Nadine Dever

Obituary of Nadine Marie Dever

Nadine Marie Dever (Brown), 87, of Platteville passed away on November 25, 2022, at Avamere Nursing Home in Brighton, CO, while surrounded by family.

She was born August 18, 1935, in Rural Weld County, Ft Lupton CO., to Clinton and Marie (King) Brown. She graduated from Ft. Lupton High School.

Nadine married Delmer Dever in Greeley on February 19, 1954. She and Delmer lived in Platteville since 1954.

Nadine was a homemaker, worked as a bookkeeper for her husband’s hay stacking business for over 30 years. She also worked at the Ft. Lupton Canning Company and as a crew leader at Kitayama Greenhouse in Brighton, CO.

She was a member of the First United Methodist Church and the UMW. Nadine liked to crochet afghans and doilies. She enjoyed a HOT cup of coffee, HOT hashbrowns from McDonalds and Butterfinger Blizzards from Dairy Queen. She would help Delmer stack hay in the summer, go camping and to farm sales.

Nadine enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren, the holidays, and annual Dever family reunions where family could reconnect.

She was proceeded in death by her parents, husband Delmer of 66 years, two brothers Bill and Steve Brown and one sister Helen Nelson.

Thankful to have shared her life are her children: Darrel and Jill Dever of Fort Lupton, Ron and Merlynn Dever of Greeley. Five grandchildren: Darren and Lauren Dever of Keenesburg, Benjamin and Melissa Dever of Sterling, Ryan and Lori Dever of Wellington, Jennifer and John Jones of Greeley, Elizabeth and Shay Holmes of Windsor. Ten great grandchildren: Dawson, Olivia, Linley; Otis, Zoey; Ashlyn, AJ; Jordyn, Jazmyn; Zeke.

Visitation will be 2:00pm – 4:00pm Monday December 5, 2022 at Adamson Life Celebration Home.

Life Celebration will be 11:00 am Tuesday, December 6, 2022, at First United Methodist Church,

316 Elizabeth Ave., Platteville. Interment to follow at Mizpah Cemetery, Platteville,

with a reception to follow at the Platteville Community Center, 508 Reynolds Ave.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the First United Methodist Church, the National Multiple Sclerosis Society or your favorite charity in care of Adamson Life Celebration Home, 2000 47 Ave., Greeley, CO  80634.


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2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Monday, December 5, 2022
Adamson Life Celebration Home
2000 W 47th Avenue
Greeley, Colorado, United States

Life Celebration

11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Tuesday, December 6, 2022
First United Methodist Church
316 Elizabeth Ave.
Platteville, Colorado, United States


12:15 pm - 12:45 pm
Tuesday, December 6, 2022
Mizpah Cemetery
12837 WCR 32
Platteville, Colorado, United States


A reception will be held at the Platteville Community Center, 508 Reynolds Ave. following the graveside.
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