Paulette Kathleen Shockney, 47, passed away on July 21, 2022.  She was a lifelong resident of Colorado Springs, Colorado.  She was a loving and compassionate mother, wife, daughter, sister, aunt, niece, cousin, friend and anchor to her family and to all.

Paulette was born on February 14, 1975 to Paul Lucero and Patricia (Nunez) Lucero in Colorado Springs, Colorado.  She attended St. Mary’s High School and graduated in 1993.  On December 19, 1997 she married Patrick Shockney in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Paulette was fond of wildlife, nature, and the Colorado mountains.  She enjoyed travelling to the mountains and capturing its beauty with her photography.  She was so talented with her thousands of photographs of nature, wildlife, the moon, planets and beautiful sunsets and sunrises.  Her photographs really should have been on display and were quite underrated and undiscovered. 

Paulette is survived by her loving husband Patrick; her children: Elijah (Emily) and Noah; her mother and father: Paul and Patty Lucero; her siblings: Janet (Julian) Lucero-Trujillo and Debbie (Michael) Palmer; nieces: Lauren, Alyssa, Amanda and Nicole; in-laws: Shirley Baldwin-Kordick, Elizabeth (Greg) Haubrich, Kellie (Floyd) Helderman, Rebecca Baldwin-Kordick, Alexandra Kordick (Ryan), Kristen, Sophie, Flynn and Riley and many other cousins, nephews, nieces, aunts, uncles, in-laws and friends.

A memorial service will be held at 2pm on Friday, July 29th at Shrine of Remembrance, 1730 East Fountain Boulevard, Colorado Springs, Colorado 80910.  A reception will be held following the memorial service at Olympian Plaza Reception and Event Center located just East of the memorial service, 975 South Union Boulevard. 

Memorials in Paulette’s name may be made to Homeward Pikes Peak, or 2010 E. Bijou Street, Colorado Springs, Colorado 80909.

Paulette touched the lives of so, so many people, friends and family.  Her selflessness and ability to personalize her loving thoughts and actions towards others will never be forgotten.  Her beautiful smile would brighten and enlighten all.  She will be missed dearly.  We are all blessed to have had the opportunity to have known her and to have been touched by her love and compassion. 

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  1. I am so sorry that I am unable to be with my Lucero family during this time. My thoughts and prayers are with you all at this moment. Words do not describe the sadness we all feel for my Uncle’s family. I will continue to pray for Paulette’s family.

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