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Richard Wilhelm

Richard Lee Wilhelm

April 26, 1942 - April 23, 2021
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Obituary

Richard Lee Wilhelm, 78, of Lucerne, Colorado, passed away on April 23, 2021. Rich
was born in Worland, Wyoming on April 26, 1942.

Rich graduated from Pierce High School in 1960 and farmed his entire life in the Ault, Pierce, and Lucerne areas. He was employed with Hungenberg Produce at the time of his passing.

Rich was a lifetime Amateur Trapshooting Association member winning numerous local, state, and national top trapshooting awards.

He is survived by his children, Donnetta Wilhelm (Scott Whitten), and Kevin (Karyl) Wilhelm; 2 grandchildren; sister, Susan Goodell; and fiancée, Judy Boker, with whom he enjoyed attending Northern Colorado Cowboy Church.

He is preceded in death by his parents Elizabeth Michael Wilhelm and John Richard Wilhelm.

A private family celebration will be scheduled for a later date.
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Scott Whitten

Posted at 08:47pm
Dad, You are the strongest person I have ever known. You stand as tall and upright as the trees that will be planted in you honor. I miss you so much.

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Donnetta Wilhelm

Posted at 06:02pm
God chooses our parents
with purposeful reasons,
To grow and mature
through all of life's seasons.

Through storms and rain
and the sunshine above,
My dad you will always be
carried in my heart with love.

Love always,
Tatie
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"Sugar" Boker

Posted at 04:43pm
This man was the salt of the earth. He was kind, generous, hard-working and loving. I will always cherish the times we shared and the countless friends we shared that time with as well. I was the lucky lady to have felt his love and respect. Yes, he was "a little bit of outlaw and a little bit of Jesus" and I will miss him beyond words.
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Pamela Hungenberg

Posted at 09:55pm
Rich was a great guy! We were so glad he worked with us on the farm! He started his tractor up at 4:00am! And he worked all day! Plus, if it snowed... your driveway was cleared so you could go to work :) He always had a minute to talk to me and get a kiss in the cheek. He had a great smile and great work ethic! We know he loved his Family because he would share with us and you could hear how proud he was of you, in his voice! We are going to miss Rich ... but, if heaven has a tractor and a
field to work... we know who is doing it! And... keep those rows straight! You are already missed!
Love, Paul and Pam
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