Carol Herman, a former resident of Delta, died Thursday, Nov. 12, 2015, at Colorow Care Center in Olathe. She was 86.
Mass of Christian burial will be at 11 a.m., Friday, Dec. 4, at St. Michael Catholic Church, with Father Mark Bettinger officiating. A private interment will follow at Delta City Cemetery.
Mrs. Herman was born July 23, 1929.
On Aug. 3, 1953, she married Dale Herman in Aberdeen, S.D.
She was a member of St. Michael Catholic Church and the Lady Elks from Glenwood Springs Elks Lodge #2286.
She enjoyed reading, sewing, gardening, dancing and all things feline.
Mrs. Herman is survived by her son, retired Col. Michael Herman of El Dorado Hills, Calif.; three daughters, Roberta "Birdy" Herman-Anderson and Patricia "Patti" Barela, both of Delta, and LuAnne Herman of Cortez; two sisters, Betty Riley of Billings, Mont., and Phyllis Swanda of Beaverton, Ore; and four grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Dale Herman; three sisters; and one brother.
Memorial contributions may be made to HopeWest, P.O. Box 24, Delta, CO 81416.
Taylor Funeral Service and Crematory is handling the arrangements.
View the Internet obituary and sign the online guest registry at taylorfuneralservice.com.
On Dec. 4 Delta County Commissioners Doug Atchley, Mark Roeber and Don Suppes denied the application of Paonia Holdings, LLC for a change of land use for the property at 41322 Highway 133, with an adjacent residence at 41402 Highway 133 and an ancillary property at 16180 Stevens Gulch Road.
The property is owned by Bowie Resources, LLC, and was formerly used as a coal load-out site.