Marilyn Jean Krieger: July 11, 1935 – Oct. 31, 2015

KRIEGER,-MARILYNMarilyn Jean Krieger, 80, passed away Oct. 31, 2015. She was born on July 11, 1935, in Brighton, Colo., to Lloyd DeVere Hale and Nellie Isabell (Frisbie) Hale.

She graduated from Berthoud High School in 1952 and attended Colorado State University for a number of years. Marilyn was a telephone operator for many years in Fort Collins, and later joined and served as a deputy sheriff with the Larimer County Sheriff’s Office. She worked for JC Penny in Killeen, Texas, and Fort Collins for several years, retiring in 1997.

Marilyn married Jim Krieger, her high school sweetheart from Loveland, Colo., on May 28, 1996. She loved riding horses, traveling and spending time with her family and friends. She never met a stranger.

Marilyn is survived by her husband, Jim Krieger of Fort Collins; brother Kenneth Hale and wife Shirley of Estes Park; sister in-law Georgene Hale, wife of deceased brother Richard Hale of Litchfield Park, Ariz.; son Brent Parsons and wife Jolene of San Jose, Calif.; grandchildren Lucas and Brian Parsons, wife Allie and great-grandchild Laylah, also of San Jose, Calif.; daughter Kelly Parsons Chapman, husband Jack Chapman of Killeen, Texas, and grandson CJ Chapman also of Killeen, Texas.

Memorial services were Tuesday, June 7, 2016, 11 a.m. at Viegut Funeral Home, with reception following at the Viegut Reception Center. Inurnment was at 10 a.m. at Foothills Gardens of Memory in Longmont prior to services.