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Donald Brooks

Don Brooks

Monday, September 7th, 1936 - Tuesday, October 1st, 2019
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Obituary

Donald (Don) E. Brooks, 83, of Manville, Wyoming, passed away on Tuesday, October 1, 2019, at his home in Windsor, Colorado with his family by his side. Don was born on September 7, 1936 in Manville, Wyoming to Edmond and Adelyn (Tschacher) Brooks. After graduating from Manville High School in 1954, he joined the US Armed Services and was stationed in Europe. There he met his beloved wife of sixty-one years, Gertrud Seufert and they were married in Manheim, Germany. After completion of his military service in France, they moved back to the United States and made their life-long home on the family ranch south of Manville, Wyoming. They have three children, Edmund, Debra and Carolyn.
After much prayer and discernment, they left the ranch in August of 2018 to make their new home in Windsor, Colorado to be near family. "Pa", as his grandkids lovingly referred to him, very much cherished his time with his children and grandchildren. He loved them all dearly and was finally able to see them daily and truly enjoyed it.
Don was preceded in death by his parents Edmond J. and Adelyn C. Brooks, older brother, Ralph and his step-father Verner C. Johnson. He will truly be missed by his wife, Gertrud, son, Edmund (Pennie), Hannah & Emma; daughter, Debra (Franklin) DesJardins, Rachel, Brittany (Ryan) Engleking, Reagan, Reese, Lauren and Luke; daughter, Carolyn (George) Brown, Timothy, Michael, Sarah (Wesley) Aragon, and Thomas (Emily), his fifth unborn great grandchild. His brother, Gary (Mary Jane) Brooks and family and sister, Sharon (Marvin) Hopper and family.
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Service Details

  • Service

    Friday, October 4th, 2019 | 10:30am
    When
    Friday, October 4th, 2019 10:30am
    Location
    Our Lady of the Valley Catholic Church
    Address
    1250 7th Street
    WINDSOR, CO 80550
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  • Interment

    Location
    Dellview Cemetery
    Address
    MANVILLE, WY
    Notes
    Sunday October 6, 2019 1:30 P.M.

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Cindy Gruwell

Posted at 02:22pm
Gertie and family... I'll always remember listen to Donnie at the 3 Sisters in Manville. He will be missed by many. Prayers of to everyone... may you find comfort in your memories. Cindy Gruwell
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