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Donald Warren Bish

February 9, 1947 - January 20, 2018

Donald Warren Bish passed away on January 20, 2018. He was a resident of Evergreen for 40 enjoyable years. He loved the mountains and living in his Evergreen home. A family mountain cabin was a joy to him too.

Don was born February 9, 1947, in Wichita, Kansas, to Vivian and Cleo Bish. He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Carol; his son Zachary and daughter-in-law Karen of Littleton, Colorado. His sister Janice and brother-in-law Charles reside in Owasso, Oklahoma, along with his niece Tricia and other family members. Two other nieces, Deanna and Linda reside in Onega, Kansas.

Don spent many years working for Lewan and Associates in Denver, and later, traveling nationally for Panasonic Corporation as a technical support specialist.

He had numerous hobbies and loved to tinker. His artistic ability showed thru many times when he built his cigar box guitars, fountains, and numerous metal work and sculptures for our home.

He loved to travel, especially in Europe. The last eight years we were able to do so each year. In 2017, he spent six weeks in Italy with Carol, Zack, and Karen. We are grateful for that memory and time together.

Don had a kind heart and enjoyed helping people. He was described by a neighbor as a light in the neighborhood and one if the most positive people he knew. He was a wonderful husband and a cherished father. We love him so much, and his memory will be with us forever.


7 Responses

  1. Hanna Holt says:

    So sad to see that Don has left this world, I am sure he will find something to tinker with .
    the wood burning stove he restored for me will have a double meening now.
    God bless the family, my thoughts are with you.

  2. Gary & Marva Baldwin says:

    Dear Friends,
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your entire family. You have been such thoughtful neighbors…Don will be missed. Carol, please let us know if we can help you with anything.
    Peace and Love

  3. The Jacobsen Family says:

    The Jacobsen family remembers the whole Bish family from the early Evergreen Park Estates days. We are sorry for your loss.

  4. Bill and Joan says:

    We are so sorry to hear of Don’s passing. What a great, thoughtful neighbor and inspiration. Blessings, thoughts and prayers for you Carol and family.

  5. Gladys and Harvey says:

    We are proud to say that Don was our friend. His compassion, thoughtfulness
    and very presence, will be sorely missed.

    Our love to all.

  6. Jonathon & Amy says:

    The Bish family are all such great people, we know that Don will be dearly missed by all of them. Zack and Karen always spoke highly of him and admired his handiwork in all of his many projects. He was one of the nicest guys we have ever had the chance to meet! Our love to all of you.

  7. Suzanne & Gregg says:

    We miss you dearly. You were the best neighbor ever. We can never replace you. You always helped when we needed it and Carol you always were there to help also. Our thoughts and prayers are with you always. We Love You.

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