John Achterkirch Death | Obituary – John Achterkirch age 64 was shot and killed at his home in Florence late Tuesday night. Officers were called to the 800 block of East 5th Street just after 10, where they found the victim still alive but badly hurt.
He was airlifted to a Colorado Springs hospital, where he later died. The victim has been identified as John Achterkirch.
We are never ready to say goodbye forever even though we know it is a part of life. This day our hearts are heavy for losing someone so special, but as we mourn your death, we also celebrate your life. Rest in peace.
It always seems like we have all the time in the world, only to realize how fleeting it really is. We wish we had more time to do and say the things we saved for later which along with you is gone forever. We promise to keep you alive in Our memories.
Even in death, you are still loved and forever will be. You have touched the hearts of so many who owe you a lifetime of gratitude. We are not saying goodbye forever but goodbye for now. We pray you find peace and rest wherever you are.
We express our sympathy and deepest condolences to John Achterkirch’s family today and in the days, weeks, months, and years that are to come as they cope with his passing. May his soul rest in peace.