Sheila Jean Zicafoose Frey

Sheila Frey, a loved mother, grandmother and wife passed away on August 31, 2013. She was born September 5, 1947 in McCook, Nebraska to Richard and Doris Zicafoose.

She leaves behind Jim, her husband of 41 years; her children Tim Frey and Jeff Frey, 4 grandchildren: Nathan Frey, Ericka Frey, Elisia Frey, and Emilia Frey; her mother, Doris Zicafoose; her brother Bob Zicafoose; her sisters Beverly Calvin and Diana Circelli.

Jim and Sheila met when they were teaching in the Denver Public Schools in 1971, were married in 1972 and moved to Colorado Springs in 1974. She received a Bachelor of Science degree from Phillips University and a Masters of Divinity and Biblical Counseling form Trinity Seminary.

Sheila taught elementary school in Denver Public Schools and Divine Redeemer School. She was also an active volunteer in the community including serving on the board for the Pikes Peak library from 1977 to 1985 when she served as president of the board. She was active in the local church as well and served as an associate minister at Village Christian Church, youth director at Sunrise Methodist Church, and most recently as an elder at Forest Ridge Community Church. Sheila worked for David C. Cook Communications with archives, trademarks, copyrights, and as a curriculum editor.

A Service to Celebrate Sheila's life will be held on September 10, 2013 at 1 pm at Woodmen Valley Church in the prayer chapel.

In lieu of flowers, the family encourages donations to Tri-Lakes Cares, PO Box 1301 Monument, CO 80132,

Published in The Gazette from Sept. 4 to Sept. 5, 2013