Irvin "Bert" Frazier of Delta died Wednesday, April 18, 2012, at his home. He was 89.
No services will be held at this time.
Mr. Frazier was born July 20, 1922, in Montrose, to Bert and Ellen (Paxton) Frazier. He spent his childhood in Montrose and Delta, and attended school in Montrose.
He joined the United States Navy and was discharged in Honolulu, Hawaii, in 1945. He remained in Hawaii for 16 years, working as a precision instrument repairman.
He married Evelyn Valenzuela on Nov. 4, 1955, in Honolulu, Hawaii. They moved to Los Angeles, Calif., in 1958. They would have celebrated 57 years of marriage this fall. She survives.
Mr. Frazier worked for Air Research in California for five years. He moved his family back to Delta in 1963, where he became a hog farmer. He was active in FFA and High Country Pork Producers of the Western Slope. He was instrumental in building a hog processing plant in Grand Junction. He started Household Services in 1983, where he sold and serviced vacuum cleaners until his retirement. He enjoyed fishing, gardening, word puzzles, aquatics at the rec center and reading Louis L'Amour westerns.
He is survived by his wife, Evelyn Frazier of Delta; a son and his wife, David and Kristi Frazier; of Atlanta, Ga.; a daughter, Ramona Frazier of Delta; a brother, Lester Frazier and his wife Linda of Port LaVaca, Texas; and two sisters, Ethel Hall of Vernal, Utah, and Frances English of Montrose.
Mr. Frazier was preceded in death by four sisters, Ruby, Faye, Irma and Evelyn; and two brothers, Owen and Ellie.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice and Palliative Care of Western Colorado, P.O. Box 24, Delta, CO 81416.
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Taylor Funeral Service and Crematory handled the arrangements.blog comments powered by Disqus