Ida Louise Sanders died Sunday, April 15, 2012, at Delta County Memorial Hospital. She was 90.
A memorial service will be held Tuesday, April 24, at 2 p.m. at Paonia United Methodist Church with Reverend Russell Fletcher officiating.
Mrs. Sanders was born Nov. 24, 1921, in Paonia, to Clifford and Pearl (Heberling) Griffin. She graduated from Paonia High School in 1938. She graduated from the University of Colorado in 1943.
She married Raymond Sanders on Jan. 13, 1947, in Paonia. The marriage ended in divorce.
Mrs. Sanders lived in Norwood, Simla, and 30 years in Chicago, Ill., where she was an administrative assistant for a real estate company. She moved back to Paonia in 1992.
She enjoyed quilting, knitting, needlework, Colorado history, especially that of the Western Slope, researching historical sites and exploring old cemeteries with her sister, Shirley. She was a member of the North Fork Historical Preservation Society, Friends of the Paonia Library, and Paonia United Methodist Church, where she played in the bell choir.
Mrs. Sanders is survived by a brother and his wife, Homer and Irene Griffin of Palisade; two nieces and four nephews.
She was preceded in death by a brother, Carrol Griffin; and a sister, Shirley Lund.
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Taylor Funeral Service and Crematory is handling the arrangements.blog comments powered by Disqus