Shirley Ann Gardner Holgate died at her home March 2, 2016, after a long bout with Alzheimer's disease. She was 79.
She is survived by her husband of 59 years, Harold Holgate; four children, Jeri Espinoza, Wendy Holgate, Annedreea Holgate and Howard Holgate; her siblings, Laura Bair, Harry Gardner, Katie Wagner and Ellie Arlian; 12 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by two brothers and three sisters.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, March 26, at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Cedaredge. A lunch will follow in the Church Cultural Hall. Interment has taken place at Cedaredge Cemetery.
Sunset Mesa Funeral Directors is handling the arrangements.
On Tuesday, Sept. 11, the Delta County Board of Commissioners called a special meeting to consider the board's response to the Bureau of Land Management's preliminary Environmental Assessment (EA) concerning the lease parcels proposed for the December BLM sale.
Several people from the North Fork were present to provide input.