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Virginia W. DeMond

November 3, 1922 - November 20, 2016

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Virginia Weber DeMond, of Sheridan, died Sunday, November 20, 2016 at her residence. Virginia was born November 3, 1922 in Blackfoot, Idaho, the daughter of Harry and Maude Weber.  She attended the University of Idaho in Moscow and Pratt Institute in New York City.

Virginia worked as an artist at Hall’s (now Hallmark) in St. Louis. While working at the Denver Art Museum she met her future husband, Dr. William B. DeMond.  They were married three months later, much to the chagrin of her mother.

Music was an important part of Virginia’s life, having played the piano and harp for many years. Virginia was a passionate artist and spent many happy hours in her art studio working on a variety of projects including: woodcuts, silkscreens, pastel drawings, charcoal sketches, and watercolors.

Virginia was an avid gardener and her love of color was on display, from her brilliant flowers in shades of red, orange, and yellow, to her bright red gardening clogs.

Virginia was preceded in death by her husband, William and brother, Harry Weber. She is survived by her children Julia Roebuck of Salt Lake City, Kathryn DeMond of Sheridan, Brad DeMond of Selah, Washington, and Suzanne DeMond of Olympia, Washington; and grandchildren include: Joshua and Andrew Roebuck, and Christopher, Erica, and Megumi DeMond.

A private family inurnment will be held at a later date. Memorials to honor Virginia may be made to the Second Chance Sheridan Cat Rescue, 945 Werco Ave., Sheridan, WY  82801.