John E. Miles

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John E. Miles died March 6, 2004 in Louisville, Colo. after a battle with cancer. He worked at Moffat Insurance Agency.

John was born in Denver May 30, 1948. He was educated in the Denver Public Schools until he graduated from Thomas Jefferson High School in 1967.

John graduated from Midland Lutheran College in Fremont, Neb. in 1971 with a bachelor of arts degree. While at Midland, he was a member of the varsity golf team and the varsity wrestling team. He was a member of Kappa Alpha Lambda fraternity. During college summers, he worked in the brickyards to earn money for his tuition.

After graduation, John furthered his education when he worked in various aspects of the insurance business for the rest of his life. He worked in Michigan for several years as part of the Hartford Insurance managerial program.

John was an avid hunter of upland birds and of waterfowl. He loved to fish and was a faithful booster of Nebraska's Big Red football team. He became a gourmet cook.

John is survived by his daughter Megan; father John Glenn Miles; brother Mark; uncles Steve and Joel; aunt Emogene and many cousins.

He was recently preceded in death by his dearly loved paternal grandmother.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. March 10 in Denver at the Olinger Moore Howard Funeral Home located at 46th and Tennyson.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Yampa Valley Medical Center, Attn: Jan Fritz -- Cancer Treatment, 1040 Central Park Drive, Steamboat Springs, CO 80487.

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