Obituary: Pamela Jean Wilson Hesselberg
October 10, 1954 – December 31, 2022
Pamela passed away suddenly, at her home in Rifle Colorado.
Pamela was born on October 10, 1954, to James Wilson and Jean Smith in Colorado Springs, Colorado. She grew up in the northern part of Colorado Springs and was educated at Stratton Elementary School, Horace Mann Jr High School, and graduated from Wasson High School. She continued her education at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs. There she met her future husband Randy and they were married on May 30, 1975, in Colorado Springs, Colorado. After they both graduated from UCCS, Randy was offered a position as a 3rd grade teacher at Esma Lewis Elementary School in Rifle, Colorado. While Randy perused his teaching career, Pam went into the banking field and later into Insurance. After their children were born, she spent her time as a full-time mother.
Pam liked to travel with her family to many places in Colorado and the west, then to California and Mexico. Her main hobby was decorating, and she spent her time rearranging the house with antiques and many different types of furniture. Pam also loved to spend time with her family and friends and enjoyed talking to anybody that had things to share. She loved her family very much and will be missed.
Pam is survived by her husband Randy, Children Blake (Christy) Hesselberg, Chris and Jamie Hesselberg, Stepdaughter Megan Gollish, Brother James H.B. Willison, Grandchildren Megan (Greg) Gollish, Quinn and Resse, Mother-in-law Jane Sims, and Nieces Megan and Paige.
Pam is predeceased in death by her parents, James and Jean Willison, grandparents Harry and Catherine Wilson, Owen and William Smith.
In Lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Rifle Methodist Presbyterian Church.
A celebration of life memorial service will be held at a later date.
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