Craig Leon Overbeck

Craig Leon Overbeck, 52, of Carbondale, died June 18 at Paonia Reservoir.

He was born June 16, 1953, in Lincoln, Neb., to Leon and Lorraine Overbeck.

Craig moved to Greeley with his family in 1963. He graduated from Greeley West High School in 1971, and from the University of Northern Colorado in 1975.

Craig married Rita Carroll on Oct. 31, 1981, in a mountain cabin near Lyons.

He worked as an accountant for Prince Creek Construction Co., and had a small accounting business of his own, as well.

Craig was a loving husband and father, and enjoyed spending time with his family. His hobbies included watersports, woodworking, and camping. He took great pride in the home he and his wife built together. His children were his chief pride and accomplishment.

Survivors include his wife; daughters Heidi Overbeck, of Portland, Maine, and Sarah Overbeck, of south Denver; mother, Lorraine Overbeck, of Greeley; sister, Lori Overbeck, of Greeley; brothers Duane Overbeck, of Greeley, and Russ Overbeck, of Concord, Calif.; sister-in-law Judy Grant, of Eaton; brothers-in-law Jim Carroll, of Greeley, and Richard Carroll, of Milliken; nieces and nephews, and many, many friends.

Craig was preceded in death by his brother-in-law James Grant.

Viewing will be from 7-9 p.m. Friday at the Farnum-Holt Funeral Home Chapel.

A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, at the Overbeck home in Carbondale. Casual attire is appropriate, Hawaiian shirts are preferred. Suits and ties are banned.

Memorials may be sent to the American Heart Association or a charity of your choice.

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