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Orval Gylling

Orval R. Gylling Jr.

Thursday, June 9th, 1932 - Friday, August 16th, 2019
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Obituary

Longtime Alamosa resident Orval Reid Gylling, Jr., 87, passed away on August 16, 2019. He was born in Alamosa, Colorado on June 9, 1932 to Orval Reid Sr. and Carrie Alice (Motz) Gylling. Orval loved to farm and took a lot of pride in working the land and he had a great career with Coors Containers, where he retired from after 30 years of service. He enjoyed bowling, watching the Colorado Rockies, farming, horseshoes, eating food; especially pie, music, playing the piano and singing as well as his deep love for the musical stylings of Elvis’s gospel music.

Orval is survived by his children, Edward D. (Bonnie) Gylling of Alamosa, Byron Leroy Gylling of Penrose, Colorado, Kalyn Joan Gylling, and William Reid Gylling, both of Aurora, Colorado as well as five grandchildren and six great grandchildren as well as numerous extended loving family.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Lenora Joan Gylling and his brother Robert Gylling.

A funeral service will be held at 1:00 pm on Monday August 26, 2019 at the Rogers Family Mortuary in Alamosa. Visitation will take place prior to the service from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm at the funeral home. The interment service will take place at 1:00 pm on Tuesday August 27, 2019 at the Olinger Crown Hill Cemetery in Wheat Ridge, Colorado. Contributions are suggested to the Valley Humane League and may be made in care of the funeral home office. To express condolences, please visit www.RogersFunerals.com

Rogers Family Mortuary in Alamosa is in care of the arrangements.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Monday, August 26th, 2019 | 12:00pm - 1:00pm
    When
    Monday, August 26th, 2019 12:00pm - 1:00pm
    Location
    Rogers Family Mortuary Alamosa
    Address
    205 State Ave
    Alamosa, Colorado 81101
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  • Service

    Monday, August 26th, 2019 | 1:00pm
    When
    Monday, August 26th, 2019 1:00pm
    Location
    Rogers Family Mortuary Alamosa
    Address
    205 State Ave
    Alamosa, Colorado 81101
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Officiant
    Jerry Clare
  • Interment

    Tuesday, August 27th, 2019 | 1:00pm
    When
    Tuesday, August 27th, 2019 1:00pm
    Location
    Olinger Crown Hill Cemetery
    Address
    7777 West 29th Avenue
    Wheat Ridge, Colorado 80033
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Pamela Cass

Posted at 04:17pm
I have many fond memories. "Buddy" was my second Dad. I spent alot of time with the Gyllings from 1974 forward. He had a sense of humor and was kind-hearted. I remember him speaking spanish to my oldest son when he was a baby. I will miss you Dad!
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