In memory of
Ned Walter Jefferies
Read More
In memory of
Ned Walter Jefferies
Durango native, Ned Walter Jefferies passed away on August 23 2019, in Durango, Colorado. He was 83 years old. Ned was born to Walter and Ethel (Thompson) on July 26, 1936 in the Oschner Hospital in Durango. He grew up living on West Third Avenue and graduated from Durango High School in 1954. Ned went on to obtain a Bachelor's Degree from Colorado State University, a Master's Degree from Utah State University, and a Doctorate in Range Management from the University of Wyoming. He served as Montana State Extension Range Specialist before returning to Durango to purchase San Juan Realty and build a cattle ranching operation. Ned and Barbara Wommer were married in 1958 at Bayfield, Colorado. They recently celebrated 61 years of marriage. During his active years he served as President of the La Plata County Board of Realtors and the La Plata County Fair Board, President of the La Plata-Archuleta Cattlemen's Association and the Southwest District Representative for the Colorado Cattlemen's Association. In 1983, he was honored as Realtor of the Year by the Realtor's Association. In 2009, he and Barbara were named "Members of the Year" by the La Plata-Archuleta Farm Bureau. The La Plata-Archuleta Cattlemen's Association named he and Barbara "Cattlemen of the Year" in 2011. Ned had a lifelong desire to learn and implement strategies to improve his cattle, his land and the water ecosystem of his Florida River ranch. He took great pride in his ranch. Ned enjoyed traveling, especially fly fishing in Alaska. Later in life, he enjoyed volunteer work and entertaining visitors on his back porch. Ned is survived by wife Barbara, daughter Wendy Sue Hlava (Fred), Gordon, Nebraska; son R. Wayne Jefferies, (Terry), Durango, grandsons Donald Hlava, Tempe, Arizona and Will Jefferies, Durango. He is also survived by his brother Gerald Jefferies of Sterling, Colorado. A reception to celebrate Ned's life will be held at the ranch on Thursday, August 29, 2019, 4:30 to 7:00. Memorial contributions can be made to the La Plata-Archuleta Cattlemen's Scholarship Fund. (P.O. Box 2524, Durango, CO. 81302 Ned Walter Jefferies
View Full Obituary ›
Past Services ╲╱
opt299:
opt312: Original
In memory of
Ned Walter Jefferies
Durango native, Ned Walter Jefferies passed away on August 23 2019, in Durango, Colorado. He was 83 years old. Ned was born to Walter and Ethel (Thompson) on July 26, 1936 in the Oschner Hospital in Durango. He grew up living on West Third Avenue and graduated from Durango High School in 1954. Ned went on to obtain a Bachelor's Degree from Colorado State University, a Master's Degree from Utah State University, and a Doctorate in Range Management from the University of Wyoming. He served as Montana State Extension Range Specialist before returning to Durango to purchase San Juan Realty and build a cattle ranching operation. Ned and Barbara Wommer were married in 1958 at Bayfield, Colorado. They recently celebrated 61 years of marriage. During his active years he served as President of the La Plata County Board of Realtors and the La Plata County Fair Board, President of the La Plata-Archuleta Cattlemen's Association and the Southwest District Representative for the Colorado Cattlemen's Association. In 1983, he was honored as Realtor of the Year by the Realtor's Association. In 2009, he and Barbara were named "Members of the Year" by the La Plata-Archuleta Farm Bureau. The La Plata-Archuleta Cattlemen's Association named he and Barbara "Cattlemen of the Year" in 2011. Ned had a lifelong desire to learn and implement strategies to improve his cattle, his land and the water ecosystem of his Florida River ranch. He took great pride in his ranch. Ned enjoyed traveling, especially fly fishing in Alaska. Later in life, he enjoyed volunteer work and entertaining visitors on his back porch. Ned is survived by wife Barbara, daughter Wendy Sue Hlava (Fred), Gordon, Nebraska; son R. Wayne Jefferies, (Terry), Durango, grandsons Donald Hlava, Tempe, Arizona and Will Jefferies, Durango. He is also survived by his brother Gerald Jefferies of Sterling, Colorado. A reception to celebrate Ned's life will be held at the ranch on Thursday, August 29, 2019, 4:30 to 7:00. Memorial contributions can be made to the La Plata-Archuleta Cattlemen's Scholarship Fund. (P.O. Box 2524, Durango, CO. 81302 Ned Walter Jefferies
View Full Obituary ›
Past Services ╲╱
Express Your Condolences By Sending Funeral Flowers.
All arrangements are delivered by a local florist.
855-329-5806 Need help ordering? We’re here for you.
100% Money Back Guarantee
Sweet Thought Bouquet Sweet Thought Bouquet Sweet Thought Bouquet

Sweet Thought Bouquet

Sweet Thought Bouquet

Sweet Thought Bouquet

Need Help? Have Questions?

Sweet Thought Bouquet

Sku:
ftd-S29-5011S

Sweet Thought Bouquet

Sku:
ftd-S29-5011D

Sweet Thought Bouquet

Sku:
ftd-S29-5011P
Unavailable
Unavailable
Unavailable
Product Description

Celebrate a life well-lived with this colorful floral tribute. Handcrafted by a local FTD artisan florist, this arrangement is just right for delivering your message of sympathy at a wake, funeral or to comfort grieving family or friends at home. A vibrant composition of mixed flowers in spring and summer colors combines pink roses and carnations, purple stock and gladiolus arranged in a purple glass vase. Standard is approximately 25"H x15"W.

Sku: ftd-S29-5011S

Celebrate a life well-lived with this colorful floral tribute. Handcrafted by a local FTD artisan florist, this arrangement is just right for delivering your message of sympathy at a wake, funeral or to comfort grieving family or friends at home. A vibrant composition of mixed flowers in spring and summer colors combines pink roses and carnations, purple stock and gladiolus arranged in a purple glass vase. Deluxe is approximately 26"H x 16"W.

Sku: ftd-S29-5011D

Celebrate a life well-lived with this colorful floral tribute. Handcrafted by a local FTD artisan florist, this arrangement is just right for delivering your message of sympathy at a wake, funeral or to comfort grieving family or friends at home. A vibrant composition of mixed flowers in spring and summer colors combines pink roses and carnations, purple stock and gladiolus arranged in a purple glass vase. Premium is approximately 26"H x 17"W.

Sku: ftd-S29-5011P
Need Help? Have Questions?