OBITUARY

Amy Michelle Riley

March 2, 1979May 31, 2014
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Amy Michelle Riley, 35, of Greeley, died Saturday, May 31, 2014. Amy was born on March 2, 1979 in Fort Morgan, Colorado to Ulysses Riley and Laura (Guinn) Riley.

Amy grew up in Wray until she was ten and the family moved to Greeley. She attended Greeley West High School. Amy was the general manager of Stoddard Funeral Home and Sunset Memorial Gardens. She had been employed there for 12 years.

Amy was a member of St. Peter’s Catholic Church. She enjoyed doing crafts, golfing and doing home projects. She was very outgoing and friendly. Amy loved everyone. Her pride and joy were her children.

Amy is survived by her daughter, Arion Grace Riley of Greeley; two sons, Chance Maurice “Mo-Jo” Flot and Elijah Gabriel Tiba both of Greeley; step-son, Riley Aragon of Greeley; parents, Laura Riley of La Salle and Ulysses Riley (fiancé, Elaine Cusato) of Alba, Texas; sister, Angela Villamil of Evans; step-sister, Delilah Hendrickson of Ft. Leavenworth, Kansas; sister-in-law, Carol Korell of Lingle, Wyoming; two brothers, Wade Riley (Tabitha) of Gillette, Wyoming and Ulysses Riley, Jr. of Lingle; brother-in-law, Angel Villamil of Evans; grandma, Pauline Guinn of Wray; nieces and nephews, Brandon Riley, Angel Villamil, Jr., Alexis Villamil, Izaiah Villamil, Jaselyn Riley, Merdian Riley, Alyssa Riley, Amanda Riley, Ashley Riley and Brittini Payrot; numerous loved aunts, uncles and cousins; her childhood best friend, Stacey Green and several very special friends and her co-workers at Stoddard Funeral Home and Sunset Memorial Gardens.

She was preceded in death by her grandfathers, Maurice “Punk” Guinn and Clarence Riley; grandmother, Ruby Riley, step-mom, Deborah Riley and step-brother, Luke Gregersen.

Visitation will be from 12 noon-8:00 p.m. Tuesday, June 3, 2014 and 10:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m. Wednesday, June 4, 2014 both at Stoddard Funeral Home. Recitation of the Rosary will be at 7:00 p.m. Wednesday at Stoddard Funeral Home. Mass of Christian Burial will be at 3:00 p.m. Thursday at St. Mary’s Catholic Church. Interment Sunset Memorial Gardens.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Amy Riley Memorial Fund for the education fund for her kids in care of Stoddard Funeral Home, 3205 West 28th Street, Greeley, Colorado 80634.

Please visit www.stoddardsunset.com to sign online guestbook.

Services

  • Visitation Tuesday, June 3, 2014
  • Visitation Wednesday, June 4, 2014
  • Recitation of the Rosary Wednesday, June 4, 2014
  • Mass of Christian Burial Thursday, June 5, 2014
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Pat/Allen/Aunt Doris

June 9, 2014

Am so sorry for your loss. May God be with you and your family during this trying time. You and the family are in our thoughts and prayers.

Elaine Cusato

June 6, 2014

I am truly saddened to hear of your recent loss and would like to express my sincere thoughts and prayers to the Riley family on the recent passing of their beloved Amy.

Amy was an amazing person who touched the lives of many. I can only imagine how difficult this must be for you. I hope that you find courage and strength to bear this irreparable loss.

Frances Martinez

June 5, 2014

My thoughts and Prayers go out to Amy's family.
I met Amy in December last year when she helped us with my Mother's arrangements.
She was so very helpful,kind and comforting.
She left an impact on us all.
She will be greatly missed.
I will always remember her beautiful smile,her loving heart and how she embraced our family during this difficult time of loss.
May you rest peacefully Amy.

Lois Bretz

June 5, 2014

To the family and friends of Amy, she was such an amazing woman. She helped me about a 1 1/2 ago with my husband's funeral and did an exceptional job. I will truly miss her and are praying for you all. I know exactly what u are feeling.

June 5, 2014

As for the words of the song "Friends" it's hard to let you go but the fathers into the hands we know, but a life time not to long to live as friends.

Jeff Bentley

June 5, 2014

My thought and Prayers are with Amy Riley's family. Her passing is a huge loss to all that had the pleasure of seeing her smile or experiencing her energy. RIP Amy you will be missed but not forgotten.

Koleen Stone

June 5, 2014

Grief can be so hard, but our special memories help us cope. Remembering you and your loved one today and always.

Lorraine Adams & Family

June 5, 2014

Our thoughts and prayers are with Amy's family during this time of sorrow. We are shocked and very saddened to hear of her passing. We came to know Amy in our time of sorrow when we lost our beloved Max Adams. We were blessed to have Amy in our lives and we will miss her dearly. Heaven has a beautiful angel. Rest in peace Amy.

Carla Dolan

June 4, 2014

Amy always greeted me with a big smile. She was kind to me from day one and I always enjoyed seeing her. About two years ago at the Colorado Funeral Directors convention we sat together at dinner and she was tons of fun. We also served together on the Colorado Funeral Directors Assocation Board. She enjoyed talking about her children. Her eyes would just light up when she spoke of them. My heart breaks for Amy and her children. The entire family and her staff at Stoddard Funeral Home are all in my thoughts.
Carla Hanold-Dolan-Pueblo CO Dignity Funeral Homes

June 4, 2014

riley, sue and I send our warmest reguards.
Bob Smoot and Sue