Flora Lewis of Delta died Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2012, in Grand Junction. She was 86.
A memorial service was held Jan. 21 at Taylor Funeral Service Chapel in Delta. Inurnment followed at Delta City Cemetery.
Mrs. Lewis was born March 15, 1925, in Dawson, N.M., to Benny and Vera (Flores) Valdez. She spent her childhood in Trinidad.
Mrs. Lewis lived in Thousand Oaks, Calif., before moving to Delta in 1989. She enjoyed traveling, fishing, hunting and camping with her husband, and playing bingo at the Elks Lodge and IOOF Lodge.
She is survived by three sons, Ben Martinez, Robert Crask and Thomas Crask, all of Delta; two daughters and their husbands, Patricia and Henry Cota of Delta, and Ruby and Rick Baltes of Forestville, Calif.; three brothers and their wives, John and Tina Valdez of Delta, Roger and Lupe Valdez of Montrose, and Edward and Lisa Valdez of California; two sisters, Gerry Duran and her husband Lawrence of Delta, and Delia Martinez of Cory; 25 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
Mrs. Lewis was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph Lewis; and her children, Henry Martinez, Saul Martinez, Richard Martinez, Linda Lewis, Kenny Lewis and Ruben Martinez.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.
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Taylor Funeral Service and Crematory handled the arrangements.blog comments powered by Disqus