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From: "Elaine and Bob McDowell" <>
Subject: [GV] obit; Vavra
Date: Thu, 24 Apr 2003 18:33:23 -0500
> Rebecca Rae Vavra of Erie died Thursday, April 17, 2003, at her home of
> cancer. She was 54.
> She was born March 2, 1949, to Charles F. and Patricia A. (Koenig)
> in Hutchinson, Kan. She graduated from Shawnee Mission West High School
> attended Johnson County Community College, both in Overland Park, Kan.
> On Feb. 2, 1968, she married Charles R. “Chuck” Vavra in Reno, Nev.
> She served in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam era.
> Mrs. Vavra was a paraprofessional. She worked with disabled students in
> schools in Olathe, Kan., where she also lived.
> In 2000, she moved to Erie from Highlands Ranch. She then worked in the
> medical records department of Boulder Community Hospital in Boulder.
> Mrs. Vavra enjoyed painting and cross-stitching.
> She is survived by her husband of Erie; her mother of Erie; a son, Jeffery
> Morgan Vavra of Erie; a daughter, Debora Louise Engler of Erie; four
> grandchildren, John Avery Gooding, Tanner Evan Gooding, Albert Garlin
> and Hanna Noel Engler, all of Erie; and a stepgranddaughter, Rachel Rianne
> Engler of Overland Park.
> A private family memorial service will be held.
> In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to HospiceCare of
> Boulder and Broomfield Counties, 2594 Trailridge Drive East, Suite A,
> Lafayette 80026.
> M.P. Murphy & Associates — Funeral Directors is handling arrangements.
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