Bessie Lou Stockton - Marenda, 89, born on June 7, 1929, to Hiram A. Stockton and Esther M. Serby. Mom was the seventh child from 13 siblings. Died Nov. 14, 2018, at San Juan living Center in Montrose, Colorado. Where she had made a home for 15 years. Mom was very loving wife/mother/grandmother. She was close to her savior Jesus Christ, attended Calvary Chapel where she had numerous friends. Mom enjoyed sewing, crocheting and crafty. She also enjoyed traveling, square dancing, clogging and many other fun activities. Mom is preceded in death by her husband Edward J. Marenda; and a long time companion John Albrecht. Also, three grandchildren; one great-grandchild; her sisters; and brothers. Mom is survived by her children: Sue Smith from SD; Judy (Phil) Blunt, Texas; David(Frannie) Wyoming; Bonnie Lawton Nebraska; and Darril (Joan) Georgia; 18 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren and one gg-grandchild due in February. Long time special friend Jack Garrison. Crippin Funeral Home is handling the funeral arrangements. Burial will be in Cheyenne, Wyoming, at Wiederspahn-Radomsky Chapel.