Maureen Theresa Case, age 87, of Hudson Colorado, passed-away peacefully at her home on January 11, 2021 with family members by her side. Maureen was born in Manhattan, New York to Charles Traynor and Mary Drumn on February 11, 1933. At age 12 her family moved to West Haven, Connecticut where she attended a Catholic school throughout her elementary years. She graduated from West Haven High School in 1951 and from there was employed at the telephone company. About two years later she met the love of her life, Lawrence (Larry) Case, at her close friend’s wedding rehearsal. She and Larry were both part of the wedding party. They fell in love and were married on September 11, 1954 in Connecticut. They moved to Massachusetts until Larry was out of the Air Force. From there they moved back to Larry’s family farm where Maureen had lots of fun times adjusting to farm life vs. city life. Larry and Maureen settled down on the dairy farm in Brighton, Colorado where they raised 5 children, Terrie, Ellen, Barbara, Linda and Larry.
Maureen was a homemaker who dedicated her life and time to God, her husband, children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. She loved to spend her Sundays with her family who meant so much to her. Maureen was a member of a small group of women that called themselves the “Snazzy Grandmas”. Larry was an active member of The Knights of Columbus and they both spent and enjoyed many Saturday nights there with dinners and polka dances. She was an active member at St. Augustine Catholic Church in Brighton, Colorado and was in the Altar and Rosary Society. In 2001 they retired and moved to Hudson, Colorado and became members at St. Williams Catholic Church in Ft. Lupton, Colorado.
She is survived by her sister, Margaret Arnold and her children, Terrie (Steve) Edwards, Ellen (Byron) Gerke, Barbara (Charles) Aden, Linda (Harold) Amerin and Larry (Kendra) Case, her grandchildren Stephanie (Edwards) Fanter, Cimmaron Gerke, Adam Case, Candace (Gerke) Lostroh, Tyrell Edwards, Courtney Amerin, Ethan Amerin, Joshua Case, Lauren (Kendra Case) Rockwell and Taylor (Edwards) Tyler and great grandchildren Darian Foster, Cayd Wagner, Taygan Wagner, Sheridan Lostroh, Trent Edwards, Odessa Lostroh, Blakelee Edwards, Jax Fanter and Logan Amerin.
She is preceded in death by both her parents, Charles and Mary Traynor. Her husband, Lawrence Case and two sisters, Julia Schuman and Florence Muldoon.
Memorial contributions can be made in her name to “Smile Train Charity” or to St. Williams Catholic Church in Ft. Lupton, Colorado.
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