Naomi Mae Painter |

Naomi Mae Painter

Naomi Mae Painter, of Rifle, Colorado, died peacefully on January 2nd at home surrounded by family.

Naomi was born January 26th, 1917, in Winner South Dakota on the Sioux Indian Reservation.

Naomi was married for 61 years to Paul Painter who died in 1998. They had Terrence Patton, now deceased. Naomi and Paul opened their hearts to adopt Lisa Wilson, who cared lovingly for Naomi.

Naomi is survived by daughter Lisa, 2 grandchildren: Amy and James, and 3 great-grandchildren: Tacker, Bailey and Alec. Service to be announced.

In lieu of flowers please donate to Feed My Sheep Shelter in GWS.

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