Paula O’Donnell

September 26, 2018

Paula O’Donnell

Sept. 29, 1951 -- July 23, 2018

Paula Keuter Wilson O’Donnell left this world on July 23, 2018, and is dearly missed by her family and friends.

Family receptions were held in Paula’s honor in Lafayette, Colorado, and Columbus. Contributions toward mortuary expenses can be sent to Sarah Polli, % John Polli, Peak Cycles, 1224 Washington Ave, Suite 145, Golden, CO 80401.

Paula was born in Omaha, to Teresa Carraher Keuter and Donald Keuter on Sept. 29, 1951. She was raised in Columbus, and attended St. Bonaventure Grade School and Scotus Junior and Senior High Schools. She then studied at the University of Nebraska at Lincoln. Paula was employed in customer service in the retail and travel industries. She married Norm Wilson in 1970. They lived in Columbus, where Sarah was born, and then in Colby, Kansas, where Maggie was born at a hospital in a community nearby.

After Norm and Paula divorced, she married Dennis O’Donnell in Fort Collins, Colorado, and gave birth to daughter Katie. Paula dearly loved her family, pets, music, and growing plants and gardens. She particularly loved being a grandmother to her four wonderful grandchildren and would have loved to hold baby Turner who was born after her passing.

Paula was preceded in death by her parents and her husband Denny. She is survived by daughters Sarah Wilson Polli (John) of Golden, Colorado; Maggie Wilson Carraher of Lafayette, Colorado; and Katie O’Connell Cameron (Collin) of Sandy, Utah; grandchildren Ashtyn and Rylan Revious, Hannah and Gianna Polli, and Turner Roy Cameron; sister Mary Carraher Keuter of Loveland, Colorado; niece Sheila Cosgrove Baylis (Chris) of Lake Grove, New York; aunt Margaret Briggs of Columbus; uncle Robert Carraher of Spalding; and numerous cousins. At the time of her passing, Paula was living in Westminster, Colorado.

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