Dorothy Ruth Brudigam |

Dorothy Ruth Brudigam

Dorothy Ruth Brudigam of Saratoga, Wyo., a former Glenwood Springs resident, died Wednesday, April 9, 2003, at Central Wyoming Hospice in Casper. She was 82.

She was born Aug. 19, 1920, in Robstown, Texas, to Willie Delitha Dixon and Jesse Baker Folmar. She grew up in Texas and Aspen, and graduated from Aspen High School in 1938.

She moved to Glenwood Springs in 1953.

She married Lloyd Detlef Brudigam April 23, 1957, at Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Glenwood Springs. He preceded her in death in 1981.

Mrs. Brudigam worked as a business secretary for 43 years.

She was a member of the Glenwood Springs Art Guild and the Platte Valley Art Council.

She was preceded in death by her husband; by brothers Jesse Baker Folmar and Edgar Leonard Folmar; and by sisters Bessie Itura Folmar Henry and Catherine Elender Folmar Wagner.

Mrs. Brudigam is survived by sons Herman William Brudigam and Timothy Lloyd Brudigam, both of Wyoming; by daughter and son-in-law, Bonnie Ruth and Jon Julius of Silt; by granddaughters and grandson-in-law Jonilyn and Shane Berry of Palisade, and Becky Brudigam of Wyoming; by grandsons and granddaughter-in-law Kaleb and Eva Julius of DeBeque, and Josh Brudigam of Wyoming; and one great-grandchild, Ashley Julius.

Visitation will be from 1-3 p.m. on Tuesday, April 15, at Farnum Holt Funeral Chapel, 405 W. 7th St. in Glenwood Springs.

A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, April 16, at Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 62 County Road 135, in Glenwood Springs, with the Rev. Lee Wisroth officiating.

Burial will be at Rosebud Cemetery in Glenwood Springs.

Farnum Holt Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to Central Wyoming Hospice, Platte Valley Lutheran Church in Saratoga, Wyo., or to Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Glenwood Springs.

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