Jeffrey Lynn Willard

Longtime Monte Vista resident Jeffrey Lynn Willard, 63, passed away on October 27, 2021 at Penrose Hospital in Colorado Springs.  He was born on September 8, 1958 in Lenzy, Oklahoma to Carl Jr. and Joyce (Stehwein) Willard.  Jeff loved the outdoors, he was often found hunting, fishing and camping.  He shared his passion with others as well, he was a Boy Scout leader for many years and taught fly tying to local groups.  Above all, Jeff was a loving and devoted husband.

He is survived by his siblings, Lonnie Lamar (Rose) Willard of Great Bend, Kansas, Kurtis Kent Willard of Otis, Kansas and Carla Glee (Bernard, Jr. “Skip”) Adams of Aurora, Colorado, his nieces and nephews, Joshua Willard, Jennifer Sweet, Melissa Feemster, Brian Adams, Jayci (Andrew) Herron, Paul Willard as well as numerous great-nieces, nephews and extended family.

Jeff was preceded in death by his parents and his wife Lori.

Cremation was selected and a memorial service will be held at 10:00 am on Friday November 12, 2021 at the Rogers Family Mortuary in Monte Vista.  To express condolences, please visit

Rogers Family Mortuary in Monte Vista is in care of the arrangements.


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