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Ola B. Schibbelhut
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  • St. Paul Lutheran Church
    1119 Ambassador Thompson Boulevard
    Las Animas, CO 81054

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“So sorry for each of you on the loss of your mother and grandmother. She was such a precious lady. Always smiling no matter what the world sent at...Read More »
1 of 4 | Posted by: tiny gibbons - Lamar, CO - friend

“My thoughts and prayers to Ola family during this time. Although I did not know any of Ola's family, I try to visit at the BCHCC 3-5 nights a week...Read More »
2 of 4 | Posted by: Randy Losey - Las Animas, CO

“My thoughts are with you and your family. ”
3 of 4 | Posted by: Kimberly Starr - Lamar, CO

“Ola's family, My thoughts and prayers are with you at this most difficult time. She's at home where she belongs and there will be no more pain...Read More »
4 of 4 | Posted by: Jo Ann Hall Dove - Lamar, CO


Ola Schibbelhut was born to Fred L. and Ethel E. (Chenoweth) Chatham on September 23, 1919 in Springfield, Colorado. She passed away on November 28, 2012 at the Bent County Memorial Nursing Home in Las Animas, Colorado at the age of 93.
She is survived by her children, Naomi Schibbelhut, Alice McBee, Perry Schibbelhut, and Rita Horton all of Lamar, Colorado; five grandchildren, Nikki Mauch, Drema Eaton, Shannon McBee, Shane Horton, Wendy Weimert; six great-grandchildren, Skyler Mauch, Colton Mauch, Kendale Mauch, Dakota Eaton, Devin Eaton, and Kyra Weimert; and one sister, Vela Frank of Lamar.
Ola was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Nick Schibbelhut; son-in-law, Kenny McBee; and four brothers, Frank Chatham, Oran Chatham, Ray Chatham, and Vernon Chatham.