February 6, 1941 – December 28, 2022

Ben Syler, a resident of Colorado Springs for 45 years, passed away Wednesday, December 28, 2022 in Colorado Springs, Colorado.  He was formerly a resident of Chicago, Illinois and Tennessee.

Ben was born on February 6, 1941 in Winchester, Tennessee to Joseph Franklin Syler and Ruby Mae (Seals) Syler.

He was the owner of A-1 Crane Service.  He also was a Mason and a Shriner.  But most of all, he enjoyed spending time with family and friends.

He is survived by three daughters: Kim Bolling, Lorri Voss, and Becki Elms; two sisters: Judy and Elaine; and 7 grandchildren: Matthew, Christopher, Danny, Jordan, Ian, Lucas, and McKenna.  He was preceded in death by his son, Milan Basara; his wife, Carol Jean (Bjork) Syler; and a grandson, Joshua.

Inurnment will be held privately.

Memorials in Ben’s name may be made to the Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region, 610 Abbot Ln., Colorado Springs, CO 80905.

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