Karen Spelman

Karen Marie Spelman

Wednesday, October 30th, 1957 - Thursday, January 31st, 2019
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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.
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    Thursday, February 7th, 2019 | 2:00pm
    Thursday, February 7th, 2019 2:00pm
    Aspen Arvada Chapel
    6370 Union Street
    Arvada, CO 80004
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Linda A Jording

Posted at 06:45pm
Our sincerest condolences on the loss of Karen. We will miss her dearly. All will be in our thoughts and prayers.
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Posted at 04:10pm
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John and Mary Young

Posted at 03:36pm
Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss... Our thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time.
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Posted at 12:08pm
I am so saddened to hear of her passing, worked together at Prestige. Had many laughs and talks
I’ll always remember when we bought lunch to be delivered she was always in. And how how she like chocolate, but it had to be Hersheys! Your family is in my prayers

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