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.
The seventh annual Eckert Crane Days, the annual viewing of the sandhill cranes migrating north from New Mexico through Colorado's West Slope, will be March 16-18. Representatives from the Black Canyon Chapter of the Audubon Society (BCAS) will be at the viewing site east of Eckert at Fruitgrowers Reservoir, 9 to 11 a.m. each day, to answer questions and provide binoculars and spotting scopes.