Alta Evelyn Bannon Merritt died Oct. 15, 2016. She was 83.
She was born June 28, 1933, to John and Hazel Bannon Sr.
She is survived by a son, Frank (Cherie) Merritt Jr.; a daughter, Katherine (Rickey) Feigt; five grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband Frank Merritt Sr.; brothers, John Bannon Jr. and Art Bannon; sisters, Hazel Schafer and June Sherman; and a great-grandson, Kristian Feigt.
A graveside service was held Saturday, Oct. 22, at Crown Hill Cemetery in Wheat Ridge.