|Birth: ||Aug. 18, 1873|
|Death: ||Aug. 14, 1957|
(The Pagosa Springs Sun August 22, 1957)
George Edward Speelman of Pagosa Springs, Colorado, passed away August 14, 1957 at a hospital in Durango, Colo. Mr. Speelman was born at Newman, Illinois August 18, 1873, the son of James C. and Mary Elizabeth Speelman. He came to Pagosa Springs in the year 1900 and was united in marriage in 1904 to Carrie (Rippy) Schroeder. To this union were born seven children. His wife preceded him in death October 10, 1949. He is survived by his seven children, Clark D and Earl Speelman of Richmond, Calif., Mrs. Viola Odam of Oregon, Mrs. Anna Margaret Clark, Vernon Clifford and Lloyd Speelman of Watsonville, Calif.; a stepson, Ray Schroeder of Seaside, Calif., and one sister, Mrs. Daisy Holcomb of Auburn, Wash., and two brothers, Bert Speelman of Auburn Wash., and Harry Speelman of Pagosa Springs. Thirteen grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren also survive. Funeral services were held Aug. 19 at 2 p.m. from the Methodist church in Pagosa Springs with the Rev. Elmer O'Brien officiating and burial was in Hilltop cemetery.
Pagosa Country, the First 50 Years, by John Motter
Speelman, George E
George Edward Speelman was born at Newman, Illinois, Aug 18, 1873, the son of James C. and Mary Elizabeth Speelman. He died Aug 14, 1957. He came to Pagosa Springs in 1900 and married Carrie (Rippy) Schroeder in 1904. They had 7 children. His wife died Oct 10, 1949. He is survived by: children, Clark D., Earl, Mrs. Viola Odam, Mrs. Anna Margaret Clark, Lloyd Speelman; a stepson, Ray Schroeder; a sister, Mrs. Daisy Holcomb; brothers, Bert Speelman, Harry Speelman.
Aug 22, 1957.
James Corridon Speelman (1847 - 1934)
Mary Elizabeth Collins Speelman (1848 - 1935)
Carrie Ellen Rippy Speelman (1883 - 1949)*
Vernon George Speelman (1913 - 1970)*
Lloyd Thomas Speelman (1919 - 2002)*
Plot: between Columbine & Tulip, & Lilac & Red Rose
Created by: CJ Hughes
Record added: Feb 10, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 84751748
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