On July 22, 2013, Emma Jean (Johnson) Dell, 87, passed away peacefully. She was a longtime resident of Ellicott, Black Forest and later Colorado Springs. Emma Jean was born May 21, 1926 in Ellicott to Poole T. and Rhoda Johnson. She married George E. Dell on September 14, 1945 and was the mother to 3 children. She is preceded in death by her husband and son Douglas Dell. She is survived by her two sisters, Norma Bates and Joann Harding, two daughters, Sue Roth and Vickie Gehri, 4 grandchildren David Gehri, Ryan Roth, Chris Gehri and Jessica Roth and 1 great-granddaughter, Eden Gehri. No funeral or memorial services are planned. A luncheon celebrating her life is planned on August 26. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to Care and Share Food Bank of Colorado Springs.
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Published in The Gazette on July 31, 2013