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Dessie Adele Sage Rice
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Birth: Mar. 28, 1891
Julesburg
Sedgwick County
Colorado, USA
Death: Apr. 2, 1979
Nucla
Montrose County
Colorado, USA

Dessie Adele Rice, 88, a lifelong resident of the Nucla area, died Monday, April 2, at 11:20 a.m. in her Nucla home. She was the widow of Frank Rice, who died in 1965.

Mrs. Rice was born Dessie Sage March 28, 1891, at Julesburg. She accompanied her family to Pinyon in 1896. She attended schools at Pinyon, Coventry and Nucla.

The Rices were married in Nucla April 29, 1914. She was a member of the Second Park Sewing Club.

Surviving are four daughters Nellie Bennett, Viola Graybeal, June Littlejohn and Evelyn Garvey, all of Nucla; 20 grandchildren, 39 great-grandchildren, and five great-great-grandchildren.

Services for Dessie Adele Rice were held at the Nucla Church of Christ, Saturday at 2:30 p.m. Interment at Nucla Cemetery. The family has requested that those who wish may make contributions to the Nucla-Naturita Ambulance Fund. 
 
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 Parents:
  Martin Ira Sage (1855 - 1931)
  Flora Adna Clapsattle Sage (1857 - 1944)
 
 Spouse:
  Frank George Rice (1890 - 1965)*
 
 Children:
  Nellie Rose Rice Bennett (1916 - 2008)*
  Viola Susie Rice Graybeal (1918 - 2001)*
  June Lillie Rice Littlejohn (1921 - 2009)*
  Evelyn Elizabeth Rice Garvey (1924 - 2007)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mina H Sage Fischer (1877 - 1933)*
  Leo Leslie Sage (1884 - 1970)*
  Dessie Adele Sage Rice (1891 - 1979)
  Musa Winifred Sage Davis (1898 - 1975)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Nucla Cemetery
Nucla
Montrose County
Colorado, USA
 
Created by: Hazel
Record added: Jan 17, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 64335804
Dessie Adele <i>Sage</i> Rice
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With love to a very special Aunt on Mother's Day,
- Arleta ♥
 Added: May. 11, 2014

- Bethann
 Added: Apr. 2, 2014
With love on your Angel Day,
- Arleta ♥
 Added: Apr. 2, 2014
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