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Western Slope Obituaries 12-27-10

Velma L. Volgamore, 77, of Delta County, Colo., passed away December 19, 2010 at the Swedish Medical Center in Englewood, Colo.

She was born on September 25, 1933 in Watertown, S.D., to Walter and Edna (Wilkinson) Bonine. Velma moved to Eckert, Colo., with her family in 1942.

Velma married the love of her life Darrell Volgamore on July 20, 1952 in Eckert, Colo. They celebrated 58 years of marriage. Velma moved to Delta, Colo., in 1957 and lived there until moving to Hotchkiss, Colo., in 1974.

Velma and Darrell owned the A&W drive-in south of Delta, Colo., from 1957 to 1971 when the highway 50 expansion forced the building to be sold and torn down. Velma then worked at Coors Tek in Grand Junction, Colo., for 18 years before retiring in 1995. She enjoyed acrylic painting, travel, and bowling after her retirement.

In the mid-60s and most of the 70s, she was well known around the Delta County, Colo., area for playing fast pitch softball and being the ace pitcher for the A&W team. Velma was named to the all-star team for five consecutive years. She was also an avid bowler from 1968 to 2010, bowling three days a week on two leagues and sometimes substituting on another league.

She is survived by her husband Darrell of Hotchkiss, Colo.; a son and his wife Ken and Teresa Volgamore of Austin, Colo.; two daughters Darla Volgamore of Hotchkiss, Colo., and Sharon and her husband Bryan TeGrotenhuis of Hotchkiss, Colo; two brothers Earl Bonine of Delta, Colo., and Ron and Margaret Bonine of Delta, Colo.; a sister; Mavis Sturm of Clifton, Colo.; four grandsons and their wives Kendall and Tina Volgamore of Austin, Colo., Christopher Volgamore and his fiance Kersea Boronda of Austin, Colo., Brandon and Brittney England of Colorado Springs, Colo., Andy and Brittney England of Fruita, Colo.; give great-granddaughters Kendra, Emily, and Courtney Volgamore of Austin, Kennedy and Karley England of Fruita Colo.

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She was preceded in death by her parents.

Memorial services were held December 29, 2010 at the Eckert Presbyterian Church.

Private family interment was held at the Delta City Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice and Palliative Care of Western Colorado, P.O. Box 24, Delta, Colo., 81416.

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

Velma L. Volgamore, 77, of Delta County, Colo., passed away December 19, 2010 at the Swedish Medical Center in Englewood, Colo.

She was born on September 25, 1933 in Watertown, S.D., to Walter and Edna (Wilkinson) Bonine. Velma moved to Eckert, Colo., with her family in 1942.

Velma married the love of her life Darrell Volgamore on July 20, 1952 in Eckert, Colo. They celebrated 58 years of marriage. Velma moved to Delta, Colo., in 1957 and lived there until moving to Hotchkiss, Colo., in 1974.

Velma and Darrell owned the A&W drive-in south of Delta, Colo., from 1957 to 1971 when the highway 50 expansion forced the building to be sold and torn down. Velma then worked at Coors Tek in Grand Junction, Colo., for 18 years before retiring in 1995. She enjoyed acrylic painting, travel, and bowling after her retirement.

In the mid-60s and most of the 70s, she was well known around the Delta County, Colo., area for playing fast pitch softball and being the ace pitcher for the A&W team. Velma was named to the all-star team for five consecutive years. She was also an avid bowler from 1968 to 2010, bowling three days a week on two leagues and sometimes substituting on another league.

She is survived by her husband Darrell of Hotchkiss, Colo.; a son and his wife Ken and Teresa Volgamore of Austin, Colo.; two daughters Darla Volgamore of Hotchkiss, Colo., and Sharon and her husband Bryan TeGrotenhuis of Hotchkiss, Colo; two brothers Earl Bonine of Delta, Colo., and Ron and Margaret Bonine of Delta, Colo.; a sister; Mavis Sturm of Clifton, Colo.; four grandsons and their wives Kendall and Tina Volgamore of Austin, Colo., Christopher Volgamore and his fiance Kersea Boronda of Austin, Colo., Brandon and Brittney England of Colorado Springs, Colo., Andy and Brittney England of Fruita, Colo.; give great-granddaughters Kendra, Emily, and Courtney Volgamore of Austin, Kennedy and Karley England of Fruita Colo.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Memorial services were held December 29, 2010 at the Eckert Presbyterian Church.

Private family interment was held at the Delta City Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice and Palliative Care of Western Colorado, P.O. Box 24, Delta, Colo., 81416.

