Marvin Westerman

By Press Release

Longtime Paonia resident Marvin C. Westerman died July 20, 2017, at his home. He was 90.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, July 26, at Paonia Friends Church. Interment will follow at Cedar Hill Cemetery in Paonia.

Mr. Westerman was born Aug. 17, 1926, to Elgia and Iva (Dixon) Westerman in Yukon, Mo. He spent his childhood in Yukon until he was nine and then moved to Walsh where he finished school, graduating from Walsh High School.

On Aug. 17, 1945, he married Zella Dillon in Clayton, N.M. They were married 66 years before her death on Dec. 23, 2011.

Mr. Westerman was a member of Paonia Friends Church. He enjoyed antiques, fishing, camping, jeeping and skiing.

He is survived by his children, Vancy (Myrna) Westerman of Paonia and Iris (Joseph) Gregson of Uriah, Ala.; seven granddaughters; 11 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Zella.

Memorial contributions can be made to a charity of the donor's choice.

Taylor Funeral Service and Crematory handled the arrangements.