Memorial services for longtime Lamar resident Miriam “Sis” Sprout will be held at 11:00 A.M. Monday January 30, 2012 at the Lamar United Methodist Church. Pastors Kathy Leathers and Ramon Robledo will co-officiate. A private family burial will take place at Fairmount Cemetery in Lamar, Colorado.
Visitation for Mrs. Sprout will be held from 12:00 Noon to 7:00 P.M. on Sunday January 29, 2012 at Valley Memorial Funeral Chapel in Lamar, Colorado.
Sis was born August 10, 1917 to Ray D. Gilbert and Hazel Gay Logan-Gilbert at Milton, Kansas. She departed this life on Friday January 27, 2012 at Juniper Village of Lamar at the age of 94.
Mrs. Sprout was preceded in death by her Husband George W. Sprout of Lamar, CO. on Oct. 21, 1983; by her parents Ray and Gay Gilbert of Lamar, CO.; and by two brothers and their spouses Phillip (Martha) Gilbert of Lamar, CO. and Robert (Evie) Gilbert , also of Lamar, CO.
She is survived by two sons Gilbert L. “Gib” (Sherry) Sprout, D.D.S. of Lamar, CO. and James P. “Jim” (Sonya) Sprout, C.F.P. of Ft. Collins, CO.; by four grandchildren Jeffrey (Beverly) Sprout, D.D.S. of Evergreen, CO., Christopher Sprout, D.D.S. of Denver, CO., Rachael (Brian) Kelly of Madison, AL., and Jana (Sean) Zaudke of Kansas City, KS.; by great grandchildren Cole and Avery Sprout, Madelaine, Isabella, Joshua, and Jacob McLay, and Soren Zaudke; by step grandchildren Denai (Perry) Thornton, Kristi (Steve) Wolley, and Michael Marshall; and step great grandchildren Nicole and Patrick Thornton, Heather and Kara Wolley, and Courtney and Shawn Marshall. Also surviving are several nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives, and man many friends.
Those desiring may make memorial contributions to the Lamar United Methodist Church, 107 S. Sixth St., Lamar, CO. 81052 , or to the Colorado Boys Ranch, P.O. 681, La Junta, CO. 81050, either directly or through Valley Memorial Funeral Chapel, P.O. 950, Lamar, CO. 81052.
Services for Miriam “Sis” Sprout are under the direction of Valley Memorial Funeral Chapel in Lamar, Colorado providing families with sensitivity, compassion, and respect. For additional information and online condolences please visit our website at www.valleymemorialfc.com