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Elma Ingraham


1914 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences
Elma Ingraham Obituary
Elma Iola Ingraham, 99, passed away Thursday, July 3rd, 2014 at The Wexford Retirement Community in Loveland, CO, which had been her home for the last nine years. She was born October 28, 1914 to Milt and Tressie Williams of Broken Bow, Nebraska. Elma graduated from Broken Bow High School, where she met Melvin Ingraham. Elma and Melvin were married in 1937 and later moved to Edgemont, South Dakota, where they raised children Robert, Roberta, and Gary. Following Melvin's retirement from the Burlington Northern railroad, the couple relocated to Loveland. Elma was a member of Galilee Baptist Church where she was a greeter, and she volunteered at McKee Medical Center for over fifteen years. She was known for her sweet smile, wit, and lifelong love of sports, especially her Colorado Rockies and Nebraska Cornhuskers. She was preceded in death by a son, Clarence, her husband; parents; sisters Iva, Ethel, Lela, Bernice, and Irma, and brother Clarence. She is survived by her children, Robert Ingraham (Marie) of Kirkwood, Missouri, Bobbie Beyersdorf (Ralph) of Loveland, and Gary Ingraham (Karen) of Longmont. Elma was a doting and beloved grandmother to Tami Sarbacker (Scot) of Fort Collins, Mark Ingraham (Jennifer) of Dallas, Texas, Michelle Koskie (Doug) of San Antonio, Texas, David Ingraham (Stephanie) of Broomfield, Bradley Beyersdorf (Amanda) of Denver, Allyson Briggs (Seth) of Austin, Texas, Stephen Ingraham of Maplewood, Missouri, Andrea Antill (Sean) of Longmont, Rondi Ingraham (Greg) of Chicago, and Mitchell Ingraham of Boulder. Elma was loved and will be greatly missed by her eighteen great-grandchildren. Memorial services will be at 10am Tuesday, July 8 at Kibbey-Fishburn Funeral Home with the Rev. Ross Sackman officiating. Burial will be in Broken Bow, Nebraska. Memorial contributions may be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Parkinson's National Foundation or Gideon Bibles in care of Kibbey-Fishburn Funeral Home, 1102 N. Lincoln Ave., Loveland, CO 80537
Published in Loveland Reporter-Herald on July 7, 2014
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