Lester Kielsmeier

June 19, 1917December 11, 2012

95 years old, passed away December 11, 2012. Served in the Army Air Corps in WWII and worked up until his death at Leprino Foods Co, where he rose to a position of prominence in the Cheese Industry. Lester is survived by his four children (Diane, Nancy, David and Joe) eight grandchildren, and five great grandchildren. He is preceded in Death by his beloved wife Myrtle, one brother and two sisters. Visitation, Friday, December 14, 4:00 to 7:00 PM at Olinger Crown Hill Mortuary, 7777 W 29th Ave, Wheat Ridge, CO 80033. The funeral will be held at 10:00 AM on Saturday, December 15 at Wheat Ridge Evangelical Lutheran Church, 8600 W 38th Ave, Wheat Ridge, CO 80033. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to the March of Dimes, 1325 S Colorado Blvd, Denver, CO 80222.


  • Visitation Friday, December 14, 2012
  • Funeral Service Saturday, December 15, 2012

Lester Kielsmeier

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December 15, 2012

May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.

Salazar Linda

December 14, 2012

God Bless Lester and his family for their loss.

Rich Feldner

December 14, 2012

One of the last of the greatest generation, and the patriarch of a wonderful family. We were blessed to be able to spend as much time with Lester and his family as we did. He will be missed by many.

Donn Feldner

December 14, 2012

We are so sorry about the loss of Lester. He was a kind and wonderful man. He will be missed by many.

Linda Salazar

December 13, 2012

A great loss to everyone and Leprino Foods, the company he help start in the very beginning with Jim Leprino. God Bless him as he will be missed dearly. He was a great man.