Mildred Elizabeth Marteney 1912 - 2009 Denver
Private graveside services for Mildred Elizabeth Stapleton Marteney, 97, of Greenwood Village, will be at Fairmount Cemetery in Denver.
Mrs. Marteney died Monday, July 27, 2009, in Denver.
She was born Jan. 30, 1912, in in La Harpe, Kan., the daughter of Dr. Fielding Peter and Beatrice Lee Thomas Stapleton. She had previously lived in Lawrence, Kan., and graduated in 1933 from Kansas University with a degree in home economics. She later received a master’s degree in textiles and clothing from Colorado State University.
She taught high school home economics in Wyoming, Arizona and Colorado before she joined the faculty of Colorado Women’s College from 1958 to 1971.
She married Edwin Irvin Marteney on June 15, 1939, in Denver. He preceded her in death in 1986.
Survivors include a son, Lee; two brothers, George Stapleton and Jack Stapleton; three sisters, Judith Bolze, Joie Stapleton and Hazel Stapleton; four grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.
Fairmount Mortuary in Denver is in charge of arrangements.