Marie Anthony (Toni) Mayne Mann |

Marie Anthony (Toni) Mayne Mann

Marie Anthony (Toni) Mayne Mann passed away March 4, 2007, quietly in her sleep at her residence in Tucson, Ariz. Marie was born Aug. 18, 1919, in Colorado Springs, to George Anthony and Elizabeth Smith. She was raised on the eastern plains of Colorado, moved to Phoenix with her parents and then returned to Beaver Creek where her parents homesteaded. She attended Red Cliff High School where she graduated and subsequently attended the University of Colorado in Boulder for two years. During that time, she became a member of the Chi Omega sorority. Due to illness, Marie was forced to quit CU and return back home to live with her sister Marian Jenkins and her brother-in-law, Ralph.She married Del Mayne in 1941. They purchased the Avon Country Store in 1943 and expanded that business over the years to include not only a grocery store, but the Fourth Class Post office, 17 motels units, snack bar and gas station. They sold that business in 1973 and retired to Glenwood Springs. Due to the growth of the post office in Avon, Marie was able to retire as the Third Class Postmaster of the Avon Post Office after 37 years of service.After Del’s death in 1978, she moved to Tucson in 1985, and married Wayne Mann. Marie is survived by daughters Lea (Gary) Lundberg and Gail (Mike) Haselhorst; grandchildren Brian Bouchard, Amanda (Tom) Patterson, Hollis Haselhorst and Myles (Carey) Haselhorst; and numerous nephews and nieces.She was preceded in death by her sister and brother-in-law; and her first and second husbands. Per Marie’s request, there will be no memorial service.

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