Richard “Dick” Oertli, age 76, passed away on Saturday, May 27, 2023.
Dick was born in St. Louis, Missouri to Fred and Thelma Oertli. He graduated from Princeton University in 1969. Afterwards, he joined the Marine Corps and honorably served his country. Later he obtained his J.D. at St. Louis University School of Law in 1976.
Dick practiced law for over 30 years at various law firms including Armstrong Teasdale in St. Louis, Missouri and Holme Roberts and Owen and Polsinelli Shughart PC in Denver, Colorado, before going into private practice in Evergreen, Colorado.
Dick’s great love for the mountains and his Colorado lifestyle filled his life with satisfaction and happiness. The brotherhood of the Corp meant everything to him.
He is survived by his brother Dr. Robert Oertli and numerous family members in St. Louis, Missouri. He is also survived by his children Hilary Von Rohr, Clayton Joseph Oertli, Danny Walker Oertli and Morgan Marie Oertli, as well as his beloved grandchildren.