Jessie Joan (Wright) Off


DEL NORTE — Jessie Joan (Wright) Off, 87, of Pflugerville, Texas passed away on September 25, 2020.

Joan was born in Del Norte, Colorado on December 18, 1932 to Sam and Minnie Lee Wright, twin sister of Jean Coleen.  She graduated from Del Norte High School in 1950.

Joan was married to the love of her life, Chester (Chet) Walter Off on May 11, 1952.  They were married for 49 ½ years and raised two daughters.  They also owned and operated a successful ranching business together in Monte Vista, Colorado (Off Ranches and later Rock Creek Ranch).  Joan became a widow on October 9, 2001, when her beloved Chet passed away.

On June 14, 2006, Joan married former high school classmate Robert (Bob) LeRoy Felker.  Joan and Bob enjoyed 10 years together traveling & socializing, spending their summers in Colorado, and winters in Arizona.  Bob passed away on December 30, 2016.

Joan was a member of the Methodist Church in Del North, Colorado.  She also served as Worthy Advisor for Rainbow, a Masonic youth women’s organization.  Joan had a passion for playing bridge, dancing, entertaining and gardening. 

Joan is survived by her daughter, Jean Clark of Monte Vista, Colorado; her daughter Kristi (Gary) Sailors of Georgetown, Texas; her grandson, Joshua Clark of Alamosa, Colorado; her grandson, Jesse Sailors of Hutto, Texas; her grandson, Carey Sailors of San Marcos, Texas; her granddaughter, Callie Sailors of Georgetown, Texas; and her grandson, Jamie Sailors of Hutto, Texas.  Joan is also survived by her youngest sister, Donna Sue Benson of Monte Vista, Colorado; Gordon and Suzy Off , brother-in-law and sister-in-law, of Del Norte, Colorado and Margaret Biles, sister-in-law, of Pacific Palisades, California.  She is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.

The family will be holding private services in Del Norte, Colorado.

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