Karen M. (Eldrige) Spelman, 61, received her wings and entered into Heaven on January 31, 2019.
She was born October 30, 1957, in Denver, Colorado. A longtime resident of Arvada, Colorado, she is survived by her parents Joan Eldrige and LeRoy Eldrige, daughter Joleen Fitzpatrick (Chris), son Daniel Spelman (Laiken), grandsons Tyler and Dylan Fitzpatrick, sister Donna (Bob) Todd and brothers Pat and Terry (Lisa) Eldrige. Karen is also survived by many nieces, nephews and other family. She is preceded in death by her husband, Edward Spelman, brother, LeRoy Eldrige, Jr., and granddaughter, Audrey Marie Fitzpatrick.
Karen was a devoted wife to Edward, her soulmate of 41 years. She enjoyed spending time with her family, getting together with her friends for dinner, playing bunco and traveling. Karen loved watching her grandchildren grow, would never miss a game and was their biggest fan.
Family and friends are invited to attend a Celebration of Life at 2 p.m., Thursday, February 7, 2019, at Aspen Mortuaries, 6370 Union St., Arvada CO 80004.
Reception to follow at the home of Lisa and Terry Eldrige.