Karen Ruth Seibert, 60, of Pinewood Springs, passed from this life on December 14, 2008 leaving behind her husband of 20 years David Seibert, and children Ginger, Todd and JR.
Karen was born August 24, 1948 in Circleville, Ohio to Leland Russell and Mary Ruth (Owens) Siegwald. She graduated from Whetstone High School in Columbus, then studied for two years at Casper College, Wyoming before returning to Ohio to graduate with a Bachelor’s degree in Education from Ohio University.
Karen returned to Casper after her graduation and worked as an elementary school teacher. She married William Kidd on February 19, 1972 and together raised three children.
Karen and her children moved to Fort Collins in 1986. She reunited with her high school sweetheart Dave Seibert and they married on December 17, 1988 in Estes Park, Colorado. Dave and Karen settled in Pinewood Springs, Colorado in 1993.
Karen was a very dedicated wife and mother. Family was most important to her. She was the ultimate sports mom, supporting her children as they played every sport imaginable, from soccer to baseball, gymnastics to swimming. Karen had creative talent. She was an artist, illustrator, painter, sculptor, writer and enjoyed quilting, woodworking and scrapbooking. More recently, she was an active and loved member of The River Community Church in Lyons, Colorado. Karen will be remembered for always being positive and willing to go out of her way to help others.
Karen is survived by her husband Dave, her three children, Ginger Kay Kidd, William Todd Kidd and John Russell Kidd and his wife Andrea; her father, Leland Siegwald of Columbus, Ohio; two brothers,
Gary and Jim Siegwald and two sisters, Kathy Golde and Barbara Boucher.
A memorial service will be held at The River Community Church in Lyons, Colorado on Saturday, December 20th at 11:00 a.m. Services will be officiated by Pastor Mickey Lohr. Cremation will occur at Ahlberg Funeral Chapel and Crematory in Longmont, Colorado.
Memorial contributions may be made to The River Community Church (via Ahlberg Funeral Chapel).
Condolences for the family may be left at www.ahlbergfuneralchapel.com