LaRee Fae Blackburn October 8, 1931 ~ January 22, 2020 Delta, Colorado resident, LaRee Fae Blackburn passed away peacefully on Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at Delta County Memorial Hospital in Delta, Colorado. She was 88 years old. Funeral service will be held at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery on February 6th at 1:00 pm in San Antonio, Texas. LaRee Fae Graves was born October 8, 1931 to Merle and Florence (Maher) Graves in Worthington, Minnesota. She spent her childhood and attended schools in Worthington. In 1959 LaRee married Raymond C. Blackburn in Dallas, Texas. To this union two children were born. The couple had the honor of sharing 33 years before Ray passed away on September 21, 1993. LaRee worked as a secretary in Civil Service. She did volunteer work throughout her life with the Red Cross, animal welfare organizations and Friends of McAllister Park. She enjoyed sewing, gardening, loud rock music, and dogs especially her beloved rescue Greyhound, Diva. While living in San Antonio she spent many wonderful times with her dog walking group at McAllister Park. LaRee is survived by her children, Christopher Blackburn and his wife, Seuvie and Leah Rawson; grandchildren, Katrina, Samantha, Trent, and Brandon. She is further survived by two great-grandsons, Luke and Elliot. LaRee was preceded in death by her parents, husband, a brother, and a sister. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Meadowlawn Funeral Home.

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