Herbert C. Hoover July 23, 1947 – November 22, 2010 Herbert C. Hoover passed away November 22, 2010 at the VA Nursing Home. Herb was born July 23, 1947 in Sayre, Pennsylvania to Grover and Iona Hoover. He spent his childhood in Wyalusing, PA, graduating from Wyalusing High School. In 1967, Herb married Elizabeth Hare. They were married until her death. Herb was a resident of Grand Junction for 35 and one half years and worked as a postal clerk for the United States Postal Service. Herb served in the Army as a medic and was stationed in Germany for three years. He enjoyed gardening, traveling, and playing cards with his family Jean and Dusty. Herbert is survived by his son, Mark Hoover of Grand Junction; and his two sisters, Patricia Hare of Grand Junction and Winifred (Henry) Pucci of Lansdowne, PA. He was preceded in death by his wife, Elizabeth; parents, Grover and Iona Hoover, and brother, Albert Hoover. Arrangements are under the care of Callahan-Edfast Mortuary. No services will be held at this time. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Hospice & Palliative Care of Western Colorado, 3090B North 12th St., Grand Junction, CO 81506 or any Veteran's Affiliated Organization.
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Published in The Daily Sentinel on Nov. 28, 2010