Irene McCoy

November 19th, 1931January 17th, 2015

Irene McCoy passed away on January 17, 2015 at the age of 83.  She had a loving and generous heart and loved to laugh.  Irene was born and raised in Phippsburg, CO.  At age 19, she married Wilbur and settled down in his home town of St. Joseph, MO.  After the children were born, they moved to Colorado.  Over the years, they lived in Denver, Boulder, Lafayette, La Junta, and finally Erie.

Irene loved to travel with family and friends.  She was proud to be a lifetime member of Lafayette VFW Post 1771 Ladies Auxiliary.

She was preceded in death by Wilbur, her loving husband of 51 years, parents Earnest and Mabel Rollman, a brother David Rollman and a sister Dorothy Bearden. 

She is survived by her son Steve (Lisa) McCoy of Cortez, CO and her daughter Pam(Phil ) Sanchez of Lafayette, CO and six siblings, Margie Leggett of New Braunfels, TX, Lou Rollman of Gig Harbor, WA, John (Betty) Rollman  of Boulder, Marian Skiles of Denver, Steve (Kay) Rollman  of Thornton and Elnora Stauffer of Denver.

The family would like to thank the employees of Balfour Retirement Community and Halcyon Hospice for outstanding care and making Irene’s remaining days comfortable and peaceful.  


Services will be held at Darrell Howe Mortuary, 1701 W. South Boulder Road, Lafayette, CO on Thursday, January 22 at 11:00 am with a reception to be held after the service at the TRI-City Elks, 525 Main Street, Louisville, CO.