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Rocky Mountain Obituaries 3-29-10

Harold Lee Hilzer, 80, of Cheyenne, Wyo., passed away March 13, 2010 at Cheyenne Regional Medical Center in Cheyenne, Wyo.

He was born on Jan. 29, 1930 to George and Irene (Dumler) Hilzer on his family’s homestead west of the Pawnee Buttes near Grover, Colo. He gained his early education at the Prairie Ridge School near Keota, Colo., and graduated from Gill High School in 1948. He served his country in the Air Force during the Korean Conflict.

Harold held several sales positions in the agricultural industry and sold farm implements and equipment throughout his life. He was quick witted and enjoyed the challenges of his job, particularly bartering and trading. In 1964 and 1965, Harold was recognized as the “Harvestore Salesman of the Year.” Harold had a love of the outdoors, and a strong passion for ranching and horses. Additionally, a favorite pastime was watching professional sports and enthusiastically supporting the Denver teams – Broncos, Rockies and Nuggets.

On Jan., 31, 1953 Harold married Harriett Ball of Briggsdale, Colo. They were blessed with three children, Ross, Jonna and Kirk. Harold lived his life in Colorado and moved to Cheyenne, Wyo., in May of 2009 where he was under the care of his daughter Jonna and her family.

He is survived by two sons, Ross Hilzer and Judith Miller of Simla, Colo., Kirk Hilzer and wife Mickie of Greeley, Colo.; one daughter Jonna Hilzer-Dickie and husband Scott of Cheyenne, Wyo.; five grandchildren, Joel and Julia Dickie of Cheyenne, Wyo., Bill Hilzer of Greeley, Colo., Matthew and Amy Hilzer of Osborne, Kan.; and one great-grandchild Adam Hilzer of Osborne, Kan.; and two brothers, George Hilzer of Whitesboro, Texas., and Adam Hilzer of Emery, S.D.

He was preceded in death by his parents, George and Irene Hilzer; his wife, Harriett Ball Hilzer; four brothers, Paul Seibel, Reynold Seibel, Edward Seibel and Philip Hilzer; and three sisters, Ann Hilzer, Thelma Hilzer and Wilma Hilzer Weibert.

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Services were held March 18, 2010 at Adamson Chapel followed by interment in Sunset Memorial Gardens in Greeley, Colo.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Legion Post No. 77, Simla, Colo., or a charity of your choice in care of Adamson Chapels, 2000 47th Ave., Greeley, Colo., 80634. Condolences may be sent to the family at http://www.AdamsonChapels.com.

Harold Lee Hilzer, 80, of Cheyenne, Wyo., passed away March 13, 2010 at Cheyenne Regional Medical Center in Cheyenne, Wyo.

He was born on Jan. 29, 1930 to George and Irene (Dumler) Hilzer on his family’s homestead west of the Pawnee Buttes near Grover, Colo. He gained his early education at the Prairie Ridge School near Keota, Colo., and graduated from Gill High School in 1948. He served his country in the Air Force during the Korean Conflict.

Harold held several sales positions in the agricultural industry and sold farm implements and equipment throughout his life. He was quick witted and enjoyed the challenges of his job, particularly bartering and trading. In 1964 and 1965, Harold was recognized as the “Harvestore Salesman of the Year.” Harold had a love of the outdoors, and a strong passion for ranching and horses. Additionally, a favorite pastime was watching professional sports and enthusiastically supporting the Denver teams – Broncos, Rockies and Nuggets.

On Jan., 31, 1953 Harold married Harriett Ball of Briggsdale, Colo. They were blessed with three children, Ross, Jonna and Kirk. Harold lived his life in Colorado and moved to Cheyenne, Wyo., in May of 2009 where he was under the care of his daughter Jonna and her family.

He is survived by two sons, Ross Hilzer and Judith Miller of Simla, Colo., Kirk Hilzer and wife Mickie of Greeley, Colo.; one daughter Jonna Hilzer-Dickie and husband Scott of Cheyenne, Wyo.; five grandchildren, Joel and Julia Dickie of Cheyenne, Wyo., Bill Hilzer of Greeley, Colo., Matthew and Amy Hilzer of Osborne, Kan.; and one great-grandchild Adam Hilzer of Osborne, Kan.; and two brothers, George Hilzer of Whitesboro, Texas., and Adam Hilzer of Emery, S.D.

