ALAMOSA — Theresa Lyn Jimison (Kocerha), 53 of Pueblo, passed away on May 11, 2020. Theresa was born on August 19, 1966, in Colorado Springs, grew up in Simla and Alamosa.
Theresa is survived by her husband, Daryn Jimison; stepdaughter, Laura Jimison; brother Curtis Kocerha (Shelley and children); aunts, Edith Marchbanks and Lois Ann Bradshaw; niece Felicia Kocerha (and children); nephews, Yancy Mann and Quinton Mann; and step-children Annette Marquez, Bonnie Atencio, Melissa Lopez, Hope Atencio, Gilbert Atencio, and Andrew Atencio.
Theresa is preceded in death by her son, Dustin Atencio; parents, Ernest Kocerha Sr. and Judith Kocerha; paternal grandparents, John and Maymie Kocerha; maternal grandparents, Stanley Sr. and Margaret Marchbanks; brother Ernest Kocerha Jr.; numerous aunts and uncles.
Theresa attended Alamosa High school where she graduated in 1984. She then went on to attend San Luis Valley Educational Center for her LPN. When she graduated from there she took a job at Salida Hospital as a nurse.
Theresa then returned to Alamosa where she found her love of being an ER nurse. She would work other floors and found a love for the labor and delivery floor but she still considered herself addicted to the adrenaline of the ER.
Theresa was also an EMT, EMT Intermediate and had gone to school to be a paramedic. She was the SLVRETAC coordinator and then the Southern Colorado RETAC coordinator. Theresa was always known for her upbeat spirit and positive attitude.
Memorial Service, 10 a.m., May 23, The Vineyard of Pueblo, 10 University Circle, Pueblo, 81005. Due to COVID-19 restrictions services will be held outdoors. They will also be live-streamed on Facebook through the Vineyard of Pueblo Facebook page.