February 19, 1925 – June 26, 2019

   My Mom was always the life of the party, but last week she moved on and is no longer here physically. I miss her every second. Gerda S. Wolff, age 94, passed from this earth on June 26, 2019. She was born in Wiesbaden, Germany and moved to Colorado Springs in 1977. She lived here for the next 42 years rejoicing in the Colorado blue sky on even the rainiest of days.

   She was a wonderful wife to her husband / my Dad, Adolph, throughout their 60 years of marriage; and she was an amazing Mom to me, her son Frederic. Due to the ease with which Gerda related to others and her positive outlook on life, she was able to make many loving friends throughout her journey.

   Gerda and Adolph were deeply devoted to each other. They enjoyed each day’s views of the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains; every day’s stellar panorama was new and different from that of the others before. I will remember Mom’s beautiful smile, her love of flowers and hummingbirds, and her open and giving heart. She cherished the gifts of nature, and the world is a better place because she has been in it.

   In lieu of flowers, the family requests that you make a donation in Gerda Wolff’s name to the charity of your choice.

   Visitation 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Monday, July 8, 2019 and service of remembrance 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 9, 2019 all at Shrine of Remembrance “America the Beautiful” Chapel, 1730 E. Fountain Blvd.  A dinner reception will follow at the Olympian Plaza Reception and Event Center, 975 S. Union Blvd., with famous pianist, Mr. Thomas Dawson, Director of Music for The Commodores.  Private entombment will be at the Shrine of Remembrance Mausoleum, Alcove of Grace.

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  1. Fred, I met your parents only once, but I remember how they welcomed me as an individual rather than a part of the family unit. I felt their genuine warmth and joy in life.

    I’m glad that you were able to return to Colorado Springs after spending time away; the comfort you’ll receive from nature and the places which hold such warm memories are incalculable.

    Please know my thoughts are with you.

    1. Thanks, Karen. I appreciate your kind words and insightful memories. Sincerely, Fred

  2. Dear Fred, I was deeply saddened to hear of your beloved mother. My heartfelt condolences to you and your family. Thinking of you, and wishing you moments of peace and comfort in the midst of sorrow and pain.

  3. Fred, I was so sorry to hear of your sad loss. All of us are thinking of you and wishing you the best during this terrible time. You have our deepest sympathy.

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