Justine R. Nies (a.k.a. Sue Nies) passed away on Oct. 24, 2012.
A native of Baltimore, Md., she relocated to Colorado and lived in Indian Hills for the past 50 years. She graduated from the University of Colorado and operated her own business in Denver for 30 years. Justine was a talented artist and created many oil paintings of the West and Southwest.
She is survived by her brother, Richard C. Nies, and wife Janet of Denver; her sister, Joan Nies of Indian Hills; her nephew Richard C. Nies Jr. of Centennial; and cousins Diane Siemek of Essex, Md., and Janice Bradley of Pawleys Island, S.C. Her extended family includes great-nephew Jeremy Nies of Aurora, great-niece Leslie Nies of Centennial, and great-nephews Tyler Stafford and Jace Stafford of Ocoee, Fla.
A family memorial service was held on Monday, Nov. 5, 2012, at Chapel Hill Cemetery in Littleton.