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Rocky Mountain Obituaries 5-17-10

Marion E Shivley, 80, of Wray, Colo., passed away May 11, 2010 at his home after a brave battle with cancer.

He was born at home in Kirk, Colo., July 15, 1929 to Ernest and Susie (Rogers) Shivley.

Marion completed his schooling at Liberty, then farmed with his father Ernest and held various other jobs before enlisting in the service. Marion was one of those chosen to march across Canada to Alaska where they lived in tents for survival training to defend against Russia.

While in the Service, Marion courted Marjorie Juranek. The two were wed January 31, 1953. Mark, Max and Mason arrived to complete the family. After discharge Marion held various jobs, including janitor at Wray High School, Wray Chief of Police, and the purchase of Wray Machine Shop in 1961,which is currently the oldest family owned business in Wray, Colo. Marion loved cattle and ran cow calf pairs for many years on his acreage North of Wray, Colo. The family was often asked to move cattle from pasture to another because of their experience with handling livestock. They even worked buffalo on the Buffalo Ranch south of Wray, Colo., one year.

Marion was a lifetime member of the VFW and American Legion, as well as the Buffalo Bills Horse Club. Marion was well known for his bib overalls. His Grandson Michael said he had never seen him in anything else. That is why he was buried in them.

He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Marge Shivley; sons Mark Shivley and wife Sherry of Wray, Colo., and Max Shivley and wife Linda of Hale, Colo., mother Susie Shivley of Ft. Collins, Colo., sister Iris Gardner and husband Clyde of Ft. Collins, Colo., grandchildren Jomia Shivley Miller and Justin Miller of Crestin, Iowa, Serena Shivley and Marty Vallejos of Westminster, Colo., Michael and Dillon Carr of Yuma, Colo., Neil Hutton of Denver, Colo., Kathleen Matney and JR Matney of Demming, N.M., great-grandchildren Jesse and Jarrett Miller better known as Heckle and Jeckle, Julia Miller of Crestin, Iowa, Tyler Lemon of Evergreen, Colo., Rebekah and Stanley Matney of Demming, N.M., sister-in-law Virgie Kolling and husband Jack of Lebanon Oreg., and many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, neighbors and friends.

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He was preceded in death by his father Ernest Shivley, son Mason Shivley, as well as various aunts, uncles, brothers and sister-in-laws.

Memorial services were held May 17, 2010 at the Wray United Methodist Church in Wray, Colo.

Interment was in Grandview Cemetary in Wray, Colo.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Hospice of the Plains, P.O. Box 365, Wray, Colo., 80758 in Marion’s name.

Marion E Shivley, 80, of Wray, Colo., passed away May 11, 2010 at his home after a brave battle with cancer.

He was born at home in Kirk, Colo., July 15, 1929 to Ernest and Susie (Rogers) Shivley.

Marion completed his schooling at Liberty, then farmed with his father Ernest and held various other jobs before enlisting in the service. Marion was one of those chosen to march across Canada to Alaska where they lived in tents for survival training to defend against Russia.

While in the Service, Marion courted Marjorie Juranek. The two were wed January 31, 1953. Mark, Max and Mason arrived to complete the family. After discharge Marion held various jobs, including janitor at Wray High School, Wray Chief of Police, and the purchase of Wray Machine Shop in 1961,which is currently the oldest family owned business in Wray, Colo. Marion loved cattle and ran cow calf pairs for many years on his acreage North of Wray, Colo. The family was often asked to move cattle from pasture to another because of their experience with handling livestock. They even worked buffalo on the Buffalo Ranch south of Wray, Colo., one year.

Marion was a lifetime member of the VFW and American Legion, as well as the Buffalo Bills Horse Club. Marion was well known for his bib overalls. His Grandson Michael said he had never seen him in anything else. That is why he was buried in them.

He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Marge Shivley; sons Mark Shivley and wife Sherry of Wray, Colo., and Max Shivley and wife Linda of Hale, Colo., mother Susie Shivley of Ft. Collins, Colo., sister Iris Gardner and husband Clyde of Ft. Collins, Colo., grandchildren Jomia Shivley Miller and Justin Miller of Crestin, Iowa, Serena Shivley and Marty Vallejos of Westminster, Colo., Michael and Dillon Carr of Yuma, Colo., Neil Hutton of Denver, Colo., Kathleen Matney and JR Matney of Demming, N.M., great-grandchildren Jesse and Jarrett Miller better known as Heckle and Jeckle, Julia Miller of Crestin, Iowa, Tyler Lemon of Evergreen, Colo., Rebekah and Stanley Matney of Demming, N.M., sister-in-law Virgie Kolling and husband Jack of Lebanon Oreg., and many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, neighbors and friends.

He was preceded in death by his father Ernest Shivley, son Mason Shivley, as well as various aunts, uncles, brothers and sister-in-laws.

Memorial services were held May 17, 2010 at the Wray United Methodist Church in Wray, Colo.

Interment was in Grandview Cemetary in Wray, Colo.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Hospice of the Plains, P.O. Box 365, Wray, Colo., 80758 in Marion’s name.

