Margaret Isabel Jefferis was born Sept. 8, 1964, in the U.S. Army Hospital in Heidelberg, Germany. She was a long-time resident in El Paso County and Colorado Springs, Colo., living here since 1973. She attended Chatfield Elementary School for a short period. She graduated from Widefield High School in 1982 and attended University of Southern Colorado and UCCS.

She is survived by her mother, Christel M. (Molter) and father, Mallory B. Jefferis, and her cat, Harry. She is also survived by her aunts, Roberta Copeman and Marlene Hisey, of Chatfield; her uncle, Michael Jefferis of Minneapolis; and many cousins.

She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Ruth and Robert Jefferis; her beloved cats, Spike, Baby, and Smokey.

Services were held at Memorial Gardens Cemetery and Funeral Home, 3825 Airport Road, Colorado Springs, CO 80910.