Elizabeth Lee Kirts-Obituary

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Elizabeth Lee Kirts, 67, passed away Friday, August 3, 2018 in Mesquite, Nevada.  She was born April 21, 1951 in Wichita, Kansas to George Ernest and Helen Myrtle Bell McDaniel.  She lived in Rock Springs, Wyoming for many years, where she raised her daughter and met the love of her life, Charles E. Kirts.  They were married on April 10, 1990.  He preceded her in death on December 9, 2008.
Elizabeth worked at the Rocket Miner Newspaper and SOS Staffing in Rock Springs before retiring to Mesquite, Nevada in 2012, where she enjoyed golfing, ceramics and was a member of the Wyoming Club, P.E.O. and the Elks Lodge.  She will be remembered for her sweet disposition, kindness and her infectious laugh.  She had many friends and will be missed by all.
Survivors include her daughter; Shelley (Charles) Irwin and granddaughters; Jadyn and Hannah Irwin of Rock Springs, Wyoming, mother; Helen Brotton of Mesa, Arizona, brother; Spike (Betty) McDaniel and family of Claremore, Oklahoma and step son; Chris (Chelsey) Kirts and family of Green River, Wyoming.
Memorial services will be held August 20, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. at Fox Funeral Home in Rock Springs, Wyoming.
The family invites you to leave a message or memory in their Guest Book at www.virginvalleymortuary.com.


  1. To my dear sweet friend Libby. You have been and always will be one of the best friends I will ever have. I feel very blessed that you were such an important part of my life. I love you and miss you always. Until we meet again………

  2. Diane Strong says:

    I am happy to say I was the one who introduced Libby to her fur child Jake. He was the luckiest cat ever to find his forever home with Libby. I know they are just beginning their next journey together. May God bless and keep them both.

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