He was preceded in death by his parents, George and Irene Hilzer; his wife, Harriett Ball Hilzer; four brothers, Paul Seibel, Reynold Seibel, Edward Seibel and Philip Hilzer; and three sisters, Ann Hilzer, Thelma Hilzer and Wilma Hilzer Weibert.

Services were held March 18, 2010 at Adamson Chapel followed by interment in Sunset Memorial Gardens in Greeley, Colo.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Legion Post No. 77, Simla, Colo., or a charity of your choice in care of Adamson Chapels, 2000 47th Ave., Greeley, Colo., 80634. Condolences may be sent to the family at http://www.AdamsonChapels.com.

Harold Lee Hilzer, 80, of Cheyenne, Wyo., passed away March 13, 2010 at Cheyenne Regional Medical Center in Cheyenne, Wyo.

He was born on Jan. 29, 1930 to George and Irene (Dumler) Hilzer on his family’s homestead west of the Pawnee Buttes near Grover, Colo. He gained his early education at the Prairie Ridge School near Keota, Colo., and graduated from Gill High School in 1948. He served his country in the Air Force during the Korean Conflict.

Harold held several sales positions in the agricultural industry and sold farm implements and equipment throughout his life. He was quick witted and enjoyed the challenges of his job, particularly bartering and trading. In 1964 and 1965, Harold was recognized as the “Harvestore Salesman of the Year.” Harold had a love of the outdoors, and a strong passion for ranching and horses. Additionally, a favorite pastime was watching professional sports and enthusiastically supporting the Denver teams – Broncos, Rockies and Nuggets.

On Jan., 31, 1953 Harold married Harriett Ball of Briggsdale, Colo. They were blessed with three children, Ross, Jonna and Kirk. Harold lived his life in Colorado and moved to Cheyenne, Wyo., in May of 2009 where he was under the care of his daughter Jonna and her family.

He is survived by two sons, Ross Hilzer and Judith Miller of Simla, Colo., Kirk Hilzer and wife Mickie of Greeley, Colo.; one daughter Jonna Hilzer-Dickie and husband Scott of Cheyenne, Wyo.; five grandchildren, Joel and Julia Dickie of Cheyenne, Wyo., Bill Hilzer of Greeley, Colo., Matthew and Amy Hilzer of Osborne, Kan.; and one great-grandchild Adam Hilzer of Osborne, Kan.; and two brothers, George Hilzer of Whitesboro, Texas., and Adam Hilzer of Emery, S.D.

He was preceded in death by his parents, George and Irene Hilzer; his wife, Harriett Ball Hilzer; four brothers, Paul Seibel, Reynold Seibel, Edward Seibel and Philip Hilzer; and three sisters, Ann Hilzer, Thelma Hilzer and Wilma Hilzer Weibert.

Services were held March 18, 2010 at Adamson Chapel followed by interment in Sunset Memorial Gardens in Greeley, Colo.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Legion Post No. 77, Simla, Colo., or a charity of your choice in care of Adamson Chapels, 2000 47th Ave., Greeley, Colo., 80634. Condolences may be sent to the family at http://www.AdamsonChapels.com.

Harold Lee Hilzer, 80, of Cheyenne, Wyo., passed away March 13, 2010 at Cheyenne Regional Medical Center in Cheyenne, Wyo.

He was born on Jan. 29, 1930 to George and Irene (Dumler) Hilzer on his family’s homestead west of the Pawnee Buttes near Grover, Colo. He gained his early education at the Prairie Ridge School near Keota, Colo., and graduated from Gill High School in 1948. He served his country in the Air Force during the Korean Conflict.

Harold held several sales positions in the agricultural industry and sold farm implements and equipment throughout his life. He was quick witted and enjoyed the challenges of his job, particularly bartering and trading. In 1964 and 1965, Harold was recognized as the “Harvestore Salesman of the Year.” Harold had a love of the outdoors, and a strong passion for ranching and horses. Additionally, a favorite pastime was watching professional sports and enthusiastically supporting the Denver teams – Broncos, Rockies and Nuggets.

On Jan., 31, 1953 Harold married Harriett Ball of Briggsdale, Colo. They were blessed with three children, Ross, Jonna and Kirk. Harold lived his life in Colorado and moved to Cheyenne, Wyo., in May of 2009 where he was under the care of his daughter Jonna and her family.

