Joan Worrell

Joan Belbin Worrell of Denver, passed away May 18, 2018. She was a former resident of Buena Vista and a member of the American Legion.

She was born July 13, 1930 in Baltimore, Md., the daughter of Robert and Florence (Ritter) Pfeiffer.

She was a graduate of Seton High School in Baltimore.

On Sept. 10, 1949, she married Jacob Seymour Worrell.

She was a member of the Catholic faith.

Joan loved to spend time outdoors in the Colorado mountains and also enjoyed skiing and camping. She also enjoyed sewing and spending time with her dogs. Joan also enjoyed traveling and going to the New Jersey shore. She loved her children and grandchildren.

Joan is survived by three sons, David L. (Tammara) Worrell, Eric (Amy Leuger) Worrell and Christopher Worrell; daughter Terry (James) McQuade; 11 grandchildren, Magdalen M. Worrell, Alex Worrell, Rachel Worrell, Justin Worrell, Jacob Worrell, Nicholas Worrell, Shantel Worrell of Buena Vista, Jason Worrell, Nicole Currier, Ryan McQuade and Sarah McQuade; four great-grandchildren, David Worrell, Keylee Worrell, Elijah Worrell and Serena Worrell and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by husband Jacob Seymour Worrell; two sons, Michael Richard Worrell and Jeffery Worrell; father Robert Pfeiffer; mother Florence Pfeiffer; brother Robert Pfeiffer and sister Helen Lee Ruehl.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Joan’s name to Alzheimer’s Association, Southern Colorado Region, 4104 Outlook Blvd., Bldg. B, Pueblo, CO 81004.

Services to be held at a later time.

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