Memorial services for Cortez resident Emma Viola Kennedy will be held at a future date.
Emma was born February 1, 1940 in Corrales, NM the daughter of Gilbert and Viola May (Williams) Biddle. She passed away on Saturday, February 19, 2022 at Southwest Memorial Hospital in Cortez, CO at the age of 82.
Surviving Emma are her loving husband, Charles Lee Kennedy of Cortez, CO; her children, Ralph Lard (Sandy) of Grand Junction, CO, Ruth Welch of Lane, OK, Randy Lard of Cortez, CO, Rita Roofe of Cortez, CO, Teresa Myers (Travis) of Dickson, OK, Darla Jean Grothe (Steve) of Ft. Myers, FL, Sherry Grothe of Lane, OK, Linda Grothe of Phoenix, AZ, Sheryl Grothe of Maricopa, AZ, George Grothe of Thushka, OK, Joan Grothe of Atoka, OK, Joanne Grothe of Lane, OK, J.B. Grothe of Lane, OK; her sister, Martha Lard of Brighton, CO; her brothers, Frank Williams of Clarita, OK, John Williams of Grove, OK, Steve Williams of Grove, OK, Albert Biddle of Hatfield, MA; 85 grandchildren; and numerous great grandchildren. Emma was preceded in death by her parents; and her brothers Bob Biddle and Don Williams.