Anna Tefft Heald died Nov. 1, 2013. She was 90.
Anna Rachel Miller was born Oct. 3, 1923, in Paonia. She spent her childhood in the Paonia and Crawford areas. She attended Hotchkiss High School.
She married Marion Tefft March 26, 1942. In 1946 they began working with race horses and traveled throughout the western states until Marion's death in 1954.
She moved back to Delta and worked at Garrett Mercantile. She married George Heald in 1955.
Mrs. Heald worked for the Colorado Department of Social Services from 1970 until retiring in 1992.
She moved to Grand Junction in 1997.
She enjoyed visiting with family, reading, crocheting and working in the yard.
A celebration of life will be held at 10 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 23, at Clifton Christian Church. Following the service a Thanksgiving-themed potluck will be held at the church. Turkey and ham will be provided along with tea and lemonade. Please bring salads, side dishes, bread or desserts.blog comments powered by Disqus