He is survived by two sons, Ross Hilzer and Judith Miller of Simla, Colo., Kirk Hilzer and wife Mickie of Greeley, Colo.; one daughter Jonna Hilzer-Dickie and husband Scott of Cheyenne, Wyo.; five grandchildren, Joel and Julia Dickie of Cheyenne, Wyo., Bill Hilzer of Greeley, Colo., Matthew and Amy Hilzer of Osborne, Kan.; and one great-grandchild Adam Hilzer of Osborne, Kan.; and two brothers, George Hilzer of Whitesboro, Texas., and Adam Hilzer of Emery, S.D.

He was preceded in death by his parents, George and Irene Hilzer; his wife, Harriett Ball Hilzer; four brothers, Paul Seibel, Reynold Seibel, Edward Seibel and Philip Hilzer; and three sisters, Ann Hilzer, Thelma Hilzer and Wilma Hilzer Weibert.

Services were held March 18, 2010 at Adamson Chapel followed by interment in Sunset Memorial Gardens in Greeley, Colo.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Legion Post No. 77, Simla, Colo., or a charity of your choice in care of Adamson Chapels, 2000 47th Ave., Greeley, Colo., 80634. Condolences may be sent to the family at http://www.AdamsonChapels.com.

Harold Lee Hilzer, 80, of Cheyenne, Wyo., passed away March 13, 2010 at Cheyenne Regional Medical Center in Cheyenne, Wyo.

He was born on Jan. 29, 1930 to George and Irene (Dumler) Hilzer on his family’s homestead west of the Pawnee Buttes near Grover, Colo. He gained his early education at the Prairie Ridge School near Keota, Colo., and graduated from Gill High School in 1948. He served his country in the Air Force during the Korean Conflict.

Harold held several sales positions in the agricultural industry and sold farm implements and equipment throughout his life. He was quick witted and enjoyed the challenges of his job, particularly bartering and trading. In 1964 and 1965, Harold was recognized as the “Harvestore Salesman of the Year.” Harold had a love of the outdoors, and a strong passion for ranching and horses. Additionally, a favorite pastime was watching professional sports and enthusiastically supporting the Denver teams – Broncos, Rockies and Nuggets.

On Jan., 31, 1953 Harold married Harriett Ball of Briggsdale, Colo. They were blessed with three children, Ross, Jonna and Kirk. Harold lived his life in Colorado and moved to Cheyenne, Wyo., in May of 2009 where he was under the care of his daughter Jonna and her family.

He is survived by two sons, Ross Hilzer and Judith Miller of Simla, Colo., Kirk Hilzer and wife Mickie of Greeley, Colo.; one daughter Jonna Hilzer-Dickie and husband Scott of Cheyenne, Wyo.; five grandchildren, Joel and Julia Dickie of Cheyenne, Wyo., Bill Hilzer of Greeley, Colo., Matthew and Amy Hilzer of Osborne, Kan.; and one great-grandchild Adam Hilzer of Osborne, Kan.; and two brothers, George Hilzer of Whitesboro, Texas., and Adam Hilzer of Emery, S.D.

He was preceded in death by his parents, George and Irene Hilzer; his wife, Harriett Ball Hilzer; four brothers, Paul Seibel, Reynold Seibel, Edward Seibel and Philip Hilzer; and three sisters, Ann Hilzer, Thelma Hilzer and Wilma Hilzer Weibert.

Services were held March 18, 2010 at Adamson Chapel followed by interment in Sunset Memorial Gardens in Greeley, Colo.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Legion Post No. 77, Simla, Colo., or a charity of your choice in care of Adamson Chapels, 2000 47th Ave., Greeley, Colo., 80634. Condolences may be sent to the family at http://www.AdamsonChapels.com.

Harold Lee Hilzer, 80, of Cheyenne, Wyo., passed away March 13, 2010 at Cheyenne Regional Medical Center in Cheyenne, Wyo.

He was born on Jan. 29, 1930 to George and Irene (Dumler) Hilzer on his family’s homestead west of the Pawnee Buttes near Grover, Colo. He gained his early education at the Prairie Ridge School near Keota, Colo., and graduated from Gill High School in 1948. He served his country in the Air Force during the Korean Conflict.