Marion E Shivley, 80, of Wray, Colo., passed away May 11, 2010 at his home after a brave battle with cancer.

He was born at home in Kirk, Colo., July 15, 1929 to Ernest and Susie (Rogers) Shivley.

Marion completed his schooling at Liberty, then farmed with his father Ernest and held various other jobs before enlisting in the service. Marion was one of those chosen to march across Canada to Alaska where they lived in tents for survival training to defend against Russia.

While in the Service, Marion courted Marjorie Juranek. The two were wed January 31, 1953. Mark, Max and Mason arrived to complete the family. After discharge Marion held various jobs, including janitor at Wray High School, Wray Chief of Police, and the purchase of Wray Machine Shop in 1961,which is currently the oldest family owned business in Wray, Colo. Marion loved cattle and ran cow calf pairs for many years on his acreage North of Wray, Colo. The family was often asked to move cattle from pasture to another because of their experience with handling livestock. They even worked buffalo on the Buffalo Ranch south of Wray, Colo., one year.

Marion was a lifetime member of the VFW and American Legion, as well as the Buffalo Bills Horse Club. Marion was well known for his bib overalls. His Grandson Michael said he had never seen him in anything else. That is why he was buried in them.

He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Marge Shivley; sons Mark Shivley and wife Sherry of Wray, Colo., and Max Shivley and wife Linda of Hale, Colo., mother Susie Shivley of Ft. Collins, Colo., sister Iris Gardner and husband Clyde of Ft. Collins, Colo., grandchildren Jomia Shivley Miller and Justin Miller of Crestin, Iowa, Serena Shivley and Marty Vallejos of Westminster, Colo., Michael and Dillon Carr of Yuma, Colo., Neil Hutton of Denver, Colo., Kathleen Matney and JR Matney of Demming, N.M., great-grandchildren Jesse and Jarrett Miller better known as Heckle and Jeckle, Julia Miller of Crestin, Iowa, Tyler Lemon of Evergreen, Colo., Rebekah and Stanley Matney of Demming, N.M., sister-in-law Virgie Kolling and husband Jack of Lebanon Oreg., and many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, neighbors and friends.

He was preceded in death by his father Ernest Shivley, son Mason Shivley, as well as various aunts, uncles, brothers and sister-in-laws.

Memorial services were held May 17, 2010 at the Wray United Methodist Church in Wray, Colo.

Interment was in Grandview Cemetary in Wray, Colo.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Hospice of the Plains, P.O. Box 365, Wray, Colo., 80758 in Marion’s name.

Marion E Shivley, 80, of Wray, Colo., passed away May 11, 2010 at his home after a brave battle with cancer.

He was born at home in Kirk, Colo., July 15, 1929 to Ernest and Susie (Rogers) Shivley.

Marion completed his schooling at Liberty, then farmed with his father Ernest and held various other jobs before enlisting in the service. Marion was one of those chosen to march across Canada to Alaska where they lived in tents for survival training to defend against Russia.

While in the Service, Marion courted Marjorie Juranek. The two were wed January 31, 1953. Mark, Max and Mason arrived to complete the family. After discharge Marion held various jobs, including janitor at Wray High School, Wray Chief of Police, and the purchase of Wray Machine Shop in 1961,which is currently the oldest family owned business in Wray, Colo. Marion loved cattle and ran cow calf pairs for many years on his acreage North of Wray, Colo. The family was often asked to move cattle from pasture to another because of their experience with handling livestock. They even worked buffalo on the Buffalo Ranch south of Wray, Colo., one year.

Marion was a lifetime member of the VFW and American Legion, as well as the Buffalo Bills Horse Club. Marion was well known for his bib overalls. His Grandson Michael said he had never seen him in anything else. That is why he was buried in them.

He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Marge Shivley; sons Mark Shivley and wife Sherry of Wray, Colo., and Max Shivley and wife Linda of Hale, Colo., mother Susie Shivley of Ft. Collins, Colo., sister Iris Gardner and husband Clyde of Ft. Collins, Colo., grandchildren Jomia Shivley Miller and Justin Miller of Crestin, Iowa, Serena Shivley and Marty Vallejos of Westminster, Colo., Michael and Dillon Carr of Yuma, Colo., Neil Hutton of Denver, Colo., Kathleen Matney and JR Matney of Demming, N.M., great-grandchildren Jesse and Jarrett Miller better known as Heckle and Jeckle, Julia Miller of Crestin, Iowa, Tyler Lemon of Evergreen, Colo., Rebekah and Stanley Matney of Demming, N.M., sister-in-law Virgie Kolling and husband Jack of Lebanon Oreg., and many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, neighbors and friends.

He was preceded in death by his father Ernest Shivley, son Mason Shivley, as well as various aunts, uncles, brothers and sister-in-laws.

Memorial services were held May 17, 2010 at the Wray United Methodist Church in Wray, Colo.

Interment was in Grandview Cemetary in Wray, Colo.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Hospice of the Plains, P.O. Box 365, Wray, Colo., 80758 in Marion’s name.

