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Geneva (Peggy) M. Ingersoll

Geneva (Peggy) M. Ingersoll

Geneva (Peggy) M. Ingersoll, 90, formerly of Silt Mesa, Colorado, died Aug. 29, 2011 in Carbondale. She was born Dec. 27, 1920 to ElRoy and Bertha (Bauer) Dorow, 12 miles northeast of Sugar City, Colorado. After an early childhood on the eastern plains, her family moved to the Western Slope in 1935. Peggy attended schools in Glenwood Springs, Silt, and graduated from New Castle High School. She married Orval Sackrider in 1938. After her first husband died, she married Don Ingersoll in 1957.

Peggy is survived by her son Bud (Verna) Sackrider of Silt Mesa, daughter Cora Sackrider of Glenwood Springs, Jan (Les) Eccher of Brighton, Colorado and Donald (Janie) Sackrider of Albuquerque, New Mexico; two stepchildren, Ross (Fran) Ingersoll of Rifle, Gene (Eileen) Ingersoll of Aztec, New Mexico and “adopted son” Joe Heller of Englewood, Colorado, 17 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren, and 14 great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husbands, one son and one brother.

Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. There will be a family/friends memorial potluck on Saturday, Sept. 3 at 0448 Ingersoll Lane, Silt, Colorado.

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