Katie Stapleton

Denver, Colorado

1919 - 2019




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Stapleton, Katie Katie Stapleton, longtime Denver activist, former broadcast journalist on KOA radio, and author of numerous cookbooks passed away peacefully on October 28, 2019 at the age of 100 years. Born in Kansas City Missouri in 1919, Katie was the daughter of William Hall and Katharine...

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Katie was indeed the "grand dame de l'ancienne ecole" for the city of Denver, and for her dear family friends and collaborators. She was the epitome of elegance, grace and most assuredly generosity of spirit as well as helping so many worthy charities. She is sorely missed and will be as long as there is a "Denver".

A Memorial Service will be held on Monday, December 2nd at 3pm at Balfour at Riverfront Park in downtown Denver. The address is 1500 Little Raven Street. Please join us and share memories of Katie.

It was an honor to have met her when she hosted the Colorado Barstow reunion/get together several years ago and to share graduating from the same school as she. I wish I had had the opportunity to have known her better...

My family and I had the pleasure of getting to know Katie through Patrick Coulson. My in-laws, Betsy and Wally McMeel, were life-long friends of Patrick's and quickly became friends with Katie as well. She was always so kind and generous to all of us, especially my two children, whom she loved talking with and often invited to swim in her pool. I have so much respect for all that Katie achieved and appreciated about life, she definitely lived it to the fullest, and I am grateful for the...

Katie's 100th Birthday Celebration