HUDSON - Irma H. Caldwell, 93, of Hudson, passed away peacefully on Dec. 28, 2017, at the Baptist Home in Rhinebeck.
Born in Dutchess County in 1924, she was the daughter of the late Arthur and Gladys (Wilson) Heuchele.
Irma had a lifelong passion for horses, which began at Southlands in Rhinebeck. A graduate of Staatsburg High School, she worked at the Beekman Arms, where she served FDR on several occasions. She also served as Sunday School Superintendent at the Hillside Methodist Church.
Irma is survived by her daughters, Joanne (Herb) Brunson of Hudson, Nancy (Neil) Lindberg of Burlington Flats, Deb (Jim) Dahlin of Boseman, Montana; sister, Jeannette Fatum of Hudson; grandchildren, Jennifer (Brunson) Miller of Saugerties, Herb (Melissa) Brunson III of Saugerties, Kimberly (Patrick) Lesko of Tully, and Andrew (Courtney) Ballard of West Burlington; five great-grandchildren; several nieces and a nephew.
She was predeceased by her sister, Edna Mattison.
There will be no calling hours. Burial will be in the Pleasant Plains Cemetery at the convenience of the family.
Memorial donations may be made in Irma's name to the Columbia-Greene Humane Society, 125 Humane Society Road, Hudson, NY 12534 or Susquehanna Animal Shelter, 4841 State Highway 28, Cooperstown, NY 13326.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Dapson-Chestney Funeral Home, Rhinebeck.
Condolences may be made to the family online at www.dapsonchestney.com.
Published on December 29, 2017