Helen Senteney of Delta died Oct. 5, 2017, at her home. She was 87.
She was born and raised in a rural area southwest of Albuquerque, N.M. She attended Eastern New Mexico University where she majored in music.
She married Paul Senteney on June 17, 1951. They moved from Durango to Delta in 1976. Mrs. Senteney worked for Colorado Bank and Trust for several years.
She is survived by her husband, Paul; sons, Rick and Doug; grandchildren, Seth and Kate; and great-grandchildren, Gabe and Nate.
Services will be held at Redeemer Lutheran Church at 11 a.m. Oct. 21. A reception will follow.
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.