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Twila Joan Emory

March 10, 1944 ~ March 20, 2018 (age 74)
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Twila Joan Emory was born on March 10, 1944 to Carl and Marjorie Thompson in Goodland, Kansas.  She passed away on March 20, 2018 at the Medical Center of the Rockies in Loveland, Colorado at the age of 74 after losing her short battle to cancer.

Twila attended grade school and junior high in Sharon Springs, Kansas.  She attended High School at Valley High School in Gilcrest, Colorado graduating with the class of 1962. 

On January 2, 1965 Twila married William Larry Emory in LaSalle, Colorado.  To this union, one son, Butch and three daughters, Robin, Tonya and Kristi were born.

Twila was a nurse’s aid at Weld County General Hospital and a medical aid in Osborne, Kansas.  She attended Beauty School  in Cheyenne, Wyoming.  However, her favorite job overall was being a wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother.  She served as an advisor for the Theta Rho Girls, and was a Rebecca.

Twila loved the mountains, fishing, wood working, shopping for the best bargains, and making memories with family and friends.  Family meant everything to Twila.

Twila was preceded in death by her grandparents, parents, Carl and Marjorie Thompson; brother, Dennis; brother-in-law, Ivan Samuelson and sister-in-law, Sandy Westover.

Twila is survived by her husband, Larry of Fleming; son, Butch of Haxtun; daughters, Robin (Mike) of Johnstown; Tonya (Greg) of Wyoming and Kristi (Les) of Haxtun; Grandchildren,  Ash (Amanda) of Haxtun;  Kassi of Sterling; Kameron of Haxtun; Kelcie of Sterling; Taiit (Alyx) of Haxtun; Tanner of Spokane; Drayvon  (Elissa) of Holyoke along with eight great granddaughters and ten great grandsons; sisters, Judy of Goodland; Cheryl (Terry) of Greeley; brothers, Larry of Greeley; Daryl (Joyce) of LaSalle and Mark (Kristen) of Dryden, Virginia along with many other  relatives and friends.

There was visitation at the Berean Bible Church in Haxtun, Colorado on March 29, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon.  The funeral service will follow at 1:00 p.m. at the Berean Bible Church with Bryan Kroeger officiating followed with the interment at the Fleming Cemetery in Fleming, Colorado.  Baucke Funeral Home directed the service. 



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