Alfred Miles

July 18, 1926 - March 04, 2014 

Alfred Miles

July 18, 1926 - March 04, 2014 

Obituary for Alfred Miles

Dateline: McMinnville, OR
Alfred Miles, 87, died Tuesday, March 4, 2014 at the Jefferson Manor Memory Care in Dalles, OR. He was born July 18, 1926 in Buffalo, NY, son of the late Henry Charles and Augusta Steppen Miles. Mr. Miles was a graduate of Kenmore High School and Perdue University. He served in the Army Air Corps during WWII. He worked at Pullman Standard Railroad, Hammond, IN; GE, Evendale, OH, and KAPL in Niskayuna, NY as a mechanical engineer and held several patents. He was the owner-founder of the Homestead Ski Area, Pattersonville, NY where he was affectionately known as “Big Al”. In retirement he drove a school bus for the Beaverton OR School District.
He was predeceased by his sister Grace and brothers Harold and Charles; Lucy “Sea hag” Miles and Labrador retriever Dusty.
He is survived by Betty J. Miles; Marlu Hokenson Sidenstick; children Anne Bateman (Lloyd) Cynthia, Jon A. Miles (Nancy Michela), and Jennifer Nesta (John); brother, David Miles; seven grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Friends and family are invited to the funeral and memorial service on Friday March 14 at 10:30AM at St. Peter Lutheran Church, 2776 Route 9, Ballston Spa, NY, Rev. Peter Klotz officiating.
Interment with full military honors will be held in the Gerald B.H. Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery, Schuylerville, NY.
Memorial contributions may be made to Saratoga County Animal Shelter, 6010 County Farm, Road, Ballston Spa, 12020; or Alzheimer’s Association, 4 Pine West Plaza, Albany 12203.
With confidence, the family has placed their trust in the loving care of the Townley & Wheeler Funeral Home, 21 Midline Road, Ballston Lake.

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