Lula ‘Bobbie’ M. Cameron |

Lula ‘Bobbie’ M. Cameron

Lula “Bobbie” M. Cameron, of De Beque, passed away May 22, 2005, at Mantey Heights Care Center in Grand Junction. She was 89 years old.

Bobbie was born Nov. 15, 1915, to Robert and Mabel (Nelson) Wheeler, in Grand Valley. She spent her childhood in Grand Valley and graduated from Grand Valley High School.

She was a licensed registered nurse in Rifle, Meeker and other towns on the Western Slope. She retired from nursing in Blue Powder, Ore., in 1985.

She married Vaughn Cameron in December of 1939. They homesteaded in the Mamm Creek area for many years. Later in life, they moved to Oregon.

She had been a resident of De Beque since 1985.

She was a member of Eastern Star, Rebekah Lodge and Woodsmen of the World. She enjoyed gardening, visiting with others and taking care of her dog, Willie. Her boys, as she called them, were the light of her life ” her great nephews, Tucker and Wesley Ryan, and Zach Prather. She will be missed by all who knew her and remembered by those closest to her as Aunt Bobbie.

Bobbie is survived by great-nephews Tucker and Wesley Ryan, and Zach Prather; great-niece Cody Lynn Wheeler; sister-in-law Delores Wheeler, of De Beque, niece Teresa (Jason) Ryan, of De Beque; and nephew Bob (Lorrie) Wheeler, of Silverthorne.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Vaughn, and her brother, Walter Wheeler.

Visitation will be from 3-7 p.m. Thursday, May 26, at the Rifle Funeral Home Chapel. Graveside service will be at 10 a.m. Friday, May 27, at Rose Hill Cemetery in Rifle. Pastor Greg Kline of Open Bible Fellowship Church of De Beque will officiate.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Hospice of De Beque and Plateau Valley, P.O. Box 294, Collbran, CO 81524.

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