Dona Mae Maglietto

dona maglietto

April 7, 1942 ~ October 7, 2004

Resided in: Colorado City, CO

Dona Mae Maglietto, 62, of Colorado City, passed away Oct. 7, 2004, in Pueblo, Colo. Survived by her husband, Thomas Maglietto; children, Kimberlea (Jim) Ragan, Daphne (Andrew) Hess and Sheryl (Dennis) Jones; siblings, Kay (Dick) McKinnon, Jeannie (Steve) Telck and Art (Dee) Koefoed; brother-in-law, Jerry (Sharon) Maglietto; sister-in-law, Bonnie Butler; grandchildren, Justin, Thomas, Josh (Terra), Jerry, Krystal, Jason, Kara, Jacob and Jessy; great-grandchild, Caleb; numerous nieces and nephews. Dona was born April 7, 1942, in Florence, Colo. to Don and Nellie Koefoed. As the school Administrative Assistant, she was an important part of Rye High School operations. Member of Valley Community Church and its Alpha Circle, and Rye High School Booster Club. There will be no viewing. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. Memorial service will be held 10 a.m. Tues., Oct. 12, 2004, at Rye High School gymnasium with Preacher Darrel Proctor and Louis Stinchcomb officiating. Donations may be made to the Dona Maglietto Memorial Fund, through Montgomery & Steward Funeral Directors, 1317 N. Main St., Pueblo, CO 81003. Online condolences,

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  1. Merry Christmas Mom, I miss and think about you everyday.
    I know dad is with you now, but I selfishly wish you both were here.
    I miss and love you bunches!!

  2. Mom,
    I Love and Miss You so Much!!

    Thank you to everyone who have signed this guest book. I look at it often.

  3. Dear Maglietto family,
    Dona was such a bright, giving, loving and caring person. I can’t imagine Rye High School or the Greenhorn valley without her. She touched hundreds and hundreds of lives with her genuine, caring smile, enthusiasm, and support. I wish I could have made the trip back to Colorado for her memorial service, but please know that you all are in my thoughts and prayers as is Dona.

  4. Dear Tom, Daphne, Kim, Sheryl and families:

    We were so sorry to hear of your loss. Dona was very special and always so kind to everyone. We will cherish our memories of her for years to come. Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this time.

    The Nixon Family

  5. Dear Mr. Maglietto, Daphne, Kim, Cheryl & all of your loved ones,

    I am so sorry to hear about Mrs. Maglietto. Please know my thoughts and prayers are with you all.

    May God give you all the strength to celebrate her life and all the special memories you shared.

    Based on my memory of Mrs. Maglietto, she would want nothing but.

    My Mom and Dad (Cathie and Dave) and my brother D.J. send their condolences as well.

    God be with you all during this difficult time.

    Jess Dover

  6. I had the privilege of meeting Dona when I worked at Rye High. I met her in 1999 when I started working at the High School. Although, I was only there for 2 years, Dona made an indelible imprint on my life. As was stated so often at her memorial service, she was a friend to all. Her smile was infectious and her caring personality will be a constant source of inspiration to me. As I was driving to the service, from Aurora, I was thinking about her “bug” and wondering if she still had it. What a wonderful surprise to see it when I walked up to the school entrance. It brought a smile to my face, just like all of the memories I have of her. I want to extend my heartfelt condolences to all of her family. Sincerely, Renee Dwyer

  7. An icon of our valley has passed now into legend, where her memory will grow ever fonder through the stories told of her by those who loved her best. She was a kind soul, and an anchor for many.

  8. Dear Family,
    We were so sad to hear of Dona’s passing. Our love and prayers are with you all during this difficult time. May God Bless.

  9. Dear Mr. Maglietto, Daphne, Kim, Sheryl and families. I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Mrs. Maglietto was a very special lady and will be well remembered by all. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this time.

    Mary (Lepley) Chavez

  10. Dear Mr. Maglietto and Family,

    I was very sorry to hear about Mrs. Maglietto’s passing. She was such an integral part of Rye High School and the Greenhorn Valley. Your loss will be shared by many. Please know you are all in my thoughts and prayers.

  11. I remember Dona while I attended Rye Highschool and she was always very kind to me and very helpful. God Bless her!

  12. Dear Mr. Maglietto, Kim, Daphne, Cheryl and families – I was so saddened to hear about Mrs. Maglietto’s death. I hope that your happy memories of her sustain you during this very sad time. My thoughts and prayers will be with you on Tuesday. Sincerely, Tina Little

  13. To all of the family,
    Our thoughts & prayers are with you right now. This was one of the truly most beautiful people inside and out that we have ever met.

  14. Mrs. Mags was truly a wonderful, individual. We that knew her were so fortunate to have had her touch our lives. My prayers are with all of you.

  15. Godspeed to you and yours, Kim. Your mom always treated me and my kids with the upmost respect.
    She will surely be missed by all the lives she touched.

  16. Dear Tom and family,
    We are so saddened by the news. Everyone who ever walked the halls of Rye High School or ever sat on a bleacher at the school was affected on October 7th. What a neat woman. Never a frown on her beautiful face. She will be deeply missed and never, ever forgotten. We are praying for you all and please know that if there is anything you need you have an entire valley that is here for you.
    We love your family,
    The Kirklands

  17. Dear Tom and family; I am so sorry to hear of the loss of Mrs. Maglietto. She will be missed. I will always remember he kind words of encouragement while I was a student at Rye High. Please take care and my prayers are with you.



  20. To My Wife, Dona, I`ve finally gotten up the nerve to read all these messages, they are so beautiful, and so wonderful, and the thoughtfulness that was shared from all these people who knew you, and loved you, was so heart warming, I thank them all for their prayers, as it has helped all of our family. Dona, you were truly Loved, especially by your family, and ESPECIALLY by your HUSBAND, who will miss you for the rest of my days here on earth, and I am so looking forward to being with you soon, goodbye my love, until we meet again, Your Husband Forever, TOM.

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