Aileene A. Sparling

July 18th, 1929June 21st, 2015

Aileene A. Sparling passed away at her home in Boulder on June 21, 2015. She was born on July 18, 1929 in Florence, CO to Edward and Allene Watkins.

Aileene is preceded in death by her husband Bob Sparling, and her sisters Betty and Alice. She is survived by her daughter Robin Zook, son William (Mary) Sparling; three grandchildren: Michael, Bobby, and Joni; brother-in-law Jack in Estes Park, CO; sister-in-law Betty Jean Luttkus in Denver; and nieces and nephews in Estes Park and Texas.



A memorial service will be held Sunday, June 28 at 2 pm in the chapel at Darrell Howe Mortuary in Lafayette.

Memorial contributions may be made in Aileene's name to the Arthritis Foundation: or to the Alzheimer's Foundation:








Deeply saddened to learn of this news. The Sparlings et all were a favored and important part of my life from a very early age. Please accept my deepest sympathy and apologies for such a late recognition. You all are and will continue to be in my thoughts.