Marjorie Marie (Spahr) Dickey
Marjorie Marie (Spahr) Dickey, 89, passed away Aug. 29, 2007, at her son’s and his partner’s home in Cathedral City, Calif., after battling Parkinson’s Disease for almost 20 years.She was born Nov. 24, 1917, to Harold and Bernice (Hubbard) Spahr. She grew up in Glenwood Springs and graduated from Garfield County High School in 1935. She married Cecil J. Dickey June 25, 1939, and together they raised two children. After World War II, they made their home in the Denver area until 2007, when they moved with their son to California.Marjorie was a consummate homemaker, giving freely and generously of her time to many community- and religious-based organizations, including the Camp Fire Girls, the United Methodist Church of Littleton and the Eastern Star Lodge. She was an avid bowler, golfer and gardener until being diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease in 1988.Survivors include her husband of 68 years; children Gregory Dickey (Bill Caine-Gonzales); Ann Green (John Bartel); grandchildren Ben (Anita) Green and Taisha Decker; and a multitude of nieces, nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death by siblings Eloise Griffith, Robert Spahr and Marion Carveth.A memorial will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, at RiverPointe Senior Community, 5225 S. Prince Street in Littleton. Interment will be held at 1 p.m. Oct. 8, at Rosebud Cemetery in Glenwood Springs.The family suggests donations be made in her memory to Parkinson Association of the Rockies, 1325 S. Colorado Blvd., #204-B, Denver, CO 80222; 866-718-2996.
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