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, age 84, of Salida, Colo., died July 21, 2007, at Columbine Manor in Salida.

She grew up on the family’s homestead cattle ranch with her parents and two sisters 20 miles from Dighton, Kan. She attended a one-room country school there through the eighth grade. During high school she boarded in town during the week and came home on weekends. She graduated from Lane County Community High School in 1941.

Sally then attended the Wesley School of Nursing in Wichita, Kan., and earned her R.N. diploma in 1945. She joined the U.S. Army Cadet Nurse Corps. She worked in various fields of nursing for over 50 years.

Sally met Cecil Hall when she came to work for he town doctor, and also as the school nurse in Saguache, Colo., in the early 1950s. They were married March 23, 1951, in the Saguache Methodist Church. They celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in 2001.

Sally was very active in the Saguache community and was always available to help others in need. She enjoyed gardening and her flowers, playing the piano, listening to music, reading, embroidery, and traveling to visit members of her family. She loved playing games, especially with her grandchildren. She and her husband liked to get out in the hills and go fishing; their favorite place was up in Saguache Park.

She was a life-long member of the Methodist Church, a member of the Study Club and United Methodist Women, Federated Women’s Clubs, Friends of the Saguache Library and the Retired Senior Volunteer Program. She was also a member of the American Legion Auxiliary Unit 110 of Saguache for 50 years and served as president and/or secretary for many years.

Sally was preceded in death by her husband Cecil.

She is survived by her daughter Nancy and husband Jim Welker of Weldona, Colo.; her son Sid and wife Becky Hall of Saguache; sisters Elizabeth Broughall of Broomfield, Colo., Harriet Cooper of Topeka, Kan.; half-brother, Eugene Graves and wife Elizabeth of Grant Park, Ill., and five grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be sent to the Saguache Community Church.

Services will be held Aug. 25 at 2 p.m. at the Saguache Methodist Church, with interment at Hillside Cemetery.

, age 84, of Salida, Colo., died July 21, 2007, at Columbine Manor in Salida.

She grew up on the family’s homestead cattle ranch with her parents and two sisters 20 miles from Dighton, Kan. She attended a one-room country school there through the eighth grade. During high school she boarded in town during the week and came home on weekends. She graduated from Lane County Community High School in 1941.

Sally then attended the Wesley School of Nursing in Wichita, Kan., and earned her R.N. diploma in 1945. She joined the U.S. Army Cadet Nurse Corps. She worked in various fields of nursing for over 50 years.

Sally met Cecil Hall when she came to work for he town doctor, and also as the school nurse in Saguache, Colo., in the early 1950s. They were married March 23, 1951, in the Saguache Methodist Church. They celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in 2001.

Sally was very active in the Saguache community and was always available to help others in need. She enjoyed gardening and her flowers, playing the piano, listening to music, reading, embroidery, and traveling to visit members of her family. She loved playing games, especially with her grandchildren. She and her husband liked to get out in the hills and go fishing; their favorite place was up in Saguache Park.

She was a life-long member of the Methodist Church, a member of the Study Club and United Methodist Women, Federated Women’s Clubs, Friends of the Saguache Library and the Retired Senior Volunteer Program. She was also a member of the American Legion Auxiliary Unit 110 of Saguache for 50 years and served as president and/or secretary for many years.

Sally was preceded in death by her husband Cecil.

She is survived by her daughter Nancy and husband Jim Welker of Weldona, Colo.; her son Sid and wife Becky Hall of Saguache; sisters Elizabeth Broughall of Broomfield, Colo., Harriet Cooper of Topeka, Kan.; half-brother, Eugene Graves and wife Elizabeth of Grant Park, Ill., and five grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be sent to the Saguache Community Church.

Services will be held Aug. 25 at 2 p.m. at the Saguache Methodist Church, with interment at Hillside Cemetery.

, age 84, of Salida, Colo., died July 21, 2007, at Columbine Manor in Salida.

She grew up on the family’s homestead cattle ranch with her parents and two sisters 20 miles from Dighton, Kan. She attended a one-room country school there through the eighth grade. During high school she boarded in town during the week and came home on weekends. She graduated from Lane County Community High School in 1941.

Sally then attended the Wesley School of Nursing in Wichita, Kan., and earned her R.N. diploma in 1945. She joined the U.S. Army Cadet Nurse Corps. She worked in various fields of nursing for over 50 years.

Sally met Cecil Hall when she came to work for he town doctor, and also as the school nurse in Saguache, Colo., in the early 1950s. They were married March 23, 1951, in the Saguache Methodist Church. They celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in 2001.

Sally was very active in the Saguache community and was always available to help others in need. She enjoyed gardening and her flowers, playing the piano, listening to music, reading, embroidery, and traveling to visit members of her family. She loved playing games, especially with her grandchildren. She and her husband liked to get out in the hills and go fishing; their favorite place was up in Saguache Park.

She was a life-long member of the Methodist Church, a member of the Study Club and United Methodist Women, Federated Women’s Clubs, Friends of the Saguache Library and the Retired Senior Volunteer Program. She was also a member of the American Legion Auxiliary Unit 110 of Saguache for 50 years and served as president and/or secretary for many years.

Sally was preceded in death by her husband Cecil.

She is survived by her daughter Nancy and husband Jim Welker of Weldona, Colo.; her son Sid and wife Becky Hall of Saguache; sisters Elizabeth Broughall of Broomfield, Colo., Harriet Cooper of Topeka, Kan.; half-brother, Eugene Graves and wife Elizabeth of Grant Park, Ill., and five grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be sent to the Saguache Community Church.

Services will be held Aug. 25 at 2 p.m. at the Saguache Methodist Church, with interment at Hillside Cemetery.

, age 84, of Salida, Colo., died July 21, 2007, at Columbine Manor in Salida.

She grew up on the family’s homestead cattle ranch with her parents and two sisters 20 miles from Dighton, Kan. She attended a one-room country school there through the eighth grade. During high school she boarded in town during the week and came home on weekends. She graduated from Lane County Community High School in 1941.

Sally then attended the Wesley School of Nursing in Wichita, Kan., and earned her R.N. diploma in 1945. She joined the U.S. Army Cadet Nurse Corps. She worked in various fields of nursing for over 50 years.

Sally met Cecil Hall when she came to work for he town doctor, and also as the school nurse in Saguache, Colo., in the early 1950s. They were married March 23, 1951, in the Saguache Methodist Church. They celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary in 2001.

Sally was very active in the Saguache community and was always available to help others in need. She enjoyed gardening and her flowers, playing the piano, listening to music, reading, embroidery, and traveling to visit members of her family. She loved playing games, especially with her grandchildren. She and her husband liked to get out in the hills and go fishing; their favorite place was up in Saguache Park.

She was a life-long member of the Methodist Church, a member of the Study Club and United Methodist Women, Federated Women’s Clubs, Friends of the Saguache Library and the Retired Senior Volunteer Program. She was also a member of the American Legion Auxiliary Unit 110 of Saguache for 50 years and served as president and/or secretary for many years.

Sally was preceded in death by her husband Cecil.

She is survived by her daughter Nancy and husband Jim Welker of Weldona, Colo.; her son Sid and wife Becky Hall of Saguache; sisters Elizabeth Broughall of Broomfield, Colo., Harriet Cooper of Topeka, Kan.; half-brother, Eugene Graves and wife Elizabeth of Grant Park, Ill., and five grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be sent to the Saguache Community Church.

Services will be held Aug. 25 at 2 p.m. at the Saguache Methodist Church, with interment at Hillside Cemetery.