Sarah Ann Sheehan

Sarah Ann Sheehan

March 2, 1938 – January 12, 2020


Sarah Ann Sheehan, 81 of Arvada, Colorado, passed away on Sunday January 12, 2020 in her home in Arvada.

Sarah was born in Danbury, Iowa to Marjorie and Clarence Ortner on March 2, 1938.  She went to Danbury Catholic High School and graduated in 1956.  She went on to St. Catherine’s School of Nursing in Omaha, Nebraska and graduated in 1959 as a Registered Nurse.  She had a distinguished career in Nursing until her retirement in 2006.  She was an avid reader and enjoyed bowling, playing cards and visiting casinos.

Sarah is survived by her children and their spouses: Steve and Nohemi Sheehan, Kevin and Cheryl Sheehan, John Sheehan, David and Melanie Sheehan, Joan and Ralph Brighton and Jeff and Jessica Sheehan; along with 12 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; sister, Suzy Hahn; and her brother, Michael Ortner.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Philip I. Sheehan; her brothers, John Ortner and Larry Ortner.

VIGIL SERVICE and ROSARY: Monday January 27th, 6pm, at the West Center Chapel with VISITATION starting at 5pm.  INTERMENT: Tuesday January 28th, 10am, Calvary Cemetery.  Memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association for Strokes.

A MASS OF CHRISTIAN BURIAL was held at St Joan of Arc Catholic Church, 12735 West 58th Ave. Arvada CO, on Thursday, January 23, 2020 at 10am.


1 Condolence

  • Tillie Grychka Posted February 11, 2020 10:56 am

    Sorry for your loss. My Mom was from Danbury,Iowa and I remember hearing the Ortner name growing up.

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