Katherine "JoAnn" Anderson died May 23, 2016. She was 73.
She was born in Monte Vista Sept 26, 1942, to Lewin and Alice (Valentine) Woolley. She attended school in Monte Vista until her senior year when she moved to Moreland, Okla., to help her grandparents. She graduated in 1960 then attended X-ray technician school in Colorado Springs.
In 1963 she married Robert "Bob" Anderson of Center. They moved to Grand Junction in 1968, and to Delta 10 years later. They started Anderson Farm Supply in 1993 and retired in 2014.
Mrs. Anderson was involved in Partners and Altrusa, and was a member of the Hotchkiss Emblem Club for 35-plus years. She enjoyed her family, being a grandmother, and the Denver Broncos, especially John Elway.
She is survived by her husband, Bob; her son, Jeff (Tammy) Anderson; her daughter, Pam (David) Kuta, all of Delta; her siblings, Ruth (Bill) Carson of Hotchkiss, Ona (Fred) Ginter of Wheatridge, Frances (Harold) Scidmore of Monte Vista and Bob (Cathy) Woolley of Pueblo; a sister-in-law, Mary Ellen David of Alamosa; and extended family.
Mrs. Anderson was preceded in death by a brother-in-law, Raymond David.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hotchkiss Emblem Club, P.O. Box 554, Hotchkiss, CO 81419.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, May 31, at Taylor Funeral Service Chapel.
Taylor Funeral Service handled the arrangements.
At about 9:50 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14, officers of the Delta Police Department were dispatched to a robbery reported at Arby's, located at 107 Gunnison River Drive. An extensive search of the area was conducted and the suspect was not located.
The suspect was reported to have walked into Arby's and after a brief conversation with an employee, was able to leave the store with a small amount of cash and coins.