|Birth: ||Nov. 6, 1924|
South Dakota, USA
|Death: ||Mar. 30, 2012|
Verla Cisneros, 87, of Medford, Ore., passed away Friday, March 30, 2012, at Farmington Square in Medford. Verla was born November 6, 1924, in Rapid City, S.D., to Nestor and Bertha Erickson. She married Luis Cisneros on April 15, 1955, and her daughter, Tami, was born in 1957.
Verla lived only a short time in the Rogue Valley. She was truly loved by her friends that took care of her at Farmington Square in Medford.
She is survived by her daughter, Tami Cisneros, of South Pasadena, Calif.; her niece, Teri Cisneros, of Phoenix, Ore.; and family in the Black Hills of South Dakota and in the Los Angeles, Calif., area.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Luis; her parents; her brother, "Junior"; and her sister, Dorothy
the following contributed by Ellen Bishop:
Verla M. Cisneros, 87, of Medford, OR, passed away at Farmington Square,
Enhanced Memory Care on March 30, 2012. Burial will be at Black Hills National
Cemetery at 10:00 am on Tuesday, May 29, 2012 where she will join her husband,
Verla was born November 6, 1924 in Rapid City, SD, to Nestor and Bertha
(Cosgrove) Erickson. She graduated from Deadwood High School in 1943. Later she
worked in Rockford, IL at a war plant. She then returned to the Black Hills to
work for Thorpe's where she learned to manufacture jewelry.
After moving to California, she married Louie Cisneros in 1955. They were
blessed with a daughter, Tamara Lynn in 1957. Verla started a Girl Scout troop
at the Atwater Elementary school in Los Angeles, and she was also active in
P.T.A. and the Booster Club.
Verla and Louie retired to Deadwood in 1982 from Los Angeles. Verla was an
active member of the Society of Black Hills Pioneers and served on the Board of
Directors. She also enjoyed being an officer in Thursday Club and a member of
Beta Sigma Phi.
Lastly, she was proud and vocal in saving the Terry Cemetery, where some
relatives are buried. She will be missed, but not forgotten, especially with her
laugh and positive outlook.
She is survived by her daughter, Tami Cisneros of South Pasadena, CA. She is
also survived by many brother and sister-in-laws, nephews, nieces, cousins, and
Verla was preceded in death by an infant son; her parents; her siblings, Archie
Cosgrove, Jr., Dorothy O. Kessler, and N.A. Erickson, Jr.; and her loving
Luis Cisneros (1926 - 2007)
Black Hills National Cemetery
South Dakota, USA
Plot: J, 69
Created by: J
Record added: Apr 09, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 88252895
Added: May. 29, 2012