Robert H. Neumann July 3, 1925 – September 12, 2012 Robert Hugh "Nobby" Neumann was born in Denver, Colorado on July 3, 1925, to Edward and Margarite Neumann. He attended public schools in Denver, graduating from Denver East before enlisting in the U.S. Navy. After being honorably discharged in 1949, he attended CSU where he earned a Bachelor's Degree in Forestry Management. While at CSU, Nobby met Lois Kennedy who he later married and fathered three children with. Nobby enjoyed a successful career in the Colorado ski industry, serving as the manager of Winter Park ski area where he lived for many years. In 1970, he remarried, to Edith Hill and soon thereafter they moved to Taos, New Mexico where they owned and operated an RV campground until 1994. After selling the campground, Nobby and Edith moved to Grand Junction where they enjoyed camping, traveling, and visiting with friends and families by the fountain on their patio overlooking the Colorado National Monument. Nobby was a devout Catholic and supported numerous charitable organizations throughout his life. He also worked as a volunteer at the Colorado National Monument for several years after moving to Grand Junction. He is survived by his three children, Stuart, Michael, and Sally and their spouses, Wendy, Analee and Jeff; two grandchildren, Kate and Charla, and one great-grandson, Railin. He was preceded in death by his wife, Edith, and brothers, Harry, Edward, and Mike. Burial of Nobby's remains will take place at 1:00 p.m. on Friday May 24th at the Veteran's Cemetery in Grand Junction, Colorado. The family asks that any donations in his memory be made to the Heifer Foundation or the Native American Heritage Association in South Dakota.
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Published in The Daily Sentinel from May 19 to May 23, 2013