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Fay Albert Detweiler

Fay Albert Detweiler died Nov. 4, 2005, at Valley View Hospital, Glenwood Springs. He was born in Elko, Nev., on Nov. 5, 1923, the son of Fay Everett and Emma Myrtle (Wiggins) Detweiler. During his childhood and adolescent years, prior to his joining the Marine Corps, he spent much of his free time hunting and fishing with his parents and sister. Fay was an avid outdoorsman, hunter, and fisherman. He was a ski instructor at Snowmass. He was also a fly-fishing instructor and guide on the Frying Pan River and the Roaring Fork River. He had lived in the area for more than 40 years. He married Patricia Porreca on Jan. 12, 1972, in Aspen. He is survived by his sister, Betty Detweiler Marksheffel, of Clarksburg, Wa.; nephew Edward E. Marksheffel, of Ketchikan, Alaska; and niece Fredericka A. Markscheffel, also of Ketchikan.He was preceded in death by his wife.A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 9, at the Church at Redstone. The Rev. Terry Maner will officiate. The family suggests that contributions be made to the Arthritis Foundation or the charity of your choice. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Farnum-Holt Funeral Home, 405 W. Seventh St., Glenwood Springs.

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