Vito LaBarbara
B: 1935-01-12
D: 2018-09-24
View Details
LaBarbara, Vito
Kathleen Poage
B: 1928-02-05
D: 2018-09-22
View Details
Poage, Kathleen
Mario Ortiz
B: 1996-01-23
D: 2018-09-21
View Details
Ortiz, Mario
Nichols Hoover
B: 1947-08-12
D: 2018-09-20
View Details
Hoover, Nichols
Lisa Archibeque
B: 1962-10-23
D: 2018-09-20
View Details
Archibeque, Lisa
Derek Hughes
B: 1986-05-08
D: 2018-09-20
View Details
Hughes, Derek
Tiburcio DelToro
B: 1943-06-03
D: 2018-09-15
View Details
DelToro, Tiburcio
Ronald French
B: 1946-05-23
D: 2018-09-15
View Details
French, Ronald
Ella Heitman
B: 1931-09-10
D: 2018-09-15
View Details
Heitman, Ella
Josephine Crespin
B: 1941-11-15
D: 2018-09-15
View Details
Crespin, Josephine
Seth James
B: 1995-05-29
D: 2018-09-14
View Details
James, Seth
Effie Duran
B: 1944-03-29
D: 2018-09-13
View Details
Duran, Effie
Manuel Naranjo
B: 1938-10-30
D: 2018-09-12
View Details
Naranjo, Manuel
Rodney Gies
B: 1953-11-07
D: 2018-09-11
View Details
Gies, Rodney
Rolf Brende
B: 1941-02-03
D: 2018-09-10
View Details
Brende, Rolf
Bertha Jacoby
B: 1918-08-05
D: 2018-09-06
View Details
Jacoby, Bertha
Leslie Kuhn
B: 1940-04-06
D: 2018-09-05
View Details
Kuhn, Leslie
Thomas Wasmer
B: 1947-02-02
D: 2018-09-03
View Details
Wasmer, Thomas
Brycen Zerby
B: 2009-12-09
D: 2018-09-03
View Details
Zerby, Brycen
Ruth Spruce
B: 1937-12-23
D: 2018-09-03
View Details
Spruce, Ruth
Jake Rudiger
B: 1951-05-18
D: 2018-09-03
View Details
Rudiger, Jake


Use the form above to find your loved one. You can search using the name of your loved one, or any family name for current or past services entrusted to our firm.

Click here to view all obituaries
Search Obituaries
2000 47th Avenue
Greeley, CO 80634
Phone: 970-353-1212
Fax: 970-353-4881

The Memorial Candle Program has been designed to help offset the costs associated with the hosting this Tribute Website in perpetuity. Through the lighting of a memorial candle, your thoughtful gesture will be recorded in the Book of Memories and the proceeds will go directly towards helping ensure that the family and friends of Fred Eifert can continue to memorialize, re-visit, interact with each other and enhance this tribute for future generations.

Thank you.

Select Candle

Obituary for Fred Eifert

Fred  Eifert
Fred Charles Eifert, 71, of Johnstown, CO passed away April 29, 2018 at his home. Fred was born January 24, 1947 in Salem, New Jersey to Howard and Marie (Wesemann) Eifert.

Fred grew up on a small farm in Elmer, New Jersey where he and his family raised vegetables, livestock, poultry, and honey bees. Fred often reminisced on fond childhood memories of growing up on a farm, flying in his father’s airplane trips to the ocean, and visiting the Poconos.

Fred attended Woodstown High School in Woodstown, NJ where he was an accomplished student, and track and field sprinter. Outside of school, Fred developed a deep interest for electronics and radio. Fred’s ambition led him to attended Colorado State University where he majored in Electrical Engineering. Fred Graduated from CSU in 1970 with a degree in Electrical Engineering.

In the spring of 1970, Fred enlisted in the Colorado Army National Guard. Fred was stationed at Fort Gordon, GA where he completed his basic training and attended signal school. After training, he returned to Colorado where he settled in Boulder and began his career as an electrical engineer.

Fred’s career started at Electric Power and Equipment Company in Commerce City, CO. Fred’s interest in electronics engineering led him to Teknetics in Boulder. At Teknetics, Fred developed a power supply design that was utilized on the Space Shuttle. Fred later transitioned to Basic Telecommunications, a startup company in Fort Collins. There, Fred led a team to develop a phone designed for people with handicaps and disabilities. The phone was advanced for its time and earned Fred an award from Johns Hopkins University for, “enhancing the quality of life for handicapped people through the application of personal computing.” Fred later transitioned to a career at StorageTek in Louisville, CO, where he worked until 1999. In 1999, Fred moved to Segate Technology in Longmont, CO. Fred retired from Segate in 2009.

Fred met his wife Blanca (Salazar) in 1979. After dating two years, Fred and Blanca married in October 1981. In 1983, Fred became a father with the birth of his son Andrew, followed by Eric (1988), and Matthew and Mark (1994). Fred was a loving father and was passionate about his children and his family.

Fred’s spare time was consumed with many hobbies, which included printing, gardening, skiing, horseback riding, and carpentry. Despite many hobbies, Fred’s true passion was farming and agriculture. In 1994, Fred and his family relocated from Louisville, CO to a farm in Eaton, CO. Fred enjoyed raising livestock, wheat, alfalfa, and corn, while spending time with his family on their farm.

Fred is survived by his wife, Blanca; sons, Andrew, Eric, Matthew, and Mark; and sister, Helene. He is preceded in death by his father, Howard (December 2014) and his brother Eric (April 2014).

Visitation will be from 12-1 p.m. Friday, May 11, 2018 followed by a Life Celebration Service at 1 pm at Adamson Chapel, 2000 47th Avenue, Greeley Co. Interment will immediately follow at Eaton Cemetery, 500 South Christensen Avenue, Eaton, CO.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to “American Diabetes Association” in care of Adamson Funeral & Cremation, 2000 47th Ave., Greeley, CO 80634.
Order Flowers
Recently Shared Condolences
Recently Shared Stories
Recently Shared Photos