Shirley Jean Nidey, 58, passed away October 12, 2011. Survived by her loving husband of 40 years, Michael Nidey; children, Amy Rae Sutton and Cristopher Michael Nidey; mother, Nancy Bryant; sister, Judy (Norm) Frederiksen; brother, Steve (Shelley) Bryant; grandchildren, Makena and Kylie Sutton. Also survived by her mother-in-law, Mary Nidey and numerous loved ones and special friends. Preceded in death by her father, Ray Bryant and father-in-law, John W. Nidey. Shirley was born June 5, 1953, in Pueblo and worked many years in the clerical department at the Pueblo Chieftain. She was a member of Parkhill Baptist church. She had a wonderful since of humor and was definitely the life of the party. She brought joy and laughter into many lives. She was the most faithful and loudest cheerleader and supporter at all the family athletic events. Most of all, Shirley loved her family. At her request, there will be no viewing. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. Memorial service, 3 p.m. Monday, October 17, 2011, in the Montgomery & Steward Chapel with Pastor Dan Craft officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Lung Association through Montgomery & Steward Funeral Directors, 1317 N. Main St., Pueblo, CO 81003. Online condolences, www.montgomerysteward.com

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  1. Dearest Mike,Amy and Christopher,
    We are deeply saddened by your loss. Our memories of Shirley and her forever beautiful heart will be treasured forever. She was a Shining Light and a TRUE FRIEND in the lives of many people, we feel honored to have known her, she deeply touched our lives. We care about you, share in your loss and wish you moments of comfort. All Our Love Take Care. Mike and Cindy

  2. Dear Mike and Family,
    I am sad to hear about Shirley, and I am so sorry for your loss. She was a great, life-long family friend and a really sweet person. May God give all of you the “strength” you need to bear your loss—and “wisdom” to accept His will. You are in my prayers.

  3. DEAR MIKE AND FAMILY

    IAM SO SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS. IT HAS BEEN MANY, MANY YEARS BUT I REMEMBER SHIRLEY AS A BEAUTIFUL FUN-LOVING PERSON. MAY GOD HELP YOU AND YOUR FAMILY THROUGH THESE TUFF TIMES.
    GOD BLESS – TERRY

  4. Mike & Family,

    Our prayers and sincerest condolences to you and your family, I have nothing but happy, fun memories of Shirley as we were growing up and she will always be in our hearts and prayers, she was a wonderful person!

    Deb & John Hernandez

  5. Our hearts ache with all of you in your loss of Shirley. What a beautiful person she was. Always ready to have fun. We love the whole Nidey/Bryant family. You have been so very special to us through the years we were at Park Hill. Our prayers are with you at this time.

  6. Mike, Amy, Chris, MaKena, Kylie, and the whole Bryant and Nidey Family.

    My deepest condolences. Shirley was more then a wife, mother, sister, nana. She was one of the most charismatic and loyal people I ever knew. I will never forget the time I spent with her. She is now an angel looking down on all of you.

    Shane Sutton

  7. NIDEY AND BRYANT FAMILIES,

    I WAS SO SORRY TO READ OF SHIRLEY’S PASSING. MY MOTHER AND I BOWLED WITH HER, HER MOM AND SISTER MANY YEARS AGO, FOR MANY YEARS.

    SHE WAS ALWAYS A FUN AND ENERGETIC LADY. SHE WAS A BEAUTIFUL PERSON.

    MAY YOU FIND COMFORT FROM THE WINGS OF ANGELS THAT SURROUND YOU AND YOUR FAMILY AT THIS SAD TIME.

    GOD BLESS YOU AND YOURS.

    I WILL KEEP YOU IN MY PRAYERS.

    SINCERELY,

    JOYCE MCADAMS TRONTEL
    BREMERTON, WASHINGTON

  8. NIDEY AND BRYANT FAMILIES,

    I WAS SO SORRY TO READ OF SHIRLEY’S PASSING. MY MOTHER AND I BOWLED WITH HER, HER MOM AND SISTER MANY YEARS AGO, FOR MANY YEARS, SHE WAS ALWAYS A FUN AND ENTERGETIC PERSON. SHE WAS SUCH A BEAUTIFUL PERSON, MAY YOU FIND COMFORT FROM THE WINGS OF ANGELS THAT SURROUND YOU AND YOUR FAMILY AT THIS SAD TIME..

    GOD BLESS YOU.

    JOYCE MCADAMS TRONTEL
    BREMERTON, WASHINGTON

  9. I am so sorry for the loss of your loved one.

    Praying for you,
    Vickie Richardson and family
    (Bill Duncans daughter)

  10. Dear Mike and family, I was saddened to hear of Shirley’s passing. She was definitely always the life of the party and entertained all of us at East High. I am so very sorry for your loss.

  11. shirley i dont know u but I know ur boys and let me tell you that you have done a wonderful job on raising them become men rest in peace god bless and ur family will be in my prayers

  12. shirley i dont know u but I know ur boys and let me tell you that you have done a wonderful job on raising them become men rest in peace god bless and ur family will be in my prayers

  13. My Dear Shirley,
    I do not ever recall not knowing and loving you-you have always been part of my families lives, whatever the distance was, you were part.
    I have always enjoyed your laughs and fun no matter how silly or pathethic they were-there were some real joys in there-real hum dingers if I may say so.
    I am grateful that I was part of your sunset, even in tha ole’ girl you kept your spirit and sense of humor.
    Goodbye my lifelong friend, you will be deeply missed and always loved.
    With God’s Love,
    Cindy “Lupe Dee”

  14. Dear Friends, I am so sorry to hear of Shirley’s passing. I know you have many special memories of her and will miss her greatly. Love and prayers, Anna Marie Wheeler

  15. My deepest condolences go out to the Nidey family. Shirley was such a wonderful person. I grew up with Cris and got to know Shirley very well.
    When I worked at the Chieftain she always had my back. She will be missed deeply. My thoughts and prays will be with the Nidey family at such a difficult time. Sorry Cris, Amy and Mike for such a treasure gone in your lives, but she will always be with you in spirit. Take care.

    Your Friend,
    Kevin White

  16. It has been many, many years since we last saw each other, but I want you to know I am so sorry for your loss, Mike and family and Aunt Mary. I will keep you all in my thoughts across the miles.

  17. We are sending our prayers and thoughts to you and your family. Chris, you had a gorgeous mother and never let go of her spirit. I was lucky to have met her and knew her for so many years! Thank you for sharing her with us all.

  18. Mike, Amy, Chris, Makena & Kylie:

    I so sorry to hear about your mom’s death. I always had fun with her and loved her. My prayers and thoughts are with all of you.

    Kathy

  19. Shirley did a very difficult job at the Chieftain with grace and humor. She was fun to be around and well-liked by everyone. She will be missed

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