Rhea Hurrle Allison Woltman
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Rhea Hurrle Allison Woltman was a pilot who was one of the Mercury 13, the women who were tested as potential astronaut candidates in the early 1960s.

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Published in Lake City Reporter on Mar. 1, 2021.
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April 17, 2021
Rhea was a very valued member of the Pikes Peak Chapter of the Veteran Motor Car Club of America. She was such a fascinating woman and always kept everyone on their toes with grace and a smile during a business meeting. What a life to be remembered! Our sincerest condolences to all of her family. God bless!
Judy` Drew
April 15, 2021
What a beautiful soul was Rhea. She was a treasured member of our Rotary Club of Colorado Springs. I remember her so fondly; her presence, her wisdom, her kindness and compassion, her hats! May she rest in peace as her soul takes the wings flight once again
Annie Valades
March 12, 2021
My deepest condolences. She was such an inspiration to women. Her story should be told. God bless.
Lee Ann O'Connor
March 11, 2021
May God comfort the family during this most difficult time.
March 8, 2021
Sincere condolences to the family of Rhea Hurrle Allison Woltman. An outstanding woman. She will be remembered.
JE Sowell
March 8, 2021
The Woltman family has my deepest condolences. Rhea is a legend and a legacy and her contribution will never be forgotten! As the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life's routine, may you continue to receive the love and support that you need during this difficult time and always.
March 7, 2021
My deepest condolences to the Woltman family. May you find comfort
in your treasured memories of Rhea and May God continue to comfort you in the days, months and years ahead.
March 6, 2021
Deepest condolences to the family of Rhea Woltman for your loss. Cherish the memories. May the God of all comfort be with you.
March 5, 2021
My condolences go out to the family of Rhea Woltman. So sorry for your loss.
March 3, 2021
When did astronomy first exist on Earth when was the first rocket launcher created
March 3, 2021
Our deepest condolences to the family. We pray that God continues to strengthen and comfort the family during this difficult period.
March 2, 2021
Ms. Woltman, thank you for your contribution to science, in your participation in the Mercury program. I'm sorry you were not selected at the time, but you now have your eternal reward - and you can probably see all of the planets from where you are, anytime you want to. Our condolences to your family and friends. May you rest in peace.
March 2, 2021
To the family of Rhea Woltman, I am very sorry for your loss. She was a true trailblazer. May the God of comfort be with all of you as you grieve.
March 1, 2021
Such an amazing and inspirational person, a true trailblazer in the aeronautical field. My deepest condolences to the Woltman family and friends, may God help you all to endure your loss.
March 1, 2021
Rhea was a parliamentarian. When I was President of the Downtown Rotary club, she came up to me after the meeting and said "It's God before country young man!" Seems I had started the meeting with the pledge and then the prayer. I will never forget.
Jim Mundt
March 1, 2021
Linda Tracy
March 1, 2021
Scott Chamberland
March 1, 2021
Godspeed Rhea. Now eternally flying high in the Ultimate Venue...
Harry Simpson
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