Beulah Mae Letey |

Beulah Mae Letey

Beulah Mae Letey of Glenwood Springs died Friday, Sept. 19, 2003, at Glen Valley Care Center. She was 91.

She was born Aug. 10, 1912, in Aspen to Isaac and Adelle Henry. She spent her entire life in the Roaring Fork Valley.

She married Emery E. Arbaney on June 10, 1930. He preceded her in death in 1973.

She married Major “Pat” Letey on June 24, 1975. He preceded her in death on July 21, 2001.

Mrs. Letey was a rancher, a homemaker and a very busy lady. She served on the Garfield County School Board, was a licensed Realtor and retired from Safeway in 1975.

She was a member of the Four Mile Home Demonstration Club, the Rebecca Lodge and the Odd Fellows. She was a 50-year member of the Eagles Auxiliary No. 215, and a past state president and national officer in the state and national Eagles associations.

Mrs. Letey also volunteered for more than 25 years for the Retired Senior Volunteer Program.

She was preceded in death by a son, Frank Arbaney, in 1985.

Mrs. Letey is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Elmer “Buckey” and Louise Arbaney of Glenwood Springs; by a daughter-in-law, Shirley Reynolds of Silt; by grandchildren and their spouses Rick Arbaney of Silt, Dawn and Larry Thrun of Glenwood Springs, and Lesa and Eric Chesnut of Glenwood Springs; by stepgrandchildren Valeri Scarlett of Denver and Bill Mowrer of Phoenix; and by 12 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

A funeral Mass will be held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 24, at St. Stephen’s Catholic Church in Glenwood Springs.

Farnum Holt Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation in care of Dawn Thrun, 7843 County Road 117, Glenwood Springs, CO 81601.

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