HILDA E. WHARTON AGE 101 Hilda was born Hilda E. Raby in Michigan to James and Belinda (Rominger) Raby on November 8, 1911. She moved with her parents to the San Luis Valley in 1913 and was raised in Saguache Colorado. She graduated from Saguache High School , attended Barnes Business School in Denver. On returning home to Saguache, she married Walter W. Wharton and the two of them raised 3 out of 4 children born to them. Hilda and Walter lived in Saguache and Alamosa Colorado before moving to Farmington New Mexico in 1955, where she resided until moving to Santa Fe in 2009. Her hobbies included fishing, needle work, and playing Bingo. She was a lifetime members of Eastern Star and Elks lodge. She is survived by two children, Neola (Rod) Lewis, Pueblo Colorado, George (Pat) Wharton Santa Fe, NM. Son in law Robert Holtgren, 14 grandchildren, 18 Great grandchildren, and 10 Great-Great Grandchildren. Hilda was preceded in death by her husband, Walter W. Wharton of 44 years in 1975, Parents, Brothers and Sisters, son William, daughter Myrna (Bob) Holtgren , grandsons Darrell Holtgren and Jerry Wharton There will be a graveside service at Greenlawn Cemetery Farmington at 1:00 P.M. on Thursday Oct. 10, 2013 followed by a get together of family and friends at Farmington United Methodist Church. Please no flowers, you can make donations to
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Published in Santa Fe New Mexican on Jan. 1, 1900