playing.
Upon the death of her husband Roy after sixty-six years, she became a snowbird, wintered in Arizona, and spent the summers in Grand Junction, Co.
Celebration of Life was held at the Lutheran Church and school of Messiah on September 24 at 1:00 p.m.
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