Stephen E. Rose, 68, born February 27, 1951, in Long Branch, New Jersey to Adrian and Dagmar (Johnson) Rose. Passed from this eternal life, August 4, 2019. Preceded in death by sister, Audrey Ebner; brother-in-law, Wilbur Richardson; and his parents. Forever in the hearts of his sister, Christine W. Richardson; nieces, Lisa and Megan; nephews, Peter, Mark, Jeff, David, Seth, Joshua and Jeremy and their families; grand-nieces and nephews; as well as many friends. Stephen was a kind, thoughtful, dignified Christian gentleman who bore with grace the many challenges of failing health. Celebration of the Resurrection, 11 a.m. Monday, Aug. 12, 2019, at Wesley United Methodist Church, 85 Stanford Ave. Mr. Rose’s remains will rest with his parents in New Jersey. Memorial gifts may be made to Wesley UMC, 85 Stanford Avenue, Pueblo, CO 81005 or to the Salvation Army, 401 S Prairie Ave, Pueblo, CO 81005.