Doralee Mae Coldiron died April 9, 2012, at San Juan Living Center in Montrose. She was 92.
Mrs. Coldiron was born Sept. 12, 1919, in Sun City, Kan., to Benjamin and Nancy "Nana" (Marquand) Adams. She spent her childhood in Kansas and Colorado.
She worked in defense factories during World War II, and was a rodeo cowgirl in Wyoming.
Most of her life she lived in Delta and Montrose counties where she and her husband ranched. Mrs. Coldiron was a Christian and volunteered for RSVP of Delta County and Delta Senior Center.
She is survived by two daughters, Nancy Erwin of Olathe, Kan., and Cherry Chriestenson and her husband Bill of Delta; a son and his wife, William and Marian Coldiron of Montrose; 11 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Coldiron was preceded in death by her husband, Lloyd Coldiron; a son, Benjamin Holt; a daughter, Kathi Arthur; and a sister, Ruth Busenbark.
Cremation has taken place. A graveside service will take place at a later date at Crawford Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to San Juan Memorial Garden c/o San Juan Living Center, or to the charity of the donor's choice.
Valley Lawn Funeral Home in Montrose handled the arrangements.blog comments powered by Disqus