LaVerne Lee of Delta died Tuesday, March 27, 2012, at Willow Tree Care Center in Delta. She was 90.
A graveside service was held March 29 at Cory Cemetery followed by a celebration of life at St. Luke's Episcopal Church in Delta, with Father Tom Siebert officiating.
Mrs. Lee was born July 26, 1921, in Montrose, to Willis and Lou (Garrison) England. She spent her childhood in Montrose and graduated from Montrose High School in 1938. She had lived in Delta since 1950.
She married Clyde Lee on Jan. 17, 1950, in Denver. She was previously married to Ezra "Sarg" Bentley.
Mrs. Lee enjoyed reading, her flower garden, family and friends gatherings, and her cat, Shorty. She was a member of St. Luke's Episcopal Church in Delta.
She is survived by a daughter, Yvonne Rowland of Delta; a stepson, Charles Bentley and his wife Loretta of Kentucky; a stepdaughter, Nadine Schmidt of Lakewood; a brother, Wes England and his wife Mary of Austin; a sister-in-law, Ruth England of Austin; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Luke's Episcopal Church Memorial Fund, P.O. Box 724, Delta, CO 81416, or Delta County Humane Society, P.O. Box 1111, Delta, CO 81416.
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Taylor Funeral Service and Crematory handled the arrangements.blog comments powered by Disqus