Ann Porter-Thompson, 92, passed away June 19, 2005, in Pueblo, Colorado. Survived by her son, Vernon S. (Marcia) Porter of Pueblo; grandchildren, Dr. Stuart Porter of Middleton, Idaho and Laura (Jerry) Knapic of Pueblo West; 4 great-grandchildren and several nieces and cousins. Preceded in death by her parents, Clinton and Elizabeth Haar, and husbands, Vernon Stokes Porter and Hubbard Thompson. Ann was born September 17, 1912, in Anna, Illinois. When she was nine years old, the family moved to Pueblo, where she attended Thatcher Elementary School and graduated from Centennial High School. She owned and operated The Gallery, which was an interior decorating business. Member of First United Methodist Church, Alpha Mu Delta Sorority, and was a Junior League sustainer. Besides her family, music was a centerpiece of Ann's life. She was accomplished at both piano and organ and composed music as well. During the time when the Pueblo Service League (now Junior League) put on musical extravaganzas on a biennial schedule, she played for rehearsals and performed in the shows. Viewing Friday at the funeral home from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Memorial service will be held 1 p.m. Saturday, June 25, 2005, at First United Methodist Church, 11th and Court, with the Reverend Dr. Rick Calhoun officiating. Private interment, Mountain View Cemetery. Those who desire may make memorials to Alzheimer's Association, C/O Montgomery & Steward Funeral Directors, 1317 N. Main St., Pueblo, Colorado. Online condolences, www.montgomerysteward.com

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  1. We would like to extend our condolences for the loss of your mother. She was a wonderful lady, with a beautiful smile and quick wit. We all held a special place in our hearts for her, and we felt blessed to have known her. She will be missed.

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    Hope to see you in September.

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