Clarice Irene Hunter |

Clarice Irene Hunter

Clarice Irene Hunter, formerly of Glenwood Springs, died Saturday, March 15, 2003, at Heritage Park Care Center in Carbondale from Alzheimer’s disease.

She was 81.

She was born Sept. 21, 1921, in Denver, to Fred and Jennie (Bennett) Fobes.

She married Leland Hunter in 1948 in Cheyenne, Wyo.

They moved to Glenwood Springs in 1967, and owned and operated what is now the Colonial Inn Motel. After selling the motel in the mid-1970s, they moved to Cattle Creek.

Mrs. Hunter worked for the Colorado Employment Service, and later as a bookkeeper for the Snowmass Water and Sanitation District.

The Hunters retired in 1986 to Mesa, Ariz.

Mrs. Hunter returned to Carbondale from Mesa after Mr. Hunter’s death in 1996.

She was a member of Eastern Star, and enjoyed reading, writing and sewing.

Mrs. Hunter is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Ginger and Jeff Franke; by a son and daughter-in-law, Greg and Sandra Hunter; and by grandchildren Crystal and Jason Franke and Brittany and Bronwyn Hunter.

Cremation has taken place, and a family celebration of her life is planned.

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