Heidi Lombardo passed away at home on Dec. 19, 2005. She was 63. Heidi was born Nov. 6, 1942, in Oak Park, Ill. to Herbert and Lois E. (Abraham) Roehrs. Heidi married Jared T. Lombardo on July 2, 1960, in San Diego. She had been an area resident for the past 27 years. Heidi and Jerry, along with their two children, Nancy and Tim, moved to Glenwood Springs in December of 1977. They founded the Roaring Fork Waterbeds business, which is now known as Roaring Fork Furniture. Heidi and Jerry have been active members of Mountain View Church since its beginning. Heidi loved the Lord and her family. She was a wonderful example of a person who displayed her love through sacrificial giving to everyone. She loved to laugh and was always positive about everything. Heidi enjoyed daily exercise and boating at Lake Powell and San Diego. She rode motorcycles with her husband, skied, loved to cook and loved to go shopping.In late November, she was diagnosed with terminal cancer, which took her life in four short weeks. She will be loved and greatly missed by the many people that she so deeply impacted in her community.She is survived by her husband; son Timothy J. Lombardo; daughter, Nancy L. (Scott) Allison; grandchildren Josh, Bailey, Isaac, Tabitha, and Abigail; mother Lois E. Roehrs; brothers Herbert Roehrs, of Steamboat Springs, and Peter (Patti) Roehrs, of San Diego; sister Nancy (Bill) Russell and many nieces and nephews in the San Diego area.There will be a celebration service to remember Heidi’s life in Christ as a wonderful wife and mother, at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Mountain View Church, 2195 County Road 154 in Glenwood Springs. The Rev. Dave Pearson will officiate.In the spring of 2006, there will be a private family ceremony as her ashes are buried with Betty Allison at Rosebud Cemetery.Instead of sending flowers, please make a generous gift in the memory of Heidi Lombardo to Roaring Fork Hospice, P.O.Box 1970, Glenwood Springs, CO 81602, who were so wonderful to her and her family in her final days.
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