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Western Slope Obituaries 1-10-11

Erma I. Wescoat, 88, of Hotchkiss, Colo., passed away December 31, 2010 at the Paonia Care Center in Paonia, Colo.

She was born on August 13, 1922 in Alton, Kan., to the late Arthur H. and Myrtle (Thornberry) Gregory. Her family moved to Colorado in 1923. She attended school in Hotchkiss, Colo.

On June 5, 1938, Erma married Willard L. Wescoat in Hotchkiss, Colo. In 1980, after Willard’s retirement, they moved to Missouri until 1986 when they returned to Hotchkiss, Colo.

Erma was a member of the Mountain View Bible Church in Lazear, Colo., and the Hotchkiss Senior Citizen’s Center. She loved playing the piano and organ, even giving piano lessons to many people. Erma also loved cooking and feeding her family, canning and crocheting.

She is survived by her son, Arthur L. Wescoat and spouse, Bonnie of Fullerton, Mo.; her four daughters Marie I. Bowker of Hotchkiss, Colo., Lois E. Sine and spouse, James of Winnemucca, Nev., Evelyn N. Herring and spouse, Forrest of Nucla, Colo., and Karen Imel of Hotchkiss, Colo.; a sister, Zelda Hill and spouse, Stanley, also of Hotchkiss, Colo.; 15 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren and 14 great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Arthur and Myrtle Gregory; her husband, Willard L. Wescoat; two brothers; two sisters; one grandson and one great-grandson.

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Memorial services were held January 5, 2011 at the Mountain View Bible Church in Lazear, Colo.

Interment followed in the Riverside Cemetery in Hotchkiss, Colo.

Memorial contributions in Erma’s memory to be made to Hospice and Palliative Care of Western Colorado, P.O. Box 24, Delta, Colo., 81416 or to the Hotchkiss Senior Citizen’s Center.

View the internet obituary and sign the online guest registry at http://www.TaylorFuneralService.com.

Erma I. Wescoat, 88, of Hotchkiss, Colo., passed away December 31, 2010 at the Paonia Care Center in Paonia, Colo.

She was born on August 13, 1922 in Alton, Kan., to the late Arthur H. and Myrtle (Thornberry) Gregory. Her family moved to Colorado in 1923. She attended school in Hotchkiss, Colo.

On June 5, 1938, Erma married Willard L. Wescoat in Hotchkiss, Colo. In 1980, after Willard’s retirement, they moved to Missouri until 1986 when they returned to Hotchkiss, Colo.

Erma was a member of the Mountain View Bible Church in Lazear, Colo., and the Hotchkiss Senior Citizen’s Center. She loved playing the piano and organ, even giving piano lessons to many people. Erma also loved cooking and feeding her family, canning and crocheting.

She is survived by her son, Arthur L. Wescoat and spouse, Bonnie of Fullerton, Mo.; her four daughters Marie I. Bowker of Hotchkiss, Colo., Lois E. Sine and spouse, James of Winnemucca, Nev., Evelyn N. Herring and spouse, Forrest of Nucla, Colo., and Karen Imel of Hotchkiss, Colo.; a sister, Zelda Hill and spouse, Stanley, also of Hotchkiss, Colo.; 15 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren and 14 great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Arthur and Myrtle Gregory; her husband, Willard L. Wescoat; two brothers; two sisters; one grandson and one great-grandson.

Memorial services were held January 5, 2011 at the Mountain View Bible Church in Lazear, Colo.

Interment followed in the Riverside Cemetery in Hotchkiss, Colo.

Memorial contributions in Erma’s memory to be made to Hospice and Palliative Care of Western Colorado, P.O. Box 24, Delta, Colo., 81416 or to the Hotchkiss Senior Citizen’s Center.

View the internet obituary and sign the online guest registry at http://www.TaylorFuneralService.com.

Erma I. Wescoat, 88, of Hotchkiss, Colo., passed away December 31, 2010 at the Paonia Care Center in Paonia, Colo.

She was born on August 13, 1922 in Alton, Kan., to the late Arthur H. and Myrtle (Thornberry) Gregory. Her family moved to Colorado in 1923. She attended school in Hotchkiss, Colo.

On June 5, 1938, Erma married Willard L. Wescoat in Hotchkiss, Colo. In 1980, after Willard’s retirement, they moved to Missouri until 1986 when they returned to Hotchkiss, Colo.

Erma was a member of the Mountain View Bible Church in Lazear, Colo., and the Hotchkiss Senior Citizen’s Center. She loved playing the piano and organ, even giving piano lessons to many people. Erma also loved cooking and feeding her family, canning and crocheting.

She is survived by her son, Arthur L. Wescoat and spouse, Bonnie of Fullerton, Mo.; her four daughters Marie I. Bowker of Hotchkiss, Colo., Lois E. Sine and spouse, James of Winnemucca, Nev., Evelyn N. Herring and spouse, Forrest of Nucla, Colo., and Karen Imel of Hotchkiss, Colo.; a sister, Zelda Hill and spouse, Stanley, also of Hotchkiss, Colo.; 15 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren and 14 great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Arthur and Myrtle Gregory; her husband, Willard L. Wescoat; two brothers; two sisters; one grandson and one great-grandson.

Memorial services were held January 5, 2011 at the Mountain View Bible Church in Lazear, Colo.

Interment followed in the Riverside Cemetery in Hotchkiss, Colo.

Memorial contributions in Erma’s memory to be made to Hospice and Palliative Care of Western Colorado, P.O. Box 24, Delta, Colo., 81416 or to the Hotchkiss Senior Citizen’s Center.

View the internet obituary and sign the online guest registry at http://www.TaylorFuneralService.com.