PRICE - Our wonderful mother and grandmother, Anne K. Paletta, age 87, died June 24, 2008 in Price.
She was born July 20, 1920 in Bockum, Germany, to Karl and Bertha Poulster Kamper and, at the age of 2, she came to the U.S. where she settled in Spring Canyon. Married Pete Paletta in January 1939 in Price; he later passed away on Oct. 2, 1969.
Pete and Anne owned and operated Pete's Utoco Service Station and Anne's Lucky Drive In.
In 1961, she went to work as a bank teller for First Interstate Bank, where she retired in 1981. After her retirement, she accepted a position with U.S. Thrift and Loan.
Anne was a member and president of the Price BPW and she also served as president and vice president of the Price Ladies of Elks. She was a member of the Credit Women International and the Ladies Auxiliary of the Veterans of Foreign Wars.
Anne was an active bowler on Monday nights and participated in numerous tournaments.
She loved watching Jazz basketball, spending time with family and chaperoning many bus tours.
She will be dearly missed by her special friend, Theora Worley, and many dear friends at the Heirloom Inn where she resided for the last couple years.
She is survived by two daughters, Anna Marie (Tom) Adams, Price; Georgene (Billy) Davis, Mesquite, Nev.; three sons, Eugene, Ron and Sonny Paletta; brother, Lowell Kamper; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Pete; sister, Meta Druk; son, Eldon Paletta; and a special friend, Burton Davis.
Funeral service Friday, June 27, 2:30 p.m., Mitchell Funeral Home. Family will be at Mitchell's Thursday evening from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. and Friday one hour prior to service. Interment, Price City Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to Mitchell Funeral Home of Price.