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Rachel Ann Kenney

Rachel Ann Kenney of Silt died Wednesday, July 23, 2003, at the E. Dene Moore Nursing Home in Rifle. She was 71.

She was born Dec. 30, 1931, in Pierz, Minn., to Hazel Morris and Herman Hayes. She spent her childhood in Minnesota.

She married Terrance Kenney in Las Vegas, Nev. He preceded her in death in February 1994.

Mrs. Kenney was a homemaker. She lived in Silt for the past 30 years.

She loved to make quilts, crochet, and to do other arts and crafts. She enjoyed eating lunch with other seniors at the Rifle and Silt senior centers. Most of all, she loved her family.

Mrs. Kenney was preceded in death by her husband; by a daughter, Rachel Robinson in 1992; by a grandson, Mark Robinson in 1992; and by a brother, Tommy Hayes in 2002.

Mrs. Kenney is survived by a son, Jack Nault of Silt; by daughters and sons-in-law Peggy Ann and Wayne Puckett of Texas, Carey Lee Brouillette of California, Lori Nault of Kentucky, Christene and Lon Peaslee of Silt, and Connie Jean and Dane Boyd of Glenwood Springs; by a brother, Gary Hayes of Minnesota; by sisters Annette Forsberg and Rose Marie Stewart, both of Minnesota, and Mabel Skagen of Washington; and by 17 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. today, July 25, at Skyline Cemetery in Silt, with the Rev. Scott Vice officiating.

Rifle Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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