Elza C. Wilson
Elza Wilson of Clifton, CO, went to be with his Lord and Savior Nov. 9, 2021. He was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather, and loved by all his family and friends. Elza was born at Yellow Jacket, CO to Edwin and Mildred (Finley) Wilson, homesteaders in the Cortez area. After graduating from Montezuma high school in 1956, he served in the United States Navy working as a jet mechanic on an aircraft carrier, the USS Ranger. He married Peggy Duvall on May 24, 1959. He was a milkman in Durango and then sold cars in Farmington and Aztec.
Elza was preceded in death by his father, Edwin Wilson; mother, Mildred Wilson; and his sisters Martha Faris (Lee) and Florence Randles (Elbert). He is survived by his wife, Peggy; his sister Mary Ellen McComb; his children, Carrie (Randy) David of Grand Junction, CO, Jana Wilson of Greer SC, Eddie (Triva) Wilson of Colorado Springs, CO; 8 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren along with many nieces and nephews.
On Tuesday, Nov. 30, the viewing will be held at 10:00 a.m. with a service to follow, at Pear Baptist Church, 2101 E Road, Grand Junction, CO. Internment will be held at Veterans Memorial Cemetery.
Published by The Journal on Nov. 17, 2021.
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MEMORIAL EVENTS
Nov
30
Viewing
10:00a.m.
Pear Baptist Church
2101 E Road,, Grand Junction,, CO
Nov
30
Service
Pear Baptist Church,
2101 E Road,, Grand Junction,, CO
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