Denise "Katt" Hess, died on Oct. 2, 2016. She was 50.
She graduated from Cedaredge High School in 1984 and then joined the Marines.
No services are planned. A celebration of life will be held at a later date.
She was active in the Bayfield community and worked at the Bayfield Times newspaper. She enjoyed hiking and fishing, and was a helping hand to any one or animal that needed one.
She is survived by her parents, Darren and Gail Jones of Cedaredge; her brother, Brian Jones of Cedaredge; a sister, Christy Pierce of Grand Junction; three children, Jessie, Mason and Sadie Hess, all of Bayfield; and extended family.
At about 9:50 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14, officers of the Delta Police Department were dispatched to a robbery reported at Arby's, located at 107 Gunnison River Drive. An extensive search of the area was conducted and the suspect was not located.
The suspect was reported to have walked into Arby's and after a brief conversation with an employee, was able to leave the store with a small amount of cash and coins.