Doris Marie Pickrel died Jan. 11, 2013, at her home in Paonia. She was 93.
A graveside funeral service was held Jan. 15 at the Cedar Hill Cemetery in Paonia. A memorial service will be held in the spring.
Doris Marie Reimer was born to Jacob and Margurete (Cox) Reimer March 24, 1919, in Pueblo. She spent her childhood and attended schools in Pueblo.
On April 22, 1936, she married George Pickrel in Pueblo. They celebrated 70 years of marriage before George died in 2006.
Mrs. Pickrel enjoyed being a wife, mother and grandmother, traveling, baking, painting ceramics and spending time with friends and family. She was a member of Ladies' Missionary Society, Young At Heart and the Congregational Church, all in Buena Vista.
She is survived by four daughters, Dee Kropp and her husband Jim of Paonia; Darla Knapp of Fort Collins, Sandra Davis of Denver, and Sherry Grosenick of Lakewood; seven grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, George; two brothers; and five sisters.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice and Palliative Care of Western Colorado, P.O. Box 24, Delta, CO 81416.
Arrangements were handled by Taylor Funeral Service and Crematory.
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