Longtime Delta resident Nellie Clark died Friday, March 11, 2016, at her home. She was 99.
A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m., Thursday, March 17, at St. Luke's Episcopal Church in Delta with Father Tom Seibert officiating. Interment will follow at Delta City Cemetery.
Nellie E. Hopkins was born in Denver May 13, 1916, to James and Sula (Nichols) Hopkins. She spent her childhood in Edgewater and moved to Delta her junior year of high school. She graduated from Delta High School in 1933. She attended the University of Wyoming for three years.
On Feb. 12, 1938, she married Joseph Clark in Delta.
Mrs. Clark was a member of St. Luke's Episcopal Church in Delta and Garnet Chapter #39 Order of Eastern Star. She volunteered over 5,000 hours as a Pink Lady at Delta County Memorial Hospital, served over 30 years on the Delta Public Library Board, served on the Diocesan Board of the Episcopal Church Women of Colorado for 17 years and delivered Meals on Wheels for over 28 years.
She enjoyed cooking, sewing, gardening and reading.
Mrs. Clark is survived by her four daughters, Mary Lou (Larry) Giauque of Brush, Johanna (Don) Crawford of Albuquerque, N.M., Linda (Jim) Rees of Leavenworth, Wash., and Nancy Harper of Delta; 11 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband; her sister, Sula Mathews; and her brother, Steward Hopkins.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 145 W. 5th St., Delta, CO 81416; Delta County Memorial Hospital, 1501 E. 3rd St., Delta, CO 81416; or HopeWest, P.O. Box 24, Delta, CO 81416.
Taylor Funeral Service and Crematory is handling the arrangements.
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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.