Cherry Louise WhiteAugust 11, 1929 – August 31, 2004
Cherry Louise White, 75, of Rifle, died Aug. 31, 2004, at the Colorado State Veterans Nursing Home.There will be a graveside service at 1 p.m. Friday, Sept. 3 in Valley Brook Cemetery. A.C. King of the Congregational Church of New Castle will officiate. Burial will be at Valley Brook Cemetery in Breckenridge. Pallbearers will be Phil Romero, Scott Bennett, Jim Martinez, Steve Webb, Mark McIntyre and Earl O’Neal, and Bill Bayne will be an honorary pallbearer. Millie Roberts will perform music.She was a housewife and a 40-year resident of Rifle.She was born Aug. 11, 1929, in Breckenridge, the daughter of Jon and Hazel (Lainhead) Sampson. She spent her childhood in Breckenridge.She married Edward B. White on Oct. 13, 1947, in Denver.She was a member of the Congregational Church of New Castle, RSVP Senior Center of Rifle, LIFT-UP and the Rebekahs of Rifle. She loved to do woodworking and any other kinds of crafts, volunteer work of all kinds, including the senior center and LIFT-UP. Most of all, she loved her family and grandchildren.Survivors are her husband of Rifle; son Steven White of Rifle; daughter Linda Sloan and her husband, Bill, of Sunbeam; brother Butch Sampson of Nucla; sister Fritz Mosher of Hugo; and five grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Her brother John Sampson and son Edward Lee White preceded her in death.The Rifle Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions to senior citizens, 50 Ute Ave., Rifle.In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions to senior citizens, 50 Ute Ave., Rifle.
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Glenwood’s Sunlight Mountain Resort opens full-time for the season Friday with all three of its lifts providing access to expanded terrain. Oh, and it’s supposed to snow!