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Margaret Gilmour

Margaret Gilmour

Dec 10, 1915 - Jun 20, 2014
Margaret Ada Gilmour, “Nan” 98, of Arapahoe, died on Friday, June 20, 2014, at Westward Heights Care Center. Funeral services will be held on Friday, June 27, 2014, at Davis Funeral Home at 10:00am with Pastor Aaron Justice of Faith Fellowship Church officiating. Burial will follow at Mountain View Cemetery.

Margaret Ada Robinson was born on December 10, 1915 in Beaver, UT to James Ether and Bertha Artillus (Peterson) Robinson. She was one of 21 children and the only surviving one until her death. She grew up in Beaver and graduated from Beaver High School.

She was baptized in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. While in Kimberly, NV she was a Primary Teacher with the church.

After Beaver, UT, she lived in Boulder City, NV, Ely, NV, Kimberly, NV, Copper Canyon, NV, Springville, UT and Portland, OR. She had lived in the Riverton and Arapahoe area for the last 56 years.

Ada married three times, first to, Burke Detmer, they had a daughter, B. Joan, and later divorced, she then married Collis Thompson, they had a daughter, Callean. Collis preceded her in death. Ada then married Thomas Gilmour who had two daughters by a previous marriage, Bonnie and Margaret. She raised all four girls.

While married to her first husband, they owned and operated a “sweet shop” in Beaver, UT and she was also the co-owner of “Covered Wagon Café” in Ely, NV. She was a full time homemaker but at the same time worked part time at various restaurants and drug stores.

Ada loved to go fishing with her family, babysitting her grandchildren, and hosting family gatherings. Ada played the piano and enjoyed singing to her grandchildren. She liked to paint, especially flowers and nature scenes. She also enjoyed visiting the casinos in Mesquite, Nevada and Deadwood, South Dakota.

She is survived by her daughters, B. Joan Zerga, Bonnie Ziegler, and Margaret Wilt; her grandchildren, Elizabeth Zerga (Tom), Laurie Zerga-Hise (Claude), Leah Zerga-Colclasure, Christopher Zerga (Diane), John Zerga(Larado), Pamela Standridge-Hubenka (Greg), Scott Standridge (Elaine), Jared Kacuta, Jason Kucuta (Shelly) Christy Wilt, and Tom Gilmour; her great grandchildren, Anthony Jones, Nathaniel Jones (Veronica), Jessica Zerga, Sierra Jubin, Joshua Zerga, David Ruff, Megan Reed, Nicholas Hubenka (Laci), Kassie Hubenka-Holdren (Joe), Kammie Jo Hubenka, Tyler Standridge, Jose Garcia, Ricardo Duran, Jacklyn Standridge, Michelle Standridge-Eagles (Jesse), Stacey Standridge- Ragan (Mark), Garrett Kacuta, Natasha Kacuta, Conner Kacuta, Brandon Carlson, Jordan Kacuta, her great-great grandchildren, Karie Anna Zerga, Kadin Holdren, Cree Kacuta, Araylia and Mickey Ragan, Isabella Garcia, Ashlyn, Talon and Alexa Eagles and numerous nieces and nephews

She is preceded in death by her parents, her 20 siblings, her 3 husbands, her daughter, Callean Jean Standridge, and her grandson, Michael Joseph Zerga.

Memorials may be made to Westward Heights Activity Center or Help for Health Hospice in care of Davis Funeral Home, 2203 West Main Street, Riverton, WY 82501.

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Services are under the direction of Davis Funeral Home.