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Alice R. Spencer

December 21, 1937 — December 24, 2023

Alice R. Spencer

In loving memory of Alice (Szymula) Spencer, 86, of LaPorte, Indiana.  She passed away peacefully on December 24, 2023, in Aurora, Colorado.

Alice was born December 21, 1937, in LaPorte, Indiana to John and Kazmiera “Kay” Szymula (Kolodiej).  She graduated from LaPorte High School in 1955 and moved to New Mexico shortly thereafter.  She lived in Albuquerque, NM and Phoenix, AZ for most of her life.

In 1981, she married Roscoe “Bud” Spencer in Albuquerque.  He proceeded her in death in September 1996.  From 1998 until his death in 2020, Alice spent time with her partner of 22 years, Gordon “Gordy” Dokken.

Alice enjoyed cooking, dancing, entertaining, her Boxers, and many friends.  She also enjoyed volunteering at various VFWs, American Legions, and Eagles clubs.  

She is survived by two daughters, Andrea (Vlock) Hinman of Centennial, CO and Audrey Vlock of Austin, TX, with six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Funeral Services will be held Friday, December 29, 2023, at Horan and McConaty, 11150 E. Dartmouth Ave, Aurora, Colorado 80014. The service will start at 2:00pm, with visitation beginning at 1:30pm. Interment will take place at a later date at Santa Fe National Cemetery, Santa Fe, New Mexico.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Alice’s honor to the Tunnels to Towers Foundation, https://t2t.org/donate/, supporting disabled veterans and first responders.

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Visitation

Friday, December 29, 2023

1:30 - 2:00 pm (Mountain (no DST) time)

Horan & McConaty Funeral Service and Cremation - Southeast Denver/Aurora

11150 E Dartmouth Ave, Aurora, CO 80014

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Funeral Service

Friday, December 29, 2023

2:00 - 3:00 pm (Mountain (no DST) time)

Horan & McConaty Funeral Service and Cremation - Southeast Denver/Aurora

11150 E Dartmouth Ave, Aurora, CO 80014

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