Laurel Margaret Hines (1940 - 2018)

Obituary
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Laurel Margaret Hines, 78, of
Greeley, CO passed away Friday,
August 17, 2018 in Greeley.
She was born April 26, 1940
in Denver, CO to John V. and
Margaret G. (Wilson) Skipton.
She grew up in Elizabeth, CO
where she graduated high school in
1957. On August 3, 1957 she married
her high school sweetheart, Leland
F. Hines at the Kiowa Presbyterian
Church.
Laurel worked as the HR Director
for Glenwood Springs and later Elbert
County.
She was a consummate wife, mother
and grandmother, doting on her family.
She and Leland retired to their
homestead in Elizabeth where they
raised miniature Hereford cattle,
attended auctions, collecting
Southwestern art and Remington
bronzes and she loved
animals of all kinds.
Survivors include her children;
Hope (Burt) Waibel of
Glenwood Springs, CO and
John (Cindy) Hines of Jemez Springs,
NM; four granddaughters; Brandi
(Matt) Thompson, Tara (Brandi)
Keopp-Hines, Katie (Matt) Oja and
Emma Waibel; 6 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her
parents and husband, Leland.
Services will be held at a later date.
Memorial gifts may be made to a local
humane society of the donor's choice
in care of Adamson, 2000 47th Avenue,
Greeley, CO 80634. Friends may leave
condolences at AdamsonCares.com.
Published in Colorado Community Newspapers from Aug. 29 to Sept. 28, 2018