Lifetime Delta County resident Dixie J. Minear died Sept. 26, 2017, at her home in Pea Green. She was 79.
Per her request, no services will be held. Cremation has taken place.
Dixie June Davis was born on Feb. 4, 1938, to Russel and Irma Davis in Delta. She spent her childhood and attended school in Delta.
On May 5, 1956, she married Carl Minear in Delta. He died in 2000.
She enjoyed camping, fishing and spending time with family.
Mrs. Minear is survived by her children, David (Debbie) Minear of Eckert and Brenda Burke of Pea Green; and two grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Carl Minear; one daughter; one son; and nine siblings.
Memorial contributions may be made to HopeWest, PO Box 24, Delta, CO 81416.
Taylor Funeral Service and Crematory is handling the arrangements.
Visit the internet obituary and sign the online guest registry at www.taylorfuneralservice.
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.