Delta resident Reiko Rae Meagher died May 18, 2019, at Delta County Memorial Hospital. She was 93.
A memorial service will be held Friday, June 21, 2 p.m., at the Cedaredge Town Park Pavilion. A memorial and interment service will take place Friday, June 28, 3 p.m., at the Santa Fe National Cemetery in Santa Fe, N.M.
She was born Sept. 8, 1925, in Vancouver, Canada. She spent her childhood in Vancouver and Japan. She received her education in Japan.
She married Robert Meagher in Toronto, Canada, on Feb. 15, 1951.
Mrs. Meagher and her family lived in numerous places overseas and in the U.S. while her husband was in the United States Air Force. They retired in Albuquerque, N.M., before moving to Colorado in 1994. Mrs. Meagher lived in Cederedge for 24 years and in Delta for the last year of her life.
Mrs. Meagher enjoyed cross-country skiing, riding her bicycle and swimming.
She is survived by her son, Wayne (Sherry) Meagher of Tijeras, N.M.; daughter, Charmayne Heiden of Delta; sister Tsuneko Suenaga of Dundas, Ontario, Canada; and grandchildren, Katie, Wesley, Richard and Edward.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Meagher; brother, Koichi; sisters, Eiko, Tamako, Ryuko; and son-in-law, Donald.
Taylor Funeral Service and Crematory is handling the arrangements.
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