Obituary for Margaret Earl Curtis
Margaret Earl Curtis, 87, of Broomfield Colorado went to meet her savior on January 25, 2017. Margaret was born in Limon Colorado to Susan Agatha Spurlock and John Patrick Mullin on January 8, 1930 at 5:30 a.m. during a blizzard. At the time she was born, The Great Depression had started, F.D. Roosevelt was President and Hitler in Germany was coming into power. Back then an ice cream cone cost five cents and girls wore dresses all the time. As a child, Margaret loved to roller skate, bicycle and play with paper dolls. She was raised under the loving care of both her mother and her “Aunt Ted,” Clara Kelley, her maternal aunt Margaret married Grover C. Elliott on February 17, 1950. Her sons, Rodney Craig Elliott who was born January 31, 1952 and Ronald Dean Elliott born February 23, 1953 are both deceased. Margaret is survived by her Daughter, Connie Earl Elliott and her two children Laura Emily Fox and Logan Zachary Fox. She is also survived by her grand-daughter, Jenny Wells and her three children Joslin Wells, LJ Wells and Jerik Wells of Velva, North Dakota. . She has a late brother, Garret Minor Mullin and surviving sister, Mary Ann Kemp, her Children Camille Kemp, Melody Riley, Mike Kemp, Paul Kemp and Jack Kemp.
Margaret married Benjamin Leroy Curtis on August 22, 1983. Her and Ben enjoyed life to the fullest with a busy social life, fun trips, cruises and enjoying family life. She traveled extensively with Ben and especially loved visiting Boston and the Carolinas.
Margaret was an immaculate housekeeper, excellent cook and loving mother. She loved the Lord, reading, sewing and housekeeping, Margaret loved Christmas and every year went to great extents to decorate the house, bake, cook massive amounts of food and entertain friends and family. She always dreamed of being an archaeologist and was so well read in archaeology and biblical archaeology that she could gave passed any college exam. Her only regret in life is that she did not have a college degree and her biggest challenge, keeping her mouth shut.
Margaret loved classical music, big band, jazz and Christian music. She cherished her friendships and, indeed, continued friendships with high school chums from Limon throughout her life. She was especially close to her sisters-in-law, Bunni Elliott, June Riggert and Marj Thompson. Margaret loved to talk. She loved to hash everything over verbally. She loved prayer and through prayer found peace, forgiveness and love, a close walk with God. There are three things Margaret always preached:
She demonstrated those principles in her behavior, attitude and faith throughout her life.