Ida Simmons


Graveside services for 93-year old Ida Simmons of Chadron, NE, are Tuesday, September 28, 2021 at 2:00 PM at Greenwood Cemetery in Chadron, Nebraska.

A memorial has been established for the Chadron Rescue Unit and donations may be sent in care of Chamberlain Chapel, PO Box 970, Chadron, NE 69337.

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Ida E Simmons was born on December 22, 1927, in Whitney, NE, the second of seven children of  Elmer and Lillie Griffith. and passed away on September 24, 2021 at Regional West in Scottsbluff, NE.

Ida was married to Joe Simmons May 29th, 1947 in Scottsbluff, Nebraska.

Ida is survived by three sons; Dennis (Vicky) of Alliance, Ne, Terry (fiancée Lori) of Kearney, NE, Dale (Kris) of Norfolk, NE. Six grandsons; Marc (Melissa), Cory, Kyle (Jenny), Tyler (Sara), Chad, Kaden. Three granddaughters; Heather, Tobi (Jarrod) Moore, Kayla (Jake) Singleton. One sister; Lanora Jean Cornett, one brother; Elmer Ray (Lou) Griffith.

She was proceeded in death by her husband Joe, grandson Troy Simmons, parents Elmer and Lillie Griffith, brother Carl, sisters Barbara Foushee, Alydia Heading and Genevive (Jenny) Moore.

Chamberlain Chapel of Chadron is in charge of arrangements for Ida Simmons