Violet Rosalie (Lee) Hill, 77, was born in Yonkers, N.Y., to Edward Doebler and Gertrude Odell, on June 19, 1929. She married William Hill on Feb. 5, 1947, and has resided with Bill in Glenwood Springs for the past 21 years. She passed away in Glenwood Springs on Dec. 31, 2006. Lee was a mom and homemaker. She had a great love of traveling. Her favorite places were upper New England and the Oregon Coast. Lee will be missed by many, including her husband, William “Bill” Hill, her sons, William J. and Yvette Hill, Barry E. and Rose Hill, Edward A.D. and Cindy Hill, Randy C. and Aleta Hill, and Todd R. and Carrie Hill; her daughters, Rory M. Thomas, Debbie L. Hill and Wendy G. and Chris Collins; her sister, Diane Patton; and 17 grandchildren and many great-grandchildren. Lee is preceded in her death by her mother, her father and her brother, George Doebler.She was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend and longtime employee of Wal-Mart of Glenwood Springs. Viewing will be at the Farnum-Holt Funeral Home in Glenwood Springs from 6-9 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 2, and Wednesday, Jan. 3. Memorial Services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 4, at the Farnum-Holt Funeral Home in Glenwood Springs. Pastor Paul Page will officiate. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the American Cancer Society, 750 Wellington, Grand Junction, CO 81501; (970) 244-7500.Farnum-Holt Funeral Home, 405 W. Seventh St. in Glenwood Springs has been entrusted with the arrangements.
Support Local Journalism
Support Local Journalism
Readers around Glenwood Springs and Garfield County make the Post Independent’s work possible. Your financial contribution supports our efforts to deliver quality, locally relevant journalism.
Now more than ever, your support is critical to help us keep our community informed about the evolving coronavirus pandemic and the impact it is having locally. Every contribution, however large or small, will make a difference.
Each donation will be used exclusively for the development and creation of increased news coverage.
Start a dialogue, stay on topic and be civil.
If you don't follow the rules, your comment may be deleted.
User Legend: Moderator Trusted User
Recreation and travel in Glenwood Canyon will be much more hazardous due to the potential rockfall and debris flows originating from destabilized ground, rock and weakened trees burned by the Grizzly Creek Fire last summer.