Rayleene Ann Stearns of Delta died due to complications from surgery on Sunday, April 22, 2012, at St. Mary's Medical Center in Grand Junction. She was 42.
A celebration of life will be held Thursday, April 26, from 4 to 8 p.m. at the island at Confluence Park.
Mrs. Stearns was born Aug. 7, 1969, in Denver, to Gary and Patricia (Wollbrinck) Lang. She spent her childhood in Denver, Golden, Delta and Olathe. She graduated from Olathe High School in 1987. She attended Mesa State and Argosy University. She would have received her degree in psychology in May.
She married William "Bill" Stearns on May 27, 2011, in Delta. He survives.
Mrs. Stearns was a law enforcement records tech for many years. She enjoyed horseback riding, hiking, camping, the outdoors and writing short stories.
She is survived by her parents, Gary and Patricia Lang of Olathe; her husband, Bill Stearns of Delta; a daughter, Sheyanne Lang of Laramie, Wyo.; a brother, Jarrod Lang of Rangely; a sister and her husband, Tabitha and Abe Cardenas of Montrose; six nieces, Cassandra Lang, Katrina Lang and Kaylee Lang, all of Collbran, Emilie Cardenas and Gabby Cardenas, both of Montrose, and Caitlin Tallon of Arizona; three nephews, Christian Cardenas of Montrose, Ricky Allen of California, and Christopher Allen of Arizona; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Mary's Cancer Center in Grand Junction.
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Taylor Funeral Service and Crematory is handling the arrangements.blog comments powered by Disqus