Obituary: Edith May McLean
October 1, 1923 – November 12, 2019
Edith May McLean was born October 1, 1923 in Craig, Colorado, to Andrew Edwin (Ed) Engleman and Lulu Belle Stubblefield. She died in her home, November 12, 2019, surrounded by her family. Edith grew up in Hamilton, before moving to Craig when she 10. She graduated from Craig High school in 1941 and then moved to Denver where she worked at Walgreens Drugstore and the Denver Post. She moved back to Craig in 1945 and worked at the local shoe store. On March 9th, 1958 she married Wally McLean. She spent the rest of her life in Craig as a wife, homemaker, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. Her family was the joy of her life. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Wally, brothers Gerald Engleman, Marvin (Boots) Engleman, Jack (Bud) Engleman and, sisters Ruth Weatherford, Avice Seibott and Ardith Cooper. Edith is survived by her children, Ken (Karen) McLean of Helena Montana, Don McLean of Craig, Shirley Simpson (Gene Boatman) also of Craig. Grandchildren, Daniel (Cristy) Simpson, Ellisa Simpson and Kaley McLean of Craig, Ian (Kate) McLean of Helena, Montana, Collin McLean of Bozeman, Montana and Kyra Weidner of Maricopa, Arizona, Great Grandchildren, Myles and Meadow Simpson, Madison and Lillian Doolin and Kaleb McLean all of Craig, Cason Weidner of Maricopa, Arizona and Rae McLean of Helena, Montana, and many, many, many nieces and nephews. She was known for being a lover of all “critters”, Chickadees, Dogs, and especially Cats. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, November 23, 2019 at The Grant Mortuary Chapel. Interment will follow in Craig Cemetery. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the Moffat County Humane Society, in care of Grant Mortuary.
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