Anita RaJean (Rivera) Martin

Anita RaJean (Rivera) Martin Beloved wife, mother, sister, grandmother, aunt, and friend, Anita RaJean (Rivera) Martin passed away at her home on December 14, 2015 in Grand Junction, CO at the age of 42. Anita was born on July 11, 1973 in Ogden, UT. Anita was adopted at an early age by her grandfather and step grandmother Harold and Connie Rivera and was raised in Ogden UT. She graduated from high school in Ogden in 1991. Anita lived several years in Riverton and later moved to Lander WY, raising here three sons there. She worked at the Lander Medical Clinic and Morning Star Manor before moving from the area in early 2013 to Vernal UT and then to Grand Junction CO. She married Scott Martin, in Grand Junction on August 16, 2014. Her children remember her as a strong, beautiful, selfless mother who loved them unconditionally. [image: Inline image 1] Anita ascends into heaven to join her father Harold Rivera and mother Marcella Laird. She is survived by her husband Scott Martin, sons Daylen Rivera (Dallas, TX), David Araujo (Grand Junction, CO), and DJ Araujo (Grand Junction, CO), her step-father Ivan Laird (Lander, WY), sister Carrie (Wayne) Vogele (Riverton, WY) brothers Jeramie (Ashley) Laird (Kinnear, WY), Robert (Toni) Laird (Lander, WY) and Jason (Crystal) Laird (Lander, WY), adopted sister, Katherine (Jesse) Miranda (CA) adopted brothers, Irvin (Joyce) Gagon (Price UT), Daniel (Mary) Gagon (Grand Junction CO), Harold Wayne (Betty) Rivera (Vernal UT), Jeff (Elenor) Rivera (Riverton WY), Boyd (Robin) Pape (Craig, CO)grandson Leo, mother Connie (Ogden UT), grandmother Lela Pape (Price UT), nieces, nephews, family, and friends. A Memorial Services is scheduled for Monday December 21, 2015 at Legacy Funeral Home 2 p.m. (Grand Junction, CO). A Celebration of Life will be held on Wednesday December 23, 2015 at the Lander Fire Hall 1 p.m., corner of S 4th and Garfield Streets (Lander, WY). All are welcome to attend and celebrate Anita's life. Memorials may be sent to 2931 North Ave #26, Grand Junction, CO 81504. #county10 #obits