Charles “Chuck” Saenz, of Broomfield, CO, passed peacefully at his home on March 21st, 2012. Chuck was born April 22nd, 1933, in Los Angeles, CA, to Charles and Anna Saenz. He attended Sacred Heart of Jesus School in Boulder, Boulder High School, and the University of Colorado. He married Carolee Rae Garrison in 1959, and they spent 52 wonderful years together. He was a youth athletic coach in Broomfield for many years, and enjoyed golf, gardening, traveling, and his family. Chuck is survived by his wife Carol, sons Drs. Charles and Craig Saenz, both of Modesto, CA, Clark (Tonya) Saenz of Thornton, CO, daughter Catherine Mercer of Broomfield, CO, grandchildren Adam, Kayla, Mackenzie, Ashley, Niki, Alyssa, Tony, Carlos, and Annabelle, brother Alfred Saenz of Louisville, CO, and sister Patricia Eckles of Thousand Oaks, CA. He was preceded in death by his parents, and brother Rudy Saenz of Modesto, CA.
Services will be held at Nativity of our Lord Church, Monday, March 26th at 11AM, with reception to follow. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice Care of Boulder and Broomfield counties, in memory of Chuck.
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