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Norman Repp


1925 - 2015 Obituary Condolences
Norman Repp Obituary
Col Norman Floyd Repp, USAF, Retired, departed peacefully on his final
flight on August 18, 2015, surrounded by family.

Norman was born August 28, 1925 in Julesburg, CO. to Floyd J. Repp and
Nora Foster Repp.

Norman was preceded in death by his wife Iris, his son Philip and
daughter, Deborah. He is survived by three daughters and their
spouses, Nancy and Jerry Lonergan, Sue Cline and her partner Rick
Wolfe, Patty and Dan Colahan, son, Rusty and Julie Repp, grandchildren
and their spouses, KC and Karen Chavez, Matt and Elissa Cline, Philip
and Kristin Repp, Joe and Tina Lonergan, JR and Clare Snyder, Brent
and Jennifer Evans, Hollie Colahan and Patrick Colahan and 10 (soon to
be 11) great grandchildren.

Norman graduated from Julesburg High School, Julesburg, CO in 1943,
and enlisted in the US Army Air Forces. He saw combat in World War II
and Vietnam. He was a fighter pilot and retired from the United States
Air Force after 27 years.

Norman married Iris Elaine Scott on August 17, 1947 in Denver, CO, and
enjoyed over 49 years together. In 1986, they moved from Salina, KS
to Drake, CO where they had found their "pot of gold at the end of the
rainbow," aptly named Rainbow Ranch.

Norman enjoyed working in his wood shop - making treasured family
heirlooms, furniture, cabinets, birdhouses and toys for family and
friends.

Most of all, Grandad loved talking about his family to anyone and
everyone. He was an excellent story teller and could recall memories
throughout his life in impeccable detail and show you the pictures to
prove it.

His impact on this Earth was exceptional, and he will be greatly missed.

Memorial Services will be 11:00 AM, Saturday, August 29, 2015, at the
Ryan Mortuary, 137 N 8th St, Salina, KS 67401. Burial of Norman's
ashes will be in the Hillside Cemetery, in Julesburg, CO at a later
date. There will be no visitation. In lieu of flowers, memorials are
to The Wounded Warrior Project or The Eaglecrest Retirement Community
Memorial Fund.
Published in Estes Park Trail-Gazette on Aug. 26, 2015
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