Ann A. Van Saun
Ann A. Van Saun
  • March 11, 1951 - December 21, 2017
  • Thornton, Colorado

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Ann A. Van Saun (66) passed from this life during the early hours of 21 December 2017 due to the complications of a cardiac arrest. Ann enjoyed life spending time with friends especially Angela and Larry Finlayson, Patty Ross, Grace Klepacs and Michelle Zweig. She was an active participant with the Thornton Active Adult Center where she took trips, attended activities and spent time with friends in quiet activities. Ann was a loyal friend, helpful and caring. Ann had a variety of interest including dance, old movies and revisiting old books, travel and enjoying meals at many of the Denver restaurants. She enthusiastically embraced Halloween activities including wearing many different costumes throughout the years.

Ann's love of travel, especially to the mountains was planted in her by her parents William (Allen) and Dorothy (Stanley) Van Saun. As a child the family frequently visited many sites around Colorado. After graduation from Thornton's Merritt Hutton High School with the class of 1969, Ann joined the Navy. Following her discharge, Ann returned to Denver, retiring from Quest Communications. During her employment years, she traveled, enjoyed concerts and dance productions, especially with her longtime friend Mary Ellen Lawrence. Following the death of her mother, Ann returned to her family home to care for her father until he passed away.

There will not be a funeral. A celebration of Ann's life will be held from 1:00 p.m. to 3: p.m., Saturday 20 January at the Thornton Active Adult Center, 9471 Dorothy Blvd., Thornton. The internment will be held Saturday 27 January at 1:00 p.m. at the Crown Hill Cemetery, 7777 West 29th. Ave. Wheat Ridge, Co. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the Denver Rescue Mission in Ann's memory.

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Arrangements under the direction of Olinger Highland Mortuary & Cemetery, Thornton, CO.