March 13, 1924 ~ August 17, 2019
Pueblo West, CO
Madlyn R. (Johnson) Mayer, 95, born March 13, 1924, in Pueblo, Colo. to Anna M. (Dissler) and Less M. Johnson. Passed away August 17, 2019. Preceded in death by parents; husband, Robert 'Bob' L. Mayer; son, James L. Mayer; and brother, Robert Johnson. Survived by children, Bill (Carol) Mayer, Ruth (Guy) Case and Mary (Joe) Schiferl; grandchildren, Jason, Larry (Heather), Eric, Anna (Kevin), Beth (David), Joie (James), Lela and Ethan; great-grandchildren, Shad, James, Jr., Daniel, Olive, Juniper, Katie and Corey; great-great grandson, Orion; and a host of other family and friends including her dog, Killer.
Madlyn was raised in Avondale, Colo., attending Banner Elementary and Avondale High Schools. She played on the girls basketball team the year the seniors went to State (1942). She belonged to FCE for over 70 years, with most of that in the St. Charles-Mesa FCE Club, winning Family of the Year and many other awards; Love and Laughter Red Hats, Quasi Dos and Wednesday bridge clubs, St. Joseph's Council of Catholic Women and several other clubs through the years. Madlyn attended St. Joseph's Parish for many years. She was involved in school activities for her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was an avid reader, believing everyone should know how to read books, newpapers and comics.
Madlyn was known by many names including, Mom, Gran, Granny, Grandma Maddie and Aunt Madlyn.
She lived most of her adult life on the St. Charles-Mesa, but later lived in Pueblo West with her granddaughter, Joie and her family and most recently at Belmont Lodge where she was greatly loved.
Services, 10 a.m. Sept. 13, at St. Joseph's Parish, 1145 S. Aspen Road and 2:30 p.m. Sept. 15, at Grace Community Church, 25th Lane and County Farm Road. Online condolences, www.montgomerysteward.com