Kim Cooper Noel, of Steamboat Springs, passed away Oct. 13, 2009, after a battle with pancreatic cancer. She was 52 years old.
Kim was born Jan. 3, 1957, in Casper, Wyo., daughter of Don Davis and Connie Shugart. She graduated from Natrona County High School in Casper in 1975 and then attended the University of Wyoming. Kim moved to Steamboat in 1989. On Aug. 26, 1990, she married Bob Noel.
Kim was the co-owner and interior designer for Ski Country Kitchens for 13 years. She loved the outdoors, gardening and Bunco, and she was a devoted mother to her sons.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Connie. She leaves behind her father and his family, Don Davis, of Laramie, Wyo.; husband, Bob; and three sons: Taylor Cooper, of Steamboat, currently living in Shreveport, La.; Spencer and Mac Noel, who are students at Steamboat Springs High School.
The Kim Noel Memorial Fund has been established at Yampa Valley Bank. Donations in lieu of flowers are appreciated. A memorial service was Oct. 17 at the Catamount Lake clubhouse. Kim was a wonderful wife, mother and friend who will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved her.