Reiko Rae Meagher

September 8, 1925 ~ May 18, 2019

Delta, Colorado resident, Reiko Meagher, passed away on Saturday, May 18, 2019 at the Delta County Memorial Hospital.  She was 93 years of age.

     Friday, June 21. Memorial service will take place at 2:00 p.m. at the Cedaredge Town Park Pavilion, Cedaredge, CO. 

     Friday, June 28. Memorial/interment service will take place at 3:00 p.m. at Santa Fe National Cemetery; 501 North Guadalupe Street; Santa Fe, NM.

     Reiko was born on September 8, 1925 in Vancouver, Canada.  She spent her childhood in Vancouver and Japan.  She received her education in Japan.  

     She married Robert Charles Meagher in Toronto, Canada on February 15, 1951.  To this union, two children were born.

     Rae lived in Cedaredge for 24 years and in Delta for the last year. Before that, she and her family lived in numerous places overseas and the US while her husband was in the United States Air Force. They retired in Albuquerque, NM before moving to Colorado in 1994.

     Rae enjoyed cross-country skiing, riding her bicycle and swimming.

     Rae is survived by her son, Wayne (Sherry) Meagher of Tijeras, New Mexico; her daughter, Charmayne Heiden of Delta; a sister, Tsuneko Suenaga of Dundas, Ontario, Canada; and four grandchildren; Katie, Wesley, Richard, and Edward.

     Rae was preceded in death by her parents Shinichi and Kiyoko Tsujimura; her husband, Robert Meagher; one brother, Koichi; three sisters, Eiko, Tamako, Ryuko, and a son-in-law, Donald.

     Arrangements are under the care and direction of Taylor Funeral Service and Crematory.

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