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Velma Evelyn (DeWalt) Gould, age 96, of Boulder, Colo., died June 10, 2008, at her home.

She was born June 18, 1913, on the DeWalt family farm in the Ryssby community located southwest of Longmont, Colo., to Elbert and Edith (Trevarton) DeWalt. She graduated from State Preparatory High School in Boulder, then attended Colorado State Teacher’s College in Greeley, Colo. Her first teaching position (1935-1936) was at Cement School, a one-room schoolhouse southeast of Holyoke, Colo. She then taught at various Boulder County schools, including Altona Consolidated and Hygiene.

Velma joined the Altona Grange No. 127 at the age of 15, and throughout the years participated in many Grange functions which included degree team and square dance competitions. Velma met her future husband, Frank, at one of the Grange activities.

She married Frank Edward Gould on Aug. 4, 1940, and she moved to the Gould farm. She and Frank raised their three children there, and she lived on the farm for the rest of her life.

Frank and Velma enjoyed traveling to various parts of the United States. They also welcomed many friends to their Colorado Centennial Farm. The grandchildren and great-grandchildren enjoyed their visits with “Colorado Granny” and Granddad, and gatherings at Gould pond.

Velma is survived by one son, Gerald and wife Sheryl of Loveland, Colo.; two daughters, Nancy and husband Larry Nolte of Blue Rapids, Kan., and Judith and husband Ronnie Dayhoff of Boulder; six grandchildren: Gerry Gould and wife Rachel or Broomfield, Colo., Heather and husband Steve Butcher of Berthoud, Colo., Chad Gould and wife Jessica of Shelby, N.C., Shannon and husband Marty Nolte of Maryville, Mo., Coleen and husband Alan Keithley of Bonner Springs, Kan., and Mandi and husband Roy Hartloff of Platte City, Mo.; and 14 great-grandchildren. She is also survived by one sister-in-law Helen Gould Wallace of Denver, Colo.; several nephews; lifelong friend, Lillian (Boinay) Trevarton of Allenspark, Colo.; and her loving and dedicated caregivers of 2-1/2 years, Raquel Archuleta of Boulder, Colo., and DeAnn Shoemaker of Log Lane Village, Colo.

A memorial service was held in Hygiene on July 25. Inurnment took place at Ryssby Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be sent to Family Hospice in Boulder, or United Methodist Church of Hygiene, in care of Ahlberg Funeral Chapel, 326 Terry Street, Longmont, Colo., 80501.

Please share your memories, thoughts, and condolences with the family at http://www.ahlbergfuneralchapel.com.

Velma Evelyn (DeWalt) Gould, age 96, of Boulder, Colo., died June 10, 2008, at her home.

She was born June 18, 1913, on the DeWalt family farm in the Ryssby community located southwest of Longmont, Colo., to Elbert and Edith (Trevarton) DeWalt. She graduated from State Preparatory High School in Boulder, then attended Colorado State Teacher’s College in Greeley, Colo. Her first teaching position (1935-1936) was at Cement School, a one-room schoolhouse southeast of Holyoke, Colo. She then taught at various Boulder County schools, including Altona Consolidated and Hygiene.

Velma joined the Altona Grange No. 127 at the age of 15, and throughout the years participated in many Grange functions which included degree team and square dance competitions. Velma met her future husband, Frank, at one of the Grange activities.

She married Frank Edward Gould on Aug. 4, 1940, and she moved to the Gould farm. She and Frank raised their three children there, and she lived on the farm for the rest of her life.

Frank and Velma enjoyed traveling to various parts of the United States. They also welcomed many friends to their Colorado Centennial Farm. The grandchildren and great-grandchildren enjoyed their visits with “Colorado Granny” and Granddad, and gatherings at Gould pond.

Velma is survived by one son, Gerald and wife Sheryl of Loveland, Colo.; two daughters, Nancy and husband Larry Nolte of Blue Rapids, Kan., and Judith and husband Ronnie Dayhoff of Boulder; six grandchildren: Gerry Gould and wife Rachel or Broomfield, Colo., Heather and husband Steve Butcher of Berthoud, Colo., Chad Gould and wife Jessica of Shelby, N.C., Shannon and husband Marty Nolte of Maryville, Mo., Coleen and husband Alan Keithley of Bonner Springs, Kan., and Mandi and husband Roy Hartloff of Platte City, Mo.; and 14 great-grandchildren. She is also survived by one sister-in-law Helen Gould Wallace of Denver, Colo.; several nephews; lifelong friend, Lillian (Boinay) Trevarton of Allenspark, Colo.; and her loving and dedicated caregivers of 2-1/2 years, Raquel Archuleta of Boulder, Colo., and DeAnn Shoemaker of Log Lane Village, Colo.

