Lora Ellen Dersham

Lora Ellen Dersham

Greeley, Weld County, Colorado, USA
Death 4 Nov 2010 (aged 37)
Texas, USA
Burial Pine Bluffs, Laramie County, Wyoming, USA
Plot Block 13 Lot 14
Memorial ID 61183991 · View Source
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Lora Dersham, 37, of Friona, Texas, passed away Nov. 5 along with her two favorite companions, a border collie and her horse.

Lori was born July 11, 1973, in Greeley, Colo., the daughter of Dan and Jan Dersham. She attended Zion Lutheran School in Brighton, Colo., for eight years and graduated from Brighton Sr. High School in 1990. She attended Laramie County Community College in Cheyenne, for two years and transferred to Colorado State University.

After living and working in Pine Bluffs for several years, she moved to Texas, where she worked in several large feed yards, as well as trained and broke horses which was her passion. She lived in Friona, where she found God with the help of friends and a church family called "The Barn."

Survivors include her father, Dan, and stepmother, Kay Dersham of Pine Bluffs; her mother, Jan (Cooper) Dersham of Hudson; two brothers, Jesse Dersham of Laramie, and Justin Dersham and wife, Trish, of Cheyenne; maternal grandmother, Laura Knapp of Cortez, Colo.; aunt, Lynelle Brumley of Cortez; and two nephews, Jordan and Quinton of Cheyenne.

Celebration of life services are under the direction of Parkside Chapel Funeral Home of Hereford, Texas, and will be held 10 a.m. today at the Barn Church in Hereford with the Rev. Guy Walker officiating.

A separate memorial service will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Pine Bluffs Baptist Church with the Rev. Dan Debruyn officiating. Lori will be cremated with the ashes moved home to Pine Bluffs.

Condolences may be sent to Dan and Kay Dersham, 880 Road 156, Pine Bluffs, WY 82082.

Lora Ellen Dersham, 37, of Friona died as a result of an vehicle accident.

Gravesite Details Body cremated, ashes buried in Pine Bluffs Cemetery

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  • Created by: Janice Williams Langley
  • Added: 5 Nov 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 61183991
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Lora Ellen Dersham (11 Jul 1973–4 Nov 2010), Find A Grave Memorial no. 61183991, citing Pine Bluffs Cemetery, Pine Bluffs, Laramie County, Wyoming, USA ; Maintained by Janice Williams Langley (contributor 46826182) .