Sadie Marie Skeff

Longtime Center resident Sadie Marie Skeff passed away on April 28, 2023, in Center, Colo. She lived her life devoted to her church, her family and her community. 

Sadie was born on June 20, 1936, in Trinidad, Colo., to Kelley H. and Margaret (Sawaya) Skeff. She graduated from Adams State College with a Bachelor's Degree in Music and went on to be a successful local businesswoman (Skeff’s Food Center and local theaters), music teacher and spent many of her later years caring for family members.

She is survived by her brother Kelley Skeff and his family, sister-in-law Colette Skeff and the families of nieces and nephews.

Sadie was preceded in death by her parents, her brothers Herbert Skeff, Roger Skeff, Joseph Skeff, George Skeff and Ray Skeff, her sister Betty Skeff and her nephew Douglas Skeff.

A Funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 6, 2023, at St. Francis Jerome Catholic Church in Center. A Vigil Service with Recitation of the Rosary will be held at 7 p.m. on Friday, May 5, 2023, also at the church in Center. Interment will follow services in the Monte Vista Cemetery.

In honor of Sadie’s love for the community of Center, the family has asked that contributions are made to the Center Police, Fire or Ambulance services and may be made in care of the funeral home office.

To express condolences, please visit Rogers Family Mortuary in Monte Vista is in care of the arrangements.