Louise Barbara Ingraham | PostIndependent.com

Louise Barbara Ingraham

Louise Barbara Ingraham of Grand Junction, a former resident of Glenwood Springs, died Friday, June 20, 2003, at Larchwood Inns in Grand Junction. She was 84.

She was born Jan. 28, 1919, in Fruita, to John and Nondas Thorp.

She graduated from Fruita Union High School in 1937 and attended business college in Colorado Springs.

She married Fenton Ingraham on June 11, 1941.

In Glenwood Springs, she worked as a gas station attendant, for the Credit Bureau, and for Glenwood Industrial Bank.

She was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Glenwood Springs.

Mrs. Ingraham had a contagious smile and a pleasant disposition, and contributed her handcrafts to the church bazaar every year. She held an undying love for family and friends.

She enjoyed getting together with her sorority sisters, and spending time with family at their cabin on Grand Mesa.

She was preceded in death by her parents; by her husband of 54 years, Fenton Ingraham; and by a sister, Pauline Aumiller.

Mrs. Ingraham is survived by nieces and nephews-in-law Gail Lenore and Larry Ham of Virginia, and Nancy and Jim Bailey of Glenwood Springs; by nephews and nieces-in-law Theron and Connie Class and Theo and Pam Class, all of Grand Junction; by a cousin and cousin-in-law, LaVonne and Floyd Diemoz of Glenwood Springs; by brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Rex and Lucille Ingraham, and Maxine and Lewis Norviel, all of California, Helen Tillotson of Grand Junction, and Virgil Aumiller of Grand Junction; and by many other nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, June 24, at Martin Mortuary, 550 North Ave. in Grand Junction.

A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, June 25, also at Martin Mortuary. Burial will follow at Orchard Mesa Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the First United Methodist Church of Glenwood Springs, 824 Cooper Ave., Glenwood Springs, CO 81601.

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