Obituary: Kenneth R. Heller |

Obituary: Kenneth R. Heller

Kenneth R.


October 6, 1928 – October 13, 2020

Kenneth R. Heller, of Parachute, Colorado, passed away suddenly on October 13, 2020 in Glenwood Springs, Colorado. He was 92 years old.

Kenneth was born in Utica, New York to Noble Harry Heller and Clara Denman Heller on October 6, 1928. After High School in Milwaukee, he enlisted in the United States Army; trained as a medic, then as a Military Policeman, Occupied Territory, Japan. He attended the University of Wisconsin, and seminars at Harvard Business School and the University of Colorado.

Ken worked as a policeman in Milwaukee – where he played semi-professional football – and later San Francisco. Retiring his badge, Ken’s real calling was that of a franchise/real estate executive, entrepreneur, and restaurateur.

On January 22, 1965 he married Pamela Muriel Good in New York, New York.

He moved his family to Colorado in 1971 working as a real estate professional.

Ken Heller was a founding member of All Saints Episcopal Church in Parachute-Battlement Mesa. He was a Mason for 63 years and a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars.

Kenneth is preceded in death by brothers Noble Heller and David Heller, and wife of 55 years Pamela M. Heller.

Kenneth is survived by seven adult children, eight grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren.

Internment, alongside his wife, will take place in the spring.

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