Anna Marie Spurgeon, 71, born December 5, 1951, in Star, New York, has been received by her heavenly Father on May 23, 2023, surrounded by her family. She attended high school in Fulton, New York, and nursing school in Albany, New York. She arrived in Colorado in 1976, and met her loving husband, Donald, on December 10, 1986, at a dance. They danced for the rest of her life.
Anna loved life and was not afraid of death. She said, “it is a prize I have won for accepting Jesus!” Anna was a smart, kind and caring woman who brought joy to everyone she met.
Anna was survived by her husband, Donald Spurgeon; her children: Holly Schurbert, Barbara Lentz, Robert Vincent, Theresa Spurgeon, and Donald Spurgeon; her siblings: Arthur “Butch” Contois, Bonnie Whittington, Carol Brown and Mary Marsalis; and many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents: Robert and Anna Contois; and siblings: Tommy Contois, Kathy Contois, Donna Heckler and Robert Contois, Jr.
Visitation at Shrine of Remembrance “America the Beautiful” Chapel, 1730 East Boulevard, Colorado Springs, Colorado, Saturday, May 27, 2023, at 2:00 – 4:00 pm. Funeral Service at Ark of the Rockies, 2376 Academy Place, Colorado Springs, Colorado, 80909, Sunday, May 28, 2023, at 2:00 pm. Graveside Service Wednesday, May 31, 2023, 9:00 am at Pikes Peak National Cemetery, 10545 Drennan Road, Colorado Springs, Colorado, 80925.