Elsie Edwards passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on August 14, 2019

She was born in Dawson, New Mexico to Jose & Alvina Rodriguez. She was raised by Jose & Lupe Rodriguez.

 She was married to Edgar Edwards for a loving 51 years before he passed away. They had met while he was stationed at Camp Fort Carson. He a soldier and she a caregiver there. He proposed to her on the chapel steps. They married three months after they had met.

Elsie was preceded in death by her husband, Edgar; 3 sons,  Joseph, David and Roy; daughter, Mary Catherine; a granddaughter, Anita; six sisters,  Julia, Jessie, Tommy, Tillie, Erlinda, Vickie; and five brothers, Sammie, Sulley, Benny, Felix, and Ben.

She is survived by her daughter, Charlotte; daughter in law, Jane; 3 brothers, Johnny, Manuel, and Palook; 2 sisters, Josie and Maria; 9 grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren, 9 great great grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.

Elsie had a full life and enjoyed time with her beloved family. Her daughter who she referred to as “her Dolly” Charlotte was always running her to every family event they could possibly attend. Charlotte was her personal angel and made her life as comfortable and fulfilling as she could.

Elsie would always welcome anyone she met and would make them part of her family. She would ask anyone to just call her Grandma. She will always have a special place in everyone’s hearts.

With much love to our Mother, sister, grandmother, great grandmother and Aunt Lo.

A celebration of life will be held Tuesday August 20th at The Shrine of Remembrance 1730 East Fountain Boulevard, Colorado Springs, CO 80910. A viewing will be held from 10:00-11:00 AM. Service will begin at 11:00 AM, with a reception to follow at the Olympian Plaza Reception and Event Center, 975 S Union Blvd.

In lieu of flowers please donate to Abundant Hope Church 821 South Royer Street, Colorado Springs, Co 80903.

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This Obituary Has 7 Condolences

  1. We will miss you aunt Lo, you were a very special person and very loving. Rest In Peace.

  2. Lots of prayers to your family. I am so glad I got to meet you many years ago when visiting Terese and Cheryl. Fun and loving. Love, peace and joy to all.

  3. Dearest Elsie, we all know where you are now and at last you are completely well. All of us, at the Falcon Senior Services group have missed you since you’ve been unable to join us for the luncheons each month.
    Rest well in the arms of Jesus,

    Love and Blessings,

  4. Dear Elsie, You were my adopted Mom for so many years here in Falcon..You will always be close to my heart..May you rest in peace and receive all the rewards you have earned her on Earth..God Bless you and Keep you always in His care….My deepest sympathy to your family. <3 With Love, Sharon Corley

  5. To the family of Elsie (Lo) Edwards, please accept our heartfelt Condolences, Elsie will always be remembered for her kind and loving ways she will be missed RIP Elsie.

  6. So very Sorry to the Family wish I could be there with you all and hug you all miss and love you Elsie was loved by everyone who knew her she will be missed and never forgotten,God Bless you all.

  7. Charlotte,
    I’m so sorry for the loss of your Mom.
    God grant you and your family peace and blessings.

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