Marion E Shivley, 80, of Wray, Colo., passed away May 11, 2010 at his home after a brave battle with cancer.

He was born at home in Kirk, Colo., July 15, 1929 to Ernest and Susie (Rogers) Shivley.

Marion completed his schooling at Liberty, then farmed with his father Ernest and held various other jobs before enlisting in the service. Marion was one of those chosen to march across Canada to Alaska where they lived in tents for survival training to defend against Russia.

While in the Service, Marion courted Marjorie Juranek. The two were wed January 31, 1953. Mark, Max and Mason arrived to complete the family. After discharge Marion held various jobs, including janitor at Wray High School, Wray Chief of Police, and the purchase of Wray Machine Shop in 1961,which is currently the oldest family owned business in Wray, Colo. Marion loved cattle and ran cow calf pairs for many years on his acreage North of Wray, Colo. The family was often asked to move cattle from pasture to another because of their experience with handling livestock. They even worked buffalo on the Buffalo Ranch south of Wray, Colo., one year.

Marion was a lifetime member of the VFW and American Legion, as well as the Buffalo Bills Horse Club. Marion was well known for his bib overalls. His Grandson Michael said he had never seen him in anything else. That is why he was buried in them.

He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Marge Shivley; sons Mark Shivley and wife Sherry of Wray, Colo., and Max Shivley and wife Linda of Hale, Colo., mother Susie Shivley of Ft. Collins, Colo., sister Iris Gardner and husband Clyde of Ft. Collins, Colo., grandchildren Jomia Shivley Miller and Justin Miller of Crestin, Iowa, Serena Shivley and Marty Vallejos of Westminster, Colo., Michael and Dillon Carr of Yuma, Colo., Neil Hutton of Denver, Colo., Kathleen Matney and JR Matney of Demming, N.M., great-grandchildren Jesse and Jarrett Miller better known as Heckle and Jeckle, Julia Miller of Crestin, Iowa, Tyler Lemon of Evergreen, Colo., Rebekah and Stanley Matney of Demming, N.M., sister-in-law Virgie Kolling and husband Jack of Lebanon Oreg., and many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, neighbors and friends.

He was preceded in death by his father Ernest Shivley, son Mason Shivley, as well as various aunts, uncles, brothers and sister-in-laws.

Memorial services were held May 17, 2010 at the Wray United Methodist Church in Wray, Colo.

Interment was in Grandview Cemetary in Wray, Colo.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Hospice of the Plains, P.O. Box 365, Wray, Colo., 80758 in Marion’s name.

Marion E Shivley, 80, of Wray, Colo., passed away May 11, 2010 at his home after a brave battle with cancer.

He was born at home in Kirk, Colo., July 15, 1929 to Ernest and Susie (Rogers) Shivley.

Marion completed his schooling at Liberty, then farmed with his father Ernest and held various other jobs before enlisting in the service. Marion was one of those chosen to march across Canada to Alaska where they lived in tents for survival training to defend against Russia.

While in the Service, Marion courted Marjorie Juranek. The two were wed January 31, 1953. Mark, Max and Mason arrived to complete the family. After discharge Marion held various jobs, including janitor at Wray High School, Wray Chief of Police, and the purchase of Wray Machine Shop in 1961,which is currently the oldest family owned business in Wray, Colo. Marion loved cattle and ran cow calf pairs for many years on his acreage North of Wray, Colo. The family was often asked to move cattle from pasture to another because of their experience with handling livestock. They even worked buffalo on the Buffalo Ranch south of Wray, Colo., one year.

Marion was a lifetime member of the VFW and American Legion, as well as the Buffalo Bills Horse Club. Marion was well known for his bib overalls. His Grandson Michael said he had never seen him in anything else. That is why he was buried in them.

He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Marge Shivley; sons Mark Shivley and wife Sherry of Wray, Colo., and Max Shivley and wife Linda of Hale, Colo., mother Susie Shivley of Ft. Collins, Colo., sister Iris Gardner and husband Clyde of Ft. Collins, Colo., grandchildren Jomia Shivley Miller and Justin Miller of Crestin, Iowa, Serena Shivley and Marty Vallejos of Westminster, Colo., Michael and Dillon Carr of Yuma, Colo., Neil Hutton of Denver, Colo., Kathleen Matney and JR Matney of Demming, N.M., great-grandchildren Jesse and Jarrett Miller better known as Heckle and Jeckle, Julia Miller of Crestin, Iowa, Tyler Lemon of Evergreen, Colo., Rebekah and Stanley Matney of Demming, N.M., sister-in-law Virgie Kolling and husband Jack of Lebanon Oreg., and many nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, neighbors and friends.

He was preceded in death by his father Ernest Shivley, son Mason Shivley, as well as various aunts, uncles, brothers and sister-in-laws.

Memorial services were held May 17, 2010 at the Wray United Methodist Church in Wray, Colo.

Interment was in Grandview Cemetary in Wray, Colo.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Hospice of the Plains, P.O. Box 365, Wray, Colo., 80758 in Marion’s name.

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