June 23, 2024

Elva L. Simpson
Age: 67
Died: Monday, June 6, 2016 at Hartsel, Colorado
Born: December 26, 1948 at Hays, Kansas
Parents: Charles Franklin & Luella (Thurston) Simpson

Elva attended school at Codell and graduated from Plainville High School. She attended Fort Hays State University. She moved to Garden City in 1972 to raise her three daughters and worked at St Catherine Hospital and Gibson’s. In the 70’s she began working for the Salyer family at the Red Baron, Wheatlands Café & becoming the Assistant Manager at the Grain Bin. In the 90’s she moved to San Diego and worked with disabled adults in life skills. She later moved to Colorado and had moved to Hartsel this year. She enjoyed flower gardening, her pets, video games, watching the Denver Broncos and any kind of crafts. She was preceded in death by her Parents, 2 Sons, 1 Grandson- Albert Martinez, Jr., 5 Great-Grandchildren & Brother-In-Law Chuck Reading.

Survivors: 3 Daughters Mary Meis Rivas Holcomb
Judy Meis-Cole Dighton
Jamie Groff Martinez Colorado Springs, Colorado
Brother Delmar & Elaine Simpson Butler, Pennsylvania
2 Sisters Janice Reading Denver, Colorado
Nora Jennings Ness City
16 Grandchildren
11 Great-Grandchildren
Nieces, Nephews and many other loved ones 

Funeral Service: 11:00 AM Wednesday
Place: Garnand Funeral Home in Garden City
Officiating: Brian Trevino
Burial: Norman Cemetery in Ellis County
Memorials: Elva Simpson Memorial Fund
In care of Garnand Funeral Home
Calling Hours: 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM Monday & Tuesday 
At Garnand Funeral Home
Condolences may be posted at www.garnandfuneralhomes.com