Longmont High Trojans
Longmont Colorado

Class of 1965







Longmont Daily Times-Call

Sept. 22, 1917 ó Oct. 30, 2007

Ann (Tucker) SIMONSEN , 90, passed away Oct. 30, 2007, at The Bridge Assisted Living in Longmont. She was a longtime Longmont resident and lived for 30 years in Sun City, Ariz.

Ann was born Sept. 22, 1917, in Rutherford Hills, Pa. Ann was the first Western Welcome Hostess in Longmont and the first woman Realtor and broker in the Longmont area. She also was the first woman president of the Colorado Board of Realtors.

Ann enjoyed travel, golf, bowling and fishing and was an avid Phoenix Suns and Broncos fan. Annís family remembers her as a devoted mother, putting all her love and efforts into raising her children. Her legacy will live on through the deep sense of tradition, loyalty, humor and family values she inspired in those who knew her. She was the love of our lives and a guiding force in our family.

Mother of Patti (Phil) Huff, Jeanne (Kent) Houston, Jim (Judy Nielsen) Tucker and Judy (Lewis) Hall; grandmother of Bob, Jeff, Lisa, Kelly, Tracey, Erik, Clancey, Van, Ilia, Dionne, Kimberly, Patrick and Alex; great-grandmother of Tyler, McKenzie, Katie, Ryan, Will, Andy, Jake, Ellie, Ethan, Nate, Hanna, Juliet, Adrianna, Tristan and Brayden. She was preceded in death by her husband, C. W. Simonsen; and her long time companion, George Riha.

Visitation, Saturday, 1 to 2 p.m.; funeral service, Saturday, 2 p.m., both at Olinger Crown Hill Tower of Memories Chapel, 29th and Wadsworth, Wheat Ridge 80033, 303-233- 4611. Private entombment, Olinger Tower of Memories. Memorial contributions suggested to HospiceCare of Boulder and Broomfield Counties, 2594 Trailridge Drive East, Lafayette, CO 80226.