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Obituary for Karen Michele Terriere

Karen “Michele” Terriere of Carr, Colorado passed away November 28th, 2019, in Greeley, Colorado, surrounded by her family and loved ones.

Michele was born in Orange County, California, to Brenda (Vincent) and Tom Yates on April 23rd, 1961. Michele lived in Birmingham, AL, where she attended high school and then moved to Greeley, CO, where she graduated, got married, had children and created a life she loved. Michele did childcare for many years and then eventually moved on to Real Estate.

Michele’s greatest passions in life were her children and grandchildren, along with her fiancée, Marvin Mossness, and her family. She loved cooking, gardening, and crafting many different things. She loved all animals- mostly, her dog, Mac. She had a huge hunger to help others and did anything she could to be sure that others were taken care of. She was loved for her goofy sense of humor, huge heart and over all compassion, among many other things. She will be gravely missed by all who knew her.

She is survived by her children, Joshua Terriere of Greeley, CO, Dani Walter of Greeley, CO, and Aubrey Terriere of Greeley, CO. Fiancée, Marvin Mossness of Carr, CO. Sisters, Hope Rempel of Greeley, CO, Kris Yates of San Diego, CA. A brother Steven Yates of Fruita, CO. Numerous nieces and nephews and her grandchildren- Charlotte, Noah, Shiloh, Arya and Odin.

She is preceded in death by her father, Tom Yates and brother, Chris Brewer (Bubba).

A celebration of life will be held at 1414 28th Street Road, Greeley, CO on Friday, December 6th from 3-5 pm.