January 18, 1915 ~ December 16, 2012
Emma Doris Hilmes, 97, passed away Dec. 16, 2012. Survived by her children, Phyllis Edwards and Donald (Karen) Hilmes, both of Pueblo; grandchildren, Cheri (Greg) Chamberlain, Amy (Randall) Schorlemmer, Rick Cannon; special brother-in-law, John Friend; special sister-in-law, Mildred Friend; special niece and nephew, Ken and Lois Snapp; special friend and care giver, Mary Roldan. Preceded in death by her husband, Howard J. Hilmes; brothers, William Norman, John Oliver, David Burge, George Ellis, Marvin Wilson, Eros Lee Dalton; and sister, Laura Ruth Snapp Rathburn. Doris was born January 18, 1915, on a farm near Sherman, Texas to Mattie and Onie Dalton. She moved to Pueblo in 1930 and graduated from Central High School in 1933. Doris was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother. She belonged to the Order of Eastern Star and was a 50 year plus member. Doris was a longtime member of First United Methodist Church were she was an active member until her health limited her attendance. A special thank you to the staff at University Park Care Center for all of the patient and loving care provided to Mom during her stay there. Viewing from 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Service, 10 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012, Montgomery & Steward Chapel. Interment, Imperial Cemetery. Online condolences, www.montgomerysteward.com.