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Official Obituary of

Robert "Dean" Kilker

August 16, 1946 ~ April 2, 2023 (age 76) 76 Years Old

Robert Kilker Obituary

Robert “Dean” Kilker, passed away at Sunrise at Westminster on April 2, 2023, after a courageous 7-year battle with Parkinson’s Disease, at the age of 76.

He was born in Denver, CO on August 16, 1946, and was preceded in death by his parents, Howard & Pauline Kilker, twin brother Leonard Kilker (and wife Vicki), Cousin Bob Kilker, niece Teri Holden, father-in-law Ted J. Piekenbrock, and brother-in-law Ted E. Piekenbrock.

Dean is survived by his wife of 43 years, Cathy Piekenbrock Kilker, sister Kay Uran (Chuck) of Broomfield, CO, nephew Lynn (Paula) of WA, niece Kris (Adam) of FL, Sister-in-law Deb Mertens (Darrel) of Sterling, CO, Brother-in-law Tom Piekenbrock (Michelle) of Longmont, CO, and numerous nieces and nephews.

Dean graduated from Lafayette High School in 1964, and attended Barnes Business School in Denver, Western State College in Gunnison and CSU in Fort Collins. He enlisted in the Air Force and was honorably discharged in 1970.

The family will have a brief service on Thursday, April 13, at 11:00am in the Louisville Cemetery.

Followed by a reception at the Elks Club in Louisville.

Special thanks to:

The caregivers and staff at Sunrise Assisted Living and Memory Care facilities, Westminster, CO

Flatirons Nursing and Rehab, Louisville, CO

and Compassionate Hospice, Broomfield, CO


In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to

Compassionate Hospice,

11935 Quay Street, Broomfield, CO 80020

or to the Davis Phinney Foundation for Parkinson’s Disease

P.O. Box 270948, Louisville, CO

Cremation under the direction of Heritage Funeral Services, Lafayette,CO 


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