Death Notice


Ann Elizabeth Van Buskirk, 66, of Sunnyside died Saturday, July 3, 2004, at Hillcrest Manor in Sunnyside.

She was born April 4, 1938 in Paonia, Colo., the daughter of Margaret (Sharpnack) and Jesse Price. She attended Paonia School and graduated from Paonia High School with the class of 1956. She later attended Western State College in Gunnison, Colo., where she received a music scholarship. On July 5, 1958 she married William Van Buskirk.

She is survived by her husband, William Van Buskirk of Sunnyside; four children, Brent (Shelley) Van Buskirk of Oroville, Brad (Robin) Van Buskirk of Pueblo, Colo., Barbara (Lawson) Perdue of Colorado Springs and Brian (Haifa) Van Buskirk of San Antonio, Texas. She is also survived by her mother, Margaret Price of Paonia, Colo.; one brother, Robert (Gayle) Price of Grand Junction, Colo.; and 12 grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her daughter, Beth; and her father, Jesse.

Funeral services will be held Friday, July 9, 2004, at 10:30 a.m. at First Baptist Church in Lamar, Colo. Burial will follow at Fairview Cemetery in LaJunta, Colo. Those wishing to honor Mrs. Van Buskirk's memory may contribute to the charity of your choice. Peacock Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


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