Ward Bethke Wille | AspenTimes.com

Ward Bethke Wille

Mr. Ward Bethke Wille passed away on Sept. 27th 2013. He was 91. Born on July 12th 1922 in New Ulm, Minnesota. Ward was the youngest of seven, Ward, Lou, Charles, Mildred, Virginia, Helen and Elenor. Ward Leaves behind his loving children, Daphne McPhearson, Vonnie Gallagher, Toran Wille, and Laird Wille. His two granddaughters Jessica Peters and Laura Wille. and 5 great grandchildren whom he loved with all his heart. He worked many jobs including, restaurant manager, pharmaceutical rep. also with his brother at the Tyrolean lodge. Ward was passionate about nature and well known for his bird carvings. He spent his later years in Grand Junction CO. where he volunteered at the botanical gardens. He will be missed by many.

A Memorial will be held on Sat. October 19th at 2:00-4:00 at the Eagle co community center in El Jebel, any and all are welcome to attend.