Margret Ellen Weiffenbach |

Margret Ellen Weiffenbach

Margret Ellen Weiffenbach died March 4, 2006, in Glenwood Springs. She was born in Adair, Iowa, on July 17, 1918, to Cornelius and Helena (Van Lome) Thornton. She married Ervin E. Weiffenbach in 1938 in Berwyn, Ill. They had four children, Don, Robert Neal, E. Ann and Jane. She was a longtime member of the St. Thomas Catholic Church in Boulder. She moved to Glenwood Springs seven years ago. Margret was named 2001 Volunteer of the Year for the Glenwood Center for the Arts. She is survived by son Robert Neal (Paula) Weiffenbach; daughters E. Ann (Richard) Moravek and Jane (Gilbert) Lee; 12 grandchildren; and 25 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband and by son Don Weiffenbach. A private family memorial will be held at a later date. Farnum-Holt Funeral Home 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: iconModerator iconTrusted User