Ila Grace Grenfell(1921 - 2014)

Ila Grace Grenfell, of
Golden Colorado, passed
to be with her Lord Savior
Jesus Christ, on March 10,
2014 she was 92 years old.
She died peacefully in her
A Memorial service was
held at First United Methodist
Church 1500 Ford St.
Golden Colorado 80401 on
Saturday, March 15, 2014 at
11:30 AM
Ila Grace (Reber) Grenfell
was born in Hiawatha,
Kansas on June 5,1921. One
of nine children raised in
Eastern Kansas during the
depression and dust bowl
years. She graduated from
Sabetha (Kansas) High
School May 19,1939. She
Moved to Golden, Colorado
in 1941, and Married Richard
Grenfell on June 23,
1943. They were married
57 years before he passed
away, to go to the Lord,
June 20, 2000 She enjoyed
fishing with her husband
when he was alive, gardening,
reading, sporting
activities and church
Ila was preceded in
death by her parents,
Ralph Effinger Reber and
Isabelle Clifford Reber; 4
brothers Elwood, Leon,
Ralph and Mathew Reber,
2 sisters Ruth Reber and
Ellen White; her husband
Richard Grenfell and son
Gordon Lynn Grenfell.
Ila is survived by her
brother John Reber; her
Sister Fern Rumsey both
of Topeka Kansas; her
son Mathew of Rangely
Colorado; son Brent and
daughter-in-law Judy of
Bend, Oregon; grandson
Spencer of Denver; grandsons
Brock and Forrest
of Portland, Oregon; and
granddaughter Maddison
of Bend, Oregon;
also numerous nieces and
In lieu of flowers, memorial
donations may be
made to the American
, PO Box
9949, Washington, DC
20004 or the Golden History
Museum 923 10th St.
Golden, CO 80401. Please
sign the guestbook and
The family wishes to extend
their gratitude to the
Collier Hospice for their
support in her final days.

Published in Colorado Community Newspapers from Mar. 20 to Apr. 19, 2014