Irene Emma Wyatt |

Irene Emma Wyatt

Irene Emma Wyatt of Glenwood Springs died Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2004, at Valley View Hospital. She was 91.

Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 13, at the Farnum Holt Funeral Chapel, 405 W. 7th St. in Glenwood Springs.

A funeral service will be held at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 14, also at the Farnum Holt Funeral Chapel. Burial will follow at Rosebud Cemetery in Glenwood Springs.

Mrs. Wyatt was born July 4, 1912, in Wind River, Wyo., to Emma Billcox and Lloyd M. McGetrick. She spent her childhood is Osage, Wyo., and Rangely, and graduated from high school in Osage.

She graduated from beauty school in 1936 with a certificate as a beautician.

She married Robert Chambers in 1941. He died in 1944 in World War II.

She married Willard Wyatt on Nov. 21, 1953. He preceded her in death in August 2001.

Mrs. Wyatt was the owner and operator of Irene’s Beauty Salon in Glenwood Springs since 1936.

She was a member of the Christian Science Church, the VFW, the Elks Lodge, and the Business and Professional Association.

She enjoyed traveling, collecting menus and her family.

She was preceded in death by sisters Olive Bainbrick and Eloise Bailey.

Mrs. Wyatt is survived by nieces Iris Ratkiewicz Mangnall of Glenwood Springs and Carmelita Bloch of Evans; by a stepson, Jim Wyatt of Strawberry, Ariz.; by six great-nephews and nieces and by nine great-great-nephews and nieces.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Christian Science Church, 931 Cooper Ave., Glenwood Springs, CO 81601.

Farnum Holt Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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