Warren Weisgerber(1920 - 2012)

Warren passed away peacefully at home, his family by his side. He was born in North Platte, NB to Carrie Scott and Frederick W. Weisgerber. As a youth he loved photography, aviation and riding his Harley. He was an Eagle Scout and learned to fly in his teens. He enlisted in the Army Air Corp. in 1942 and flew C-47's over the Himalayas in the China-Burma-India theatre of WWII. He was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross, the Air Medal and the Asiatic Pacific Service Medal. He retired from the Air Force inactive reserves as a Major. He married Angeline Tim Lambert on January 31,1944 in Boise, ID. They made Denver their home until moving to Santa Barbara in 2010. Warren was Manager of Automatic Beverage Corporation and Dispensing Distributors, retiring in 2000. He was active at Montclair Lutheran Church and St. Luke's Episcopal Church. He spent many years in his studio creating his beautiful Native American-style jewelry. He is survived by his daughters Toni (Thomas) Schultheis and Kerry (Michael) Harrington and his grandchildren Olivia Harrington, Warren (Rachel) Schultheis and Thomas (Laura) Schultheis all of Santa Barbara. He was predeceased by his wife in 2011 and his brother William R. Weisgerber. Warren was a truly kind, honest, gentle man and his dry sense of humor will be greatly missed. Services will be held Monday, January 14 at 10:00 at St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 1270 Poplar Street, Denver, CO. Interment at Ft. Logan Cemetery at 2:00. Donations may be made in his name to Visiting Nurse And Hospice Care of Santa Barbara at www.vnhcsb.org.

Published in Denver Post on Jan. 6, 2013