View Full Version : Earl (Dave) Kilgroe, age 65

05-20-2006, 05:08 AM
Earl (Dave) Kilgroe, 65, died May 7, 2006 in Walsenburg, Colo.. He was born on December 4, 1940 in Trinidad to Rufus (Jack) Kilgroe and Juanita Sisson Kilgroe.


He graduated from Trinidad High School in 1958 and then received an A.A. in Building Trades from Trinidad Junior College (TSJC).

He married Phyllis Modica on August 6, 1966. The pair had three children, Bryan, Brad and Beth. He worked road construction, in the building trades, and was a supervisor for the Armco Steel Company in Houston, Texas.

Dave was a member of Holy Trinity Church.

He is preceded in death by his parents.

He is survived by his wife Phyllis, sons Bryan Kilgroe of Castle Rock, Brad Kilgroe and his wife Stacy of Pueblo and daughter Beth R. Maestas and her husband Gerald of Denver; grandchild Janelle Marie Maestas; sister Alma Eastman and her husband Bill of Mountain Home, Idaho.; and nephews Joe and Alan Eastman.

A memorial service will be held Thursday, May 11, 2006 at Holy Trinity Catholic Church at 10 a.m. with Fr. Robert Hagan, S.J. as celebrant. A private inurnment will follow at a later date.

In lieu of flowers and food, persons may contribute to the Colorado State Veterans Nursing Home, 23500 W. Highway 160, Walsenburg, CO 81089, C/O Activities Department.

The family has entrusted Mullare-Murphy Funeral Home with the arrangements