Matilda Marie Reisbeck Deering

Funeral services for longtime Cortez resident Matilda Marie Reisbeck Deering will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, March 22 at Ertel Memorial Chapel. Interment will follow at Cortez Cemetery.

Visitation has been scheduled for Thursday afternoon from 2 to 4 p.m. at Ertel Chapel.

Matilda was born the only child to John H. and Anna Marie (Stroh) Reisbeck on March 4, 1922 in Globeville, Colo. She passed away at Vista Mesa Assisted Living Center on Sunday, March 17, 2013 at the age of 91.

Surviving Matilda is her only daughter, Cynthia Deering of Cortez. She was preceded in death by her parents; and her husband, William Newton "Bill" Deering.

Memorial contributions can be made in memory of Matilda Deering with the Alzheimer's Association, 701 Camino Del Rio Ste. #321, Durango, Colo. 81301.

Services are under the direction of Ertel Funeral Home. For further information or to send condolences, log on to and click on the obituary section.