Margory May Broome, 98, of Coaldale died on February 16, 2020 at Columbine Manor Care Center in Salida. She was born in Coaldale on August 30, 1921 to John and Linnie (Todd) Cooper.
She proudly worked at a munitions factory in Denver during World War II.
On August 2, 1959 she married John Wesley Broome in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
Mrs. Broome was a member of The Grange, The American Legion, and the Cotopaxi Church.
She loved vegetable gardening, flower gardening (especially gladiolus) and watching hummingbirds. Some of her interests were jeeping and rock hounding, crocheting, crafting with family and spending time with family and friends
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; brothers Main Cooper, Noel Cooper, and Coleman Cooper; sisters Ruth Wareham, Catherine Smith, Cora VanDyke, and Bertha Campbell.
Left to cherish her memory include her daughter Marcie (Joseph) Veltri; grandsons Douglas Veltri, Christopher (Kayla) Veltri, and Brenton (Brandi) Veltri; great-granddaughters Peytyn and Madison Veltri; nephews Keith (Susan) Cooper and Wesley Cooper; nieces Wanda (Tom) Dunn and Norma Fister; and many cousins.
Graveside services will be held on Friday February 21, 2020 at 1:00 PM at the Coaldale Cemetery. A luncheon will follow at the Coaldale Community Center.
Friends who desire may make memorial contributions in her honor to a charity of their choice.
Arrangements were with Lewis and Glenn Funeral Home in Salida. Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.lewisandglenn.com.
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