Alvin “Bud” Mooney
Alvin George “Bud” Mooney, age 86, passed away peacefully, in his home at Water Valley, Windsor, Colorado on Thursday, December 10, 2015.
Graveside committal services for Alvin “Bud” Mooney will be 1:00 p.m. Friday, May 6, 2016 at St. Boniface Cemetery in Elgin, NE with Rev. Ross Burkhalter officiating. Huffman-Levander Funeral Home of Elgin, NE is in charge of arrangements.
Bud was born March 27, 1929 in Boone County, Nebraska to John and Rose Mooney.
He spent much ofhis early life in Elgin, Nebraska and married the love of his life, Rose Mary, in May of 1950. Their children were all born in Nebraska before moving to Loveland, Colorado in the early 60’s.
Bud was a loving husband and family man. Among his many talents he built homes and helped all of his children with their construction projects. He adored making stacks and stacks of pancakes, grilling hamburgers, roasting turkey dinner for all the family, as well as entertaining friends. He loved cars and finances and spent his entire business life in the auto business.
For many fine years he was general manager of Reynolds Olds, Cadillac and Subaru in Ft. Collins, Colorado retiring as an “automotive accountant” as he liked to say.
His other hobbies included flying his airplane, boating on the “river” in Nebraska and Lake Loveland and camping/traveling around the country in their motor home.
Bud is survived by his wife, Rose Mary, children Dori (Bill) Fitzgerald, Bob (Versa) Mooney, Marlene (Martin) Poole, Rita (Ken) Chandler, Debbie (Dave) Munter, all of Colorado; his sister, Mary Bartlett of Bellevue, Nebraska; his brother, George Mooney of Centennial, Colorado; 11 grandchildren, Jenna Starling, Neotha Leslie, Shawna Shearer, Ashley DeKam, Christy McGinn, Katie Meirath, Heather Kahler, Ben Mooney, Michael Mooney, Monica Chandler and Ryan Chandler; six great grandchildren, Rylee Starling, Kylie McGinn, Owen Leslie, Avery, Miles and Nolan Shearer.
Bud was preceded in death by a son, John and his sister Jeri.
Memorials may be made to Pathways Hospice of Northern Colorado. pathways-care.org and/or National Parkinson’s Foundation parkinsons.org.
Alvin “Bud” Mooney