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Louann Douglass

May 31, 1941 — April 13, 2023

Aurora, CO

Louann Smith Douglass age 81 died at home on April 13, 2023.  The cause of death was congestive heart failure.

She was born on May 31,1941 in Rome, Georgia.  Louann lived in Huntsville, Alabama, Zwiebruechen and Heidelberg, Germany before moving to Aurora, Colorado.  Louann started her professional accounting career at the George C. Marshall Space Flight Center (NASA) on Redstone Arsenal, Huntsville, AL where she met her future husband.  She later transferred to the U. S. Army Missile Command (Army Material Command) Finance & Accounting Office.  Louann, husband (Bill) and son Michael moved to Germany where sons Geoffrey and Christopher were born.  In 1975 the family moved to Aurora, CO.  As the boys grew older, she took on more part-time accounting work, retiring in 2001 as a medical office administrator.  Louann was a member of the Cherry Creek Presbyterian Church where she served as a Deacon and as an Elder.  She was also a Mothers of Pre-Schoolers (MOPS) mentor Mom.

Louann graduated from Howard College, now Samford University, Birmingham, AL where she was an officer in her sorority, Delta Zeta.  She was an active member of P.E.O. for many years.  Louann, a mother of three Eagle Scouts of whom she was very proud.  Also, served as a docent at the Colorado Governor’s Mansion in Denver.  She had a strong Christian circle of friends including a group of Women in the Word and a Bible Study Koinonia, John II.

Survivors include husband, William E. Douglass, Jr., sons Michael (Barbara) of Alexandria, VA; Geoffrey (Layna) of Fallston, MD; and Christopher (Jennifer) of Broomfield, CO and Grandchildren Sylus and Vix Douglass of Broomfield, CO and Kyra Douglass of Fallston, MD.  Also, her brother Marvin (Julie) Smith of Cumming, Georgia.  Louann was preceded in death by her parents, Rebon and Pauline Smith and youngest brother Charles Smith.

A Memorial Service will be held at Cherry Creek Presbyterian Church, 10150 East Belleview Avenue, Englewood, CO 80111 at 1:00 PM June 16, 2023.  Inurnment will be at Fort Logan National Cemetery, Denver, CO that morning for close friends and family.

Memorial contributions are welcome at Cherry Creek Presbyterian Church, 10150 E. Belleview Ave, Englewood, CO80111 or Christian Medical Mission to Cambodia/Jeremiah’s Hope, 1685 S Colorado Blvd, unit S, Box 313, Denver, CO 80222-4035.

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Friday, June 16, 2023

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10150 E Belleview Ave, Englewood, CO 80111

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