ARVADA, Colo. --?Richard George Jeanperrin, 59, died Jan. 21, 2007, at Lutheran Hospital in Wheatridge, Colo.
He was born Sept. 20, 1947, in Santa Fe, N.M., to Emil and Evelyn (Lundien) Jeanperrin. He grew up in Santa Fe until his parents death. He moved to Colorado and Oregon to live with aunts and uncles.
He graduated in 1966, from Genoa High School in Genoa, Colo. He later earned two associates' degrees. He enlisted in the Army in May of 1969 and was honorably discharged in September of 1970, with a Purple Heart and numerous medals.
On Aug. 21, 1971, he married Pat Wudtke. They lived in Arvada, Colo. He worked at Coors for 31 years as a deco operator.
Survivors include his wife, Pat of Arvada, Colo.; three daughters, Janelle Pelletier and husband, Scott of Westminster, Colo., Stacy Schulte and husband, Jeremy of Kearney and Alisha Jeanperrin and fiancee, Mark Fehringer of Peetz, Colo.; and five grandchildren.
Services were Thursday, Jan. 25, 2007, at Peace Lutheran Church in Arvada, Colo., with the Rev. David Ahlman officiating. Burial followed in the Fort Logan National Cemetery.
Memorials may be sent to Peace Lutheran Church Stained Glass Fund.
Aspen Mortuaries of Colorado was in charge of arrangements.