George Benton Wolfe, 65, of Princeton, passed away peacefully Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2010 at home. He fought a long and courageous
battle against Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma.
Born June 8, 1944 in GreeleyColo., he was the son of Hal Martin and Molly (Sitzman) Wolfe.
George served in the U.S. Navy from
1967-69. After serving in the military, he graduated from the University of Northern Colorado with a bachelor and masterís degree in
sociology. He worked as a journeyman iron worker in Denver, Colo. for many years. In his latter years, he worked
as a silversmith making and selling beautiful Native American jewelry.
George had a special interest in horticulture and gardening was his
passion. George was a kind and gentle spirit and lived a very colorful life.
He will be dearly missed by his many friends and family.
George is survived by wife Deanna Baughn Wolfe of Princeton; son, Daniel Rico (Niki) Wolfe of Greeley, Colo.; stepsons, Kyle Landrum of
Princeton, Michael (Shana) Mares of Honolulu, Hawaii;
stepdaughter, Shelby Broyles of Victorville, Calif.; sister, Margaret Meurgia of Sunnyvale, Calif.; brother, William (Kathy)
Wolfe of Nasa Bay Texas; and three granddaughters.
A memorial service will be at Saturday, Jan. 16, 2010 at Doyle Funeral Home, 520 S. Main St. in Princeton. A Native American memorial service will be
sponsored by John Martinez of Eaton, Colo. in Early June of 2010.