Eckert resident Haroldine N. Esty passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 22 at St. Mary’s Medical Center in Grand Junction, Colo. She was 88 years old.

A memorial service was held Oct. 28 at Delta City Cemetery in Delta.

Haroldine Naomi Bever was born on April 10, 1931 to Harold and Florence (Wooton) Bever in San Bernardino, Calif. She spent her childhood and attended schools in San Bernardino and Colorado, where she attended Delta High School.

On Jan. 18, 1951 Haroldine married Richard Eugene Esty. To this union three daughters were born. The couple had the honor of sharing 48 years of love and marriage before Richard passed away Dec. 9, 1999.

Haroldine enjoyed cats, embroidering, crocheting, bingo and noodle ball. She was also very musically talented; she could pick up any instrument and play it perfectly with little practice.

Haroldine is survived by her three daughters, Bonnie Rodriguez (Bob), Beverly Duncan (Roy), and Ramona Dowell (Jim); a sister, Bonnie Higbee. She is further survived by seven grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

Haroldine was preceded in death by her husband Richard, her parents, two brothers and three sisters.

Arrangements are under the care and direction of Taylor Funeral Service and Crematory.

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