Janice Creamer Dyke of Montrose died from Parkinson's and Alzheimer's Jan. 3, 2016, at Sunrise Creek Assisted Living. She was 75.
She was born in Hugoton, Kan., Jan. 14, 1940, to Charles and Pauline (Ives) Creamer. She spent her childhood and attended schools in Hugoton. She received a degree in child psychology from Northeastern Junior College in Sterling.
She married Robert Dyke on June 22, 1995. They lived in Cedaredge. After his death, Mrs. Dyke moved to the memory care unit of Sunrise Creek Assisted Living in Montrose.
She owned and operated a day care facility in Guymon, Okla.
Mrs. Dyke was raised Methodist and attended Panhandle Bible Center in Guymon. She enjoyed teaching children, sewing, gardening and landscaping.
She is survived by her first husband, Roger Bennett of Delta; her son, Roy "Doug" Bennett of Montrose; her brothers, Butch, Larry and Roy Creamer, all of Hugoton, Kan.; her sisters, Rose Ann, Shirley, Sharon and Robin Creamer; five grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husbands, Leland Rowden and Robert Dyke; sisters, Charlene, Sheila and Jo; and a grandson, Mark Bruce.
Memorial contributions may be sent to Cal Farley's Boys and Girls Ranch, www.calfarley.org.
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 8, at Crippin Funeral Home Chapel in Montrose with Pastor Paul Nystrom officiating. Burial will follow at Pea Green Cemetery.
Crippin Funeral Home and Crematory in Montrose is handling the arrangements.
Two of the four marijuana questions on the November ballot were narrowly approved by voters in the City of Delta. Measure 2F allows the establishment of medical marijuana centers. Measure 2H permits the establishment of medical marijuana cultivation, testing, research and manufacturing facilities.