Carolyn Wasser, 68, lost her battle with lung cancer on Sept. 9, 2010. Survived by her husband, Allyn Wasser; daughters, Vonna (Leroy) Ortiz and Janelle (Larry) Varner; and grandchildren, Brian, Kelly, Marcus and Justin. Carolyn has always been involved in community and church activities. In her early married life, she was a Girl Scout and 4H leader as well as a volunteer in the schools. She was involved in churches in Arizona and New Mexico for many years as a choir director, pianist, organist, treasurer and church elder. After their move to Pueblo, 12 years ago, she became an active member of First Presbyterian Church and worked as Pastor's secretary and office manager. After retiring as office manager of the church, she became involved in Stephen Ministry and the choir. Both art and music were her passions. She loved watercolor painting and was an officer and participant in both the Southern Colorado Watercolor Society and the El Pueblo Art Alliance, which is currently providing shows at the High Plains Gallery at El Pueblo Museum. There will be no viewing. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. A memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2010, at First Presbyterian Church, 220 W. 10th St. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to First Presbyterian Church or Dorsey Cancer Center through Montgomery & Steward Funeral Directors, 1317 N. Main St., Pueblo, CO 81003. Online condolences,

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  1. In case no one in the family remembers, I am Carolyn’s cousin. My parents were Mary Jean and Bud Stewart. I want to let you know you have been in my thoughts and prayers since I first heard about the cancer. I will continue to hold you all there. with my love, Ann

  2. My condolences to Carolyn’s family on for your loss. She was a wonderful and talented lady. She will be greatly missed by all of us at First Presbyterian.

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