George B. Gollehon

George B. Gollehon, 72 passed away April 5, 2006 in Colorado Springs, Colorado. He was born November 13, 1933 in Los Angeles, CA to Carroll T. and Nelle (Rees) Gollehon, who preceded him in death. George lived in Omaha, NE for 10 years and moved to Delavan, WI, where he graduated from high school. George was a U.S. Naval Academy graduate, class of 1956. He served in and retired from the U. S. Air Force as a Colonel.


After his military career George was a teacher for 15 years with School District 11in Colorado Springs, CO. Survivors include George's loving wife of nearly 50 years, Mary K. (Colvin) Gollehon; six children: Carol Caldwell, George (Renee) Gollehon, Jr., Catherine (Keith) Sandin, Virginia "Ginger" (Lance) Cameron, Susan (Harold) Meyer and Robert (Marsha) Gollehon; and 12 grandchildren.


George held memberships with the New Horizon Band, the Pueblo and Colorado Springs Shrine Clubs and the First United Methodist Church. Music was a passion that George enjoyed, playing several musical instruments.  He is buried at the U.S. Air Force Academy Cemetery, Colorado Springs, CO