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Barbara Jane (Kuipers) Muzzy

Barbara Jane (Kuipers) Muzzy, beloved wife, mother, sister, and daughter was embraced in the arms of Jesus on December 11, 2013 in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Barb was born to parents John and Phyllis Kuipers in Mitchell, South Dakota on August 13, 1956.

After graduating from Cheyenne Mountain High School in 1974, Barb attended Western State College in Gunnison, Colorado.

Barb had a long and outstanding career in the hotel industryboth in Denver and in Colorado Springs. Most recently, she was sales manager for the Antlers Hilton in Colorado Springs.

Family was of greatest importance to Barb. She enjoyed camping, fishing, and snowmobiling in the mountains with her immediate family as well as frequent gatherings with extended family and friends.

Barb will be deeply missed by her husband Tom, daughter Nicole, sons Jacob and Joshua, sister Cindy (Kuipers) Smith, and mother, Phyllis Kuipers. She was preceded in death by her brother, John Scott Kuipers and father, John Kuipers. Her absence will also be strongly felt by her extended family, friends, and coworkers.

Memorial contributions can be made to one of Barbs favorite charities: The Springs Rescue Mission, 5 West Las Vegas Street, Colorado Springs, CO, 80903, or The Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region.