Rosalie M. Elley

rosalie elley

May 13, 1956 ~ November 24, 2021

Born in: Trinidad, Colorado
Resided in: Pueblo, Colorado

Rosalie Mary Elley, born in Trinidad, Colorado, on May 13, 1956, passed away November 24, 2021. Rose grew up in Las Animas County. In July of 1979, she married Lonnie C. Elley and the two settled in Pueblo, Colorado. While Rose held a few secretarial positions, the occupation she held the longest was working for the 10th Judicial District in Pueblo, Colorado, as a Court Clerk. She was dedicated to that job and colleagues for 38 years and retired in May of 2021. Preceded in death by her loving father, Steve Glorioso. Survived by her loving husband of 42 years, Lonnie Elley of Pueblo; and her children, Carl (Jessi) Elley of Pueblo, and Loni Marie (Dan) Obluda of Fort Collins; and her dear grandchildren, Samuel and Emalee Elley. Also survived by her mother, Nettie Glorioso of Trinidad, Colorado; her sister, Charlene (Anthony) Verderaime of Colorado Springs; her brother, Charles (Lisa) Glorioso of Trinidad; as well as many other family members and special friends. A Funeral Mass will be held on Friday, December 3, 2021, at 1:00 PM, in Trinidad, Colorado, at Holy Trinity Church. Mass on Friday, December 3, will be led by Father Michael Chrisman. Additionally, a celebration of life ceremony will be held on Saturday, December 11, 2021, at 11:00 AM, in Pueblo, Colorado, at Fellowship of the Rockies Church, located at 3892 W Northern Ave, Pueblo, CO 81005. Officiant on Saturday, December 11, will be pastor Roy Spannagel. We invite you to attend either or both of these services to remember this beautiful woman that was precious to not only her family, but to friends, co-workers, as well as her community. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Samaritan’s Purse, P.O. Box 3000, Boone, NC 28607, The Breast Cancer Research Foundation, 28 W. 44th St., Suite 609, New York, NY 10036, or Wayside Cross Rescue Mission, P.O. Box 9167, Pueblo CO 81008, in the name of Rosalie Mary Elley.


Life Celebration: December 11, 2021 11:00 am

Fellowship of the Rockies
3892 W. Northern Ave.
Pueblo, CO 81005


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  1. Rose is one is the best people we have ever had the pleasure of knowing. Our sincerest condolences to the whole family.

  2. Lonnie, Carl and family words can not say how sorry we are for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. God bless,. Mike and Lynn Foss

  3. I was fortunate enough to work with Rosie from the start of my judicial career which was over 24 years ago. She was such a kind person and I considered her to be a dear friend. My thoughts and prayers to Lonnie and the family during this difficult time. Rest in Peace sweet Rosie!!

  4. I was fortunate enough to work with Rosie from the start of my judicial career which was over 24 years ago. She was such a kind person and I considered her to be a very dear friend. My thoughts and prayers are with Lonnie and the family during this difficult time. Rest in Peace sweet Rosie!!

  5. I will so miss our Rosie. She was so fun to be around. I will definitely miss all our conversations Sending all my love and prayers and hugs to Lonnie, Carl and the rest of the family. RIP Ms. Rosie.

  6. Truly a treasure to have known her. I am going to miss her stories about her grandbabies which she adored so much.

  7. Rose was so helpful during my formative years at Judicial. She shared her baking and cooking masterpieces with me and always loved to talk about family. Her passing is truly our loss.

  8. Lonnie, Carl and Family, Our deepest sympathies go out to you and your family. We have so many fond memories of Rosalie. She was one of a kind. So sorry…

  9. Rosalie’s Trinidad home that she grew up in was right across the street from mine so I have such fond memories of her and her entire family. Words cannot adequately express my condolences to her family!! Sending prayers for you all. Heaven gained an Angel but all too soon. Rest easy dear Rosalie.

  10. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Her love and kindness will be forever missed, I am grateful for being able to work with and know her. Her genuine spirit will be forever missed.

  11. We share in your profound sorrow at the sudden death of “Ro”. It was our honor and privilege to have known her and to enjoy the part she played in our lives. Her smile will always be remembered. May the many happy memories of times gone by help carry you along this path of grief. Praying for comfort and blessings during this time. David, Pam, Megan and ‘ Lil David Keller

  12. Rosalie and I worked together. She was a great clerk and one that offered some laughs and great conversations. I remember when she shared about her grandkids being born- the excitement was such a happy time. She checked in on me from time to time as work took us in different directions and I loved her kind heart.

    She will be missed. God Bless her family and loved ones during this time. I hope you all find peace in her memory.

  13. We are so sad to hear about Rosalie. Please know that all of you are in our thoughts and prayers. May she rest in peace, she’s in God’s hands now.

  14. My deepest condolences to Lonnie and the entire Elley family. I did not have the pleasure of knowing Rosalie but the fact that she helped to raise Loni who is such a profoundly wonderful and phenomenal human being who has influenced countless people in so many positive ways, I can only imagine how incredible Rosalie must have been. You all will be in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

  15. Lonnie and family we are so saddened by your loss. Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers.

  16. We are so very sorry for your loss!
    When I think of Rosalie what comes to mind is KIND. Such a lovely, kind, soul with always a smile on her face. She will be missed.

    Your entire family is in our thoughts and prayers.

    Bob & Pam (Jamnick) Alton

  17. My deepest condolences, I worked with Rosie and she was the sweetest lady. I am going to miss her so much.

    Rest in peace Rosie
    Erica Kindred

  18. Lonnie, we are so sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers to you and your family. Ron and Kathy Jackson

  19. I knew Rosalie from high school, class of 1974 in Trinidad. She had such a great smile and laugh! My deepest sympathy and prayers for God’s comfort to her family, friends, and loved ones.

  20. Dearest Elley Family:

    My condolences to all. She was a wonderful woman. I know she will be sadly missed by
    everyone who’s lives were touched by Rosalie. I won’t be able to attend the services on Friday here in Trinidad.
    My prayers for comfort and peace to all.
    Wanda Lutz

  21. So sorry to hear. Wishing only the best to Carl, Lonnie & the rest of the family.
    RIP, sweet lady.
    Coach Tom Brockman

  22. My sincere condolences to the family of Rose and especially her son, Carl, Jessi, Sam & Emalee who she shares with me! Prayers for the entire family!

  23. Rosie was one of a kind and will be missed dearly. She was kind, caring and spunky, always with a smile on her face. Prayers to Rosie’s family/friends/co-workers during this difficult time.

  24. We will always remember what a loving and caring person Rosalie was. We loved her and will miss her very much.

  25. Rest in God’s loving arms, dear friend and soul sister. You will be forever in my heart.

    God bless,
    Jeanie and Steve Port

  26. Prayers for all of Rosie’s family. I sure love her and will miss her terribly. We loved talking politics and she was such a support system for me at work. Lonnie, big hugs to you sir. I’m so sorry.

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