Carol Rae Aarnes, 69, passed away Oct. 18, 2009. Survived by her husband, Donald Aarnes; son, Greg Guzman of Pueblo West and his father, Roger Guzman of Thornton; stepchildren, Lynne (David) Berwald of White Bear Lake, Minnesota and Brett (Katie) Aarnes of Firestone, Colo.; sister, Jane Cox of Littleton, Colo.; sisters-in-law, Gladys Trosen of Tilamook, Ore. and Lois (Edward) Strand of Mitchell, S.D.; brother-in-law, Richard Aarnes of Minneapolis, Minn.; grandson, Austin Guzman; step-grandchildren, Jordyn, Kelsey and Blake Berwald, Gabe Aarnes and Lexi Aarnes; niece, Julie (Don) Karnes of Littleton; and numerous cousins. Preceded in death by her parents, Carroll and Erma French; and her second husband, Jack Hazelett. Carol was born Jan. 25, 1940, in Las Animas, Colo. She was a member of Red Hat Society and Pueblo West Women's League. There will be no viewing. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. Memorial service, 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 1, 2009, in the Montgomery & Steward Chapel with Pastor Steve Longley officiating. In lieu of food and flowers, memorials may be made in Carol's memory to Don Aarnes, through Montgomery & Steward Funeral Directors, 1317 N. Main St., Pueblo, Colo. 81003. Online condolences,

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  1. Carol will be greatly missed by all of us in Pueblo West Women’s League and our wonderful Lunch Bunch that Carol organized.

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