Florence Christine Griffith
Florence was born in Bynom, Montana September 6, 1914 to David and Alma Goranson. She was the eldest of four children, Carl Goranson, Wally Goranson, and Helen Etchison who currently resides in Spokane Washington. As a young child, Florence moved to Colorado living first in Frazier and later in Lyons. While working in Lyons at the feed store, she met her husband Mike Griffith and the two were married on March 6, 1938. Florence was a housewife, mother, entrepreneur, and a first class grandmother. People in her life knew her as tough, smart, kind and proud. She loved children, animals, candy, and promised to outlaw football the moment she got to heaven. Florence is survived by her sister Helen, her three sons Dale, Harvey, and Bill, her grandson Michael, and her great granddaughter Maggie.
Graveside services were held Saturday December 12 at the Lyons Cemetery, Lyons, CO. Services were conducted by Gary Coy. Memorial contributions can be made to the charity of the donor’s choice in care of Allnutt Funeral Service, 1302 Graves Avenue, Estes Park, CO 80517. See www.allnutt.com to see Florence’s on-line obituary and send a message to the family.