Miriam Irene Gaede, 85, of Brighton, Colorado went to be with her Lord on November 20, 2019.
Miriam was born on September 5, 1934 in Agate, Colorado to Harold and Matie (Noah) Scott. She was raised in the Agate area and became a member of the American Baptist Church at age 15. In 1952, Miriam graduated from Agate High School before attending Colorado State College of Education in Greeley, Colorado. Miriam married William Gaede in 1955, in Greeley, and they made their home there for several years. They moved and lived in Livingston, Montana and Denver, Colorado before settling in Brighton in 1969. Miriam taught Home Economics in the Brighton schools before retiring.
Miriam was a woman of many talents. She was a member of many school, community and church choirs. Over the course of three years, she sewed special garments for a designer. She also used her sewing skills to craft a multitude of handmade items that she entered at the county fair along with sewing for Ugly Quilts and Warm Hearts, Warm Babies. Miriam may be best remembered for her countless hours serving the Lord thru church work and service in the community.
Miriam is survived by her husband, William “Bill” Gaede, of Brighton; son, Alan (Sherri) Gaede, of Lakewood, Colorado; granddaughter, Nicole Bowman; grandsons, Shane Gaede, Matt Linville and Ben Linville; and nieces and nephew, Robin (Terry) Oldham, Julie McDaniel, Cindy Scott, and Dana Fox. She is preceded in death by her parents, Harold and Matie; two brothers; daughter, Nancy Linville; and a grandson, Wesley Linville.
Funeral Services honoring Miriam will be Saturday, November 23, 2019, beginning at 11:00 a.m., at First Presbyterian Church, 510 S. 27th Ave., in Brighton, Colorado 80601, with viewing at 10:00 a.m. Interment will take place on Tuesday, December 3, 2019, 11:30 a.m., at Fort Logan National Cemetery, 3698 S. Sheridan Blvd., in Denver, Colorado. Please gather at Staging Area “B” by 11:15 a.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Miriam’s name to First Presbyterian Church for Ugly Quilts, 510 S. 27th Ave., Brighton, Colorado 80601.
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