Florence O’Donnell of Fort Collins passed away on November 24, 2011. She was born on March 21, 1939 in Greeley, Colorado to Carlton and Esther Ledall. Florence graduated from Eaton High School in 1956 and then attended cosmetology school and worked at the Charm Studio in Fort Collins.
Florence met and married Patrick O’Donnell on December 22, 1960 in Eaton, Colorado and to this union three children were born. They resided in Fort Collins for over 45 years.
She was a long time member of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Fort Collins. She volunteered
for the Multiple Sclerosis Society and American Cancer Society for many years. She enjoyed spending time with her family, watching sports and meeting with her friends for coffee. Florence had a passion for cooking, interior design and taking long rides in the mountains.
Florence is survived by her loving husband, Patrick; her son Chris O’Donnell (Michele Wilde) of Denver, CO; her daughters Stacey O’Donnell (David Anderson) of Centennial, CO and Kelley O’Donnell (Jeff Thrasher) of Fort Collins, CO; brother Vern Ledall of Eaton, CO; grandchildren Aaron, Peter, Jim Anderson; Tanner and Finn O'Donnell, all of Denver, CO.
She was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers Herb Ledall and Charlie Ledall; one sister Irene Ledall.
A visitation will be held on Wednesday, November 30th from 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at the
Allnutt Drake Chapel, 650 W. Drake Road, Fort Collins, CO. Funeral service will be at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 1208 W. Elizabeth, Fort Collins, CO on Thursday, December 1, 2011 at 10:00 a.m.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Multiple Sclerosis Society or the American Cancer Society, in care of Allnutt Funeral Service, 650 W. Drake Road, Fort Collins, CO 80526.