Obituary: Warren Cleek

Warren Cleek
Warren Cleek
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August 7, 1952 – September 13, 2023

Warren Alan Cleek, age 71, of Silt, Colorado, passed away on September 13, 2023. Warren is survived by his stepdaughters Amber (Shellie) Mellick and April (Brent) Christiansen, grandchildren Collin and Kendal Christiansen, brother Colin Cleek, sister Nora Haregsin, niece Mary (Anthony Gutierrez) Kincaid, great nephew and niece Jason and Maliyah Gutierrez, and many hunting, fishing, and range buddies. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife Patty Cleek, and his parents Everett and Freda “Molly” Cleek.

Warren was the handiest man ever; truly a jack-of-all trades. There was nothing he couldn’t fix, remodel, or build, which was shown by the many cracks in his hard-working hands.

Warren married Patty, the love of his life, on September 17th, 1994 in Grand Junction, Colorado. In doing so, he took on the roles of much-loved stepdad, uncle, and “Papa”. Warren fully devoted himself to his family, never missing an opportunity to create fun, or provide love, encouragement, and support to those he loved.

Warren was passionate about hunting, fishing, camping, shooting, and just being an overall outdoorsman. He volunteered many hours building homes for veterans, and was also a dedicated advocate for CHD awareness.

Warren’s memory, kindness, and love will be forever cherished. Though he will be terribly missed, there is comfort in knowing he and Patty are together again.

At Warren’s request, there will be no funeral or memorial services.

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