Winifred Louise Farmer completed her journey from this vale of tears on Aug. 12, 2012, and is now at rest with her Savior, Christ Jesus, for eternity. Louise was born June 19, 1932, in Pueblo, the daughter of Sylvester and Esther Medde. She graduated from Central and Pueblo Junior College before getting her teaching degree from Colorado State College of Education at Greeley. After graduation, she taught at Carlisle before meeting the love of her life, Darrell, an Air Force officer in Reno, Nev., and was the inspiration of his life for the next 57 years. Louise was an accomplished pianist, seamstress, painter, and invested these talents in her children and grandchildren as they grew up. Louise worked tirelessly for her family, and the many missionaries and international students to whom she and Darrell opened their home over the years. She was gracious and kind to everyone she knew and possessed a gentle spirit and a deep faith. She is survived by her husband, Darrell; her children, Jeff Farmer of Fort Collins, Elise (John) Kirby of Detroit, Mich. and Cindy (Eric) Wohl of San Angelo, Texas; her grandchildren, Josh, Claire and Trent Kirby, Rachel and Christina Wohl. She was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Ves Medde; and sister, Eva Krall. A celebration of Louise's life will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Aug, 16, 2012, at Valley Community Church, in Colorado City, with Pastor Clyde Jones officiating. Interment will follow at 12:30 p.m. at Roselawn Cemetery, in Pueblo. The family would like to thank their extended family; Melanie and Johanna of Sangre de Cristo Hospice; Kim and Annett of Independent Hearts; and many family friends for their encouragement and tender loving care for Louise during her illness. Please omit flowers. Contributions may be made to the Louise Farmer Memorial Fund for the African Rafiki Orphan School through Montgomery & Steward Funeral Home, 1317 N. Main St., Pueblo, CO 81003. Online condolences,

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  1. Dear Farmer Family,
    I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Louise always conveyed such warmth, love and kindness to me, such a lovely and giving lady! I am happy to think of her happy and in peace with her Savior. I will be praying for your peace and God’s divine comfort in your loss.
    Much love,

  2. Louise was a committed follower of Jesus. A great friend, cook and long-term hostess of small group Bible studies and God mother to our oldest daughter, Rachel. She will be missed until that great day when all the saints will be taken up in glory.

  3. Mr. Farmer, I just want to express my sympathy to you and your family. Mrs. Farmer will be missed by all who knew her! But what a glorious time she is having right now praising and singing to our wonderful Savior!! I pray that God will give you all peace and comfort. In Christ, Melody (McClure) Watkins


  5. May God bring wonderful memories to you all during this time of loss. We pray He will give you strength, comfort and His amazing peace. We love you.

  6. Darrell and family, It was truly a blessing to know Louise. The time spent with you at Bible study and in fellowship over coffee and pie was a blessing to both of us. We are saddened by her loss here but have no doubt she is with the Lord and we will all see her again.
    We pray the Lord will be with you and yours and comfort you and keep you close,
    with love, Wells and Jonna

  7. Elise and Family,

    Your Mother,Grandmother, Wife was a true blessing to all that knew her. She had a good life in her temporary home and is now with our Savior–what a great place to be. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Love Karen, Bob and Kristin

  8. I will remember Mrs. Farmer as a lovely, caring, and sweet woman who always had an interest in me and my family. I have been very much blessed to know her daughter Cindy and her family, and so grateful I met Mrs. Farmer through them.

    My family joins me in sending our condolences to the family in the loss of this beloved lady, but we are rejoicing that she is with our Savior.

    Much love in Christ,
    Susan, Jim, Matt, Laura, and Emily

  9. Mrs. Farmer is such a memory of my high school years! She was always so gracious and always the mother of the year from my view. I know you will be missed by your loved ones. I am blessed to have known you and thank you for my dear friend Cindy. Peace and prayers to you and your family.

  10. Dear Darrell,
    It was with sincere sadness that I read of Louise’s passing. I did not have the privilege of knowing her well, but I did have a sense of her sweet spirit. I send you my profound sympathy and love at this difficult time. I know that you shared a special relationship with Louise. May all of the good memories help sustain you. ~ Jo

  11. Dear Farmer Family,
    Thank you for sharing with us about the passing of your wife, mother, and grandmother.

    We appreciate her for her loving cards, prayers, and support for our family as we served in Nigeria.

    You are in our thoughts and prayers.

    Sincerely, The Heath Family

  12. Dear Elise and Family,

    I was so sorry to read of your loss.

    I will always remember the kindness shown to me by your mother as she welcomed me to your home. I have so many fond memories of time spent there with you. As a mixed up 14 year old I always felt comforted by your mom’s smile and was thankful for her extending grace and lack of judgement.

    May the Lord give you comfort during this most difficult time. We can celebrate her victory over death as she served the risen Lord and is now in His heavenly kingdom.

    You all are in my prayers.

    With much love and deepest sympathies,

    Ashley Renee Sullivan-Valdez

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