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Rocky Mountain Obituaries for 10-24-11

Dale W. Ewing, 84, of Fort Lupton, Colo., (formerly of Brighton, Colo.) passed away on October 10, 2011 at the Life Care Center in Greeley, Colo. due to complications of Alzheimer’s disease.

He was born on November 5, 1926 in Fort Lupton to Millard H. and Juanita (Midcap) Ewing. He attended Porter Elementary, and Fort Lupton Schools.

Dale served in the U.S. Marine Corps at Iwo Jima where he was in the second wave of Marines on the beach. He was a member of Company A, 5th Tank Battalion, 5th Marine Division. Following the battle of Iwo Jima he was assigned with the first American occupation forces at Sasebo, Oita, and Beppu, Japan. Later he was reassigned to the 2nd Marine Division occupying Nagasaki, Japan until April 1946. He was decorated with the Navy/Marine Corps Presidential Unit Citation with gold star, WWII Occupation Service Medal, WWII Victory Medal, the Asiatic Pacific Campaign medal with gold star and Expert Rifleman badge.

Dale married Noreen M. Wollert on September 14, 1947 in Brighton, Colo. Dale and Noreen began their marriage farming at various locations around northern Colorado. In 1950 Dale was briefly called for the Korean War but was soon honorably discharged due to an improperly healed broken leg. Dale continued farming until 1954 when they moved to Fort Lupton and he began a career of long haul truck driving. They moved to Brighton in 1955. After 30 years as owner/driver for Western Auto, DC, Navajo and others, he returned to farming in Fort Lupton on the farm where he was born and where he lived until his death.

He is survived by his wife, Noreen M. Ewing; two children: Cindy K. Pinner (and her husband Joe) of Greeley, Colo., and Kirk D. Ewing (and his wife Susan) of Brighton, Colo.; four grandchildren: Tiffany Schmidt, Levi Ewing, Daniel Pinner, and Kari Frizzell; and three great-grandchildren: Jazlyn Ewing, Tessa Ewing, and Clara Frizzell.

Services were held October 17, 2011 at the Fort Lupton Hillside Cemetery in Brighton, Colo. Military honors were provided by the Marine Corps, Fourth Marine Air Wing, the Union Colony Marine Corps League and U.S. Army CW2 Jordan M. Frizzell, grandson-in-law of Dale.

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Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America.

Dale W. Ewing, 84, of Fort Lupton, Colo., (formerly of Brighton, Colo.) passed away on October 10, 2011 at the Life Care Center in Greeley, Colo. due to complications of Alzheimer’s disease.

He was born on November 5, 1926 in Fort Lupton to Millard H. and Juanita (Midcap) Ewing. He attended Porter Elementary, and Fort Lupton Schools.

Dale served in the U.S. Marine Corps at Iwo Jima where he was in the second wave of Marines on the beach. He was a member of Company A, 5th Tank Battalion, 5th Marine Division. Following the battle of Iwo Jima he was assigned with the first American occupation forces at Sasebo, Oita, and Beppu, Japan. Later he was reassigned to the 2nd Marine Division occupying Nagasaki, Japan until April 1946. He was decorated with the Navy/Marine Corps Presidential Unit Citation with gold star, WWII Occupation Service Medal, WWII Victory Medal, the Asiatic Pacific Campaign medal with gold star and Expert Rifleman badge.

Dale married Noreen M. Wollert on September 14, 1947 in Brighton, Colo. Dale and Noreen began their marriage farming at various locations around northern Colorado. In 1950 Dale was briefly called for the Korean War but was soon honorably discharged due to an improperly healed broken leg. Dale continued farming until 1954 when they moved to Fort Lupton and he began a career of long haul truck driving. They moved to Brighton in 1955. After 30 years as owner/driver for Western Auto, DC, Navajo and others, he returned to farming in Fort Lupton on the farm where he was born and where he lived until his death.

He is survived by his wife, Noreen M. Ewing; two children: Cindy K. Pinner (and her husband Joe) of Greeley, Colo., and Kirk D. Ewing (and his wife Susan) of Brighton, Colo.; four grandchildren: Tiffany Schmidt, Levi Ewing, Daniel Pinner, and Kari Frizzell; and three great-grandchildren: Jazlyn Ewing, Tessa Ewing, and Clara Frizzell.

Services were held October 17, 2011 at the Fort Lupton Hillside Cemetery in Brighton, Colo. Military honors were provided by the Marine Corps, Fourth Marine Air Wing, the Union Colony Marine Corps League and U.S. Army CW2 Jordan M. Frizzell, grandson-in-law of Dale.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America.

