Lela Ann "Smitty" Burrows, age 93, of Eads, Colorado departed this life on Monday, December 14, 2015.
She was born January 20, 1922 to William and Hazel Schmitz in Three Forks, Montana.
She grew up on the ranch up Petty Creek, south of Alberton, Montana. Lela was the youngest of four,
with older siblings, Della, Jane and Jack. She completed 8th grade at West Fork School before attending
Alberton High School and eventually joining the Navy.