Katherine Letey June 22, 1922 — Aug. 6, 2013 | PostIndependent.com

Katherine Letey June 22, 1922 — Aug. 6, 2013


Katherine Letey passed away on Aug. 6, 2013. She was born on June 22, 1922, in Hotchkiss, CO, to William Ervin and Arwilda (Lawrence) Grant. She spent her childhood in Mesa, Crested Butte and Basalt and graduated from Basalt High School. She married Leo Letey on Nov. 2, 1940. The couple lived in the Roaring Fork Valley, Delta, Cortez, Alamosa and Arvada.

She was a homemaker and lived in Grand Junction for many years. Katherine was a member of American Legion Auxiliary, 8&40, Eastern Star and the Grand Junction Gem and Mineral Club. She enjoyed gardening and genealogy and was a crafter and rock hound. Katherine is survived by sons Jay (Patty) of Glendale, AZ, Gerald of Tucson, AZ, and Ronald (Laura) of Salt Lake City, UT; daughter Diana (John) Bruce of Grand Junction, CO; eight grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her brothers, William and Donald Grant, and granddaughter, Kristina Davis.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, Aug. 10, at 10:30 a.m. at Martin Mortuary in Grand Junction. Burial will follow at 2:30 p.m. at Rosebud Cemetery in Glenwood Springs.

Memorial contributions may be sent to Basalt Regional Heritage Society, PO Box 3008, Basalt CO 81621 or any organization for cancer research or care.

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