Dale W. Ewing, 84, of Fort Lupton, Colo., (formerly of Brighton, Colo.) passed away on October 10, 2011 at the Life Care Center in Greeley, Colo. due to complications of Alzheimer’s disease.

He was born on November 5, 1926 in Fort Lupton to Millard H. and Juanita (Midcap) Ewing. He attended Porter Elementary, and Fort Lupton Schools.

Dale served in the U.S. Marine Corps at Iwo Jima where he was in the second wave of Marines on the beach. He was a member of Company A, 5th Tank Battalion, 5th Marine Division. Following the battle of Iwo Jima he was assigned with the first American occupation forces at Sasebo, Oita, and Beppu, Japan. Later he was reassigned to the 2nd Marine Division occupying Nagasaki, Japan until April 1946. He was decorated with the Navy/Marine Corps Presidential Unit Citation with gold star, WWII Occupation Service Medal, WWII Victory Medal, the Asiatic Pacific Campaign medal with gold star and Expert Rifleman badge.

Dale married Noreen M. Wollert on September 14, 1947 in Brighton, Colo. Dale and Noreen began their marriage farming at various locations around northern Colorado. In 1950 Dale was briefly called for the Korean War but was soon honorably discharged due to an improperly healed broken leg. Dale continued farming until 1954 when they moved to Fort Lupton and he began a career of long haul truck driving. They moved to Brighton in 1955. After 30 years as owner/driver for Western Auto, DC, Navajo and others, he returned to farming in Fort Lupton on the farm where he was born and where he lived until his death.

He is survived by his wife, Noreen M. Ewing; two children: Cindy K. Pinner (and her husband Joe) of Greeley, Colo., and Kirk D. Ewing (and his wife Susan) of Brighton, Colo.; four grandchildren: Tiffany Schmidt, Levi Ewing, Daniel Pinner, and Kari Frizzell; and three great-grandchildren: Jazlyn Ewing, Tessa Ewing, and Clara Frizzell.

Services were held October 17, 2011 at the Fort Lupton Hillside Cemetery in Brighton, Colo. Military honors were provided by the Marine Corps, Fourth Marine Air Wing, the Union Colony Marine Corps League and U.S. Army CW2 Jordan M. Frizzell, grandson-in-law of Dale.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America.

Dale W. Ewing, 84, of Fort Lupton, Colo., (formerly of Brighton, Colo.) passed away on October 10, 2011 at the Life Care Center in Greeley, Colo. due to complications of Alzheimer’s disease.

He was born on November 5, 1926 in Fort Lupton to Millard H. and Juanita (Midcap) Ewing. He attended Porter Elementary, and Fort Lupton Schools.

Dale served in the U.S. Marine Corps at Iwo Jima where he was in the second wave of Marines on the beach. He was a member of Company A, 5th Tank Battalion, 5th Marine Division. Following the battle of Iwo Jima he was assigned with the first American occupation forces at Sasebo, Oita, and Beppu, Japan. Later he was reassigned to the 2nd Marine Division occupying Nagasaki, Japan until April 1946. He was decorated with the Navy/Marine Corps Presidential Unit Citation with gold star, WWII Occupation Service Medal, WWII Victory Medal, the Asiatic Pacific Campaign medal with gold star and Expert Rifleman badge.

Dale married Noreen M. Wollert on September 14, 1947 in Brighton, Colo. Dale and Noreen began their marriage farming at various locations around northern Colorado. In 1950 Dale was briefly called for the Korean War but was soon honorably discharged due to an improperly healed broken leg. Dale continued farming until 1954 when they moved to Fort Lupton and he began a career of long haul truck driving. They moved to Brighton in 1955. After 30 years as owner/driver for Western Auto, DC, Navajo and others, he returned to farming in Fort Lupton on the farm where he was born and where he lived until his death.

He is survived by his wife, Noreen M. Ewing; two children: Cindy K. Pinner (and her husband Joe) of Greeley, Colo., and Kirk D. Ewing (and his wife Susan) of Brighton, Colo.; four grandchildren: Tiffany Schmidt, Levi Ewing, Daniel Pinner, and Kari Frizzell; and three great-grandchildren: Jazlyn Ewing, Tessa Ewing, and Clara Frizzell.

Services were held October 17, 2011 at the Fort Lupton Hillside Cemetery in Brighton, Colo. Military honors were provided by the Marine Corps, Fourth Marine Air Wing, the Union Colony Marine Corps League and U.S. Army CW2 Jordan M. Frizzell, grandson-in-law of Dale.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America.

