We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at Mountain Memorial Funeral Home
John Robert Hanlon aka "Bobby" died Monday, September 6th, 2021 at age 68 at his home in Woodland Park, Colorado of natural causes.
John was born in Springfield Illinois February 28th, 1953 to LaFern and Frank Hanlon. John was the second youngest of five. He attended high school in California and graduated with an Engineering Degree from CalPoly/Pamona California University.
He met his wife, Tara Osgood, in 1986 in Orange County California. They were married 33 years this past May. Tara died December 10th, 2020. He had his only child, a daughter, Nina Hanlon in 1990.
John worked on multiple civil engineering jobs to include; multiple projects in California along the coast for the Interstate. John also engineered and did all of the civilian contracting for the LightRail in Denver Colorado. His latest achievement was taking part in the solar field at the Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
John loved to be outdoors, spending time with friends and family, his work in every aspect and reading. John wrote a short story book in 2012 titled "Fuzzy and Buzzy". This book was dedicated to his daughter and his granddaughter. They were bedtime stories about two little kittens and their adventures that he used to tell his daughter when she was growing up. He wrote them down for his legacy to be passed down from generation to generation.
John is survived by his older three siblings; Richard Hanlon, Patrick Hanlon and Mary Ott. His daughter and son in law, Tim and Nina Allmond. His granddaughter Hayley Allmond and multiple other extended family members.
John is predeceased by both of his parents, younger sister, wife, and his cat Kiki who inspired him to write the Fuzzy and Buzzy stories down.
Services will be held in the spring of 2022, date, location and time are still pending.
Thank you to all of John's friends that helped him especially through these last 8 months. Thank you to all of John's family who haven't blinked twice to come help with his care, estate and anything else that we have needed. We will forever be grateful.
"Life is a B*$!^h, and then you die, so make the most of what you've got and when things get rough just coast".