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Mildred Mae (Thurston) Baumli

Post Independent
Glenwood Springs, CO Colorado

Mildred M. Baumli passed away, May 10 at Valley View Hospital. She was 93.

She was born on July 22, 1916 in Oklahoma. In 1927, she moved with her family from Oklahoma to Hotchkiss. After graduating from Hotchkiss High School, her family moved to Marble, where she met her husband, Ed Baumli. They were married on Oct. 7, 1937 in Aspen, they resided in Marble and California, before moving back to Colorado. They lived on a ranch up the Frying Pan (Cap K) until 1956 when they built a house on the corner of Sopris Ave. and Weant Blvd. in Carbondale.

Mildred was famous for her beautiful flowers and opinionated Letters to the Editor in the local papers.

Her sister, Nadine, husband, Ed, and son, Freddie preceded Mildred in death.

She is survived by her brother, Gene (Bobbie) Thurston, two daughters, Janie (Henry) Spaulding, Susie (Jerry) Cheney; five grandchildren, Hank Spaulding, Kris (Steve) Hyrup, Darlene (Ed) Weatherly, Lindsey Cheney, Nathan Cheney; five great-grandchildren, Luke, Jake, Kate, Sarah, Tyler; and two great-great-grandchildren, Kenzie and Alleigh.

Services will be held May 14, at 10 a.m. at the Church at Carbondale.


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