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Krista Shawn Maupin
January 2, 1975 ~ May 21, 2023 (age 48) 48 Years Old
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Krista Shawn Withington was born on January 2, 1975 to Irvin E. Withington and Rebecca J. Withington. Leaving this life here on earth to do her work in heaven with our Lord on May 21, 2023 at the Hospital in Highlands Ranch, Colorado after a seven year battle with Cancer at the age of 48.
Krista grew up south of Wray with her brother Aaron. They would travel to Joes, Colorado to her grandparents on the farm. Riding in the tractor with Grandpa Francis or helping Grandma feeding the chickens .
Later Krista’s family moved to Red Feather Lakes, Colorado where Krista started school. Making friends wherever she was.
Moving to Big Springs, Nebraska for awhile then back to Wray living with Grandma Ruby where she learned to bake many goodies. Later moving back to Big Springs, Nebraska where she had many friends and where she graduated in 1993. Krista was in Band and on the cheer squad and various sports.
After graduation she met and married Troy Denman to which union Cameron and Forrest were born. Krista worked various jobs including the Flying J in Julesburg, Colorado.
While living in Sterling and pursuing her schooling to become a legal secretary and getting a Major in Business. She met Jeremy Ober to which union Reiland was born. She decided the legal field was not for her so she pursued a nursing career after the Flying J closed. She graduated as an RN and her adventure began. Nurse, EMT and Home Health Care.
While living in Julesburg she was diagnosed with breast cancer. She met Jody Maupin adding four more children and three grandchildren in her life. Krista was a devoted Mom and was always the one known as the “Town Mom”, she made sure all the kids in town were picked up and got home safely.
Krista left behind her parents Irvin and Bonny of Ogallala, Nebraska; Becky and Willie Franken of Chappell, Nebraska; her brother, Aaron Withington and son, Charlie; husband, Jody Maupin and children: Autumn Marie and David Schick and children, McKelti, Greysen and Remington of Gering, Nebraska; Trevor Maupin of Cheyenne, Wyoming; Logan Maupin of Dillon, Montana; Sarah Maupin of Basin, Wyoming; her three precious sons, Cameron Denman; Forrest Denman and wife, Kimi, grandchildren Lalainya and Timothy and Reiland Ober all of Holyoke, Colorado. Dawn Ramos and family of Texas, Dana Miller and family of Valentine, Nebraska; Laura Schoenthal and family of Wray, Colorado; BJ Franken and Melissa of Brule, Nebraska and Brayden and Amber Peterson of Denver, Colorado and Knox along with other relatives and friends. She loved them all dearly.
Krista joined those before her: Chester and Grace Withington; Francis and Ruby DeVries; Marie DeVries; step-father, Stan Murphy and his parents, Chuck and Gwen Murphy along with numerous loved ones.
Krista fought a long and hard battle against cancer and just couldn’t fight anymore.
Funeral Service – Friday, June 2, 2023 at 10:00 a.m. at Baucke Funeral Chapel in Holyoke, Colorado with Pastor Paul Brunner officiating. Interment followed at the Holyoke Cemetery.