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Waldo Earl Wessel, Jr.

December 20, 1946 ~ March 27, 2018 (age 71)
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Waldo "Wally" Earl Wessel, born December 20, 1946, passed away March 27, 2018 in Parker, Colorado.  Wally's law enforcement career began as a member of the volunteer posse.  Moving his way through the department, he served as a Deputy, Chief Investigator, and finally, Sheriff of Elbert County.  Throughout his tenure, Wally touched the lives of many with his dedication to serve others.  He continued this dedication while mentoring countless lives through the Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) community.  Wally's passion was his endless pursuit to absorb a wealth of knowledge.  Wally is survived by his daughters, Sara and Katie Wessel; and his sisters, Kathleen Trejo, Marilyn Wessel, and Elizabeth Bowes.  A celebration of his life will be held on April 7, 2018 at 10:00 AM at the PACE Center, 20000 Pikes Peak Avenue, Parker CO 80138. 

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations are encouraged to be made to:

Elbert County Sheriff's Foundation

 P.O. Box 486

Kiowa, CO 80117.

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