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Myrna Ruth Jefferies obituary

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Obituaries
December 12, 2000

Myrna Kelso

Myrna Ruth Jefferies Kelso, age 69, passed away Nov. 30, 2000 at her home in Lakewood, Colo. after a courageous battle with cancer. Myrna was born in Cheyenne on Feb. 6, 1931. She is the daughter of Frederick Dewey Jefferies and Lillian Ruth Smith. She spent her youth in Tooele, and graduated as Valedictorian from Tooele High School in 1949 where she also excelled in vocal music. She married Harold Denzil Kelso on Oct. 25, 1952 in Cheyenne, their marriage was later solemnized in the Salt Lake City LDS Temple on June 3, 1967.

Myrna had a beautiful singing voice and participated in numerous choral groups throughout her life. She was instrumental in establishing the Women
s International Bowling Congress in Pine Bluffs and served as the first president. She loved sports and participated in softball and bowling. She also coached Little League baseball and novice bowlers. She was an ardent Denver Bronco and Colorado Rockies fan.

Mrs. Kelso worked for the State of Wyoming Bureau of Vital Statistics, Social Security Administration and retired from the BLM. She was an active member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints where she served in many teaching and leadership positions.

Myrna is survived by her husband H.D. Bud
of Lakewood, Colo; a sister, Shirley Robinson (Carter) of Lubbock, Texas; her daughter, Ruth Hale (Brent) of Tulsa, Okla.; her son Stephen (Lorelei) of Lakewood, Colo.; 11 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Services were held Dec. 4, 2000 in Lakewood, Colo.

Interment is in Golden Cemetery, Golden, Colo.

Myrna Ruth Jefferies obituary

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