Victor Burton Faust
Victor Burton Faust of Glenwood Springs died Sunday, Dec. 15, 2002, at Porter Adventist Hospital in Denver. He was 75.
He was born Jan. 24, 1927, in Brookings, S.D., to Helen Mae Blakeslee and Victor Bernard Faust. He grew up in Atkinson, Neb., and graduated from St. Joseph’s High School in Atkinson.
Mr. Faust served in the U.S. Army during World War II.
He married Mary C. Connelly on April 18, 1952, in Salt Lake City. They moved to Glenwood Springs the following year.
Mr. Faust was the owner and operator of Tour Ice in Glenwood Springs for 30 years.
He was an antique collector, skier and outdoorsman, and loved his community.
Mr. Faust is survived by his wife, Mary Faust of Glenwood Springs; by sons and daughter-in-law Thomas Faust of San Francisco, Steven Faust of Glenwood Springs, John and Janine Faust of Burlingame, Calif., and Tim Faust of Denver; by daughters and sons-in-law Nancy Hadland of Glenwood Springs, Gretchen Faust and Jim Danko of Denver, and Michele and Doug Zon of Oakdale, Minn; by brothers Robert and Richard Faust, both of Vancouver, Wash.; by a sister, Carol Robinson of Pueblo; by grandchildren Kacy Exelbert, Hannah and Adam Zon, Danielle Danko, Jarrid Hadland, and Teran, Hunter and Aidan Faust; and by a great-grandson, Blake Exelbert.
Visitation will be from noon to 7 p.m. today, and a Rosary will be said at 7 p.m. this evening, all at the Farnum Holt Funeral Chapel in Glenwood Springs.
A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 20, at St. Stephen’s Catholic Church in Glenwood Springs, with the Rev. Cliff McMillan officiating. Burial will follow at Rosebud Cemetery in Glenwood Springs.
Memorial contributions may be made to Special Olympics.
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