Corean Connolly

Corean Connolly, former Cedaredge and Delta resident, died Thursday, Nov. 20, 2003, at the Just Like Home Assisted Living facility in Silt. She was 95.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Nov. 24, at Rocky Mountain Baptist Church in Rifle, with Pastor Don Wagner of the Fellowship of the Rockies Church officiating. Graveside services will be at 3:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 24, at the Delta City Cemetery in Delta. Visitation will be from 10-10:30 a.m. Monday, Nov. 24, at Rocky Mountain Baptist Church.

She was born Jan. 4, 1908, in Lookebe, Okla., to James Daniel and Effie May (Henson) Carpenter. She graduated from high school in Delta and continued her education at University of Denver in Denver and at the City of Los Angeles College in Los Angeles.

She married Patrick “Peter” or “Red” Connolly June 18, 1935, in Los Angeles. He preceded her in death on Sept. 5, 1953, in Los Angeles.

Mrs. Connolly was a member of the Fellowship of the Rockies Church in Rifle. She was an underwriter for Kemper Insurance. She enjoyed her sisters and after the sisters’ husbands passed away they all moved back in together. She enjoyed her church, being around people, watching sports on television (especially football and baseball) and all kinds of music.

Those grateful to have shared in Mrs. Connolly’s life are three sisters, Sylvia Powers and Ann Cameron, of Silt, and Delma Brune of Battlement Mesa, and several nieces and nephews.

Taylor Funeral Service and Crematory of Delta is in charge of arrangements.

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