Ruth C. Meek of Crawford died Friday, March 9, 2012, at Paonia Care and Rehabilitation Center. She was 91.
A graveside funeral service will be held Thursday, March 15, at 2 p.m. at Garden of Memories Cemetery in Crawford, with James Gall officiating.
Mrs. Meek was born March 21, 1920, in Crawford, to Clark and Minnie "Mary" (Anderson) Collins. She spent her childhood and attended school in Clear Fork and Crawford. She graduated from Crawford High School in 1938. She attended Western State College in Gunnison.
She married Carton Meek on June 21, 1941, in Denver. They lived at the Meek Ranch on Crystal Creek in Maher.
Mrs. Meek was a homemaker. She enjoyed crafts, watching hummingbirds and taking care of her yard. She was a member of the Cowbelles and Maher Onion Valley Club.
She is survived by five children, Rodger Meek and his wife Linda, Marilyn Wood and her husband Bob, Sandy Holt and her husband Sam, Don Meek and Cheryl Ridgway and her husband Alan; a sister, Lena Long; 11 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.
Mrs. Meek was preceded in death by a brother, Oscar Collins; and two sisters, Beulah Stafford and Norma Stafford.
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 is handling the arrangements.blog comments powered by Disqus