Rodney E. Poland |

Rodney E. Poland

October 25th 1948 to September 17th 2014

Rod Poland lost his 6 month courageous battle with Cancer. He and his family lived in Steamboat from 1977 to 1988. Rod loved life and being with his family and had many friends. He owned Newstrom-Davis Construction Company and was a successful businessman. He was well known for his compassion and kindness. He loved hunting, fishing, snowmobiling, dancing and watching the Broncos. He was honorably discharged from the Air Force in 1968 after being injured.

Rod is survived by his parents Robert and Wilma Poland, his brothers, Guy and Ty Poland and sister, Leanna Poland, his girlfriend Anita Shelffo, his daughter Shelly Lott, his son Shannon Poland and his beloved grandson Kougar Lott. Friends and family are invited to a service on Friday, September 26th. Please go to

Rod will always be remembered for saying, “It’s just another day in paradise” and “Love conquers all.”

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