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Rocky Mountain Obituaries 7-27-09

George Firestien, 66, of Ault, Colo., passed away on July 19, 2009 surrounded by family and friends.

He was born September 12, 1942 in Greeley, Colo., to George and Minnie (Schmidt) Firestien and was a lifelong resident of Weld County.

He graduated from Windsor High School in 1960 and married Joann Schwartz on July 9, 1961.

George was a farmer and rancher his entire life. He loved to be in the mountains on the ranch, on horseback. He enjoyed team roping with his friends and never met a stranger. He loved to be surrounded by friends and had a soft spot in his heart for kids, especially Sawyer and Addie.

He is survived by his wife, Joann of Ault, Colo., his son Gene (Cindy) Firestien, Windsor, Colo., daughters Brenda (Gary) Marshall, Windsor, Colo., and Renea (Terry) Johnson, Wellington, Colo., grandson Zach Marshall and step-grandson Daniel Brock, numerous nieces and nephews, sisters, Viola (Wilbert) Gebhardt, Windsor, Colo., Betty (Chuck) Schmidt, San Antonio, Texas, Delores (Chuck) Ehrlich, Casper, Wyo., brothers-in-law, Gary (Mary) Schwartz, Briggsdale, Colo., and Rodney (Debbie) Schwartz, Platteville, Colo.

He was preceded in death by his parents and grandparents.

Services were held at Northern Colorado Cowboy Church, Lucerne, Colo.

Memorial contributions may be made to Northern Colorado Cowboy Church, P.O. Box 271429, Ft. Collins, Colo., 80527.

You may visit an online memorial at http://www.MEM.com.

George Firestien, 66, of Ault, Colo., passed away on July 19, 2009 surrounded by family and friends.

He was born September 12, 1942 in Greeley, Colo., to George and Minnie (Schmidt) Firestien and was a lifelong resident of Weld County.

He graduated from Windsor High School in 1960 and married Joann Schwartz on July 9, 1961.

George was a farmer and rancher his entire life. He loved to be in the mountains on the ranch, on horseback. He enjoyed team roping with his friends and never met a stranger. He loved to be surrounded by friends and had a soft spot in his heart for kids, especially Sawyer and Addie.

He is survived by his wife, Joann of Ault, Colo., his son Gene (Cindy) Firestien, Windsor, Colo., daughters Brenda (Gary) Marshall, Windsor, Colo., and Renea (Terry) Johnson, Wellington, Colo., grandson Zach Marshall and step-grandson Daniel Brock, numerous nieces and nephews, sisters, Viola (Wilbert) Gebhardt, Windsor, Colo., Betty (Chuck) Schmidt, San Antonio, Texas, Delores (Chuck) Ehrlich, Casper, Wyo., brothers-in-law, Gary (Mary) Schwartz, Briggsdale, Colo., and Rodney (Debbie) Schwartz, Platteville, Colo.

He was preceded in death by his parents and grandparents.

Services were held at Northern Colorado Cowboy Church, Lucerne, Colo.

Memorial contributions may be made to Northern Colorado Cowboy Church, P.O. Box 271429, Ft. Collins, Colo., 80527.

You may visit an online memorial at http://www.MEM.com.

George Firestien, 66, of Ault, Colo., passed away on July 19, 2009 surrounded by family and friends.

He was born September 12, 1942 in Greeley, Colo., to George and Minnie (Schmidt) Firestien and was a lifelong resident of Weld County.

He graduated from Windsor High School in 1960 and married Joann Schwartz on July 9, 1961.

George was a farmer and rancher his entire life. He loved to be in the mountains on the ranch, on horseback. He enjoyed team roping with his friends and never met a stranger. He loved to be surrounded by friends and had a soft spot in his heart for kids, especially Sawyer and Addie.

He is survived by his wife, Joann of Ault, Colo., his son Gene (Cindy) Firestien, Windsor, Colo., daughters Brenda (Gary) Marshall, Windsor, Colo., and Renea (Terry) Johnson, Wellington, Colo., grandson Zach Marshall and step-grandson Daniel Brock, numerous nieces and nephews, sisters, Viola (Wilbert) Gebhardt, Windsor, Colo., Betty (Chuck) Schmidt, San Antonio, Texas, Delores (Chuck) Ehrlich, Casper, Wyo., brothers-in-law, Gary (Mary) Schwartz, Briggsdale, Colo., and Rodney (Debbie) Schwartz, Platteville, Colo.

He was preceded in death by his parents and grandparents.

Services were held at Northern Colorado Cowboy Church, Lucerne, Colo.

Memorial contributions may be made to Northern Colorado Cowboy Church, P.O. Box 271429, Ft. Collins, Colo., 80527.

You may visit an online memorial at http://www.MEM.com.


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