Anna May Hyatt of Hotchkiss died Friday, April 27, 2012, at Delta County Memorial Hospital. She was 83.
Mrs. Hyatt was born May 25, 1928, in Macomb, Mo., to Charles and Neva (Gnagy) Penland. She and her family moved to Hotchkiss in 1933. She graduated from Hotchkiss High School in 1946.
She married Elroy Hyatt on Dec. 1, 1946, in Hotchkiss. He survives.
Mrs. Hyatt moved to Brighton in 1950, to Fort Lupton in 1956, and to Gunnison in 1962, before returning to Hotchkiss in 1988.
She was a member of First Baptist Church of Hotchkiss. She enjoyed singing and was a member of the choir as well as a soloist for the church. She served as church clerk for several years and made sure the church had flowers for Sunday service. She decorated the church for Christmas and Easter. She enjoyed cooking family dinners, especially during the holidays. She was an avid Broncos fan and enjoyed playing golf, reading, watching television and cats.
Mrs. Hyatt is survived by her husband, Elroy of Hotchkiss; three sons, Gary Hyatt of Brighton, Neil Hyatt of Cheyenne, Wyo., and Scott Hyatt of Clifton; three grandchildren, Jonathan Hyatt of Thornton, Zachary Hyatt and his partner Rachel of Englewood, and Chris Hyatt Brownlee and her husband Josh of Englewood; a great-grandson, Tristan Brownlee of Englewood; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by two brothers, Charles Penland and Chester "Jack" Penland.
A funeral service will be held Saturday, May 5, at 2 p.m. at First Baptist Church in Hotchkiss. Interment will take place Monday, May 7, at 1 p.m. at Veterans Memorial Cemetery of Western Colorado in Grand Junction.
Memorial contributions may be made to First Baptist Church of Hotchkiss, P.O. Box 26, Hotchkiss, CO 81419.
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Taylor Funeral Service and Crematory is handling the arrangements.blog comments powered by Disqus