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Obituary: Richard E. Schleiger 



July 2, 1936 ~ November 21, 2016

Richard Eugene Schleiger, 80 of Loveland, passed away peacefully at home on November 21, 2016 surrounded by loved ones.

Richard was born July 2, 1936 in Berthoud, CO to George and Maggie Schleiger. Richard graduated from Berthoud High School and worked his entire career in the Loveland area. Richard married Brenda Hirsch-Milon in February of 1991, they spent 30 wonderful years together sharing their love of camping, fishing and just being together each and every day.

Richard was a loving husband, father and friend to everyone he knew. He is survived by his wife Brenda, two brothers Gene (Lois) of Berthoud, Curt (Barb) of Loveland, two sons Mark (Jan) of Fort Collins and Jerry (Debbie) of Berthoud along with two stepsons Rick Pelkey (Sheila) of Severance and Randy Pelkey of Loveland.

Richard had numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Richard was an avid outdoorsman and especially enjoyed fishing and hunting. He reminisced about the days past and the fun he had fishing with just about anyone that would go out with him. He enjoyed working in the garden and his yard, where everything had a place and purpose. He was an avid fan of NASCAR and the Broncos, along with just about any other sport he could watch.

He was preceded in death by his parents and step-daughter Jennifer Milon.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 AM, Saturday, November 26, 2016 at Kibbey-Fishburn Funeral Home in Loveland. Viewing will be prior to the service.

Interment at Resthaven Memory Gardens.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Richard Schleiger Memorial fund in care of Kibbey- Fishburn Funeral Home


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