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 Loretta <I>Sisson</I> Herd

Loretta Sisson Herd

Delaware County, Oklahoma, USA
Death 8 Feb 2017 (aged 84)
Burial Delta, Delta County, Colorado, USA
Memorial ID 176336619 · View Source
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Longtime Delta County resident Loretta Herd passed away Wednesday February 8, 2017 at HopeWest in Grand Junction, CO. She was 84 years of age.

Loretta Herd was born September 20, 1932 in Delaware County Oklahoma to Dave Sisson and Souvina Israel Sisson. She was the fourth of six children. Her mother was a full blood Cherokee.

The family moved to Colorado when she was small and settled in the Hotchkiss area. She met her husband Leck Herd and they were married April 17, 1953. They had two boys. They settled in Delta in 1961.

Loretta was the first woman school bus driver, first woman on the Delta Police Department and first woman sextant on the Delta Cemetery.

Loretta is survived by her sons, Leftrick of Green Valley, AZ; Bailey (Sandra) of Clifton, CO; her brother Curt of Delta, CO; sister Marylee of San Jose, CA; Nina Mae of Kennewick, WA; seven grandchildren, nine great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Leck, her brother Otis, sister Margie and great grandson Aiden.

The family requests memorial contributions to be made in Loretta’s name to HopeWest 3090B N. 12th Street Grand Junction, CO 81506.

A graveside service will be held Wednesday February 15, 2017 2:00pm at Delta City Cemetery.

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  • Created by: Barb
  • Added: 14 Feb 2017
  • Find A Grave Memorial 176336619
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Loretta Sisson Herd (20 Sep 1932–8 Feb 2017), Find A Grave Memorial no. 176336619, citing Delta Cemetery, Delta, Delta County, Colorado, USA ; Maintained by Barb (contributor 46936813) .