|Birth: ||Aug. 22, 1915|
|Death: ||Jan. 17, 1993|
NOTE: Harker's & his wife's ashes were spread atop a hill in Estes Park (Park's Pine Haven, one of their favorite places) where they vacationed for decades with their children and grandchildren.
The Denver Post
Wednesday, January 27, 1993
Harker B Spensley Jr
Harker B Spensley Jr of Denver, a businessman, died Jan 17 at Swedish Medical Center. He was 77. Private family services will be held. Spensley was born Aug 22, 1915, in Dubuque, Iowa. On May 24, 1936, he married Ruth Marie Moffatt in Dubuque. They moved to Denver in 1942 and he worked for the Rocky Mountain News. Later, he owned Harker Spensley Advertising. Spensley was a member of St. John's and Christ Episcopal Churches.
He is survived by his wife; three daughters, Jane M Miller, Longmont, Margo L Spensley, Denver, and Caron L Andrews, Littleton; two sisters, Anne Gallogly and Mary Weir; four grandchildren (Christa, Marni, Ben and Kailyn); and great grandsons (Pat and Dallis).
Contributions may be made to the American Parkinson's Disease Association, 300 E Hampden Ave., Suite 205, Englewood 80110.
Rocky Mountain News (CO) - February 14, 1993
Deceased Name: HARKER BRENTNAL SPENSLEY JR.
77, of Denver died Jan. 17 in Swedish Medical Center. Services were private. Mr. Spensley was born in Dubuque, Iowa. He worked for the Rocky Mountain News and later owned and operated Harker Spensley Advertising Inc. in Denver. Survivors include his wife, Ruth; three daughters, Jane Miller of Longmont, Margo Spensley of Denver and Caron Andrews of Littleton; two sisters, Georgette Hardie of Dubuque and Mary Weir of Stamford, Conn.; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. Contributions: American Parkinson's Disease Association, 300 E. Hampden Ave., Suite 205, Englewood 80110.
Cause of death: pneumonia associated with long term Parkinson's
Harker Brentnal Spensley (1875 - 1946)
Elsie Georgeana Tileston Spensley (1886 - 1954)
Ruth Marie Moffatt Spensley (1918 - 2000)*
Caron (Karen) Louise Spensley Andrews (1945 - 2013)*
Anne Tileston Spensley Gallogly (1909 - 2001)*
Mary Alice Spensley Weir (1911 - 2006)*
Elsie Georgette Spensley Hardie (1913 - 1989)*
Harker Brentnal Spensley (1915 - 1993)
Cremated, Ashes scattered.
Specifically: in Estes Park, Colorado, with his wife's, at the same time
Created by: CJ
Record added: Sep 11, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 21494338
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Happy 97th, grandpa. Still miss you!|
Added: Aug. 22, 2012
PS Thanks for always bringing us grandkids candy necklaces and dancing hula toys from Maui!|
Added: Oct. 30, 2011
You were my favorite person in the world. I miss you lots. I remember you always leaving powdered donuts for me in the morning so I could pull them out one by one with my pinky while you watched around the corner and quietly giggled. Love you. Christa|
Added: Oct. 30, 2011
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