Melissa Ann "Missy" Starcevich

Our sunshine, Melissa "Missy" Ann Starcevich, 30, passed away peacefully in her home with family and friends by her side on Friday, June 20, 2014, in Longmont, CO of cancer. Melissa was born on March 24, 1984 in Colorado Springs, CO, to Lyn and John "Skeeter". She grew up in Longmont and later moved to Broomfield where she graduated from Broomfield High School. Missy played the clarinet in the marching band and went to Ireland to march in the St. Patrick's Day Parade. Growing up, Missy loved doing things with her family and friends. She loved going camping at Chugwater, bowling with her brothers and cousins, making Christmas cookies with family and going out dancing with friends. But most of all Missy loved spending time with her son Talan. Watching the Food Channel together, going to the Rockies games and especially watching him play T-Ball and Flag Football. She was his biggest fan!!! Missy is survived by her 7 year old son, Talan James Starcevich; Mother and Step-Father, Lyn and Jack Luensmann, Longmont, CO; Father and Step-Mother, John and Robin Starcevich of Aurora, CO; Brothers, John and Megan Starcevich, III, of Colorado; and Justin and Tamara Miller of Wisconsin; Nieces and Nephews; Jeremiah, Dakota, James and Greyson. She is also survived by her many sisters of small cell cervical cancer and large cell cervical cancer. She is preceded in death by her grandparents; Jacob and Minerva Pedersen, Sr. and John and Shirley Starcevich, Sr. A Celebration of Missy's Life will be held at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, June 26, 2014 at Vinelife Church, 7845 Lookout Rd., Longmont, CO. Inurnment will follow at Mountain View Memorial Park, 3016 Kalmia Ave., Boulder, CO. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made for her son Talan Starcevich c/o Elevations Credit Union, Melissa Starcevich Memorial Account. Missy fought very hard for her son to beat this. We will miss her GREAT smile and laugh! We will never stop believing in Miracles! We Love you Missy!! Services have been entrusted to Carroll-Lewellen Funeral & Cremation Services.

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Published in Longmont Times-Call on June 24, 2014