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

Velma L. Volgamore, 77, of Delta County, Colo., passed away December 19, 2010 at the Swedish Medical Center in Englewood, Colo.

She was born on September 25, 1933 in Watertown, S.D., to Walter and Edna (Wilkinson) Bonine. Velma moved to Eckert, Colo., with her family in 1942.

Velma married the love of her life Darrell Volgamore on July 20, 1952 in Eckert, Colo. They celebrated 58 years of marriage. Velma moved to Delta, Colo., in 1957 and lived there until moving to Hotchkiss, Colo., in 1974.

Velma and Darrell owned the A&W drive-in south of Delta, Colo., from 1957 to 1971 when the highway 50 expansion forced the building to be sold and torn down. Velma then worked at Coors Tek in Grand Junction, Colo., for 18 years before retiring in 1995. She enjoyed acrylic painting, travel, and bowling after her retirement.

In the mid-60s and most of the 70s, she was well known around the Delta County, Colo., area for playing fast pitch softball and being the ace pitcher for the A&W team. Velma was named to the all-star team for five consecutive years. She was also an avid bowler from 1968 to 2010, bowling three days a week on two leagues and sometimes substituting on another league.

She is survived by her husband Darrell of Hotchkiss, Colo.; a son and his wife Ken and Teresa Volgamore of Austin, Colo.; two daughters Darla Volgamore of Hotchkiss, Colo., and Sharon and her husband Bryan TeGrotenhuis of Hotchkiss, Colo; two brothers Earl Bonine of Delta, Colo., and Ron and Margaret Bonine of Delta, Colo.; a sister; Mavis Sturm of Clifton, Colo.; four grandsons and their wives Kendall and Tina Volgamore of Austin, Colo., Christopher Volgamore and his fiance Kersea Boronda of Austin, Colo., Brandon and Brittney England of Colorado Springs, Colo., Andy and Brittney England of Fruita, Colo.; give great-granddaughters Kendra, Emily, and Courtney Volgamore of Austin, Kennedy and Karley England of Fruita Colo.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Memorial services were held December 29, 2010 at the Eckert Presbyterian Church.

Private family interment was held at the Delta City Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice and Palliative Care of Western Colorado, P.O. Box 24, Delta, Colo., 81416.

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

Velma L. Volgamore, 77, of Delta County, Colo., passed away December 19, 2010 at the Swedish Medical Center in Englewood, Colo.

She was born on September 25, 1933 in Watertown, S.D., to Walter and Edna (Wilkinson) Bonine. Velma moved to Eckert, Colo., with her family in 1942.

Velma married the love of her life Darrell Volgamore on July 20, 1952 in Eckert, Colo. They celebrated 58 years of marriage. Velma moved to Delta, Colo., in 1957 and lived there until moving to Hotchkiss, Colo., in 1974.

Velma and Darrell owned the A&W drive-in south of Delta, Colo., from 1957 to 1971 when the highway 50 expansion forced the building to be sold and torn down. Velma then worked at Coors Tek in Grand Junction, Colo., for 18 years before retiring in 1995. She enjoyed acrylic painting, travel, and bowling after her retirement.

In the mid-60s and most of the 70s, she was well known around the Delta County, Colo., area for playing fast pitch softball and being the ace pitcher for the A&W team. Velma was named to the all-star team for five consecutive years. She was also an avid bowler from 1968 to 2010, bowling three days a week on two leagues and sometimes substituting on another league.

She is survived by her husband Darrell of Hotchkiss, Colo.; a son and his wife Ken and Teresa Volgamore of Austin, Colo.; two daughters Darla Volgamore of Hotchkiss, Colo., and Sharon and her husband Bryan TeGrotenhuis of Hotchkiss, Colo; two brothers Earl Bonine of Delta, Colo., and Ron and Margaret Bonine of Delta, Colo.; a sister; Mavis Sturm of Clifton, Colo.; four grandsons and their wives Kendall and Tina Volgamore of Austin, Colo., Christopher Volgamore and his fiance Kersea Boronda of Austin, Colo., Brandon and Brittney England of Colorado Springs, Colo., Andy and Brittney England of Fruita, Colo.; give great-granddaughters Kendra, Emily, and Courtney Volgamore of Austin, Kennedy and Karley England of Fruita Colo.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Memorial services were held December 29, 2010 at the Eckert Presbyterian Church.

Private family interment was held at the Delta City Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice and Palliative Care of Western Colorado, P.O. Box 24, Delta, Colo., 81416.

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