A memorial service was held in Hygiene on July 25. Inurnment took place at Ryssby Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be sent to Family Hospice in Boulder, or United Methodist Church of Hygiene, in care of Ahlberg Funeral Chapel, 326 Terry Street, Longmont, Colo., 80501.

Please share your memories, thoughts, and condolences with the family at http://www.ahlbergfuneralchapel.com.

Velma Evelyn (DeWalt) Gould, age 96, of Boulder, Colo., died June 10, 2008, at her home.

She was born June 18, 1913, on the DeWalt family farm in the Ryssby community located southwest of Longmont, Colo., to Elbert and Edith (Trevarton) DeWalt. She graduated from State Preparatory High School in Boulder, then attended Colorado State Teacher’s College in Greeley, Colo. Her first teaching position (1935-1936) was at Cement School, a one-room schoolhouse southeast of Holyoke, Colo. She then taught at various Boulder County schools, including Altona Consolidated and Hygiene.

Velma joined the Altona Grange No. 127 at the age of 15, and throughout the years participated in many Grange functions which included degree team and square dance competitions. Velma met her future husband, Frank, at one of the Grange activities.

She married Frank Edward Gould on Aug. 4, 1940, and she moved to the Gould farm. She and Frank raised their three children there, and she lived on the farm for the rest of her life.

Frank and Velma enjoyed traveling to various parts of the United States. They also welcomed many friends to their Colorado Centennial Farm. The grandchildren and great-grandchildren enjoyed their visits with “Colorado Granny” and Granddad, and gatherings at Gould pond.

Velma is survived by one son, Gerald and wife Sheryl of Loveland, Colo.; two daughters, Nancy and husband Larry Nolte of Blue Rapids, Kan., and Judith and husband Ronnie Dayhoff of Boulder; six grandchildren: Gerry Gould and wife Rachel or Broomfield, Colo., Heather and husband Steve Butcher of Berthoud, Colo., Chad Gould and wife Jessica of Shelby, N.C., Shannon and husband Marty Nolte of Maryville, Mo., Coleen and husband Alan Keithley of Bonner Springs, Kan., and Mandi and husband Roy Hartloff of Platte City, Mo.; and 14 great-grandchildren. She is also survived by one sister-in-law Helen Gould Wallace of Denver, Colo.; several nephews; lifelong friend, Lillian (Boinay) Trevarton of Allenspark, Colo.; and her loving and dedicated caregivers of 2-1/2 years, Raquel Archuleta of Boulder, Colo., and DeAnn Shoemaker of Log Lane Village, Colo.

A memorial service was held in Hygiene on July 25. Inurnment took place at Ryssby Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be sent to Family Hospice in Boulder, or United Methodist Church of Hygiene, in care of Ahlberg Funeral Chapel, 326 Terry Street, Longmont, Colo., 80501.

Please share your memories, thoughts, and condolences with the family at http://www.ahlbergfuneralchapel.com.

Velma Evelyn (DeWalt) Gould, age 96, of Boulder, Colo., died June 10, 2008, at her home.

She was born June 18, 1913, on the DeWalt family farm in the Ryssby community located southwest of Longmont, Colo., to Elbert and Edith (Trevarton) DeWalt. She graduated from State Preparatory High School in Boulder, then attended Colorado State Teacher’s College in Greeley, Colo. Her first teaching position (1935-1936) was at Cement School, a one-room schoolhouse southeast of Holyoke, Colo. She then taught at various Boulder County schools, including Altona Consolidated and Hygiene.

Velma joined the Altona Grange No. 127 at the age of 15, and throughout the years participated in many Grange functions which included degree team and square dance competitions. Velma met her future husband, Frank, at one of the Grange activities.

