LAKEWOOD — Long time Monte Vista resident Amy Jerroldene (Jerry) Hamblen Steffenson, 87, died Oct. 28, 2012, in Lakewood, Colo.
She was born May 19, 1925, in Lindsay, Okla. to Pierce F. and Amy Jane Baker Van Winkle.
The family moved to Monte Vista when Jerry was just a young child. She grew up there and married Harold O. Hamblen in 1943. They had three children and were foster parents for several years. Harold Hamblen preceded her in death, and Jerry married Harold P. Steffenson in 1972. He also preceded her in death.
In addition to her husbands, her parents and a brother preceded her in death.
Surviving are her children, Harold L (Dee) Hamblen, Elizabeth, Colo., Sherrie (Henry) Hosselkus, Creede, Colo. and Pierce (Carol) Hamblen, Bakersfield, Calif.; grand children and great-grandchildren; and Harold Steffenson’s daughters and their families.
Private family graveside services were Nov. 1 in the Monte Vista Cemetery, honoring Jerry’s request that there be no public services.