Mary Ina Mick of Delta died Thursday, April 5, 2012, at her home. She was 89.
A memorial service was held April 10 at Garnet Mesa Baptist Church in Delta, with Reverend Dick Neale and the VFW Auxiliary #3571 officiating. A graveside service will be held at a later date at Gunnison Cemetery.
Mrs. Mick was born March 1, 1923, in Modoc, Kan., to Clarence and Mary Jane (Hill) Bennett. She spent her childhood and attended school in Southwest City, Mo., graduating from Southwest City High School in 1941. She attended Jefferson City (Mo.) Community College.
She married Ralph Mick on May 15, 1943, in Gunnison. They celebrated 39 years of marriage. He preceded her in death in 1982.
She had several jobs including cook and dietician for Western State College in Gunnison, welder, secretary and rancher. She was a member of Garnet Mesa Baptist Church in Delta, former president of Rebekahs Lodge in Gunnison, and former president of the Emblem Club and Lee Marts VFW #3571, both in Delta. She enjoyed gardening, fishing, helping others and her family.
Mrs. Mick is survived by her daughter and her husband, Linda and Michael Stahly of Delta; a son and his wife, Lonnie and Clare Mick of Olathe; a foster son and his wife, Harry and Kay Averill of Independence, Kan.; a daughter-in-law, LeeAnn Mick of Gunnison; two sisters, Ester McKlintic and her husband William "Mac" of Neosho, Mo., and Ruby Burham of Joplin, Mo.; 10 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; 40 nieces and nephews; and 65 great-nieces and great-nephews.
She was preceded in death by a son, Billy Mick; her husband, Ralph Mick; five brothers, Arthur Bennett, Tommy Bennett, Alvin Bennett, Leslie Bennett and John Bennett; and two sisters, Myrtle Bodenstein and Della Small.
Memorial contributions may be made to Lee Marts VFW #3571 Memorial and Building Fund.
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Taylor Funeral Service and Crematory handled the arrangements.blog comments powered by Disqus