Anna Lyons died June 29, 2015, at Horizons Care Center in Eckert. She was 84.
Anna Marie Lepp was born Nov. 28, 1930, in Bismarck, N.D., to Arthur and Anna (Roth) Lepp.
She married Ralph Lyons in Denver on Nov. 24, 1951.
She is survived by her husband, Ralph Lyons of Delta; sons, Ray Lyons of Florida, Paul Lyons and Dave Lyons, both of Craig, and Robert Lyons of Delta; a daughter, Cindy Peterson of Highlands Ranch; 10 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a daughter, Janie Mills; and a son, Barry Lyons.
Sunset Mesa Funeral Directors handled the arrangements.
Thanks to the efforts of state Rep. Millie Hamner, House District 61, Colorado State University plans to re-open the Rogers Mesa research site.
The facility was taken out of operation in 2011, due to budget cuts throughout the CSU system.