Max Wareham |

Max Wareham

Max Wareham of Carbondale died Tuesday, June 17, 2003. He was 76.

He was born Feb. 8, 1927, in Ferron, Utah, to Lyda Wild and Kenneth Wareham.

He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II, participating in the invasion of Okinawa. He was honorably discharged.

Mr. Wareham worked for 25 years as a coal miner for Mid-Continent Resources In Redstone.

He enjoyed gardening, hunting, horseback riding, swimming, horse racing, the mountains and deserts, and spending time with family and friends.

Mr. Wareham was a generous, kind and loving man.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Lyda and Kenneth Wareham; by a brother, Dick Wareham; and by an infant sister, Annette Wareham.

Mr. Wareham is survived by a daughter, Leslie Wareham; by sons Russell Swasey of Ferron, Utah, Justin Wareham of Rifle, and Wally Wareham of Glenwood Springs; by brothers and sisters-in-law Ray and Maribelle Wareham, and Lee and Kathleen Wareham of Ferron, Utah, and Ernest and Lou Wareham of Salt Lake City; by a sister and brother-in-law, Margaret and Don Uhl of Mesa, Ariz.; and by seven grandchildren and one great-granddaughter.

Visitation will be from 1-2 p.m. on Saturday, June 21, at Farnum Holt Funeral Home, 405 W. 7th St. in Glenwood Springs. A funeral service will be follow at 2 p.m. at the same location.

A reception for friends and family will follow at the American Legion Post No. 100, 97 3rd St. in Carbondale.

Memorial contributions may be made to Mountain Valley Developmental Services, 700 Mount Sopris Drive, Glenwood Springs, CO 81601.

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