Longtime Manassa resident Verna Dell Sutherland, 80, died February 21, 2013 at her home in Manassa,. Verna Dell was born November 13, 1932 in Alamosa, the daughter of Verden James and Laura Mae Linville Wyatt.
Verna Dell was a devoted mother, sister, grandmother, great-grandmother and aunt. She worked for more than twenty-five years as a Clerk and Dispatcher for Redi-Mix Concrete. More importantly she was a devoted, loving caretaker of her handicapped daughter Sandy for over 50 years.
She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Verna Dell is survived by her children Linda Kay (William) Hatch of Littleton, CO, Michael Sutherland of Manassa, Sandy Everhart of Evergreen, CO, and Steve (Christina) Sutherland of Manassa; her brothers and sister George “Buzz” Wyatt of Golden, CO, Billie Mae Ott of Monte Vista and William Harrison Allen, III of Castle Rock, CO; as well as fifteen grandchildren and twenty-five great-grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews.
Her parents, her fourth child Jeffrey Sutherland, her brother Jackie Carol Wyatt and her sister Shyrel Hamilton preceded her in death.
A Visitation will be held from 9:30-10:45 a.m. Saturday, March 2, 2013 in the Primary Room at the Manassa First Ward Chapel of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. A Funeral Service will follow at the church 11:00 a.m. Saturday morning. Interment will follow services in the Manassa Cemetery.