Darlene A. Thorndyke (1939 - 2018)

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Darlene A. Thorndyke,
age 78, passed away peacefully
on Friday, June 15, 2018
at North Colorado Medical
Center in Greeley. She
was born October 1, 1939 to
Donald & Priscilla Richter
of Littleton. She is a fourth
generation born and raised.
Darlene attended Littleton
Public schools from Kindergarten
thru 12th grade, where she graduated
from Littleton High school in
the spring of 1958. She was involved
in G.A.A, Pep Club, and FHA. On July
11, 1958, Darlene married Gerald
"Jerry" Thorndyke at her family home
on Datura St. in Littleton. She was
involved in many organizations such
as Rainbow for Girls and Eastern
Stars. Her involvement in Rainbow
Girls lead her to become the Mother
advisor. She was also involved in 4H
with her 3 children. She worked as a
secretary for multiple school districts
including Arapahoe, and
Douglas Counties. In Washington
County, she worked
as the economic developer
and oversaw public transportation
for 6 counties.
She enjoyed camping and
hanging out with family and
friends. Her favorite hobby
was shopping. She is survived by her
loving husband Jerry of 60 years, their
Children Debra, Cari (Jim), Jay (Jennifer)
Thorndyke. Several nieces and
nephews. Seven grandchildren, and
four great-grandchildren. Darlene
was preceded in death by her parents
Donald & Priscilla Richter, her brother
Ronnie Richter and nephew Randy
Richter. Funeral services are Friday,
July 13, 2018 at 10:00am at Chapel
Hill in the Masonic Gardens 6601 S.
Colorado Blvd, Centennial, Co 80121.
Please make donations to the charity
of your chose in her honor.
Published in Colorado Community Newspapers from July 10 to Aug. 9, 2018