Ida B. Vanderpool passed away on Monday March 14th, 2022, at Mercy Gilbert Medical Center in Gilbert, Arizona. She was 87 years old.
Rosary will be Sunday, March 27th, at 5:00 PM and Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, March 28th, at 10:00AM; both at St. Michael’s Catholic Church in Delta, CO.
Ida was born on April 13th, 1934, to Ida (Schlumpf) and Jakob Engelbert Thoma in Watwil Kt Switzerland. She spent her childhood in Degersheim, Switzerland and graduated from Degersheim Switzerland High School. She attended the Vo-Technical College gaining her Licensed Practical Nurse certificate (LPN).
On May 15th, 1965, she married John Sidney Vanderpool in Leadville, Colorado and they were married over 50 years. Ida’s chosen career was as a homemaker. She devoted herself to her family and the local Catholic Church where she was residing. She spent much of her time serving others at the Church through the Altar and Rosary Society, Homebound Ministries and Catholic Daughters. In her free time, she enjoyed being with family, visiting with anyone, traveling, hiking and playing games.
Ida is survived by her son Mark Vanderpool (Clare) and children Luke, Paul, Grace and Lucy; four daughters Holly Vanderpool; Bea Hauschulz and children Jessica and Benjamin; Heidi Giroux (Mark) and children Stephan, Christopher, Elizabeth, Mary, and Sarah; Margaret Baier (Paul) and children Joshua (Emily) Jeremiah, Andrew and Brendan; 15 grand children listed with their parents and one great-grandchild Sydney.
Ida is preceded in death by her parents, brother Jakob Thoma, sister Elizabeth Thoma, and her husband John Vanderpool.
Arrangements are under the care and direction of Taylor Funeral Service and Crematory.
In lieu of flowers please have a mass said for the repose of her soul or a donation to St. Michael’s Altar and Rosary Society.
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