Ralph C. Lemon, 1921-2010
Vail, CO Colorado
Ralph Lemon, born July 11, 1921 in Wolfpoint, Mont., to Ralph Sr. and Edith Lemon, passed peacefully on the morning of April 23 in Littleton, Colo. with family at his side.
Ralph will be remembered by all as a gentle, patient, honest and compassionate man who loved skiing, boating, camping, biking, swimming and building or fixing anything. Ralph was a veteran of World War II and awarded the Bronze Star. He enjoyed 18 years as a volunteer ski patrolman at Winter Park and loved teaching his children and grandchildren to ski.
Ralph is survived by his wife of 58 years, Betty; daughters Kate and Deborah; sons Mark and Rick; sister Wilda; 11 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his son, Chuck.
A memorial service will be held for family and friends from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., June 13 at Sterne Park in Littleton.