Irma Lee Schimpf |

Irma Lee Schimpf

Irma Lee Schimpf, 88, of Rifle, CO, passed away August 10, 2014. Irma was a resident of Chateau of Rifle assisted living for the past two years. Irma was born September 14, 1925, in Mound City, Kansas, to James H. Ross and Mary C (Smith) Ross. She moved to Palisade at the age of 3 and grew up there.

Irma married James A. Schimpf Sr. in January of 1942 and had 4 children. Irma was a homemaker, and enjoyed spending time with family and friends. She is survived by her 4 children son James Schimpf Jr. of Fredericksburg, Texas, daughters Linda Willison, of Glenwood Springs, CO, Marilyn Hatfield, of Grand Junction, CO, and Trudi Jespersen of Steamboat Springs, CO, 7 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and 9 great-great-grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her husband James A. Schimpf Sr., and two sisters Merle Clark and Florence Lattin.

Cremation has taken place and no services are planned. Family suggests memorial contributions to be made to a charity of your choice.

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