A Celebration of Life Service for Gracealee Blue will be held 11:30 a.m. Saturday, September 15, 2018 at Valley Community Church, Colorado City. A private family inurnment will take place at Fort Lyon National Cemetery in Las Animas, CO at a later date. Per Gracealee’s request, cremation has taken place.
Gracealee Blue was born on January 17, 1933 in Burlington, CO to James and Verva (Coy) Rickman. She passed away on September 11, 2018 in Pueblo, CO at the age of 85.
Gracealee was united in marriage to Phillip David Blue in Pueblo, CO on September 1, 1960. She was a member of the VFW Women’s Auxiliary, Order of the Eastern Star, and LOSNA
She is survived by her six children; sister, Leona (Rickman) Higgins of Longmont, CO; a nephew; a niece; 21 grandchildren; and 24 great-grandchildren.
Gracealee was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Phillip D. Blue; son, Harvey E. Blue; and her eight brothers and sisters.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the VFW Women’s Auxiliary Chapter #7305 in care of Toni M. Liebnow, P.O. Box 19215 Colorado City, CO 81019.