Cedaredge resident Nancy Hunter died Thursday, Dec. 31, 2015, at Hospice Care Center in Grand Junction. She was 73.
A celebration of life will be held in June.
Nancy Ann Callaway was born in Indianapolis, Ind., Sept. 8, 1942, to James and Martha (Blake) Callaway. She spent her childhood in Camp Joy, Ind., and graduated from high school near Camp Joy. After graduation, she entered the U.S. Army and became a nurse's aide.
Mrs. Hunter was Catholic. She was a member of Rebekahs and Grand Mesa VFW Post #9221. She enjoyed being a mother and volunteering, especially with the Cedaredge Senior Center and Thrift Store.
She is survived by three children, Joseph Smith of Salt Lake City, Utah, Beatrice (Scott) Wolfe of Cedaredge and Richard Smith of Leadville; her siblings, James (Sylvia) Callaway of Inlay, Nev., Joy Ziebeth of California, Gay Herrman of Leadville and Jeffrey Callaway of Indianapolis, Ind.; seven grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a brother, Joseph Callaway.
Taylor Funeral Service and Crematory is handling the arrangements.
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