Darlene Dee Price

May 28, 1940April 12, 2018

Darlene Price of Colorado Springs, died peacefully on April 12, 2018 at home with her husband at her bedside. She was 77 years old. She was born May 28, 1940 in Chadron, Nebraska to the late Raimon Cook and the late Carol Baller Cook. She was the beloved wife of retired Army LTC Gerald M. Price for almost 60 years. She grew up in Salida and Longmont, CO, but traveled the world while Gerald served his country. She worked as a homemaker, Retail Worker and Civil Servant.

Her greatest joys were her 4 children, Deborah “Debby” Balcer (Mark), Jerry, Jr. Price (Judy), Michelle “Mickey” Fluegge (Charlie Willetts) and James Price (Tereasa Apicello); and her 13 grandchildren, Tori Conklin (Ron), Catherine Agnew (Preston), Mandy Gillette (Chris), Brandy Palmer, Sara Price (Greg McGinn), Daniel Price, Ashley Washkowiak (Major Ben), Sean Fluegge (Stasia), Ryan Fluegge, Cameron Price (Rachel Adams) and Preston Price, Amber and Ryan Browning; and her 13 Great Grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her sisters, Patricia McKean and Carolyn McGrew and is survived by her sisters, Roberta Merrill and Dawn Collins and her brothers, Raimon Cook, Jr., Timothy Cook and Mark Cook and many cousins.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society (Small-cell Lung Cancer) or the American Heart Association.

A celebration of her life will be held at a later date.


  • Private family services will be held

Darlene Dee Price

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