Elizabeth "Betty" Claire Lunis died after a brief illness on Oct. 30, 2013, at her residence in Crawford. She was 79.
She was born in Norfolk, Va., July 23, 1934, to Raymond and Mary (Lynch) Baker. The family moved to Denver after World War II. She graduated from South Denver High School.
She lived in Idaho Falls, Idaho, before returning to Denver to care for her elderly mother. She lived in Paonia where she assisted her daughter and son-in-law with the day-to-day operation of the Rocky Mountain Inn, which they owned. She lived in Crawford for the past six years.
Mrs. Lunis enjoyed the Denver Broncos, reading, music, playing the piano and games, especially poker.
She is survived by her daughters, Sharon Smith and Barbie (Bob) Dickinson, all of Crawford; a brother, George Baker of Denver; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
A celebration of life service was held Nov. 3 at the Dickinson home in Crawford.
Clark's Valley Lawn Funeral Home & Cemetery in Montrose handled the arrangements.blog comments powered by Disqus