Ethelyn Maude Ready Springer |

Ethelyn Maude Ready Springer

Ethelyn Maude Ready Springer was born Ethelyn Maude Ready on December 20, 1921, to Scott and Zetta Ready in Stratton, CO. She went to see the Lord Jesus Christ on April 5, 2014, in Brush, CO, with her family by her side. She married Willard (Buck) Andrew Springer, September 15, 1942, Buck passed away August 10, 1998. They had 5 children, Mary Joan Hauschel of Grand Junction, CO, Bonnie Jean (Jay) Yorty of Denver, CO, Judy Ann Springer of Brush, CO, Shirley Jane (John) Dugan of Prescott Valley, AZ, and James (Jay) Paul (Jennifer) Springer of Rifle, CO; 19 grandchildren; 40 great-grandchildren; and 8 great-great-grandchildren. Buck and Ethelyn started their married life in Denver in 1942 moving to Broomfield in 1946 where they raised their family and enjoyed life on their farm. They moved to Leadville, CO, and then to Glenwood Springs where in 1970 Ethelyn opened The Golden Thimble Fabric Store. Ethelyn was known affectionately as “The Crazy Lady.”

Ethelyn worked for JC Penny’s until her retirement in 1999. There were many family reunions and gatherings held at the Springer House. Memorial/Mini Reunion (everyone is welcome) will be in Glenwood Springs at the Springer House, 1716 Bennett Ave. at 2 pm, May 31, 2014. We ask that you bring stories to share. Memorial contributions may be made to the Charity of your choice.

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