Marie N. Elges, age 80, of Longmont, Colorado, passed away on April 15, 2014 at her residence in Longmont, Colorado of Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension and secondary Type II Diabetes.Open casket visitation will be 5-7 PM on Monday, April 21st, 2014 followed by a Rosary from 7-7:30 PM at Carroll-Lewellen Funeral Home, 503 Terry Street, Longmont, CO 80501. Funeral services will be held St Francis of Assisi Catholic Church on Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014 at 10 AM at 3091 Pike Road, Longmont, Colorado; with Pastor Rev. Frank Mahoney, officiating. Burial will follow at Mountain View Memorial Park at 3016 Kalamia Ave, Boulder, Colorado; followed by a reception for family and friends held back at the St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Longmont. Marie was born in Hayden, Colorado to Adeline and Nicholas Gooras on July 22, 1933. She graduated from Oak Creek High School, Oak Creek Colorado. She married Gerhard K. Elges, on November 18, 1961 in Denver, Colorado. Marie attended a nursing program in Denver, Colorado. She worked in the Insurance industry for several years and retired as a Quality Control Operator for Nypro Colorado, in which she worked for over 23 years. She was involved with her Catholic faith and belonged to St Francis of Assisi of Longmont, Colorado. Marie Elges is preceded in death by two brothers George Nicholas Gooras and Harry Lee.Marie is survived by Spouse, Gerhard Karl Elges of 52 years and her 7 children: Adelaine Marie Kelly, Margaret Rose Elges, Karl Gerard Elges, Mary Louise Elges, Carolyn Geraldine Elges, Teresa Ann Elges, John Paul Elges and 6 grandchildren: Ashlee Carolyn Elges, Shawn Jurgen Kelly, Tyler Michael Kelly, Jacob Nicholas Phillips, Isaiah Orion Elges and Joslyn Marie Elges. Memorials and flowers may be given to Carroll-Lewellen Funeral Home, 503 Terry St, Longmont, Colorado and you may go online to her Tribute page at: http://memorial.yourtribute.com/Marie-Elges/events
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