Charles A. Dasenzo, 96, passed away Dec. 17, 2014, at St. Mary-Corwin Hospital. Survived by his beloved wife of 40 years, Violet Dasenzo; step-daughters, Susie Sutphen and Diana (Mario) Marcon; grandchildren, Ann Pershin, Gina Hermann and Erica Marcon; five great-grandchildren; nephew, Gary Vanderpool; nieces, Debbie Krupka, Sharon Chamberlain and Carol Johanneson and their families. Preceded in death by his parents, Mike and Rose (Icabone) Dasenzo; sisters, Jeanette (Wendell) Vanderpool and Ellen (Fred) Corsi; and grandson, Nicholas Marcon. Charlie was born on Nov. 4, 1918, and lived in Pueblo his whole life. He was a Lieutenant in the US Army from 1942-1946, and then he began his career with the Pueblo Army Depot, retiring in 1973. Upon retiring, Charlie worked for RSL Accounting until he and his wife, Violet, opened Regency Travel in 1985. He and Violet retired together in 2002. Charlie was a member of Our Lady of the Meadows Catholic Church and enjoyed golfing, bowling and his beloved family. Funeral service, 10 a.m. Monday, Dec. 22, 2014, in the Montgomery & Steward Chapel. Military honors by Colorado National Guard Honor Guard and entombment at Roselawn Cemetery following the service. Charlie was a kind and gentle man. He was loved by all. Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association in honor of Charlie through Montgomery & Steward Funeral Directors, 1317 N. Main St., Pueblo, CO 81003. Online condolences, www.montgomerysteward.com

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  1. Susie, what a sweet man he was…he used to always joke with me whenever he would bring out our \always\” emergency travel tickets to Atlas P.

    I thought of him and a song ran through my head

  2. Charlie was a great guy. I met him years before he married Violet, at City Park Golf Course. He always had a smile on his face and hit the ball straight as an arrow. I was so happy for him and Vi (my semi-aunt; and my mother’s best friend) when I heard they were married. Charlie will be missed by all of us. I wish I would have been able to visit with him and the family more. All our love goes out to everyone touched by Charlie.

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