Ross O. Estes

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Ross O. Estes
Oct. 23, 1927 - April 4, 2018
Ross Estes died recently in Colorado Springs. He was born in Concordia, Kansas to Berle and Myrtle Estes. He was raised in Blue Rapids, Kansas and was a multi-sport star in high school. He attended Kansas State University where he majored in education and was a 4 year letterman in football. After graduation he began his teaching/coaching career and found great success as a teacher and a coach.
After moving to Colorado in 1965, he lived in Colorado Springs until his retirement, then spent most of his remaining years in Teller County. He was a teacher/administrator in Harrison District 2 from 1965-1987. For years, he was a local sports official in football, basketball, and baseball. He was selected to work numerous play-off games at the state level.
He is survived by his wife, Marilea, daughter Kate Hodgdon and son, Kenn (Sharon), as well as his grandchildren Ben (Shanay) Hodgdon, Julie Estes, and Adam (Anna) Estes.
No services are planned at this time.

Published in The Gazette on Apr. 6, 2018