Ann Elizabeth Ogburn. Born December 3, 1937, ended her journey on earth December 30, 2015. Ann Elizabeth Ogburn, devoted wife, mother, and grandmother passed away at her Pueblo West home during the early morning of December 30, 2015, following a lengthy illness, with her husband, Bob, at her side. Born in Detroit, Michigan, the only child of Edgar and Eveline Parkin, she attended Eastern Michigan University where she received her B.S. degree (1961) in art education. She was licensed as a teacher in Michigan, Illinois and Colorado. Ann and Bob were married in 1962. They moved to Monte Vista, Colorado in 1966 living there for 39 years where Ann was a member of St. Stephen's Episcopal Church and served as church secretary (1991-2004). She has been a member of Ascension Episcopal Church in Pueblo since 2004. Over the years, she served in various roles with the Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts, Rainbow Girls, and DeMolay Club. Ann also served as a Meals on Wheels volunteer, with the Monte Vista Hospital Auxiliary, the San Luis Valley Home Care Advisory Board, the Rio Grande County Salvation Army, the Monte Vista Crane Festival Board, Rio Grande Arts Center Board, Monte Vista School District Accountability Committee, and has been an active member of P.E.O. since 1971. In 1984, Ann received the Monte Vista Woman of the Year Award. Shortly after her husband's retirement as a district judge, they moved to Pueblo West in 2004, where she has served as a volunteer at the Buell Children's Museum and has been an avid supporter of the Sangre de Cristo Arts Center and the Pueblo Symphony. She leaves behind her devoted husband, Bob, of 53 years; her children Meredith (Andy), Bret (Corri), and Heather (Corbett); and her seven grandchildren, Charles, Joseph and Annaleigh Cummings, Christine and Jonah Ogburn, and Casey and Lauren Hefner. Her journey was long, useful and enjoyable. Now, at the age of 78, her earthly journey is over. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. A memorial service and reception will be held at 1:00 p.m., Monday, January 4, 2016, at Ascension Episcopal Church, 410 W. 18th St., with reception to follow at the parish hall. Online condolences, www.montgomerysteward.com.

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  1. Dear Judge Ogburn and Family: the Raymond Miller Law Office and Raymond Miller family send our prayers for the Lord to provide comfort for you and your family in this time of loss. Sincerely, Raymond K. Miller

  2. Bob, you and Ann and your children are in my thoughts and prayers. I enjoyed all the holiday dinners we had together with Ann at my folks. She was amazing and special to me. Dad and Mom and I are thinking of you – and here for you always.
    Norma Katherine Carter

  3. Bob, you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. May your cherished memories warm your hearts in the times to come.

  4. Mary Martinez Baumeister Grigsby, Jennifer, Cathy and Paul, Ann and her family are one of a kind. She was a wonderful friend mother and wife. Loved working with her in Girl Scouts in Monte Vista. Our prayers and thoughts are with Bob, Meredith, Brett and Heather.

  5. So Sorry to hear that Ann Had Passed She and I shared many hours Working together My condolences to Meredith Brett and Heather Bob your family is in our prayers.

  6. Know that your family is in our thoughts and prayers…so sorry for your loss.
    Deacon Don and Mary Lamb and Family

  7. So sorry. Y’all gave us an amazing daughter-in-law. Our prayers for all the family. Been a long journey. Love to all

  8. Ann’s earthly journey is over, but she will live on in memories. Our deepest sympathies to Heather, Meredith, Bret and families. Bob, you will be in our prayers with love & sincere condolence. Ken & Kathy Charlton

  9. Our deep condolences Bob, to you and your family. Shall miss Ann very much. Was honored to have had her as a dear friend & sister.May God give you comfort & peace to bear this loss.May her soul rest in peace – Viji & Britto

  10. I am sorry to hear this. Tandi and I are praying and sending warm thought’s your way. Bart and Tandi Gulliford Pachak.

  11. Bob and family, I was so sorry to hear of your loss. It is always hard to lose a loved one especially a devoted partner of 53 years and a mother. Please know that you are in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. Sincerely, Carol Redding

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