Jody I. (Ketchum) Briola

We are sad to announce that APS educator Jody I. (Ketchum) Briola passed away on December 27, 2015.

She served APS from Aug. 9, 1999 to May 21, 2015 and touched the lives of many having served in the following roles:
 Early Childhood Education Special Ed. Teacher
 Teacher on Special Assignment/Teacher Leader
 Teacher on Special Assignment/Administrative Support

A funeral service will be held on Jan. 6, 2016 in Mrs. Briola’s home state of Iowa. In March, a celebration of her life will take place in Aurora, CO. For further information about this memorial, please contact Laura Moran at

Please visit to view Mrs. Briola’s obituary and share your condolences.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Lutheran Hospice (Collier Center) Lutheran Medical Center Foundation at 8300 W. 38th Avenue, Wheat Ridge, CO 80033.

Our hearts and prayers are with Mrs. Briola’s family and friends during this difficult time.

Jody Briola