ForeverMissed
This memorial website was created in memory of our loved one, Rita Sebastian 84 years old , born on July 4, 1934 and passed away on March 30, 2019. We will remember her forever.
Posted by Joni Savoy on July 4, 2020
Remembering that today would of been your 86th Birthday. I know that Dad is celebrating this day with you know. We love and miss you. ♥️
Posted by Joni Savoy on July 4, 2019
Mom would of been 85 years old today on July 4th. We miss you Mom.
Posted by Tony Skees on April 5, 2019
Jean will always be in our memories and with our deepest sympathies to her family.
Tony & Jeanette Skees
Posted by Joni Savoy on April 4, 2019
I know I will meet my Mother again in heaven & I rejoice over that, but the bittersweet ache of missing her is real. For the last 20 years she has been struggling with Alzheimer's disease. We as her family wanted to do all that we could to help her through this final ordeal. It was so incredibly hard to see the person you loved slowly disappear before your eyes. We wanted so much for her to be free of it. Being set free doesn't mean you wont struggle, it means you won't struggle alone anymore. Mom is now free.

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Posted by Joni Savoy on July 4, 2020
Remembering that today would of been your 86th Birthday. I know that Dad is celebrating this day with you know. We love and miss you. ♥️
Posted by Joni Savoy on July 4, 2019
Mom would of been 85 years old today on July 4th. We miss you Mom.
Posted by Tony Skees on April 5, 2019
Jean will always be in our memories and with our deepest sympathies to her family.
Tony & Jeanette Skees
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Rita Jean Skees was born on July 4, 1934, in Louisville Kentucky.  She went to Nursing school and became  a practicing R.N.  She married Roderick Sebastian on September 17, 1955.  The new couple moved out to Colorado  and settled in Denver. They raised six children, Joni Savoy, Richard Sebastian, Don Sebastian, Karen Gray, Melanie Donahue, Kristi Sebastian. 

Jean, had 10 Grandchildren: (Joni) Neal Raymond, Heidi Merzweiler, Zachary Merzweiler;  (Richard) Nichole, Bobby; (Karen) Haley, Abby;  (Melanie) Christopher, Ryan;  (Kristi) Allisann.

Jean also had 4 Great grandchildren: (Zachary) Kayden, Falyn;  (Nichole) Ivy, Woody.

Rita Jean liked to just go by her middle  name of Jean.  She worked many years as Office Manager with Rod in their company Empire Fire Protection. Jean had many likes and passions, she like art and was very good at painting.  She did oils, watercolors and tole painting. She also loved and was very talented at sewing. She made many wonderful things from clothes for her children and herself to Wedding dresses and curtains.  She loved gardening and had a nice garden in the backyard.  She inspired a great love of Colorado in her children and took them camping often. Around the age of 60 years Jean developed signs of  Alzheimer's disease. She endured that for 24 years. She will be greatly missed by her friends and family. 

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