Florence McDaniel Obituary

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Florence Martha Dodge McDaniel

June 24, 1913 - June 12, 2014
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100, of Thornton, CO, passed away on June 12, 2014, just 12 days short of her 101st birthday. She was born June 24, 1913 in Pima, AZ, to Seth Lyman and Nettie Bingham Dodge. She was the oldest of five children. She was raised in Arizona, her ancestors being some of the first to settle in that area. She was greatly influenced by loving parents and other relatives. She married Ray C. McDaniel, April 1, 1938 in Safford, AZ, and they moved to New Mexico, Utah, and then to Denver in 1959. She is survived by her daughters, Leah (Norman) Castle, Orem, UT, and Jean (Bill) Welch, Thornton, CO, with whom she lived the last 21 years of her life. She...
100, of Thornton, CO, passed away on June 12, 2014, just 12 days short of her 101st birthday. She was born June 24, 1913 in Pima, AZ, to Seth Lyman and Nettie Bingham Dodge. She was the oldest of five children. She was raised in Arizona, her ancestors being some of the first to settle in that area. She was greatly influenced by loving parents and other relatives. She married Ray C. McDaniel, April 1, 1938 in Safford, AZ, and they moved to New Mexico, Utah, and then to Denver in 1959. She is survived by her daughters, Leah (Norman) Castle, Orem, UT, and Jean (Bill) Welch, Thornton, CO, with whom she lived the last 21 years of her life. She is also survived by 8 grandchildren, Lisa (Lars) Sego, Wendy Simkins, Sherry (Jim) Nottingham, Roger Castle, Craig (Staci) Castle, Marci (Andrew) Kelley, Scott (Wendy) Welch, and Jody Welch; 19 great-grandchildren and 9 great, great-grandchildren. She is also survived by her youngest sister, Ferne Lively of Tempe, AZ, and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Ray C. McDaniel, 2 granddaughters, Nikki Welch and Jamie Welch; also her sister Opal Dodge, and 2 brothers, Arvid Dodge and Rex Dodge. She and her brothers and sister made many opportunities to spend time together which she always looked forward to. She enjoyed traveling, crafts and hobbies but her greatest love was her family and spending time with them. She was gracious, cheerful, and ready to have a good time. She was always more concerned for others than her own well-being. She has given us a remarkable example of faith, righteousness and enduring well to the end of her life. Services will be held Tuesday, June 17th as follows; Visitation at 10am followed by the funeral service at 11am, at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 100 East Malley Drive, Northglenn, CO. Interment at Olinger Crown Hill Cemetery.

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"Florence was an elect, beautiful, amazing lady with a gentle, sweet heart. Oh how we will miss her sweet spirit. Rest in peace. Love Colleen and Tyler Asay" Colleen Asay (Northglenn, CO)

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