Laura Mae Chrastil
Laura Mae Chrastil, 92, of Estes Park, passed away August 17, 2013 in Estes Park. Laura was born December 13, 1920 in Wilbur, NE to Frank and Marie (Formanek) Dvorak. She graduated from high school in Wilbur in 1938. Laura worked for the county seat for several years. She married Lambert (Bert) Chrastil in September 1946.
Laura worked the family farm until moving to Estes Park in June 1957. She worked in housekeeping at several local motels until going to work in bookkeeping at National Park Village North for many years. Laura was very active in the American Legion Auxiliary for close to 50 years, at local, district and department levels. She loved being with her grandchildren and hearing their tales. Laura is survived by her son Mark (Natalie) of Estes Park; daughter Barbara (Craig) Larson of Windsor; 3 grandchildren, Carleigh and Bert Chrastil and Hannah Gilbert; and several nieces and nephews.
A private family graveside service will be held with inurnment at Resthaven Memory Gardens, Fort Collins.