Dale W. Ewing, 84, of Fort Lupton, Colo., (formerly of Brighton, Colo.) passed away on October 10, 2011 at the Life Care Center in Greeley, Colo. due to complications of Alzheimer’s disease.

He was born on November 5, 1926 in Fort Lupton to Millard H. and Juanita (Midcap) Ewing. He attended Porter Elementary, and Fort Lupton Schools.

Dale served in the U.S. Marine Corps at Iwo Jima where he was in the second wave of Marines on the beach. He was a member of Company A, 5th Tank Battalion, 5th Marine Division. Following the battle of Iwo Jima he was assigned with the first American occupation forces at Sasebo, Oita, and Beppu, Japan. Later he was reassigned to the 2nd Marine Division occupying Nagasaki, Japan until April 1946. He was decorated with the Navy/Marine Corps Presidential Unit Citation with gold star, WWII Occupation Service Medal, WWII Victory Medal, the Asiatic Pacific Campaign medal with gold star and Expert Rifleman badge.

Dale married Noreen M. Wollert on September 14, 1947 in Brighton, Colo. Dale and Noreen began their marriage farming at various locations around northern Colorado. In 1950 Dale was briefly called for the Korean War but was soon honorably discharged due to an improperly healed broken leg. Dale continued farming until 1954 when they moved to Fort Lupton and he began a career of long haul truck driving. They moved to Brighton in 1955. After 30 years as owner/driver for Western Auto, DC, Navajo and others, he returned to farming in Fort Lupton on the farm where he was born and where he lived until his death.

He is survived by his wife, Noreen M. Ewing; two children: Cindy K. Pinner (and her husband Joe) of Greeley, Colo., and Kirk D. Ewing (and his wife Susan) of Brighton, Colo.; four grandchildren: Tiffany Schmidt, Levi Ewing, Daniel Pinner, and Kari Frizzell; and three great-grandchildren: Jazlyn Ewing, Tessa Ewing, and Clara Frizzell.

Services were held October 17, 2011 at the Fort Lupton Hillside Cemetery in Brighton, Colo. Military honors were provided by the Marine Corps, Fourth Marine Air Wing, the Union Colony Marine Corps League and U.S. Army CW2 Jordan M. Frizzell, grandson-in-law of Dale.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America.

Dale W. Ewing, 84, of Fort Lupton, Colo., (formerly of Brighton, Colo.) passed away on October 10, 2011 at the Life Care Center in Greeley, Colo. due to complications of Alzheimer’s disease.

He was born on November 5, 1926 in Fort Lupton to Millard H. and Juanita (Midcap) Ewing. He attended Porter Elementary, and Fort Lupton Schools.

Dale served in the U.S. Marine Corps at Iwo Jima where he was in the second wave of Marines on the beach. He was a member of Company A, 5th Tank Battalion, 5th Marine Division. Following the battle of Iwo Jima he was assigned with the first American occupation forces at Sasebo, Oita, and Beppu, Japan. Later he was reassigned to the 2nd Marine Division occupying Nagasaki, Japan until April 1946. He was decorated with the Navy/Marine Corps Presidential Unit Citation with gold star, WWII Occupation Service Medal, WWII Victory Medal, the Asiatic Pacific Campaign medal with gold star and Expert Rifleman badge.

Dale married Noreen M. Wollert on September 14, 1947 in Brighton, Colo. Dale and Noreen began their marriage farming at various locations around northern Colorado. In 1950 Dale was briefly called for the Korean War but was soon honorably discharged due to an improperly healed broken leg. Dale continued farming until 1954 when they moved to Fort Lupton and he began a career of long haul truck driving. They moved to Brighton in 1955. After 30 years as owner/driver for Western Auto, DC, Navajo and others, he returned to farming in Fort Lupton on the farm where he was born and where he lived until his death.

He is survived by his wife, Noreen M. Ewing; two children: Cindy K. Pinner (and her husband Joe) of Greeley, Colo., and Kirk D. Ewing (and his wife Susan) of Brighton, Colo.; four grandchildren: Tiffany Schmidt, Levi Ewing, Daniel Pinner, and Kari Frizzell; and three great-grandchildren: Jazlyn Ewing, Tessa Ewing, and Clara Frizzell.

Services were held October 17, 2011 at the Fort Lupton Hillside Cemetery in Brighton, Colo. Military honors were provided by the Marine Corps, Fourth Marine Air Wing, the Union Colony Marine Corps League and U.S. Army CW2 Jordan M. Frizzell, grandson-in-law of Dale.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America.