Alberta Lee Sherrow, 88, of Greeley, CO died on October 22 at LifeCare Center of Greeley. She was born on April 28, 1931 in Trinidad, CO to Albert and Ella (Horn) Borgeson. Lee graduated from Trinidad High School in 1949. She earned a degree in Education from Colorado State College of Education, now UNC, in 1953.
On July 24, 1954, Lee married Basil Sherrow at Trinity Episcopal Church. They were married for 55 years. They raised four children in Greeley. She was a second grade teacher at Wiggins Elementary School for 21 years. She also taught in Pueblo, CO and at Cameron Elementary in Greeley.
Lee was a member of Trinity Episcopal Church. She served on the Prayer
Ministry, was a lector and a member of the Thursday Morning Bible Study Group. She was an avid reader and belonged to the Great Books Club for many years. She enjoyed reading the “classics”. Lee volunteered at the Greeley Public Library repairing books.
Lee’s family and friends were important to her. She enjoyed her children, their spouses, her grandchildren and her neighbors. She looked forward to their visits.
Lee is survived by her son, Steven (Becki) Sherrow of Inman, KS; two daughters, Carolyn (Joe) Velasquez of Aztec, NM, and Nancy (Dale) Weimer of Windsor, CO, daughter-in-law, Esther Hoff of Denver, CO. She is also survived by her friend and neighbor, Dorothy Peterson who provided companionship and comfort until her passing. She has eight grandchildren and six great grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Basil; a son, Eric Sherrow; a granddaughter, Teresa Velasquez; and a daughter-in-law, Jacqueline Dice Sherrow.
A memorial service to celebrate her life will be held at Trinity Episcopal
Church in Greeley on November 16, 2019 at 2 pm. Inurnment will follow at the Trinity Memorial Garden. Memorial contributions may be made to Trinity Episcopal Church.
A full obituary will be posted upon completion.