She married Frank Edward Gould on Aug. 4, 1940, and she moved to the Gould farm. She and Frank raised their three children there, and she lived on the farm for the rest of her life.

Frank and Velma enjoyed traveling to various parts of the United States. They also welcomed many friends to their Colorado Centennial Farm. The grandchildren and great-grandchildren enjoyed their visits with “Colorado Granny” and Granddad, and gatherings at Gould pond.

Velma is survived by one son, Gerald and wife Sheryl of Loveland, Colo.; two daughters, Nancy and husband Larry Nolte of Blue Rapids, Kan., and Judith and husband Ronnie Dayhoff of Boulder; six grandchildren: Gerry Gould and wife Rachel or Broomfield, Colo., Heather and husband Steve Butcher of Berthoud, Colo., Chad Gould and wife Jessica of Shelby, N.C., Shannon and husband Marty Nolte of Maryville, Mo., Coleen and husband Alan Keithley of Bonner Springs, Kan., and Mandi and husband Roy Hartloff of Platte City, Mo.; and 14 great-grandchildren. She is also survived by one sister-in-law Helen Gould Wallace of Denver, Colo.; several nephews; lifelong friend, Lillian (Boinay) Trevarton of Allenspark, Colo.; and her loving and dedicated caregivers of 2-1/2 years, Raquel Archuleta of Boulder, Colo., and DeAnn Shoemaker of Log Lane Village, Colo.

A memorial service was held in Hygiene on July 25. Inurnment took place at Ryssby Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be sent to Family Hospice in Boulder, or United Methodist Church of Hygiene, in care of Ahlberg Funeral Chapel, 326 Terry Street, Longmont, Colo., 80501.

Please share your memories, thoughts, and condolences with the family at http://www.ahlbergfuneralchapel.com.

Velma Evelyn (DeWalt) Gould, age 96, of Boulder, Colo., died June 10, 2008, at her home.

She was born June 18, 1913, on the DeWalt family farm in the Ryssby community located southwest of Longmont, Colo., to Elbert and Edith (Trevarton) DeWalt. She graduated from State Preparatory High School in Boulder, then attended Colorado State Teacher’s College in Greeley, Colo. Her first teaching position (1935-1936) was at Cement School, a one-room schoolhouse southeast of Holyoke, Colo. She then taught at various Boulder County schools, including Altona Consolidated and Hygiene.

Velma joined the Altona Grange No. 127 at the age of 15, and throughout the years participated in many Grange functions which included degree team and square dance competitions. Velma met her future husband, Frank, at one of the Grange activities.

She married Frank Edward Gould on Aug. 4, 1940, and she moved to the Gould farm. She and Frank raised their three children there, and she lived on the farm for the rest of her life.

Frank and Velma enjoyed traveling to various parts of the United States. They also welcomed many friends to their Colorado Centennial Farm. The grandchildren and great-grandchildren enjoyed their visits with “Colorado Granny” and Granddad, and gatherings at Gould pond.

Velma is survived by one son, Gerald and wife Sheryl of Loveland, Colo.; two daughters, Nancy and husband Larry Nolte of Blue Rapids, Kan., and Judith and husband Ronnie Dayhoff of Boulder; six grandchildren: Gerry Gould and wife Rachel or Broomfield, Colo., Heather and husband Steve Butcher of Berthoud, Colo., Chad Gould and wife Jessica of Shelby, N.C., Shannon and husband Marty Nolte of Maryville, Mo., Coleen and husband Alan Keithley of Bonner Springs, Kan., and Mandi and husband Roy Hartloff of Platte City, Mo.; and 14 great-grandchildren. She is also survived by one sister-in-law Helen Gould Wallace of Denver, Colo.; several nephews; lifelong friend, Lillian (Boinay) Trevarton of Allenspark, Colo.; and her loving and dedicated caregivers of 2-1/2 years, Raquel Archuleta of Boulder, Colo., and DeAnn Shoemaker of Log Lane Village, Colo.

A memorial service was held in Hygiene on July 25. Inurnment took place at Ryssby Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be sent to Family Hospice in Boulder, or United Methodist Church of Hygiene, in care of Ahlberg Funeral Chapel, 326 Terry Street, Longmont, Colo., 80501.

Please share your memories, thoughts, and condolences with the family at http://www.ahlbergfuneralchapel.com.


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