Robert Ice

Local resident, Robert (Bob) Leo Ice, age 88, passed away on June 26, 2014, following a brief illness. Bob was born on November 25, 1925 in Lamar, Colorado to James Robert Ice and Susana (Judson) Johnson. He was a graduate of Kim Colorado High School. Bob is a World War II veteran, serving in the U.S. Marine Corps in the Pacific from 1944 to 1946, earning numerous medals, including two purple hearts. Bob married Maxine Florence McClaren in Raton, New Mexico on October 3, 1951. They made Canon City their home in 1952 where Bob worked for Southern Colorado Power Company and Centel until his retirement in 1988. Bob was active in the local community. He belonged to the Veterans of Foreign Wars Royal Gorge Post #4061. He was Past Master of the Mt. Moriah Lodge No. 15 A.F. & A.M., and a member of the Order of the Easter Star #21. An avid horseman and outdoorsman, Bob enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping, and could often be found on Sunday afternoons at local team roping events. Bob is survived by his wife, Maxine Ice; son, Stephen (Margaret) Ice; granddaughter, Emily; daughter, Judy Ice (Al) Marshall. Bob was preceded in death by a son, John Robert Ice, and a brother, James Leonard Ice. Viewing is from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., Monday, June 30, 2014 at Holt Family Funeral Home with Graveside Services following at 1:00 p.m. at Mountain Vale Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in the memory of Robert Ice to ESTARL Scholarship Fund, Grand Chapter of Colorado OES, 2495 S. Quebec Street, Suite #60, Denver, CO, 80231. Arrangements are under the care of Holt Family Funeral Home. Online condolences @ www.holtfamilyfuneral

Funeral Home

Holt Family Funeral Home
806 E. Macon Avenue Canon City, CO 81212
(719) 275-4113

Published in The Canon City Daily Record on June 28, 2014