Longtime Routt County resident Norma Caroline (Cook) Gilroy passed away Aug. 15, 2009, in Craig.
Norma was born Jan. 15, 1928, in Steamboat Springs to George D. and Verna M. Cook. She was raised in Steamboat.
She married Lloyd F. Gilroy on May 7, 1950. She was an excellent mother and ranch hand. She loved her family and loved being a housewife. She loved spending time with her family while fishing with Lloyd and the grandkids.
Norma was preceded in death by her husband of 54 years, Lloyd; daughter Judy Elaine; parents, George and Verna; brother and sister-in-law Vernon and Winnie Cook; and two brothers-in-law, Steve Howe and Keith Bounton.
She is survived by four daughters, Joella (Rod) Peterson, of Valentine, Neb.; Amy (Paul) Bannister, of Black Hills, S.D.; Jana (Neil) McElwaine, of Bozeman, Mont.; Gerry (Robbie) Dyer, of Alt; two sons, Ted (Karen) Gilroy, of Hayden; Tim (Karen) Gilroy, of Hayden; 12 grandchildren; 5 step-grandchildren; two sisters, Valene Howe, of Grand Junction and Thelma Bounton, of Denver; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She loved us all.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association in care of Grant Mortuary in Craig.