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Updated: 02/21/2014 08:00:01AM

Robert H. Gleason

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Robert H. Gleason, 88, of Punta Gorda, Fla., and formerly of Steamboat Springs, Colo., passed away Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014.

He was born April 26, 1925, in Norton, Kan., and later moved to Burlington, Colo., and then to Denver, Colo., where he graduated from South High.

Robert then served in the U.S. Army during World War II. After the war, he attended and graduated from the University of Denver Law School . He married Nancy Jane Morris and moved to Steamboat Springs in 1950. Robert worked as an independent practicing attorney, as the county attorney for Routt County, Colo., and as the council for Routt County National Bank, until he retired in 1994. He was a member of the Colorado Bar Association and the Lions Club, and was of the Episcopal faith.

Robert will be missed by his wife of 18 years, Betty Gleason; daughter, Shannon Hurst; sons, Pat (Mary) Gleason and Mike (Barb) Gleason; nephew, Martin Facey; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Nancy Jane Gleason; and his second wife, Joyce Gocken Gleason.

A memorial service will be held in Steamboat Springs at a later date. To express condolences to the family, please visit and sign the online guest book.

Arrangements are by Larry Taylor Funeral and Cremation Services.

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