James Wren Jr. died Saturday, July 23, 2016, at his home in Cedaredge. He was 72.
A private family service will be held at a later date.
James Andrew Wren Jr. was born in Glover, Mo., Nov. 14, 1943, to James and Edna (Hill) Wren Sr.
He served in the U.S. Navy and later attended college. He worked as a welder and pipe fitter.
He is survived by his wife, Krista Wren of Cedaredge; two sons, Timothy Wren of Grand Junction and Robert Brewer of Greeley; two daughters, Deanna Brewer and Janet Adcock, both of Grand Junction; his sisters, Sharris Spears of Columbia, Ill., and Lora Mantz of Dupo, Ill.; 11 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a son, David Wren; two brothers, Roger Wren and Walter Wren; and a sister, Cassie Kerperien.
Taylor Funeral Service and Crematory is handling the arrangements.
View the internet obituary and sign the online guest registry at www.taylorfuneralservice.com.
Delta Volunteer Fire Department (DVFD) will be holding its annual fireworks show at Confluence Park on Wednesday, July 4, having received approval from Delta City Council at the council's June 5 meeting.
The DVFD has 28 volunteers and expects to have eight to 10 firefighters from Cedaredge join them this year.