Carrie L. Jauch entered Heaven June 19, 2007, at the age of 82. She was born on Nov. 26, 1924, to George C. and Blanche L.Miller, in Pueblo, Colo. She attended Pueblo schools, including Centennial High School and Pueblo College. She studied the Progressive Series Piano Teachers' Course and was a member of the Pi Mu Music Club. She had a great love for children and often said, 'Give me a child and I'll teach it something.' Carrie taught kindergarten at Trinity Lutheran School, Sunday Bible School, Liturgical Worship and music theory. She was the church organist for many years, where she taught children to play for worship services. She also loved to sing and sang in the church choir, also solos. After leaving Trinity Lutheran School, she gave private lessons on piano and organ, and private tutoring. Survived by her husband of 62 years, John J. James Jauch of the family home; children, Bettie K. McLain of Boise, Idaho, John P. (Karen) Jauch of Wausau, Wis. and Robert E. (Gaylene) Jauch of Gillette, Wyo.; sisters, Blanche M. Hibpshman of Pueblo and E. Ruth Hibpshman of Kenai, Alaska; sister-in-law, Bertha Weber of Chesterfield, Mo. and Iva Miller of Long Beach, Calif.; grandchildren, Michael (Rhonda) Marshall, Melinda (Mike) Cote, Jon Jauch, Paul (Vicki) Jauch, Philip (Shelly) Jauch, Amy (Gene) Woodward and Christina (Jack) Jones; great- grandchildren, Justin and Logan Marshall, Holly and Ashlee Cote, Daniel and Jonathan Jauch, Emily and Marcus Jauch, and C.J. Woodward; many very special nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by her sister, Ethel Jackson; brothers, Arthur R. Miller and Frank L. Miller. Viewing, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday at Montgomery & Steward Funeral Directors with the family present from 2 to 4 p.m. Funeral service, 2 p.m. Friday, June 22, 2007, at Trinity Lutheran Church, 715 W. Evans, with Pastor Bob Harmon officiating. Interment will follow at Mountain View Cemetery. Those who desire may make memorials to Trinity Lutheran Church. Online condolences, www.montgomerysteward.com

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  1. We are grateful to have had opportunity to serve Carrie and John at the Chateau at Sharmar Assisted Living Residence and Sharmar Village Care Center for the last 7 years. Carrie was truly a blessing to the facility, playing the piano for the weekly “hymn sing”, volunteering for the American Cancer Society and serving as our Silver Queen candidate. She continued to plan parties whenever family came to town, catalog shop and share treasured family photos. She truly made the most of her last years. Even though her body was frail, her spirit was incredibly strong. We will never forget her and we pray God’s comfort and blessing to her family.

  2. Much love to all of the familiy during this great loss, especially Jim! Carrie and I have had some great times and I know she is making music in Heaven right now. May God’s blessings be many and His arms surroud you as you grieve.

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