Alice Lorraine Livingstone

La Jara resident Alice Lorraine Livingstone, 71, died May 5, 2023, at her home in La Jara, surrounded by her loving family under hospice care.

Alice was born in Brush, Colo., on Dec. 20, 1951, the daughter of John (Jack) and Lorraine Vance. She married Allan W. Livingstone at the United Church of La Jara in La Jara, Colo., on Jan. 29, 1972.

Alice graduated from Bethel School of Nursing in Colorado Springs with a degree as a Registered Nurse. She worked for over 40 years as a nurse at Conejos County Hospital in La Jara. She was active in the United Church of La Jara and served on many church boards, sang in community choirs, and volunteered with many children’s programs. This extended outside the church as well, with her service in numerous community positions. Alice was a Cub Scout leader, a Girl Scout leader, was on the board of Noah’s Ark Day Care, and a 4-H leader. She also served on several boards at the hospital. Her love was shown by constantly giving back to others.

Alice is survived by her husband Allan Livingstone of La Jara, Colo.; her children Steven (Mary) Livingstone of La Jara, Colo., Kevin Livingstone of La Jara, Colo., Rebecca (Matt) Mullins of Yoder, Kan., Andrew (Adrian) Livingstone of La Jara, Colo.; 11 grandchildren: Sarah, Joshua, Rebecca, Faith, Isaiah, Denton, Collier, Chase, Conan, Conley, and Cole; six great-grandchildren: Jaelyn, Juliannah, Nei’eli,  Jenna, James, and Legacy; her siblings Terry (Georgia) Vance of La Jara, Colo., Kathy (Jim) Larimore of Arvada, Colo., Sam (Debbie) Vance of La Jara, Colo., Randy (Laura) Vance of Pueblo, Colo.; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, and a host of extended family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her daughter, Jamie Lorel Livingstone; her parents, Jack and Lorraine Vance; her in- laws, Bertrum and Eleanore Livingstone; her sister, Jacki Martin; her brothers in-law Doug Livingstone and Richard Livingstone; and a nephew Duane Martin.

A Visitation will be held from 4-6 p.m. Sunday, May 14, 2023, at the Rogers Family Mortuary, and Monday, May 15, 2023, from 9:30-10:30 a.m. at the United Church of La Jara. A Funeral Service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, May 15, 2023, at the United Church of La Jara.  Interment will follow services in the La Jara Cemetery.

Rogers Family Mortuary is in care of the arrangements. To leave online condolences, tributes and remarks for Alice’s family, please visit