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Ken Roller

Arrival 5-9-1948
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Departure 12-31-2017

 


It has been reported that long time FRRS member Ken Roller passed away Sunday December 31, 2017.

Ken had been a fixture at the museum for many years, starting in 1983. He is well known around town with many of his locomotive paintings hung on walls throughout the area and beyond.

A service for Ken Roller has been set for Saturday, January 13th at 1:00 PM at the "Sierra Valley Church" (Hwy 70 & Genesee Rd - the former Beckwith Tavern) in Beckwourth, CA. Internment will follow the service.

 

 

Ken's member profile from the September/October 1998 Train Sheet

Ken was the Rail Road Days Grand Marshall in 2017, you can read the Portola Reporter article starting on page 1 here and continuing on page 3 here.