Sally Elaine Donley

sally donley

July 18, 1939 ~ July 14, 2023

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

Celebration of Life:

Sally Elaine Donley, age 83, entered into eternal life on July 14, 2023. Sally was born on July 18, 1939, to Hazel (nee Powers) and Glenn Adams at Corwin Hospital in Pueblo. Sally was predeceased by the love of her life and husband, Ted; a baby daughter; stepson, Mike Donley; and granddaughter, Sammi Jo Gaunt. She is survived by daughter, Jere Beth Donley of Florence; daughter, Vanessa Tranel (Jeff) of Pueblo; stepdaughter, Janett Spanier (Myron) of Aurora; granddaughter, Lexi of Canon City; step grandson, Todd Spanier (Maureen) of Aurora; step grandson, Jason Tranel (Cari) of Lakewood; and step grandson, Jordan Tranel (Cynthia) of Grand Cayman Island; and four great-grandchildren. Sally grew up in Pueblo, graduated from Central High School, and spent most of her life in Pueblo and Beulah. Not only was she a farm wife, she also owned Donley Insurance Agency in Florence. She will be remembered for her sense of humor, cooking, and love for the Broncos, Nuggets, Rockies, and Avs. The family has heartfelt appreciation to Theresa, friend and First Light caregiver, and Dawn and Stephanie from Compassus for their loving in-home care. Viewing, 10:30 a.m. until the time of the service which starts at 11 a.m. Friday, July 21, in the Montgomery & Steward Funeral Chapel. Interment, Beulah Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in Sally’s name may be made to the Beulah Fire Protection and Ambulance District through the funeral home. Online condolences,


Funeral Service: July 21, 2023 11:00 am

Montgomery & Steward Funeral Chapel
1317 N. Main Street
Pueblo, CO 81003


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  1. Love and prayers Jere Beth, Vanessa, and families. Your mom was an awesome lady who we had the upmost respect for. May she rest in peace with Ted, Sammi Jo, and the rest of many others we have lost before her. All our love, Randy & Jan

  2. Our sincerest condolences in the loss of your Mother & Granmother. We have such kind, wonderful & and fun memories of Sally. If you need anything…please let us know.
    Rick & Yolie Hendrex

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