Ronald Boomhower, 1922-2006
Ronald E. Boomhower died July 19. He was 84.
Born in Swanton, Vt., Boomhower was a veteran of World War II and the conflicts in Korea and Vietnam.
Boomhower liked a good joke with his many friends and enjoyed fishing all over Colorado, family members said.
Late in life, Boomhower developer a passion for Colorado lottery scratchers and was incredibly lucky, family members said.
Boomhower is survived his wife, Elizabeth; daughter Hyacinth; daughter-in-law Wendy; sons Charlie and Jan; Ray and Mary; grandaughters Olivia and Lizzy; grandsons Roman and Brett, Sam and Riley; all of whom live in Colorado.
He also is survived by his sister, Betty, of Swanton.
Vail Daily, Vail, Colorado