Kenneth Miles Carroll |

Kenneth Miles Carroll

Kenneth Miles Carroll of Canon City died Friday, Sept. 5, 2003, at his home. He was 87.

He was born Jan. 9, 1916, in Aspen to Katherine McKenzie and Miles Larkin Carroll. He spent his childhood in the Snowmass area and graduated from Aspen High School in 1932.

He married Stella Cerise on June 3, 1944, in Glenwood Springs.

Mr. Carroll owned and operated a heavy equipment and construction company in Carbondale. His construction projects included the Buttermilk ski area and the Starwood subdivision in Aspen. He was especially proud of his work for local farmers and ranchers.

He later worked at the Salt Creek Coal Mine, and lived in Grand Junction for 29 years.

He enjoyed woodworking, metal working, playing pinochle and solitaire, and spending time with his children and grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Stella Carroll, on Jan. 19, 1990, in Grand Junction; by a daughter, Mary Katherine Carroll Meyers; and by grandsons Anthony Rice and Keith Rice.

Mr. Carroll is survived by sons and daughters-in-law Miles Alexander and Riena Carroll of Idaho Falls, Idaho, and Gary Lee and Colleen Carroll of Canon City; by a daughter, Betty Jane Carroll of Canon City; by a sister and brother-in-law, Mildred and Elmer Roberts of Rifle; and by six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

A service of remembrance will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 11, at Callahan Edfast Mortuary in Grand Junction, with the Rev. John Foreman officiating. Burial will follow at Palisade Municipal Cemetery.

Callahan Edfast Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to Sangre de Cristo Hospice, P.O. Box 1796, Canon City, CO 81215.

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