Lucile Auldra Martin Rosa |

Lucile Auldra Martin Rosa

Lucile Auldra Martin Rosa of Glenwood Springs died Monday, Feb. 3, 2003, at Glen Valley Care Center in Glenwood Springs. She was 85.

She was born April 30, 1917, in Natoma, Kan., to Ivan Harris and Rose Guthrie Harris Kukoski. Her family moved to Glenwood Springs when she was 3, and she lived here most of her life.

She was a charter member of the Pep Club at Garfield County High School in Glenwood Springs, and graduated from that school.

She married Ted Martin in 1936 in Glenwood Springs, and they had three children together. They were later divorced but remained lifelong friends.

She married Albert “Mike” Rosa on Feb. 1, 1975, in Glenwood Springs. He preceded her in death in 1987.

She lived in Glenwood Springs and Buford.

She was a housewife and bookkeeper.

Mrs. Rosa loved her family, animals, crossword puzzles and music. She loved chocolate candies from her son, Marvin, and visits from her other son, Ronald, and his dog.

She was preceded in death by brothers Elvin Harris, Dwight Harris and Dwane Harris, and by dear friends Dale Callicott and Julia Taft.

Mrs. Rosa is survived by sons and daughters-in-law Ronald and Margie Martin of Carbondale, and Marvin and Sandy Martin of Burwell, Neb.; by a daughter and son-in-law, Sheryl and Doug Julian of Glenwood Springs; by a brother and sisters-in-law, Joe and Joey Kukoski of Grants Pass, Ore., Jean Harris of Payson, Ariz., Francis Harris of Grants Pass, Ore., and Shirley Harris of Missouri; by a sister and brother-in-law, the Rev. Helen and Bud Baker of Spring Valley, Calif.; by her former husband, Ted Martin of Rifle; and by 10 grandchildren.

A memorial service was held Friday, Feb. 7, at the Farnum Holt Funeral Chapel in Glenwood Springs, with the Revs. Thom Jones and Eddie Piker officiating.

Burial followed at Rosebud Cemetery in Glenwood Springs.

Memorial contributions may be made to Colorado Animal Rescue, 2801 County Road 114, Glenwood Springs, CO 81601, or to the Garfield County Library Foundation, P.O. Box 320, New Castle, CO 81647.

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