Thelma Haines passed away Oct. 7, 2009, in Denver with her family by her side. A memorial service is at 2 p.m. today at Concordia Lutheran Church in Steamboat Springs. One of seven children, she was born in Holyoke on April 22, 1925, and graduated from high school in Idaho Springs.
Thelma and her husband, Fran, moved their family from Littleton to Steamboat in 1972. She worked for and retired from Transamerica Title in Steamboat. Thelma was an active member of Concordia Lutheran Church and also was a member of the Steamboat Golf Club for many years.
Thelma was preceded in death by her husband, Fran, in 1998. She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law Rick and Barbara, grandson Nic, granddaughter Alyxandra, son Larry, grandson Erik, sister and brother-in-law Frances and Marvin Murray, sister-in-law Marlyne Walls and many nephews and nieces. Donations in Thelma's name can be made to Susan Komen for the Cure at http://ww5.komen.org.