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, 86, of Sterling, Colo., passed away May 13, 2007, in Sterling at Devonshire Acres Nursing Home.

She was born Oct. 10, 1920, to Lawrence Mutchie and Hattie (Robinson) in Holyoke, Colo. She attended Haxtun High School. She graduated from Colorado Women’s College (now Temple Buell College) in Denver.

In August, 1942, she married Robert “Bud” Grauberger. Bud passed away in 1977.

In December, 1979, she married Victor Yost. They continued to live in Haxtun for 20 years before moving to Sterling. Wilma worked for 13 years as secretary for the superintendent of schools in Haxtun.

Both Wilma and Vic still continued with their farming interest near Haxtun and still called Haxtun their “home.”

Wilma traveled extensively throughout the U.S. and overseas during her marriage to Bud, both as personal experiences and with Bud’s involvement with the American Legion and the Colorado Wheat Grower’s Association. Vic and Wilma traveled to Texas and Alaska each year for 27 years.

She was a member of the Legion Auxiliary for 76 years. She served in all auxiliary offices in unit, district and department, including department auxiliary president in 1970-71. For 35 years she was an active participant in Columbine Girls State and served as director for five years.

Wilma is survived by her husband, Victor of Sterling; son, Larry Grauberger and wife Carol; three granddaughters, Traci and Josh Middel, and Ashley and Samantha Grauberger; two step-daughters, Vicki and Garnie Johnson, and Linda and Del Vizenor; three step-granddaughters; two step-grandsons; three step-great-grandchildren; and her very special friend Rachel Quesada.

Funeral services were held May 18, 2007, in Haxtun. Interment followed at the Haxtun Cemetery.

, 86, of Sterling, Colo., passed away May 13, 2007, in Sterling at Devonshire Acres Nursing Home.

She was born Oct. 10, 1920, to Lawrence Mutchie and Hattie (Robinson) in Holyoke, Colo. She attended Haxtun High School. She graduated from Colorado Women’s College (now Temple Buell College) in Denver.

In August, 1942, she married Robert “Bud” Grauberger. Bud passed away in 1977.

In December, 1979, she married Victor Yost. They continued to live in Haxtun for 20 years before moving to Sterling. Wilma worked for 13 years as secretary for the superintendent of schools in Haxtun.

Both Wilma and Vic still continued with their farming interest near Haxtun and still called Haxtun their “home.”

Wilma traveled extensively throughout the U.S. and overseas during her marriage to Bud, both as personal experiences and with Bud’s involvement with the American Legion and the Colorado Wheat Grower’s Association. Vic and Wilma traveled to Texas and Alaska each year for 27 years.

She was a member of the Legion Auxiliary for 76 years. She served in all auxiliary offices in unit, district and department, including department auxiliary president in 1970-71. For 35 years she was an active participant in Columbine Girls State and served as director for five years.

Wilma is survived by her husband, Victor of Sterling; son, Larry Grauberger and wife Carol; three granddaughters, Traci and Josh Middel, and Ashley and Samantha Grauberger; two step-daughters, Vicki and Garnie Johnson, and Linda and Del Vizenor; three step-granddaughters; two step-grandsons; three step-great-grandchildren; and her very special friend Rachel Quesada.

Funeral services were held May 18, 2007, in Haxtun. Interment followed at the Haxtun Cemetery.