October 22, 1917 ~ July 22, 2001
Ralph O. 'Red' Wing, 83, of Canon City, Colorado,
passed away July 22, 2001, at Pueblo Life Care Center. Red attended grade school in
Goldfield, Colorado and graduated from
Victor High School. He lived in Victor, Colorado until 1962, except for a few years during World War II, while he worked in Denver for Continental
Airways inspecting B29's. He worked as
a butcher, assayer, and owned a liquor
store. Red was a member and Past Exalted Ruler of the Victor Elks Club, Gold Camp Fishing Club and served as Victor City Councilman. In 1962, he
moved to Boulder, Colorado and worked
at Rocky Flats as a research engineer
until he retired in 1982. After retirement
Red spent many hours as a volunteer
worker at the Sister Carmen Community
Center and other Sacred Heart Church
projects. In 1995 he moved to Canon
City. Red is survived by his loving wife
of 63 years, Mary Connor Wing; sons,
Ralph (Brenda) Wing of Pueblo, Tom
(Lynn) Wing and Marvin (Jacque) Wing,
both of Longmont, Colorado; 8
grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren;
many nieces, nephews and a host of
friends.Viewing and services will be held at
Sacred Heart of Mary Church, 6739 S.
Boulder Rd., in Boulder. Visitation will
be Thursday from 6-9 p.m. and Friday
from 10-11 a.m. The Rosary will be at
8 p.m. on Thursday and Funeral Mass
at 11 a.m. on Friday, July 27, 2001.
Interment will be at the church cemetery with a reception to follow. Donations may be made to Sister Carmen Community Center, 307 E.
Simpson, Lafayette, Colorado 80026.