Marilyn Kay Bedford
Marilyn Kay Bedford, 71, of Milliken, Colorado passed away September 3, 2012. She was born on October 19, 1940 in Tecumseh, Nebraska to Louis and Velma (Crisler) Greene. She grew up in Hastings, Nebraska. Marilyn graduated in 1958 from St. Cecelia High School in Hastings and attended Colorado Mountain College. She married Jay Bedford on June 14, 1976 in Longmont, Colorado. Marilyn and Jay ranched in the early years of their marriage and they lived in Montana, Missouri and the western slope.
In their later years they lived in Greeley and Estes Park. She worked for the Weld County Sheriff’s Department for 27 years, retiring from there. Marilyn began another career with her husband as the owners of Old West Petroleum in Estes Park. Marilyn was a member of Our Lady of the Mountain Catholic Church and later a member of Saint John the Baptist Catholic Church in Johnstown, Colorado. Marilyn retired again after Jay’s passing in 2009 and moved to Milliken. She loved animals, camping, fishing and hunting, hammocks and cigars. She enjoyed gardening and her grandkids. Marilyn was ornery and had a great sense of humor and a quick wit. Her family and faith were very important to her.
Everyone she met became a friend, she was easy to love and gave her love easily. Marilyn is survived by her sons, John Rogers of Sutherland, Nebraska and Scott Rogers and wife Debbie of Colorado Springs, Colorado; daughter, Lori Zook and husband Tom of Sedalia, Colorado; brother, Roy Greene and wife Jackie of Omaha, Nebraska; sister, Janice Hemberger and husband Duke of Loveland, Colorado; grandchildren, Kelly, Josh, Stephanie, Taylor, and Cole. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; and her brother, Jerry Greene.
The Rosary will be at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 6, 2012 at Saint John the Baptist Catholic Church in Johnstown, Colorado. The Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11:00 a.m., Friday, September 7 at Saint John the Baptist Catholic Church.
Interment is at Johnstown Cemetery in Johnstown. Memorial contributions may be made to Saint John the Baptist Catholic church Building Fund or Wounded Warriors in care of Allnutt Funeral Service.
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