Eckert resident Florence M. Rathburn died Jan. 10, 2018, at Delta County Memorial Hospital. She was 94.
At her request, no services will be held at this time.
Florence M. Baker was born Sept. 23, 1923, to Raymond and Viola (Shoemaker) Baker in Koehler, N.M. She spent her childhood and attended school in New Mexico.
On Dec. 2, 1940, she married Robert Rathburn in Las Vegas, N.M. They celebrated 77 years of marriage in December.
Mrs. Rathburn enjoyed traveling, fishing, camping, bowling and spending time with family and friends.
She is survived by her husband, Robert Rathburn; sons, Bob Rathburn and Tom Rathburn; daughters, Sue Moss and Darla Kettle; 10 grandchildren; and numerous great- and great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a sister, Juanita Ploter; and a brother, Raymond Baker.
Taylor Funeral Service and Crematory is handling the arrangements.
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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.