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

KRIEGER,-MARILYNMarilyn Jean Krieger passed away Oct. 31, 2015, at the age of 80. 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 several years.

Marilyn was a telephone operator for many years in Ft. Collins. She then joined and served as a deputy sheriff with the Larimer County Sheriff’s Office. She worked for JC Penny in Killeen, Texas, and Ft. Collins for several years, retiring in 1997. She married Jim Krieger, her high school sweetheart from Loveland, Colo., on May 28, 1996. Marilyn 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 Ft. 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; 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. Burial and graveside Celebration of Life will be held in Loveland, Colo., at a later date. Go to www.viegutfuneralhome.com for condolences.