Published Thursday, June 8, 2017 2:38 pm
Sandra Obergfell Tarr died May 31, 2017, at the Colorow Care Center in Olathe. She was 82.
Funeral services were held June 5 at First Baptist Church of Delta with Rev. James Conley officiating. Interment followed at the Delta City Cemetery.
She was born March 9, 1935, in Delta to Joseph and Vera (Martin) Obergfell. She graduated from Delta High School in 1953 and earned a bachelor's degree in education from Ottawa University in Ottawa, Kan.
On July 17, 1955, she married Lowell "Pete" Tarr.
Mrs. Tarr was a teacher who farmed the family homestead at the same time for nearly 40 years.
She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Delta and a 50-year member of Garnet Mesa Chapter #39 Order of Eastern Star and Epsilon Sigma Alpha.
Mrs. Tarr enjoyed spending time with family and friends and cooking. She wrote her own cookbook.
She is survived by her husband of 61 years, Lowell "Pete" Tarr of Delta; three daughters, Terri (Ronnie) Brown of Delta, Laura (Bill) Morris of Delta and Janell (Clint) Dawson of Clifton; and five grandchildren.
Memorial contributions may be sent to the Sandra Obergfell Tarr Scholarship Fund c/o Bank of Colorado, 1443 Mesa View Drive, Delta, CO 81416.
Taylor Funeral Service and Crematory is handling the arrangements.
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