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Iona Bristol – Metz Mortuary

    Iona Bristol
    Iona W. Gray-Bristol, age 81 of Westminster, CO, died Tuesday, February 21, 2012 at Thornton, CO.  She was born October 25, 1930 at York, NE to Carl Raymond and Fern Irene (Wolvin) Dahlgren and graduated from York High School. She then graduated from the Lincoln School of Business and was accountant for General Tobacco in Lincoln for many years.
    She was a member of the United Methodist Church in York and McCool Junction, NE  and Ebenezer Methodist Church, Waco, NE.  Iona was also a member of the American Legion Post Auxiliary, the United Methodist Women, and the Moose Club.
    On July 10, 1949 she was married to Russell Gray at York. He passed away August 26, 1992. On December 28, 1996 she was married to Milton Bristol at McCool Jct, NE. He died on April 9, 2006.
    She is survived by two sons: James Gray of Menands, New York and Douglas (Barbara) Gray of Springfield, Ohio; and daughter Cheryl Gray of Westminster, CO. Also surviving are her grandchildren: Matthew (Andrea) Gray and their daughter Aubrey Gray of Midway, OH; Katherine Gray of Springfield, OH; Diane Gray also of Springfield; and her brother Don Dahlgren of York.  She was preceded in death by her parents and both husbands.
    Funeral services are scheduled for 10:00 a.m., Monday, February 27, 2012 at the Metz Chapel in York with the Reverend Art Phillips officiating. Burial will be in York’s Greenwood Cemetery. Memorials may be directed to the family for later designation. Visitation will begin after 1:00 p.m. on Sunday with her family greeting friends from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. at the mortuary. ​

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