Olinger Hampden Mortuary and Cemetery

8600 East Hampden Ave, Denver, CO


Naida Marie Wolke

June 3, 1925September 27, 2019

On Friday September 27th, 2019 Naida M. Wolke passed away peacefully at the age of 94 years.

She was preceded in death by the love of her life and husband of 65 years Jim; parents Thomas and Ida Shimon, brothers Duane and Clifford Shimon and sisters Arlene Heckethorn and Rose Doherty. Naida is survived by her children, Thomas (Deb), Patrick (Lori), Mark (Gwyneth) and Tim; sisters Helen Roth (Dick), Shirley Shimon, Mary Alig, and brother Ken Shimon (Vera). Naida will also be forever remembered by her numerous nieces, nephews, five grandchildren, two great grandchildren, extended family and dear friends.

Naida was born and raised in Pocahontas Iowa then moved to Denver where she lived most of her life. She was a registered nurse and a dedicated homemaker who loved family, swimming, baking, and playing games. She was known for her wonderful Czech fruit kolaches and for being almost unbeatable at word Scrabble.

In lieu of flowers, please donate to the Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Denver at https://ccdenver.org/


  • Viewing and Reception Thursday, October 10, 2019
  • Rosary Service Thursday, October 10, 2019
  • Funeral Mass Friday, October 11, 2019
  • Reception Friday, October 11, 2019
  • Committal Service Friday, October 11, 2019


Naida Marie Wolke

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Denise Clark

October 10, 2019

To the Wolke family,

We are so sorry to hear about the recent passing of Naida. She was a strong woman who had an authority in her voice to get things done.

She is a much loved and remembered member of the Shimon clan.

We offer our deepest sympathy,

Denise (Markham) Clark, Don Clark and Brian Clark