Daniel C. Studen born to Evelyn (Mueller) and Dan Studen, Jr., in Pueblo, December 21, 1934, passed away April 14, 2009. Survived by his wife of 28 years, Karen; brother-in-law, Richard (Kathleen) Sharpe, Salida; niece, Amanda (Alan) Eckman, Golden; nephew, Luke (Wendy) Sharpe, Salida; two brothers, Mike and Don; sister, Diane; and son, Dan, all of Pueblo. Dan was predeceased by mother, Evelyn; father, Dan; mother-in-law and father-in-law, Edith and Lee Sharpe. Dan attended Pueblo schools and graduated from Centennial. He served in the US Army; and worked for the City of Pueblo Police Department from 1959-1990, retiring as Sergeant. There will be no viewing. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. Memorial service, 1:30 p.m. Saturday, April 18, 2009, in the Montgomery & Steward Chapel with the Reverend Fr. Mike DeSciose officiating. The family requests the omission of food. Memorials may be made to Ronald McDonald House through Montgomery & Steward Funeral Directors, 1317 N. Main St., Pueblo, Colo. 81003. Online condolences, www.montgomerysteward.com

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  1. Karen. We send our symphony and condolences in your loss of Dan. We will always remember your wedding in Salida and know you have wonderful memories of your years with him. Thinking of you — Love Pat and Dick.

  2. Karen, Friendship goes back 45+yrs for us, our sympathy, prayers, & love are with you. “Those we love don’t go away, they walk beside us everyday, unseen, unheard, but always near still loved, still missed and very dear.” You have your own personal guardian angel. Sending love from my mom & dad, Joanna, Jeanne, & Janice. A cherished memory is the smiles & laughter of the two of you as the story of the dropped steak at Andon’s. Much love! Donna & Don Martinez

  3. Dan and Family,
    So Sorry to hear of your loss. Rick and I wish to send our condolences, and may God Bless You All at this time, and always.
    Sherry and Rick Pittenger

  4. Dear Karen,
    With many happy memories of our work together at the county we send peace and love to you in your great loss. With sincere sympathy.

  5. Dear Karen,
    I saw Dan’s picture and right away thought of him doing his crafts. What a wonderful man he was. I will always think fondly of the two of you when I remember the time I spent working for you. May Dan rest in peace. May God give you strength and comfort as you approach each day.

  6. Karen,

    I’m sorry for your loss and my thoughts are with you. Even though I didn’t know Dan personally I will always remember seeing the two of you at Amanda’s swim meets in Pueblo.

  7. Karen, I was so sorry to learn of your loss. I am glad you had these extra years with him since that scare the night of your retirement party. I hope those memories give you comfort. I know Dan was a special person and will be missed by many. My prayers are with you.

  8. Karen, Our hearts broke this day. We send you and family our sympathy and friendship. June 4th will always be remembered as a special day for all of us.. may we always keep Dan’s memory alive.
    Dwight (Sparky) & Gayle Smith

  9. Karen, my thoughts and prayers are with you. I respected and admired Dan from the time I began my Police department career. He was always straightforward and a solid cop of integrity and high character. with respect Antonio

  10. Dear Karen,

    I’m so sorry to hear of Dan’s passing. He was a great guy. My thoughts are with you.

    Kathy

  11. Karen:
    We share your grief in the great loss you have suffered. Comfort yourself and lift your spirits knowing that the time you and Dan shared was extremely special because of the great love and admiration you had for one another.
    Please feel free to call us at any time.

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