John Hillman

 

John Hillman, 99, of Grover, Colo., passed away Aug. 8, 2013 in the Hospice of Northern Colorado at North Colorado Medical Center in Greeley, Colo.

He was born July 13, 1914, at the farm house of his parents, Henry and Dora (Schneider) Hillman east of Grover, Colo. He attended school at Highland through the eighth grade, and then went to work for his dad herding sheep and farming.

In July 1937, he met the love of his life, Eleanor Wiechman, at the Cheyenne Frontier Days Rodeo. They married on Nov. 25 1937. They bought a ranch south of Kimball, Neb., where they had sheep for a very short t...



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