Richard L. "Dick" Weimer, 72, Torrington

Funeral services for RICHARD L. 'DICK' WEIMER, 72, will be held at 2pm Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at the East Gate Baptist Church with Reverend Rex Whitman officiating. Burial will follow in the Valley View Cemetery. Dick died February 20, 2013 in Thornton, Colorado. A memorial has been established to the East Gate Baptist Church. Visitation will be Monday from 3pm to 7pm and the casket will be open prior to the service at the church. Arrangements are under the direction of the Colyer Funeral Home and friends may send condolences to the family at

Richard was born November 12, 1940 in Melbeta, Nebraska the son of Henry and Mary (Romick) Weimer. At a young age his family moved to Belle Fourche, South Dakota where he started school. They moved back to Scottsbluff, Nebraska and he attended school there. He started working at B&C Steel and later went to work for Lockwood Corporation where he worked for twenty years. He married Donna Whitman on December 1, 1961 in Scottsbluff. They moved to Torrington, Wyoming in 1976 and he began working for CF&I at the Sunrise Mine. In 1980 when the mine shut down he went to work for the City of Torrington as a Landfill operator. He retired in 1998 due to ill health.

Richard enjoyed drinking coffee and visiting with friends, camping in the summer, and playing cards.

Richard is survived by his wife Donna of Torrington; daughters Carrie Burt and her husband Dave and Melanie Pyle and her husband Gardy all of Torrington; a son Ron Weimer of Torrington; three sisters Shirley Woodard and her husband Dick of Torrington, Sally Green of Gering, Nebraska, and Irene Kallis and her husband Arnold of New Leipzig, North Dakota; a brother Ed Weimer of Scottsbluff, Nebraska; four grandchildren Tim Parsons, Brandon Burt, Kayla Pyle, and Tiffany Pyle all of Torrington; and his dogs Ginger, Scooter, and Maxi. He was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers Raymond, Henry Jr., and Johnny; and a sister Mary.

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