Obituary of Victoria L Foxhoven O’Connell
Victoria L Foxhoven O’Connell 70, of Arvada CO passed away on January 1, 2023 at Lutheran Hospital in Wheatridge CO. Victoria was born on February 1, 1952 in Carroll IA to parents Howard and Catherine (MCAndrews) Foxhoven.
In 1975 Victoria moved to Colorado where she was devoted wife and homemaker. Victoria spent her time raising her children, instilling the love of reading and ideals of lifetime learning. She had the gift to explain and translate the world around her into words for others. She wrote everyday of her life since elementary school. She collected the wisdom and passion of those she admired, she was both a writer and poet in words and in life. Finding and translating the beauty she saw in life for others. She had a light and a kindness so rarely found. In later years she tended to her garden and flowers and enjoying time with her grandson Bryce, long drives in the sun to see the mountains. She spent her evening meals in the kitchen watching documentaries or Netflix with her son Sean.
Victoria was predeceased in death by her parents Howard and Catherine Foxhoven, siblings Mike Foxhoven (Rosemary), Jackie Altergott and Cathy Wright, husband of 43 years, Ronald Roy O’Connell, daughter Michelle Dawn O’Connell. She is survived by her siblings Ruth Gries (Frank), Jim Foxhoven, John Foxhoven and Mary McNaughton (Randy), and her children Charity O’Connell (John) grandson Bryce, Sean O’Connell and Scott Johnson (Carolyn) grandson Cody, and stepmother Dorothy.
Services will be held at Aspen Mortuary and Chapel at 1350 Simms St. Lakewood CO on Friday, January 27, 2023 @2PM.To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Victoria Foxhoven O’Connell, please visit Tribute Store