Memorial for William “Willy” Soles |

Memorial for William “Willy” Soles

Sky-Hi Staff Report

The East Grand Fire Protection District (EGFPD) and many residents of Grand County are in mourning this week following the sudden and tragic death of William “Willy” Soles, 10-year Volunteer Firefighter with the EGFPD. Soles passed away after falling at a construction site in Fort Collins Monday morning. He is the son of Katie and Dennis Soles who serves as the Fire Marshall for East Grand. William leaves behind a wife and young son.

A Memorial Service for Willy will be held this weekend. The Service has been scheduled for 11 a.m. Sunday June 12 in Hideaway Park in downtown Winter Park. All Fire Dept. brethren are invited to come and celebrate Willy’s life. All personal and apparatus are welcome. Please muster by 09:00 at the East Grand Fire Headquarters Station located at:

77601 U.S. Hwy 40, Winter Park/Fraser Colorado.

In lieu of flowers a fund for Willy’s wife Twila and son Alpen has been set up at Wells Fargo in Winter Park under the name, “Williams Soles Memorial Fund”. Our sincerest condolences to the Soles family, the East Grand Fire Protection District and all those experiencing grief from Willy’s passing.

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