|Birth: ||Oct. 14, 1879|
|Death: ||Mar. 11, 1962|
La Plata County
Harry Speelman dies after extended illness. DURANGO -- A Pagosa Springs resident, Harry Speelman, who for the past year has been living in Durango, died Thursday after an extended illness. He was 82.
He was born October 14, 1879 in Illinois, but had lived in Pagosa Springs most of his life. He was a member of the Pagosa Methodist Church. His wife, Eliza, died in May, 1961.
Survivors include 4 sons, Elmer of Alamosa, Lyle of Seattle, Wash., Milford and John of Denver; two daughters, Mrs. Betty Leonard of Durango with whom he had resided the past year, and Mrs. Daisy Hughes of Denver; one brother, Bart, of Seattle; one sister, Mrs. Daisy Holcombe of Seattle; 21 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be in Pagosa Springs under direction of Lynch Mortuary at a time to be announced. Durango arrangements are by Parklawn Chapel.
James Corridon Speelman (1847 - 1934)
Mary Elizabeth Collins Speelman (1848 - 1935)
Eliza Mettie Rippy Speelman (1885 - 1961)*
Daisy Iola Speelman Hughes (1909 - 2001)*
Created by: CJ Hughes
Record added: Jun 04, 2009
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