Ann Margaret Shier Pate, 73, passed away at her home on Sunday, October 22, 2017.
Ann is survived by her daughter Rebecca Pate Huff, brother Dave Shier, sisters Jane Shier and Ellie Hadsall as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
Raised in Kip, Kansas Ann attend K-State and migrated to Canada in 1968 where she and her husband Bill Pate taught and farmed. She return to the US settling in Trinidad in 2005.
An avid scholar and researcher, Ann enjoyed spirited philosophical and political discussions. She deeply cared about the world around her and directed her energies toward community building, environmental protection, sustainable food production and all creatures; adopting and sponsoring numerous pets over the years, not to mention rescuing a large number of bugs – and the occasional turtle.
Memorial services will be held Wednesday, October 25, at 2:30 PM, at the Trinidad State Park’s Amphitheater.
Arrangements made under the direction of the Comi Funeral Home