In Loving Memory of Ann Margaret Shier Pate

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.

ann photo002 (1)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

3 comments on “In Loving Memory of Ann Margaret Shier Pate

  1. Ellie Hadsall says:

    Ann, thanks. For instilling in me an intense love of animals, the joy of learning, the endless journey of reading insightful books, the courage to pursue my individual passions, and your never-ending wit. I love you and send my best to you as you journey onward to what it next. – Ellie

  2. Lois Dick says:

    Ann, your loving heart will be missed. You were such a passionate woman that forged ahead with plans to make this world a better place for all. I will miss your smile and our wonderful conversations.. my heart chooses to believe that you and Lionel are now together enjoying those heated debates that so defined your relationship. I will miss you terribly. My love goes out to Rebecca. Be at peace and know your daughter is a strong, loving and insightful woman.

  3. Elsie Hargrove says:

    Ann will be sorely missed by all that knew her. She had a brilliant mind and kind heart. RIP