Liselotte Shimer |

Liselotte Shimer

Liselotte Shimer, of Basalt, Colo., died Saturday, Aug. 17, 2002. She was 74.

She was born Aug. 22, 1927, in Bavaria, Germany, to Anton and Rosa Stoeckl, and was raised in Bavaria.

She married Ben Shimer.

In 1964 the Shimer family moved to Aspen, Colo., where they built the Shimer Apartments at Stillwater. She also worked for many years at Whale of a Wash Laundromat.

Mrs. Shimer was a loving mother and doting grandmother with a warm, giving and loving nature. She brightened everyone’s day.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Ben Shimer.

Mrs. Shimer is survived by daughter Geraldine Shimer, of Basalt; son and daughter-in-law Jerry and Trish Shimer, of Basalt; brothers Anton Stoeckl, of New Port Richey, Fla., and Karli Stoeckl, of Schoefweg, Germany; sister Annemarie Stoeckl, of Schoefweg, Germany; grandchildren Sierra Rose and Darcy Leigh; great-granddaughter Marrisella Corina; and by many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Services will be announced at a later date.

Farnum Holt Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

The light from your soul shines through you so bright,

That the glare in your eyes is hard to fight.

Your presence in our lives has made us complete,

Which is a special gift nobody could beat.

So … please take these words and bury them in your heart,

And remind yourself when you hear them, our hearts will never part.

– By Darcy, Sierra and Corina

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