Patra ‘Ardyth’ Nimon |

Patra ‘Ardyth’ Nimon

Post Independent
Glenwood Springs, CO Colorado

Eckert, Colorado resident, Ardyth Nimon, passed away on Sunday, April 11, 2010 at Horizon’s Care Center. She was eighty-six years of age.

A private graveside service will be held at a later date in Eagle, Colorado.

Patra Ardyth Allen was born on Aug. 9, 1923, in Blanca, Colorado, to Henry Harrison and Ethel Elizabeth (Harse) Allen. She spent her childhood in the San Luis Valley until the age of fifteen. The family moved to Glenwood Springs, Colorado where she finished high school. She furthered her education at Parks Business College in Denver, Colorado.

On Jan. 31, 1947, Ardyth married James Edward Nimon in Denver, Colorado, where they made their home until 1969. They then moved to Eagle until James passed away in 2004. She remained in Eagle until the following year when she moved to Grand Junction, living there for four years before moving to Eckert a year ago.

Mrs. Nimon was a member of the Methodist Church in Eagle, Colorado. She was a homemaker and enjoyed camping, crocheting, knitting, needle point, square dancing.

Her greatest love was spending time with her children and grandchildren.

Those grateful to have shared in Ardyth’s life are a daughter, Patra “Patty” Wardlaw of Paonia, CO; two brothers: Kenneth Allen of Grand Junction, CO and Carrol Allen of Farmington, NM. She is further survived by three grandchildren: Raymond T. (Dawn) Wardlaw of Craig, CO, Denice M. (Matt) Riffey of Queen Creek, AZ and Robert J. Wardlaw and Danelle Novotny of Greeley, CO; and six great-grandchildren.

Ardyth was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, James Nimon; a son, Alan James Nimon; one sister, Edythe E. Cobb; and two brothers: J. Ivan Allen and Clair Allen.

Memorial contributions may be made in Ardyth’s name to Hospice and Palliative Care of Western Colorado, P.O. Box 24, Delta, CO 81416.

Arrangements are under the care and direction of Taylor Funeral Service and Crematory.

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