Margie Raye McLean

Passed away on
November 19, 2022

Margie Raye McLean, 80 of Denver passed away peacefully Saturday, November 19, 2022, at Lutheran Medical Center in Wheat Ridge, CO.

Margie was born on November 4, 1942, in Denver, CO to Paul Raymond Coker and Dorothy Louise Coker (Elder).  Margie grew up in Denver and graduated from West High School in 1960.  During high school, she met Wallace McLean at a local roller skate rink, and they were married on January 8, 1961.  They raised three children, Shelly, Chris, and Julie.

Margie retired from a long career as a paralegal in telecommunications working for Mountain Bell, which became US West as well as Qwest Communications.  Margie retired from the phone company after 20-plus years and retired to Sahuarita, AZ in 2010.  She enjoyed spending her summers at the family cabin in Conifer, CO, along with camping, traveling to the ocean, and soaking up the sunsets of the Arizona desert.

She is survived by her three children Shelly O’Neill (Michael) of Yakima, WA, Christopher McLean of Vail, AZ, and Julie McLean of Westminster, CO.  She was extremely proud of her seven grandchildren, Brooke Matthes (Cody), Sean O’Neill (Jen), Brittany McLean, Ryan O’Neill (Abby), Brenden O’Neill (Karina), Jacob McLean and Peyton McLean, as well as several cousins.

Margie is preceded in death by her father, Paul Coker; her stepmother Judith Coker, her stepfather Quentin Curry and her mother Dorothy Curry.

A Celebration of Life service will be held on Saturday, January 14, 2023, at 11:00 a.m. at The Crossing Church of the Nazarene, 3501 W 104th Ave., Westminster, CO 80031.