- January 2, 1922 - March 10, 2017
- Colorado Springs, Colorado
of John's Passing
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John was born on January 2, 1922 and passed away on Friday, March 10, 2017.
John was a resident of Colorado Springs, Colorado at the time of passing.
He was an excellent student and graduated from HS at age 16, then going on to college at Colorado College where he earned a Bachelor's degree in physics at the age of 20, graduating in June 1942.
WWII was in full swing at this point, and John enlisted in the army in November 1942 and served in the South Pacific in the Army Signal Corp initially as a 2nd lieutenant and later as a 1st lieutenant.
He loved his family and cherished his children and grandchildren: Tracy (Todd) Geer, Erin (Dave) Eggers, Emily (Tony) Marvel; David (Gina) Helms, Jason (Corie) Helms, Jeffrey (Trisha) Helms, Emily Bostwick-White (Jesse) White, Molly (Nick) Zamucen; and 12 great grandchildren. There will be a service at Christ Methodist Church at 2pm Wednesday March the 15th.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Fort Collins Cat Rescue Society or the Notre Dame Physics Department scholarship fund.