Kremmling resident Archie McWilliams dies at 73 |

Kremmling resident Archie McWilliams dies at 73

Archie Ward McWilliams, 73, of Kremmling, Colo., passed away on April 13, 2011, at Kremmling Memorial Hospital. Archie was born March 19, 1938, in Grand Rapids, Minn.

Archie married Lynnette Joyce Lehman McWilliams on June 27, 1964, in Virginia, Minn., and were happily married for 41 years until she passed away on June 29, 2005.

Archie is preceded in death by his wife Lynnette, his parents Archie and Dorothy (Ball) McWilliams, and his brother William John. He is survived by his 3 sons: Archie Jr. (Gennie) of Idaho falls, Idaho; John (LaRee) of Westminster, Colo.; and David (Heather) of Kremmling, Colo. McWilliams leaves 10 grandchildren: Johnathan (Mandy), Nikki, Alyssia, Travis, Steven, Nicole Marie, Dusty, Jacob, Kylee, and Brianna; one great-grandson Kouper; and God daughter Jewel Lehman.

He also leaves his sister, Georgia (Bob) Skorseth of Las Vegas, Nev., and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, friends.

Archie and his family have been coming to the Kremmling, Gore Pass area for 30 years, hunting before buying property on Gore Pass and moving there after retirement from GE in 2004. He loved the area for the outdoors in the mountains, and he is now at peace with his loving wife.

Donations may be made in his memory to: Dave McWilliams for Archie McWilliams Memorial Fund, P.O. Box 14, Kremmling, CO 80459. Add a condolence for the family, or a photo, to Archie’s “Book of Memories” at Mark H. Shearon, Funeral Director of Grand County Mortuary, is in charge of arrangements.

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