Marie Kemis, 93, of Broomfield, CO died on January 31, 2020. She was born September 9, 1926, to Milford Smith and Gladys Owens in Denver, Colorado. She grew up in Denver and Greeley, Colorado. Marie graduated from the University of Colorado and married Thomas B. (Bert) Stover in 1948. She and Bert helped start Highland Baptist Church in Westminster, Colorado in the early 1960’s. She moved to Longmont in 1973 and attended Calvary Baptist Church in Longmont from 1973 to 1987. Bert died an untimely death in 1975 and Marie married Lyle Kemis in 1981. She and Lyle moved to Greeley in 1987 and attended Mountain View E. Free Church in Greeley from 1987 until 2014. She is survived by her husband, Lyle Kemis; her four children, Thomas Stover, John Stover, Laurie Stoll and Mark Stover; two step- children Cathy Moritz, and Nancy Toth; 19 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.
Services will be held Thursday, February 6, 2020 at 10:30 a.m. with visitation starting at 10:00 a.m. at Highland Baptist Church, 9185 Utica St., Westminster immediately followed by a light lunch. Interment will be at Crown Hill Cemetery in Wheatridge, Colorado at 2:30 p.m.
Condolences may be sent to the family at AdamsonCares.com.