Harold held several sales positions in the agricultural industry and sold farm implements and equipment throughout his life. He was quick witted and enjoyed the challenges of his job, particularly bartering and trading. In 1964 and 1965, Harold was recognized as the “Harvestore Salesman of the Year.” Harold had a love of the outdoors, and a strong passion for ranching and horses. Additionally, a favorite pastime was watching professional sports and enthusiastically supporting the Denver teams – Broncos, Rockies and Nuggets.

On Jan., 31, 1953 Harold married Harriett Ball of Briggsdale, Colo. They were blessed with three children, Ross, Jonna and Kirk. Harold lived his life in Colorado and moved to Cheyenne, Wyo., in May of 2009 where he was under the care of his daughter Jonna and her family.

He is survived by two sons, Ross Hilzer and Judith Miller of Simla, Colo., Kirk Hilzer and wife Mickie of Greeley, Colo.; one daughter Jonna Hilzer-Dickie and husband Scott of Cheyenne, Wyo.; five grandchildren, Joel and Julia Dickie of Cheyenne, Wyo., Bill Hilzer of Greeley, Colo., Matthew and Amy Hilzer of Osborne, Kan.; and one great-grandchild Adam Hilzer of Osborne, Kan.; and two brothers, George Hilzer of Whitesboro, Texas., and Adam Hilzer of Emery, S.D.

He was preceded in death by his parents, George and Irene Hilzer; his wife, Harriett Ball Hilzer; four brothers, Paul Seibel, Reynold Seibel, Edward Seibel and Philip Hilzer; and three sisters, Ann Hilzer, Thelma Hilzer and Wilma Hilzer Weibert.

Services were held March 18, 2010 at Adamson Chapel followed by interment in Sunset Memorial Gardens in Greeley, Colo.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Legion Post No. 77, Simla, Colo., or a charity of your choice in care of Adamson Chapels, 2000 47th Ave., Greeley, Colo., 80634. Condolences may be sent to the family at http://www.AdamsonChapels.com.

Harold Lee Hilzer, 80, of Cheyenne, Wyo., passed away March 13, 2010 at Cheyenne Regional Medical Center in Cheyenne, Wyo.

He was born on Jan. 29, 1930 to George and Irene (Dumler) Hilzer on his family’s homestead west of the Pawnee Buttes near Grover, Colo. He gained his early education at the Prairie Ridge School near Keota, Colo., and graduated from Gill High School in 1948. He served his country in the Air Force during the Korean Conflict.

Harold held several sales positions in the agricultural industry and sold farm implements and equipment throughout his life. He was quick witted and enjoyed the challenges of his job, particularly bartering and trading. In 1964 and 1965, Harold was recognized as the “Harvestore Salesman of the Year.” Harold had a love of the outdoors, and a strong passion for ranching and horses. Additionally, a favorite pastime was watching professional sports and enthusiastically supporting the Denver teams – Broncos, Rockies and Nuggets.

On Jan., 31, 1953 Harold married Harriett Ball of Briggsdale, Colo. They were blessed with three children, Ross, Jonna and Kirk. Harold lived his life in Colorado and moved to Cheyenne, Wyo., in May of 2009 where he was under the care of his daughter Jonna and her family.

He is survived by two sons, Ross Hilzer and Judith Miller of Simla, Colo., Kirk Hilzer and wife Mickie of Greeley, Colo.; one daughter Jonna Hilzer-Dickie and husband Scott of Cheyenne, Wyo.; five grandchildren, Joel and Julia Dickie of Cheyenne, Wyo., Bill Hilzer of Greeley, Colo., Matthew and Amy Hilzer of Osborne, Kan.; and one great-grandchild Adam Hilzer of Osborne, Kan.; and two brothers, George Hilzer of Whitesboro, Texas., and Adam Hilzer of Emery, S.D.

He was preceded in death by his parents, George and Irene Hilzer; his wife, Harriett Ball Hilzer; four brothers, Paul Seibel, Reynold Seibel, Edward Seibel and Philip Hilzer; and three sisters, Ann Hilzer, Thelma Hilzer and Wilma Hilzer Weibert.

Services were held March 18, 2010 at Adamson Chapel followed by interment in Sunset Memorial Gardens in Greeley, Colo.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Legion Post No. 77, Simla, Colo., or a charity of your choice in care of Adamson Chapels, 2000 47th Ave., Greeley, Colo., 80634. Condolences may be sent to the family at http://www.AdamsonChapels.com.