Dorothy Helen Chrispen

April 6, 1934September 8, 2020

Dorothy (Dottie Lou) Chrispen

April 6, 1934 – September 8, 2020

Dorothy (Dottie Lou) Chrispen went to her heavenly home on September 8, 2020. She was born on April 6, 1934 in Eaton, Colorado to Herman and Lydia (Stroh) Bauming.

She graduated from Kersey High School. On January 6, 1956, she married James (Jim) Chrispen in Greeley. He passed away July 21, 2011.

Dottie Lou helped her parents farm and later worked for the College Laundry, Sanitary Laundry and retired from Kodak Of Colorado.

She enjoyed trips to Branson, Memphis, and South Dakota. She was an Elvis fan and collector of Elvis memorabilia. Dottie Lou loved bowling with the IOF, the Independent Order of Foresters. Dottie Lou was preceded in death by her parents and her husband.

She is survived by her children, Darin Chrispen of Greeley and Monika (Larry) Honstein of Fort Collins; her grandchildren, Megan Myrant of Greeley, Casi (James) Honstein-Hefner and Travis Honstein, all of Fort Collins; her great-grandsons, Urijah Myrant of Greeley and Darien Espino of Fort Collins; and a sister-in-law, Betty (Virgil) Lieuellen of Greeley.

A Celebration of Dottie Lou’s Life will be held at 1:30 pm, Wednesday, September 16, 2020, at Pioneer Post No. 2121, V.F.W., 2514 7th Avenue, Greeley, Colorado 80631.


  • Celebration of Life

    Wednesday, September 16, 2020


Dorothy Helen Chrispen

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Wayne Oblander

September 11, 2020

Monika and Darin,
We were so sorry to hear of Dottie's passing! Please know you are in our prayers in the days to come. Enjoy those precious memories. She will be missed by so many. Wish we could be there to celebrate her life with you. We are there in spirit. Love to all.
Wayne and Betty


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