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William Edward Steele

William Edward (Bill) Steele, age 84, passed to the Lord peacefully on Thanksgiving Day at Grace Healthcare in Glenwood Spgs.

Bill was a longtime resident of Glenwood Springs and was owner of Valley Electric Supply for 40 years. Bill was born on Nov. 16, 1930, in Kansas City, MO, to Edward Francis Steele and Mary Kathryn Orwig, who also died on Thanksgiving Day 17 yrs. earlier. He enlisted in the U.S. Army at age 18 and was sent to Korea. He married the love of his life Viola Mae Holland on March 28, 1953, and had 4 children, Cathy Bunn (Scott) of Albuquerque and 3 sons Michael, Patrick (Selina) and William II all of Glenwood Spgs. Bill also had 5 grandchildren and 1 great-grandson all of whom he loved dearly. He was an avid animal lover, loved boating and camping in Lake Powell and trips to Mexico. He will be sorely missed.

A celebration of life will be held on Saturday, January 10th, at the Glenwood Springs Elks Lodge at 2:00 pm.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in his name can be made to CARE, 2801 County Road 114, Glenwood Springs, CO 81601.

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