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Margaret Hover

Born: 12/20/1929, Seattle, Washington
Death: 12/3/2009, Cortez, Colorado
Service: 12/14/2009, 11:30 am, Lifeway Baptist Church

Cortez - Margaret Hover, 79, passed away on Thursday December 3, 2009 after a long struggle with an extended illness.

She was born December 20, 1929 in Seattle, Washington to Ray and Nellie (Wilderson) Ward. Her family moved to Colorado and she graduated from Dolores High School in 1948. On November 15, 1948 she married Glen Hover in Dolores, Colorado. While living in Dolores she worked as a custodian for the rural school and delivered mail. Margaret was a longtime, active member of the First Baptist Church and enjoyed drawing, painting, canning, farming, gardening, but her greatest love was her family and spending time with her grandchildren.

Margaret is survived by 2 daughters Sondra (Benny) Cordova, and Claudette (Boyd) Donaldson; 2 sons Glen (Ruth) Hover and Conrad (Ann) Hover all of Dolores, CO; 3 sisters Doris (Dean) Koppenhafer of Denver, CO, Sally Rash of Cortez, CO and Guyrene Ward of Dolores, CO; 1 brother Gary (Pam) Wheatland of Escondido, CA; 22 grandchildren, and 40 great-grandchildren, 2 great great grandchildren, numerous nephews, nieces and special close cousins.

She was preceded in death by her husband Glen, father Ray, mother Nellie, step-father Winfred, sister Marjorie, brother Ray, 3 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild.

At Margaretís request cremation has taken place and a Celebration of Life pot luck will be held December 14, 2009 at 11:30 am at the Lifeway Baptist Church, 601 N. Dolores Road, Cortez, Colorado.

In Lieu of flowers please send donations to Aspen Gardens, 1200 N. Dolores Road, Cortez, Colorado 81321 so they can build a raised garden for the residents to enjoy.

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