By Press Release
Published Thursday, May 4, 2017 8:35 am
Longtime Delta resident MaryJane Delia Howell died April 27, 2017, at her home. She was 73.
Rosary was recited May 2 at St. Michael's Catholic Church. Funeral Mass followed at 10 a.m. with interment at Mesa View Cemetery.
MaryJane Delia Sanchez was born in Gunnison Nov. 22, 1943, to Pete and Judy (Ramirez) Sanchez. She spent her childhood in Gunnison before moving to Delta.
On Nov. 19, 1966, she married Dennis Howell in Delta.
She was a member of St. Michael's Catholic Church, where she also volunteered her time. She enjoyed puzzles, reading, crocheting, gardening and spending time with family.
Mrs. Howell is survived by one son, Dennis Howell of Montrose; two daughters, Judy Scott of Delta and Mariann (Troy) Nesheim of Grand Junction; one brother, Joseph Sanchez of Denver; and three grandchildren, Kaleb Howell, Jaylie Howell and Carter Nesheim.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Dennis Howell; one sister, Matilda Ortiz; and three brothers, Lloyd Sanchez, Charles Sanchez and Roger Sanchez.
Memorial contributions may be made to HopeWest, PO Box 24, Delta, CO 81416, or to the American Cancer Society, 2754 Compass Drive #101, Grand Junction, CO 81506.
Taylor Funeral Service and Crematory is handling the arrangements.
Visit the internet obituary and sign the online guest registry at www.taylorfuneralservice.com.