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May 17, 2013 - Staff
Adrian Komrs, of Riverton, died Wednesday, May 8, 2013, at Riverton Memorial Hospital. He was 86 years old.
Per his request, cremation has taken place. A celebration of life will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 22, at United Presbyterian Church. Pastor Linda Norris will officiate.
Adrian James Komrs was born Oct. 15, 1926, in Hardin, Mont., the son of Jerry and Elizabeth (Cline) Komrs. He grew up in Hardin and attended schools there.
He joined the Army during World War II and served in the Philippines and Korea, helping to build the Kimpo Air Base in Seoul, South Korea.
On April 9, 1949, he married Reeda Hunt in Greybull. They spent their entire married life in Riverton where they raised three children.
He started work as an apprentice in Greybull with Mountain State Power in 1948 and transferred to Riverton in 1949, where he continued to work for Pacific Power for 42 years. He retired in 1990.
He was active in his community. He volunteered as a fireman for 14 years and coached Little League Baseball for 15 years. He was a member of the Jaycees and the Elks and was a past commander of the VFW.
His family said he loved to fish, garden and do woodwork. He cherished his children and grandchildren, following them in all their sports and activities. He was a devoted husband and father. His family was his life.
He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Reeda, of Riverton; sons Randy Komrs of Lander and Scott Komrs of Riverton; daughter Elaine Komrs of Fort Collins, Colo.; grandchildren Terry Komrs and his wife Crystal of Billings, Mont., Rusty Komrs of Riverton, and Robbie Komrs of Las Vegas; Marilyn Hennrich and her husband Curtis of Cowley and Kelton, Jarah Adrianna (Mat) Grashorn of Fort Collins, Colo., and Jesse (Kate) of Sneads Ferry, N.C.; and great-grandchildren Gavin Grashorn, Jameson Grashorn, Nikolas Komrs, Eriksen Komrs, Jeremiah Komrs and Jordan Johnson.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Jerry and Elizabeth Komrs; brother Rudy Komrs; and sisters Edna Frost and Ollie Wolfe.
Memorials may be made to the United Presbyterian Church or Amedisys Hospice in care of Davis Funeral Home.
Arrangements are under the direction of Davis Funeral Home of Riverton. Online condolences may be left at www.thedavisfuneralhome.com.