Cedaredge resident Florence Ann Knutson died Aug. 25, 2017, at Horizons Care Center in Eckert. She was 74.
Mass of the Resurrection will be said Tuesday, Sept. 5, at 1 p.m. at St. Philip Benizi Catholic Church in Cedaredge. Interment will follow in Cedaredge Cemetery.
Florence Ann Bechtel was born June 25, 1943, to Fredrick and Florence (Conti) Bechtel in Bingham Canyon, Utah. After graduating from high school, she received her PhD in microbiology from Loretta Heights University in Denver.
Mrs. Knutson resided in Cedaredge for the last 20 years. She was active in the community and was involved in many clubs and organizations. She was also active in the National Audubon Society.
She is survived by Bella, Charlie and William; and extended family in Utah.
She was preceded in death by her husband.
Memorial contributions may be made to HopeWest, PO Box 24, Delta, CO 81416 or to the National Audubon Society at www.
Taylor Funeral Service and Crematory is handling the arrangements.
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Two fatal accidents occurred in Delta County within a two-day span last week.
Casey Gillenwater, 25, of Delta was killed the afternoon of Wednesday, Sept. 13, in a single-vehicle rollover on Highway 133 outside of Hotchkiss.