Edith Jane Wartburg
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Edith Jane Wartburg
  • July 29, 1921 - February 5, 2017
  • Boulder, Colorado

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On Sunday, February 5, 2017, Edith Jane (Miller) Wartburg passed away at the age of 95 at Boulder Community Hospital surrounded by family.
Edith was born July 29, 1921 to Owen and Mamie Miller in Cincinnati, Ohio. She lived and attended school in Cincinnati where she later received a Master's Degree in Education. She taught fourth, fifth and sixth grade to students at Mt. Adams grade school in Cincinnati.
On June 30, 1955, Edith married her soul mate Arthur F. Wartburg after meeting on a European tour. In September 1964, Edie, Artie and Edie's mother, Mamie, moved from Cincinnati to Boulder. Initially they rented a home in Martin Acres while they settled in. Searching for a forever home they found property in North West Boulder where they built their beloved home, in which they would spend the next 51 years.
In September 1965 Edie resumed her love of teaching at Foothills Elementary in Boulder. She then taught fifth grade at Foothills for 22 years. After retiring Edie and Artie enjoyed traveling the world, taking care of their home, reading and visiting with family and friends.
She will be greatly missed by her family and friends. Family members that are left to cherish her memory are husband, Arthur Wartburg his brother, David and his wife Diana of Longmont, Colorado. Also, niece, Christine (Wartburg) Fetzer and her husband Dan, great-niece Brittany Fetzer, great-nephew Kendrick Fetzer, all of Haxtun, Colorado, as well as many beloved cousins and friends. She is preceded in death by her parents Owen and Mamie Miller.
A celebration of her life will be held on Monday, February 27, 2017 at 2 pm at Crist Mortuary in Boulder, Colorado officiated by Pastor Jeri Soens. Memorial contributions may be made to Boulder's Meals on Wheels organization or charity of Donor's choice. Please visit www.cristmortuary.com to leave condolences.

Arrangements under the direction of Crist Mortuary, Boulder, CO.