Obituary: Marie Ilene Rawlinson

Longtime Meeker resident Marie Ilene Rawlinson, 85, passed away June 23, 2012 at Pioneers Medical Center.
Marie was born Nov. 22, 1926, in Delano, Calif., to John Fickle and Hilda Fickle (Shelton). Marie was graduated from Craig High School. Upon graduation she taught students at a country school before moving to Grand Junction where she worked at the U.S. Bank.
Marie married Joyce Rawlinson on January 1, 1955, in Rifle. They lived in Grand Junction before moving to Meeker where they ranched. She worked at the First National Bank and he worked for the Rio Blanco County road department.
Marie enjoyed her animals, the outdoors, ranching, horseback riding, 4-wheeler riding and snow machines covering many miles over the years.
Marie was preceded in death by her husband Joyce, father John, mother Hilda and stepfather Sam. 
No services are planned. There will be a memorial celebration of Marie and Joyce Rawlinson’s lives to be announced at a later date.