Joanne M. Gorrod died Aug. 26, 2013, at her home in Cedaredge. She was 87.
A graveside funeral service was held Aug. 29 at Cedaredge Cemetery.
She was born in Anthony, Kan., June 28, 1926, to Joseph and Saloma (Hapner) Dickson. She moved with her family to Trinidad in 1936, then to Utah before moving to Cedaredge in 1939.
She married Mack Gorrod Dec. 2, 1946, in Cedaredge.
Mrs. Gorrod enjoyed canning, sewing, fishing and gardening. She was a member of Baca Busy Bees and the American Legion Ladies Auxiliary.
She is survived by her daughter, Mary Armour-Bobber of Grand Junction; her son, Joe Gorrod of Cedaredge; five grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Mack, on April 25, 2011, and a granddaughter, Jessica Gorrod.
Memorial contributions may be made to American Heart Association or HopeWest Hospice, P.O. Box 24, Delta, CO 81416.
Taylor Funeral Service and Crematory handled the arrangements.
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