Longtime Delta resident Joan Ruth Doyle died Sept. 1, 2013, at San Juan Living Center in Montrose. She was 80.
A celebration of life was held Sept. 3 at the Doyle residence in Delta.
Joan Ruth Beach was born in Lamar Aug. 19, 1933, to Wayne and Perth (Johnson) Beach. She spent her childhood in Lamar and moved to Delta her freshman year of high school. She graduated from Delta High School in 1951.
On Feb. 2, 1955, she married Jim Doyle in Delta. They celebrated 58 years of marriage this year.
Mrs. Doyle enjoyed being a wife, mother and grandmother, playing cards, reading, traveling and camping.
Mrs. Doyle is survived by her husband of 58 years, Jim Doyle of Delta; one son, Brad Doyle and wife Angela of Delta; two daughters, Glee Anderson and husband Tim of Aurora, and Jodi Hollingshead and husband Rudy of Montrose; two brothers, Glenn Beach of California and Lydall Beach of Cedaredge; two sisters, Doris Leonard of Eckert and Bonnie Ledesma of Delta; six grandchildren; and one great-grandchild on the way.
Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of one's choice.
Taylor Funeral Service and Crematory handled the arrangements.
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