Iona May Gamertsfelder, 84, of Las Vegas, died of cancer on Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2013, at her residence in Pendaries.
She was born April 29, 1929, on the Inmon Ranch in Luna County, a daughter of the late Elmore and Thelma Inmon. She was a golfer, pilot, teacher and homemaker. She is preceded in death by her husband, Paul, and by a son, Gary.
Survivors include her sister, Delia Perez; son, John Gamertsfelder; two daughters, Nancy Vigil and Laura Tapia, 11 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at First United Methodist Church in Las Vegas. Interment will be 11:15 a.m. Monday, Sept. 30, at the Santa Fe National Cemetery.
Rogers Mortuary is handling the arrangements.
Donations in Iona's name may be sent to Soul Passage, Hospice Consultation, PO Box 843, Rociada, NM 87742 or to P.E.O. Chapter H, P.O. Box 3206, Las Vegas, NM 87701.
Rogers Mortuary - Las Vegas
600 Reynolds Avenue
Las Vegas, NM 87701
Published in Las Vegas Optic on Sept. 23, 2013