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George Noah Hamlet, age 85, of Greeley, Colo., died March 5, 2008, at Veterans Hospital in Cheyenne, Wyo.

He was born in Greeley to George and Mable (Young) Hamlet. He attended Meeker Middle School until the 8th grade. He then helped support his family by working at CC camps and building the trail up to Longs Peak.

George joined the U.S. Marine Corps on July 31, 1942, until being honorably discharged in 1945 for medical reasons. He served in the South Pacific and New Georgia islands as an Anti-Aircraft gunner.

On May 13, 1945, he married Leita Mae Huffman in Greeley. Later in life, he completed his GED.

George was a master at repairing damaged automobiles. He worked for the Chevy dealership before working for MacArthur & Wheeler. He retired in 1978 for health reasons.

He enjoyed the outdoors, especially hunting for arrowheads, and fishing. He also enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

George was baptized at the First Christian Church in Greeley, and later in life attended the Highland Hills Free Will Baptist Church. He was also a member of the VFW.

George was known as a man who never knew a stranger, and was a friend to all.

He is survived by a daughter, Linda and husband Gerald Dennis of Briggsdale, Colo., and Robin and husband Thomas Rehbein of Loveland, Colo.; grandchildren Jay Dennis of Fort Collins, Colo., Andrew Dennis of Eaton, Colo., Kristen Piel of Loveland, Colo., and Amber and husband Shane Wiant; and two great-grandchildren. He is also survived by siblings Margurite Huff of Greeley, Loraine Gustafson of Greeley, Deloris Peterson of Littleton, Colo., Fred Hamlet of Fort Morgan, Colo., and Gloria Joy Lassengard of Brighton. He is also survived by his lifelong friend, Ike Iseminger; numerous nieces and nephews, and a sister-in-law, Janet Huffman.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Leita; his parents; two half-brothers, Robert Grosse and Albert Grosse; and two sisters, Jacqueline Clausen and Mary Jane Nixon.

Services were held on March 10, with interment at Sunset Memorial Gardens in Greeley.

Memorial contributions may be sent to the Highland Hills Free Will Baptist Church and/or a charity of donor’s choice in care of Adamson, 2000 47th Avenue, Greeley, Colo., 80634.

George Noah Hamlet, age 85, of Greeley, Colo., died March 5, 2008, at Veterans Hospital in Cheyenne, Wyo.

He was born in Greeley to George and Mable (Young) Hamlet. He attended Meeker Middle School until the 8th grade. He then helped support his family by working at CC camps and building the trail up to Longs Peak.

George joined the U.S. Marine Corps on July 31, 1942, until being honorably discharged in 1945 for medical reasons. He served in the South Pacific and New Georgia islands as an Anti-Aircraft gunner.

On May 13, 1945, he married Leita Mae Huffman in Greeley. Later in life, he completed his GED.

George was a master at repairing damaged automobiles. He worked for the Chevy dealership before working for MacArthur & Wheeler. He retired in 1978 for health reasons.

He enjoyed the outdoors, especially hunting for arrowheads, and fishing. He also enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

George was baptized at the First Christian Church in Greeley, and later in life attended the Highland Hills Free Will Baptist Church. He was also a member of the VFW.

George was known as a man who never knew a stranger, and was a friend to all.

He is survived by a daughter, Linda and husband Gerald Dennis of Briggsdale, Colo., and Robin and husband Thomas Rehbein of Loveland, Colo.; grandchildren Jay Dennis of Fort Collins, Colo., Andrew Dennis of Eaton, Colo., Kristen Piel of Loveland, Colo., and Amber and husband Shane Wiant; and two great-grandchildren. He is also survived by siblings Margurite Huff of Greeley, Loraine Gustafson of Greeley, Deloris Peterson of Littleton, Colo., Fred Hamlet of Fort Morgan, Colo., and Gloria Joy Lassengard of Brighton. He is also survived by his lifelong friend, Ike Iseminger; numerous nieces and nephews, and a sister-in-law, Janet Huffman.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Leita; his parents; two half-brothers, Robert Grosse and Albert Grosse; and two sisters, Jacqueline Clausen and Mary Jane Nixon.

Services were held on March 10, with interment at Sunset Memorial Gardens in Greeley.

Memorial contributions may be sent to the Highland Hills Free Will Baptist Church and/or a charity of donor’s choice in care of Adamson, 2000 47th Avenue, Greeley, Colo., 80634.


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