Amy Semsey |

Amy Semsey

Amy Semsey died Wednesday, March 13, 2002. She was born July 31,1920, in Dodge, N.D., to Peter and Anna Lieblein.

She spent her childhood in Dodge and Dickinson, N.D. and graduated from Dickinson High School. then attended Dickinson College.

She married George Wolf, who preceded her in death, and later married Andy Semsey, whom she later divorced.

She lived in Gillette, Wyo.; Custer, S.D.; Hettinger, N.D.; Dickinson, N.D.; and Dodge, N.D.

She was a member of Holy Trinity Episcopal Church in Gillette, Wyo., and Fellowship of the Rockies in Rifle. She was district director of Business and Professional Women and a past president of PTA at Gillette Grade School and helped raise money for new band uniforms.

She was a volunteer at Rifle schools, tutoring children in reading, taking field trips, and taking care of great-granddaughter Amy Jo Kinkade while Amy’s mother traveled with her job. She had many friends, some of whom she has known for more than 50 years.

She was preceded in death by: brothers Sigurd and Kermit Lieblein and infant sister Doris Lieblein.

She is survived by son and daughter-in-law Kenneth and Mary Wolf of Sun Lakes, Ariz.,; son and daughter-in-law Gerald and Gemma Wolf of Santa Ana, Calif.; daughter and son-in-law Virginia and Richard Hanify of Colorado Springs; sister and brother-in-law Elsie and Bob Wright of John Day, Ore.; sister and brother-in-law Olga and Anthony Hannel of San Carlos, Calif.; nine grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.

A service was held Saturday at the Holy Trinity Episcopal Church. Burial was at Mount Pisgah Cemetery in Gillette.

A memorial service will be held 7 p.m., Thursday, March 28, at the Fellowship of the Rockies in Rifle.

Memorial contribution may be made to Roaring Fork Hospice, P.O. Box 1970, Glenwood Springs, CO 81602. The Wilson Funeral Home in Gillette, Wyo., and the Rifle Funeral Home are in charge of arrangements.

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