Elizabeth (Liz) Irene Backes, our beloved mom, grandma (momma) passed away peacefully in her sleep on Thursday, Aug. 13, 2015, in Meeker, Colo.
Grace Wynn (Hughes) Petrakian passed from this world on Thursday, July 16, 2015, about 1:30 p.m., surrounded by family at Morristown Medical Center in New Jersey. The cancer she had fought on four separate occasions had returned and spread, proving itself silent and deadly.
Betsy Burnside Stewart was born May 2, 1930, to Bob and Vi Burnside, the older of three children. Her parents were ranchers and she grew up in the rural area around Meeker.