Angelina R. Mautz |

Angelina R. Mautz

Angelina R. Mautz of Eckert, a former Crystal River Valley resident, died Thursday, March 18, 2004, at Delta County Memorial Hospital in Delta. She was 80.

A graveside funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, March 23, at Evergreen Cemetery in Carbondale, with Father Tom McCormick officiating.

She was born Angelina Gianinetti on Nov. 29, 1923, in Glenwood Springs to Ben and Alphonsine (Diemoz) Gianinetti. She spent her childhood on the family farm north of Carbondale. After high school, she attended Community Business College in Denver.

In 1943, she married Joe Mautz in Aspen. They resided on the Mautz Ranch in Aspen until 1949, when they purchased the Twin Meadows Ranch on the Crystal River.

In 1991, Mr. Mautz passed away and Mrs. Mautz moved to Cedaredge, where she continued to be involved in the farm community.

Along with her parents and her husband, she was also preceded in death by a brother, Ben Gianinetti Jr.

Mrs. Mautz is survived by her companion, Jack Morrell of Eckert; by sons and daughters-in-law Larry and Connie Mautz of Hotchkiss and Joe and Penny Mautz of Olathe; by a brother and sister-in-law, Ernest and Carol Gianinetti of Carbondale; by a sister and brother-in-law, Uvalina and Toby Friemel of Cedaredge; and by six grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Arrangements are under the care of Taylor Funeral Service and Crematory of Delta.

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