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Delores Ann Knorr


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Delores Ann Knorr Obituary

Delores Ann Knorr, 73, of Evans, died Saturday, July 20, 2013, at her residence. A celebration of Delores' life will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, July 27, at Adamson Chapel in Greeley.

She was born on April 28, 1940 to George and Irene (Jones) Barber in Sterling, where she grew up and graduated from Sterling High School.

After high school, Delores continued her education, graduating from Barnes Business School in Denver, where she met Ed Knorr. They were married on Dec. 7, 1958, and moved to Summit County, where she began a career with the National Forest Service. Over the years she worked in Kremmling and Dillon; Chadron, Neb.; Laramie, Wyo.; and Denver, where she retired as an administrative officer.

Delores enjoyed gardening, dancing, and especially enjoyed tole painting. She will be remembered by her family as a loving mother, grandmother, sister aunt and friend.

Delores is survived by two sons and their wives, Robert and Gayle Knorr of Dillon, Greg and Tami Knorr of Ulm, Mont.; grandchildren, Jeremy Ritchey and his wife Jamie, Chris Knorr and Jessie Knorr; sister, Linda French of Evans; numerous nieces and nephews; and a loving extended family.

She was preceded in death by her parents and brother, George Barber.

Memorial contributions may be made in her memory to "Hospice of Northern Colorado" in care of Adamson Funeral & Cremation Service, 2000 47th Ave., Greeley, CO 80634. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.adamsonchapels.com.

Published in Journal Advocate on July 24, 2013
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