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June 15, 1939 - January 26, 2024
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Warren K. Gumeson
June 15th 1939 – January 26th 2024
Born in Denver Colorado to Carl Fredrick Gumeson and Margret Emma (Booksrtom) Gumeson.
He completed elementary through high school in Denver, graduating from South High. Warren continued to college earning his BA from The University of Colorado in 1961, then earning a teaching certificate in 1962 and a MA in Librarianship, in 1970 from University of Denver Library School.
He taught High School in Alamosa for several years prior to earning his MA. He was hired by Bemidji State University in Minnesota, as a catalog librarian in 1971 where he stayed until he retired after 33 years. Warren moved home to Colorado in 2020 where he spent his final years in Montrose.
Warren was a life-long folk and bluegrass musician and a lover of books and reading, especially mysteries and science books, and was a grateful long-time friend of Bill W.
He is survived by his son Carl Gumeson, daughter Ellen (Gumeson) Hunter, grandchildren Kalyn and Dylan Hunter, brother Charles Gumeson, and sister Karen (Gumeson) Nelson, as well 4 nieces and nephews.