Alta Evelyn Bannon Merritt died Oct. 15, 2016. She was 83.
She was born June 28, 1933, to John and Hazel Bannon Sr.
She is survived by a son, Frank (Cherie) Merritt Jr.; a daughter, Katherine (Rickey) Feigt; five grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband Frank Merritt Sr.; brothers, John Bannon Jr. and Art Bannon; sisters, Hazel Schafer and June Sherman; and a great-grandson, Kristian Feigt.
A graveside service was held Saturday, Oct. 22, at Crown Hill Cemetery in Wheat Ridge.
Delta Volunteer Fire Department (DVFD) will be holding its annual fireworks show at Confluence Park on Wednesday, July 4, having received approval from Delta City Council at the council's June 5 meeting.
The DVFD has 28 volunteers and expects to have eight to 10 firefighters from Cedaredge join them this year.