Leadville Herald Democrat
Friday, November 19, 2004
OBITUARY - DORIS LAVERN SPANN
Doris Lavern SPANN, a resident of Como, Colo. since 1949, and beloved mother passed away on November 15, 2004. She was
born on October 28, 1920, in Diagonal, Iowa. She rejoiced in the love of her family and friends who will miss her until
the day of hope rejoins us all. She married Ben A. SPANN who preceded her in death on March 6, 1999. She is survived by
her four sons, Stephen, Gerald, Donald, John Mark; and her daughter, Debra PURCELLA. Doris is the grandmother of nine and
great-grandmother of 16.
She will be cremated and join her husband among the Como mountains they loved so much and
taught their family to love as well.
Memorial services will be held at Westland Baptist Church, 430 S. Kipling,
Lakewood, Colo. at 7 p.m. on Friday, November 19. Refreshments will be served and old friendships reinforced after
services. Access to the church is by turning East at the first traffic light south of Alameda.
If you know of someone that would appreciate this message, please feel free to pass it along. We all feel the loss, but
are lifted by the hope of tomorrow.
If the spirit moves, in lieu of flowers, please send any donation to one of the
following in the name of Doris L. SPANN: Como Civic Association, P.O. Box 402, Como, CO 80432 or Westland Baptist Church,
430 S. Kipling, Lakewood, CO 80226.
Transcription by Sharon R. Becker, March of 2009
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