Charlene Marie Salmans, 90, passed away January 3, 2015. Survived by her children, Teena (Jim) Salmans-Smith, Wesley A. (Barbara) Salmans and Betty Jean Kennedy; brother, Cliff E. Bailey, four grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; niece, Jane Dean and nephew, Jim Cadwell. Charlene was born on July 20, 1924, in Las Animas, to Cliff and Hazen Bailey, and was a longtime Pueblo resident. She graduated from Pueblo Community College and enjoyed music, especially playing the guitar and accordion, as well as being an accomplished seamstress. Viewing, 3 to 5 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Service, 1 p.m. Saturday, January 10, 2015, in the Montgomery & Steward Chapel. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery. Please omit food. Online condolences, www.montgomerysteward.com

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  1. Dear loriann,
    I am Teena, Charlene’s dauthter. I want you to know how much we apppreciate yur sweet comments about our mom.

    She was a very special, sweet and beautiful lady.

    Teena Salmans Smith

  2. Loved Charlene like another mother, her and my mom and aunt were great friends, she made my wedding veil and Cake for me. Charlene was such a fun and beautiful person. She will be missed!

  3. My prayers are with Charlene’s family at this time of sorrow I knew your mother way back when Ms.Hazen Bailey was in the Nursing home your grandmother your mom was such a sweet heart with the staff . God Bless you all Loriann Chaparro Miami , Florida

  4. I work with Mrs. Salmans’ son, Wesley. She raised a son to be proud of and he will miss his mother terribly. Rest in peace Mrs. Salmans. I know you’re singing with God’s angels! Our prayers are with you Wesley.

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