Trudy Thomas

June 3, 1946September 9, 2018

Trudy Lynn Thomas, age 72 passed away on September 9, 2018 in Louisville, Colorado. Trudy was born in Connecticut on June 3, 1946 to Charles and Elsie (Bond) Thomas. Trudy married Leonard Sobolewski in Connecticut in 1998. Trudy was a Registered Nurse for the majority of her career and retired from Belmar Ambulatory Surgical in Lakewood, Colorado. Trudy was a proud vegan and a devoted animal lover. She enjoyed yoga and Southwestern style art. She was a very kind and loving mother and wife. She was thoughtful and compassionate towards her friends and family. She was a hardworking caregiver with a wonderful personality. Trudy is survived by her husband Leonard (Lenny) and her children Cindy Stoops Soda and Daniel Wayne Stoops. She is also survived by her siblings, Audrey Mellor and Sharon Kallin. She has three grandchildren; Ryan Soda, Heather Soda and Katie Soda. She is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Services for Trudy will be held at Crist Mortuary (3395 Penrose Pl. Boulder, CO. 80301) on Saturday September 22nd at 2pm. Trudy’s cremated remains will be buried in Connecticut with her parents at a later time. In lieu of flowers please consider donating to Trudy’s favorite cause, animals at The Wild Animal Sanctuary in Keenesburg, Colorado.


  • Memorial Service Saturday, September 22, 2018

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Anne & Rob Edward

September 22, 2018

Trudy was our neighbor and was always a source of smiles. The one, enduring memory we'll always have of her is her girlish excitement during the 2017 solar eclipse, when she stood outside with us, her husband Lenny and her son, Dan, marveling at the way the leaves of trees, and the holes in our colander, were blanketing the ground in wondrous little half-moon patterns. Trudy's presence was infectious. No doubt, a light has gone out.

Kristin McLaurin - Little

September 19, 2018

I knew Trudy from the Louisville Recreation Center, as we practiced yoga together for many years. I remember Trudy as a kind, beautiful, spirited woman who took care of her body and soul and was always welcoming to others, generous with her smile. She fought her disease with passion and ferocity. That front left corner spot will always belong to Trudy.

Laurie Lacey

September 19, 2018

I loved my aunt. Whenever she was around you felt as if you were listened to, cared about, and loved, such was her giving nature. She will be dearly missed.