Jacqueline "Jackie" Paul Fieth

Jacqueline “Jackie” Paul Fieth, a former resident of Glenwood Springs, died Friday, April 11, 2003, at the home of her son in Wichita, Kan. She was 77.

She was born Jan. 29, 1926, in Dodge City, Kan., to Katherine Fuller and Grover Cleveland Paul.

She worked as a bookkeeper for the Southwest Clinic in Dodge City, Kan., where she met her future husband.

She married Harold David Fieth on Aug. 17, 1956. They moved into a house in Colorado Springs that he bought her as a wedding present.

In 1974, they moved to Vienna, Va.

Mrs. Fieth was a homemaker, and her home was filled with her own children and those from the neighborhood.

Following Mr. Fieth’s retirement, they moved to Glenwood Springs.

They were active volunteers with LIFT-UP, often making clothing deliveries to New Mexico. In 1994, they were honored with the Garfield County Humanitarian Award.

Mrs. Fieth served as an archivist with the Frontier Historical Museum, and displayed her bear collection there at Christmas.

She was a lifelong member of the Zeta Phi sorority and active in her church.

The couple moved to Grand Junction in 1998, and later moved to Wichita.

Mrs. Fieth is preceded in death by her parents; by her first husband, Howard H. Slaughter in 1952; and by her second husband, Harold Fieth on Jan. 1, 2003.

She is survived by sons and daughters-in-law David and Moria Fieth of Maple Valley, Wash., and Lester and Pharaby Slaughter of Wichita, Kan.; by daughters and sons-in-law Janet and Robert Mills of Arlington, Va., Judy Fieth and her husband Michael of Locustville, Va., and Linda Fieth and Mark Hatch of Glenwood Springs; by sisters Joan Deyoe and Jeredith Martin of Kansas; brothers Dwayne Paul of New Mexico and Bruce Paul of California; and by seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

A memorial service for Mr. and Mrs. Fieth will be held this summer in Glenwood Springs.

Memorial contributions may be made to LIFT-UP, 601 21st St., Glenwood Springs, CO 81601.

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