Jane P. Steele, 80, a loving and caring wife and longtime Evergreen/Conifer resident died peacefully March 16, 2023 from complications with pneumonia following a fall and surgery. Jane was born in Englewood NJ in 1942 and graduated from Pascack Valley High School in 1960. She attended the Englewood Hospital School of Nursing in NJ and graduated as a Registered Nurse in1963. She worked as RN in Oregon 1964 to 1966 then ended up in Colorado in 1967. She served in various nursing roles in Colorado Springs, Boulder and Denver hospitals from 1967 to 1974, followed by occupational nursing in Denver Metro Industries from 1975 to 1994. After leaving formal nursing, she was the primary caregiver for her mom who passed in 2007.
Jane's passion was her art. She loved watercolor and oil painting and was a member of several art clubs in the Denver Metro area. Her art was displayed at the Evergreen Library on several occasions. She also did mission work and helped as a volunteer at Evergreen Christian Outreach (EChO). She was an avid skier and met her husband Richard of 46 years in the Schussbaumer Ski Club of Denver. Her other hobbies and loves were knitting, quilting, sewing and cooking.
Richard and Jane were married in Boulder on Oct 9, 1976 and have resided in Conifer and Evergreen ever since. Jane's brother Jack and her parents John and Dorothy Pinkerton preceded her in death. She is survived by Richard her husband and two of Richard's brothers, Thomas and Robert.
Memorials can be made to EChO or Mt. Evans Homecare & Hospice in lieu of flowers.