Lynne Marie Lillard was born on September 25th, 1970, and she died in faith in Christ Jesus her Lord and Savior, Tuesday, October 25th, 2023. She fought the good fight; she finished her race and is now safely home in the presence of the Lover of her soul, Jesus Christ.
She is survived by her loving husband Avery Lillard, her two daughters, Korina (Christian) Hammerl, and Kaylin Lillard. She had her parents, Jim and Jan Zastrocky and her two brothers, Christian (Nid) Zastrocky (Yanika, age 4, and Cecil, age 18 months), and Daniel (Ashlee) Zastrocky, with her. She is also survived by her brother-in-law, Colin (Mary) Lillard, and their children, Lindsey, Reagan, Phoebe, Austin, and Andrew.
Lynne grew up and attended schools in the Thornton, Colorado area. She attended Colorado School of Mines on a basketball scholarship and later transferred to Colorado State University.
She and her husband Avery were married on June 13th, 1992. Together they raised two beautiful and talented daughters, Korina Marie and Kaylin Marie. Lynne was very active in supporting and coaching them in their athletic talents. Both girls were very successful, most specifically, in volleyball.
For a period of years, she and Avery owned and managed over 30 head of registered paint quarter horses, and named their business, “Thunder Hill Paint and Quarter horses”. She had
this statement on her mirror: “If you’re gonna’ hop in the saddle….be ready for the ride!”
Lynne was an extremely skilled businesswoman, owning and managing a successful trucking business, Flatwater Express. She also was the secretary and administrator for Zion Lutheran School in Brighton, Colorado for a number of years. Her faith, her impact was felt throughout the school. (She also coached volleyball there.) Lynne’s skills in communicating in numerous venues was immediately recognized by all.
Funeral services were held on Wednesday, November 1, 2023 at the Kit Carson United Methodist Church in Kit Carson, CO with burial in the Kit Carson Cemetery. A memorial service is scheduled for Friday, November 3, 2023 at 1:00 pm at the Calvary Chapel in Castle Rock, CO.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Christ The King Fellowship Calvary Chapel; 10 County Road 53; Keenesburg, CO 80643. Friends and family can register online condolences and sign the guestbook at www.brownfuneraldirectors.com. Brown Funeral Home is entrusted with the final arrangements.