George Wesley "Wes" Hammerich of Eckert died Aug. 28, 2015. He was 82.
He was born in Glenwood Springs Nov. 8, 1932. He was raised on the family ranch on Four Mile.
He worked for the U.S. Post Office in Aspen and supervised the Snowmass Village branch when it opened in 1967. Soon after his retirement in 1992, he and his family moved to Eckert.
He is survived by his wife of 43 years, Bette; a daughter, Judy of New River, Ariz.; a son, Scott (Amy); grandchildren, Lucy and Westley of Boulder; sisters, Elizabeth Stapleton of Aspen and Elouise (Harold) Fender of Rifle; and extended family.
A celebration of life will be held at a future date.
On Tuesday, Sept. 11, the Delta County Board of Commissioners called a special meeting to consider the board's response to the Bureau of Land Management's preliminary Environmental Assessment (EA) concerning the lease parcels proposed for the December BLM sale.
Several people from the North Fork were present to provide input.