Elizabeth Marion Bradley Case
Elizabeth Marion Bradley Case died Jan. 28, 2008, in Fort Collins. Liz was born June 24, 1921, in Brooklyn, Iowa, to Allen E. Bradley and Hazel Avis Whitney. Liz moved to Littleton when she was 8 years old, and graduated from Littleton High School in 1938.She moved to Fort Collins to attend college at Colorado A&M (now CSU) where she met her future husband, Stewart Case. After graduating in 1942, Liz and Stew were married in Seattle, Wash., where Stew was stationed during World War II.Liz and Stew returned to Fort Collins in 1953, where they purchased the home in which she lived until her death.Liz was a community volunteer extraordinaire and was involved in many organizations throughout her life. She served as an election judge for many years and volunteered for the United Way. Liz delivered Meals on Wheels for 38 years, a distinction of which she was proud. In 1964, Liz was recognized for her efforts and was named Community Builder of the Year.A true Ram fan to the end, Liz attended football and basketball games for more than 65 years. In 2000, she was named the CSU Honor Alum of the year.Liz was also mom to 18 exchange students throughout the years, including Jafar and Sarwar Naqvi of Fort Collins, and Ludwig vonReiche of Berlin, Germany.Liz is survived by children Lizbeth Denkers and Laurie (Ron) Warren of Fort Collins, Greg (Carol) Case of Aurora, and Gary Case of Rifle; brothers Bill Bradley of Potsdam, N.Y., and Whitney Bradley of Casper, Wyo.; sister Joan Brown of Littleton; grandchildren Chris, Nate and LeAnn Denkers, Kristie Warren, Ginny Petrilla, Holly Anfang and Forrest and Canyon Case; seven step-grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband; and grandson Brian Ball.In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Brian Ball Scholarship, CSU Alumni Association, FCHS 50 Year Scholarship Fund, or the Stewart and Elizabeth Case Scholarship at CSU. Please send contributions in care of Allnutt Funeral Chapel, 650 W. Drake Road, Fort Collins, CO 80526.The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 2, at the First United Methodist Church in Fort Collins. A viewing will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 1, at Allnutt Chapel, Drake Road in Fort Collins and again from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday.Please visit http://www.allnutt.com to view Lizs online obituary, sign the family guest book and send condolences.
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