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Gertrude Lillian Kordziel

August 4th, 1933 - August 26th, 2012

Gertrude L. Kordziel (maiden name Clarke) of Golden Colorado, formerly of Parker, Colorado passed away on August 26, 2012 at the age of 79. She is survived by her loving husband of 58 years, Andrew Kordziel, as well as her 5 children: Diane Harvey, Walter Kordziel, Wanda Steadman, Mark Kordziel and Joseph Kordziel, son-in-law Kirk Steadman, daughters-in-law: Rose Bowden, Stacy Kordziel and Jamie Kordziel; grandchildren: Amy Hood, Mandy Lacey, Sarah Harvey, Alissa Harvey, Marcus Kordziel, Tyler Kordziel, Steven Kordziel and Scott Kordziel; grandsons-in-law: Kenny Hood and Joshua Lacey; great grandchildren: Jacob Hood, Haley Hood, Cadin Hood, Anthony Lacey and Emmalynn Lacey; brother and sisters: George Clarke, Ruth Pogorelz, Wilma Griffith and Charlotte Corah; brother-in-law Harold Corah; sister-in-law Yvonne Clarke along with many cousins, nieces and nephews. Gertrude Clarke was born in Denver, Colorado to Roy and Mary Clarke and raised on their farm in Parker, Colorado. She married Andrew Kordziel in 1954 and had 5 children. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother that loved family and friends and made family her lifelong priority. She worked for Jefferson County Schools for 18 years before retiring. She loved baking, camping, fishing, gardening, arrow head hunting and genealogy. Her favorite spot in South Park for hunting arrow heads became known as †œGert†™s Hill†� to all the family. As a member of the Colorado Archeological Society and Parker Area Historical Society she wrote many articles that were published and contributed historical research to books written about the Douglas County area. At times she dressed in costume as one of the original Parker residents who are buried in the Parker Cemetery and described how these historical figures influenced the founding of the Town of Parker in the annual †œCemetery Walk†�. Gert embraced everyone in her warm and loving presence. Her heart and generosity will be greatly missed. She influenced many lives and was always there to lend guidance and a helping hand. †œHow can we thank God enough for you?†� Thessalonians 3:9 (NIV) Donations may be made to the Hospice of Saint John. 1320 Everett Court, Lakewood, CO 80215 or the Parker Historical Society, 19650 E Main St, Parker, CO 80138 Birth: Aug 4, 1933, Denver, Colorado Death: Aug 26, 2012, Golden, Colorado

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