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Troy Shawcroft

Troy Kent Shawcroft

Friday, July 19th, 1940 - Tuesday, June 18th, 2019
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Troy Kent Shawcroft 78

TK passed away June 18, 2019 in La Jara, CO. He was born July 19, 1940 in Denver, CO and was adopted by Troy E. and Louise J. (Corry) Shawcroft. His sister Judy, also adopted, completed the family in 1942.

He married his love-at-first-sight sweetheart, Vera Ann Rogers, on May 15, 1959 in the Mesa Arizona Temple of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Together they welcomed seven daughters into their family Audrey (Larry) Schmidt, Pamela (Walt) Johnson, Jennifer von Bose (Charles Hummel), Sally Shawcroft, Ady (Mike) Stahl, Cindy (Jasen) Hansen, Jessica (Risto) Ulmala.

TK always loved how things worked and studied auto mechanics in Pueblo. He worked as the auto shop teacher and rodeo sponsor for Alamosa High School for a few years before returning to the ranch with his dad.
He loved a good story both to read and to tell and had a great appreciation for poetry. Music of almost every kind was important to him as well. He and Ann sang together often and encouraged their daughters to do the same. His sense of humor is legendary in the family. He loved to fish and enjoyed animals-both the horses and cows he worked with and the wildlife he encountered-with the possible exception of starlings and pigeons!
His ability and willingness to talk about nearly anything has been appreciated by family and friends.

TK is survived by his wife Ann of La Jara, his seven daughters, many grandchildren and great-grandchildren, and many loving extended family members. As the numbers increased he always said it had gone tribal.
He liked to say that death was like a ship leaving port. As it sails away there are tears and loneliness for those left behind but as it arrives at the next port it is met with great excitement and joy by those who went on before.

We love him and are happy for him in this journey even though he is already sorely missed.

A Visitation will be held on Sunday, June 23, 2019 from 5:00-7:00 P.M. at Rogers Family Mortuary in Manassa, Colorado, and Monday from 1:00-1:45 P.M. in the Relief Society Room of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in La Jara, Colorado. A Funeral Service will be held on Monday, June 24, 2019 at 2:00 P.M. also at the church. Interment will follow in the Sanford Cemetery.

Arrangements are in care of Rogers Family Mortuary. To leave online condolences please visit Rogers Funerals.com.
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  • Visitation

    Sunday, June 23rd, 2019 | 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    When
    Sunday, June 23rd, 2019 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    Location
    Rogers Family Mortuary, Manassa
    Address
    205 N. 3rd Street
    Manassa, Colorado 81141
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  • Second Visitation

    Monday, June 24th, 2019 | 1:00pm - 1:45pm
    When
    Monday, June 24th, 2019 1:00pm - 1:45pm
    Location
    La Jara Second Ward of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints
    Address
    117 7th Street
    La Jara, Colorado 81140
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  • Service

    Monday, June 24th, 2019 | 2:00pm
    When
    Monday, June 24th, 2019 2:00pm
    Location
    La Jara First Ward Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints
    Address
    117 7th Street
    La Jara, Colorado 81140
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    Officiant
    Bishop Jason Coombs
  • Interment

    Monday, June 24th, 2019 | 3:00pm
    When
    Monday, June 24th, 2019 3:00pm
    Location
    Sanford Cemetery
    Address
    Address Not Available
    Sanford, Colorado 81151
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SJ Tool

Posted at 11:16pm
So sorry to learn of Kent's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
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Wayne Shawcroft

Posted at 05:48pm
So sorry to hear about Kent passing away. He was always a jolly fellow and good for a laugh or two. He restored a little farmall tractor that used to belong to my Dad. We had good visits about the little tractor and talked over many fond memories. My best wishes go to Ann and the girls and want them to know my thoughts are with them. I am sorry I was unable to attend the services for him.
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