Ila Fern Hooper (February 5, 1925 – March 15, 2017) |

Ila Fern Hooper (February 5, 1925 – March 15, 2017)

Ila Fern Hooper, 92, passed away peacefully March 15, 2017 in Rifle, Colorado. Ila was born in Mesa, Colorado to Charley and Cora Heely on February 5, 1925. Ila took pride in her garden, flowers, and chickens. She also loved her church congregation. She was always willing to help people out. Ila believed in working hard, raising 9 children and grandchildren.

Ila is survived by her sons Boyd and Trent Hooper, daughters Susan Taylor and Carol Fraser, 11 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her parents, husband Frank, son Fransis “Bimbo”, daughter Caroline “Kate”, brothers Roy, Ace, Lee, Carl and Leo, sister Mini.

A Memorial Service will be held at the Rifle Funeral Home Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at 10:00 am.

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