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Walt Webber

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Walt Webber
Walter Webber passed away Jan. 7, 1983 at age 90. Webber was born in Fruita, CO in 1892 to Sherwood and Mary Grace Webber, his father was a Methodist minister. Walt served in the Army during World War I. He married Gertrude Davis in 1920. He was an electrician by trade and worked for the Bear River coal company in Coalview, CO in 1922, then moved to Steamboat Springs and opened a electrical services and supply shop- he sold the business in 1962. Webber started stringing lights on Lincoln Ave for Christmas and started the "Roving Christmas Tree" tradition. His sound truck served the community for years, whenever there were announcements to be made, the sound truck would make its rounds around town and played music during Winter Carinval and parades. (info. from Webber's obit. in Steamboat Pilot, 1983) KA.
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