IDELLA MARIE SNYDER BELYEU
BORN: AUGUST 3, 1921
PASSED AWAY: JANUARY 5, 2021
Idella married John Raymond Belyeu in 1937 at Graham Texas, moved to Colorado where they lived at Pea Green, CO, Delta, CO and their final years were spent in Grand Junction,
To this union three children were born: Harold LeRay Belyeu
Gary Gene Belyeu
Patsy Marie Belyeu
“if you can find a truly good wife, she is worth more than precious gems! Her husband can trust her, and she will richly satisfy his needs. She will not hinder him but help him all her life. …. She gets up before dawn to prepare breakfast for her household and plans the day’s work… She is energetic, and a hard worker,…. She is a woman of strength and dignity and has no fear of old age. …. She watches carefully all that goes on throughout her household and is never lazy… Charm can be deceptive and beauty doesn’t last, but a woman who fears and reverences God shall be greatly praised….” Proverbs 31:10-30 LB
Idella loved Jesus and going to church which she did as long as she was able to go.
She collected dolls and made clothes for them all and collected teddy bears also.
She loved babies and baby sat little ones well into her 70’s. She also worked during harvest in harvest fields.
She canned, cooked and took care of her family very well. She made quilts to keep them warm.
Idella went into assisted living in 2011 when she was no longer safe at home alone and in 2019 went into long term care after a fall, where she passed away January 5, 2021 at the age of 99.
Idella was preceded in death by her husband and all three children as well as one granddaughter, Angela Belyeu Falzone and one great grandson Shawn Lee Michael Lancaster, her mother, father, and a brother.
She is survived by her sister Levella Monger of Grand Junction CO, a Daughter-in-Law of Cortez, CO,, nieces, nephews, grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren.
Services will be Tuesday January 12 at 11:00 at Orchard Mesa Cemetery, 2620 Legacy Way.
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