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Helen Christina Stott

Helen Christina Stott of Carbondale died Monday, July 7, 2003, at Heritage Park Care Center. She was 91.

She was born July 21, 1911, in a farmhouse near Callaway, Neb., to Nettie Panndorf and L.V. Whipple. She graduated from Callaway High School. She also held a teaching certificate.

She married Charles Louis Stott on Aug. 18, 1934, at Broken Bow, Neb. He preceded her in death on Oct. 20, 1983.

Mrs. Stott lived in Callaway and Los Angeles before moving to Carbondale in 1946.

Mrs. Stott was a homemaker.

She was a member of the Carbondale Community United Methodist Church, the Rebekah’s, RSVP and OWLS.

She enjoyed cooking, gardening, bingo, sewing and patriotism. She kept a journal and often wrote articles for the Valley Journal. She was a dedicated Nebraska Cornhuskers fan, and wore red or black to church depending on the outcome of each game.

She was preceded in death by her husband, by an infant daughter, Joyce Kay Stott; by brothers Herman Whipple and Ivan Whipple; and by a sister, Leora Poston.

Mrs. Stott is survived by sons and daughters-in-law Glenn and Carolyn Stott of Carbondale, and Lonnie and Alice Stott of Basalt; by daughters and sons-in-law Dixie and Joe Fiou of New Castle, and Martha and Doug Pratt of Carbondale; and by 13 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren, with two more on the way.

Visitation will be from 6-9 p.m. today at Farnum Holt Funeral Chapel, 405 W. 7th St., in Glenwood Springs.

A funeral will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, July 10, at the Carbondale Community Methodist Church, with the Rev. Wallace Finley officiating.

Burial will follow at Rosebud Cemetery in Glenwood Springs.

Farnum Holt Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Rebekah’s Lodge Near New shop, P.O. Box 1104, Carbondale, CO 81623.

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