The Tank
Richard G. Tanko
  • 56 years old
  • Date of birth: Mar 1, 1956
  • Place of birth:
    Denver, Colorado, United States
  • Date of passing: Jun 29, 2012
  • Place of passing:
    Westminster, Colorado, United States
Bowl On Brother, Bowl On
This memorial website was created in memory of our loved one, Richard Tanko, 56, born on March 1, 1956 and passed away on June 29, 2012. We will remember him forever.
Memorial Tributes
This tribute was added by Jennifer Hounsom on 1st March 2015

"Happy Birthday Buddy. Forever in our hearts. ♡"

This tribute was added by Jennifer Hounsom on 1st March 2013

"Happy Birthday my Dear Friend. Not a day goes by that we do not think of you. I cannot believe it's been almost year now. I pray, you have found the eternal peace you so deserve. We were very blessed to have had you in our lives. Cheers to you today my friend. xoxo"

This tribute was added by Randy Hardwick on 17th July 2012

"Rich you will be missed.  You were always fun to bowl with and the times we just sat a talked will always be a special memory.  I always told you that you bowled with the wrong hand and you would laugh.  You are a true friend, I raise a glass in your honor ( yes Coors Light ).
You will be missed."

This tribute was added by Brad Hosford on 7th July 2012

"I met Rich when I first moved to Denver in early 2005.  We were quick to become friends as we worked for the same company.  We then split season tickets for the Bronco's for a couple of years.  We bowled several leagues together.. one on the same team, and the other on competing teams. R.I.P. I miss having beers with you my friend!!!"

This tribute was added by Connie Boehle on 6th July 2012

"To a really good friend.  We will miss you dearly and will always remember your smiling face.  I hope they have great Thanksgivings and cheesecake for you where you are now.  You will always be in our thoughts and we will always remember the friendship and good times that we shared.  RIP Rich you will never be forgotten and will always be with us."

This tribute was added by Rick Honstein on 6th July 2012

"A good friend gone way to soon.  R I P will be truly missed both on the lanes and off.  We thank God for being able to spend the time we had with you and for the friendship we formed.  You will be remembered by all who knew you.... Rick and Linda"

This tribute was added by Joanie Sell on 5th July 2012

"Even though I only knew Rich for a short time, he will leave his spirit with all that knew him.  He lived his life how he wanted and showed such strength to recover from very difficult months and illness.  His smile will live forever and we will have a beer for Rich as I'm pretty sure that would be his wish."

This tribute was added by edward pettigrew on 5th July 2012

"I just ment rich in febuary of this year when he moved in with me he quickly became more then just a roommate ! he was a friend. No matter how bad he was feeling he always made it down stairs to ask me how my day went he was a good man i will miss him. RIP RICH I have heard that everytime it thundrers that its the angels bowling strikes so rich is right at home."

This tribute was added by Brad Carvelli on 4th July 2012

"I met Rich several years ago on a bowling league. Since then I had the pleasure of being his friend and we also worked together. I can say to everyone that Rich was in a good place when he passed. Although his physical and mental abilities were slightly diminished, his spirits were high. Special thanks to Ed and Dayton for all their help. Breath easy now Rich."

This tribute was added by Jennifer Hounsom on 4th July 2012

"There is a miracle called Friendship that dwells within the heart and you don't know how it happens or when it even starts. But the happiness it brings you always gives a special lift and you realize that Friendship is God's most precious gift. Rich, Thank you for your friendship. You will be in my heart forever. xoxo"

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