The following obit is reprinted from the Oct. 18, 2003 edition of the Wyoming Tribune-Eagle with
permission of Cheyenne Newspapers, Inc. Copyright 2003. All rights reserved.
Margaret Orchid, 92, of Cheyenne, died Oct. 15 at Mountain Towers Healthcare Center.
She was born Sept. 30, 1911 in Streetman, Texas, and had lived here since 1992.
Mrs. Orchid was a Licensed Practical Nurse.
She is survived by a son, Dwayne Orchid of Longmont, Colo.; and a grandson.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Manuel Orchid in 1942; her parents,
Thomas and Ninna Jefferson and a brother, Joe Edward Burleson.
Cremation has taken place at Cheyenne Memorial Gardens under the direction of
Wiederspahn-Radomsky Chapel of the Chimes.
Note: I am of no relation, but my sympathies go out to those of you who are.
This is here as a lasting memorial for Mrs. Orchid.