James "Jim" Weatherred, 60, of Wellington, died peacefully at home Friday, Dec. 7, 2012, surrounded by family.
Jim was born Nov. 14, 1952, in Lamar, Colo., the son of Duane and Wanda (Grauberger) Weatherred.
Jim graduated from high school in Deerfield, Kan. This is where he met and fell in love with Diana Berry. They were married Aug. 12, 1972, at Mirror Lake near Tincup, Colo. They moved to Ft. Collins so Jim could attend CSU where he graduated with a bachelor's degree in mathematics. He worked for the Department of Agriculture for 18 years and then started his own business as a consultant and wireless Internet provider. He enjoyed being with friends and family and was an avid fly fisherman and hunter.
Jim leaves behind his wife, Diana; three children, Julie, Jennifer and Jimmy; three sisters, Judy Banek of Aurora, Barbara Jarboe of Lakin, Kan., and Karen Waechter of Ulysses, Kan.; and three brothers, Don Springer of Lamar, Rick of Deerfield, and Mike of Gardner, Kan. Preceding in death are his parents and grandparents.
A memorial service will be held Friday, Dec. 14, 2 p.m. at Wellington United Methodist Church.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Make a Wish Foundation of Colorado, in care of Allnutt Funeral Service, 650 W. Drake Road, Ft. Collins, CO 80526.