Claude Milton Barrett, 78, passed away peacefully from illness on March 1, 2014, in Pueblo, Colo. He was born in Quinter, Kan. on September 14, 1935, the oldest of three children to the marriage of Fred and Velma (Blackwill) Barrett. After graduating from Quinter High School, he earned his Bachelor's Degree in business administration from Fort Hays State University. He later earned his Master's Degree in social work from the University of Northern Colorado. Claude started his career with the Aurora Police Department and later worked various positions within the Colorado Department of Corrections. He retired as a parole supervisor in 1994. He was united in marriage to Donna (Lake) Barrett on September 17, 1957, in Longmont, Colo. Claude loved spending his life with his wife, children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. He is survived by his wife, Donna; children, Randy (Nita) Barrett, Jeff (Shireen) Barrett, Kerry (Marla) Barrett; mother, Velma Barrett; sisters, Rhonda (Rod) Fisher, Lynette Clements; grandchildren, step-grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his father, Fred Barrett and daughter, Melony Barrett. Memorial service, 10 a.m., Saturday, March 8, Majestic Baptist Church, 494 E. Hemlock, Pueblo West, Colo. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Pueblo Young Life, Summer Camp Scholarship, and/or Majestic Baptist Church, through the funeral home. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium.

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  1. Please accept my condolences for the passing of this wonderful neighbor way back in Aurora Co. Back in the 50’s. Donna, I lived next door and thought the world of you Claude, Randy & beautiful Melony. As I read this obituary I could not help but respond. I am Marie Maxwell & live in Melbourne Florida.
    It seems like yesterday. I will catch up with you for sure. I pray this reaches you, Donna in the best of health. So sad for your loss.

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