Adelle Siemens Anderson
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Adelle Siemens Anderson of Durango, CO went home to be with her Lord & Savior on Nov 18, 2020. Born Sept 20, 1940 in Spencer, Iowa to George and Ruth Siemens, Adelle was 1 of 6 siblings. Proceeded in death by her parents, 2 older brothers & an older sister, Adelle is survived by her Loving son Matt Stephenson & her dedicated husband & love of her life Andy Anderson. Adelle dedicated her life to the hospitality industry in Durango. She spent many years at Tamarron Resort where she was lovingly known to many as "Adelle the Tamarron Belle in Personnel". Adelle also spent the final years of her professional career at the DoubleTree Hotel in Durango where she was an administrative assistant to Peter Marshall. Adelle was very dedicated to everyone she met and knew & was also deeply connected to the Boys & Girls Club of La Plata County.

Adelle loved people & enjoyed every aspect of her life. She had a knack for decorating & was passionate about her love for Christ. Most everyone in the Durango community knew, interacted with or had a connection to Adelle. She will be deeply missed by all of her family & friends.

In lieu of flowers please send a donation to The Boys & Girls Club of La Plata County, which is a program that was very dear to Adelle's heart.

You may donate online at bgclaplata.org or simply call 970-375-0010.

Adelle's favorite scripture is Proverbs 3:5-6 Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not unto your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge Him and He shall direct your paths.

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Published in The Durango Herald on Jan. 6, 2021.
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January 16, 2021
Knew Adelle several years ago, and she was such a pleasant, wonderful person. So sorry to hear she passed--she was very special!
Ann Mason
Friend
January 8, 2021
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
January 8, 2021
I had the privilege of working with Adelle for many many years at Tamarron. I have rarely seen someone so compassionate for the company she worked for nor for the employees he represented. She was fair, listened to all sides and made decisions based on facts.
She touched so many lives with her compassion, love and lively personality. She will be missed by all those who knew her and thankful for her contributions she made to their lives.
Greg Drover
Coworker
January 7, 2021
Adelle was my mentor and the first person to open my eyes to all the opportunities HR offers. She was kind, thoughtful and so sweet. She was instrumental in co- founding the Durango Area Human Resource Managers board and served many years on the workforce board. She loved talking about her adopted grandchildren, as she didn't have any herself. She was so close to sisters and other family members and enjoyed being the hostess with the mostest. She loved volunteering at the polls during elections. She always talked about four wheeling with Andy in the jeep and all the mining stuff he collected. Her face would light up when she would talk about her younger years in modeling. Everyone who's life she touched was blessed to know her and she will be dearly missed.
Breeanna McClure
Coworker
January 7, 2021
Adelle has been one of few that shared the perfection of such a loving person, so special to me
Carol Jones
Friend
January 7, 2021
I worked at Tamarron in 1975 and met Adelle. Funny , positive, kind she was a spark plug up there . Everyone adored her for her kindness. Again I ran into her at the Doubletree with her wonderful smile. I am so sad for you . We all loved her . Yes, she changed lives and made a difference in this world. I feel lucky to have known her.
Sweetie Marbury
Sweetie Marbury
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