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Rita Diaz

Rita Diaz

Silt resident, 33

Rita Diaz, of Silt, Colo., died of an aneurysm July 4, 2002, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Grand Junction, Colo.

Ms. Diaz was born Nov. 27, 1968, in Rifle, Colo., to Mary Andreatta and Charlie Diaz. She spent her life in Silt, graduating from Rifle High School in 1987.

Ms. Diaz loved country music, especially singer Kenny Chesney, crocheting, romance novels, Tigger and Mickey Mouse.

Ms. Diaz was preceded in death by her mother, Mary Diaz.

Ms. Diaz is survived by father Charlie Diaz, of Silt; sister Teresa Diaz, of Silt; eight uncles; 15 aunts; numerous cousins; her grandmother; and her dog Holly and cats Cleo, Bean and Snowey.

Visitation and rosary will be at 7 p.m. 0n Tuesday, July 9, atthe Rifle Funeral Home.

Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, July 10, at Skyline Cemetery in Silt.

The family requests casual dress at both events.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The Rita Diaz Memorial Fund at Bank of Colorado, account No. 5930459399.

Rifle Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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