Richard Eugene DanielDecember 2, 1924 ~ July 6, 2017 (age 92)
Richard Eugene Daniel, age 92 of Arriba, Colorado passed away July 6, 2017 in Brush, Colorado at the Eben Ezer Lutheran Care Center where he was a resident for 6 years.
Richard was born December 2, 1924 in Kit Carson County, Colorado to Alice (Sullivan) and Vincent Daniel.
Richard married Vera Shade on April 16, 1955 in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
Richard was a member of Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church in Limon, St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Flagler, and St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Hugo. He enjoyed card parties and Jam sessions at the Atlasta Park in Yuma, Arizona where he spent the winter months. Richard enjoyed flowers and gardening. He proudly served in the United States Navy during World War II. He enlisted on July 21, 1943 and was honorably discharged in March of 1946.
Richard worked in maintenance for the State of Colorado Highway Department and proudly retired after 24 years of service.
Richard was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Vera, along with 2 brothers and 2 sisters.
Richard is survived by two sons Dale Daniel of Ft. Collins, CO and Duane and wife Rita Daniel of Arriba, CO and one daughter Marie Daniel of Arriba, CO. He is also survived by seven grandchildren, one great grandchild, and numerous nieces and nephews.
Eben Ezer Lutheran Care Center
122 Hospital Road, Brush CO 80723