Deda J. De Frece, born May 13, 1919, in Covington, Okla., passed away Nov. 30, 2000. Preceded in death by husband, William Byrne 'Bill' De Frece and son, Danny J. De Frece. Survived by daughters, Mary (John) Dolbey, Longview, Wash. and Barbara (Bob) Ratter of Phoenix, Ariz.; son, Jim (Mary Ann) De Frece, Pueblo; 9 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and sister, Inez Gibson, Puyallup, Wash. She will be missed by her neighbor and special friend, Earl Ware. Deda, a longtime resident of Pueblo, was a homemaker who enjoyed sewing, cooking and many handcrafts. She loved people, especially children, and brought much joy and happiness to those around her. Viewing, with the family receiving friends, today at the funeral home from 1-3 p.m. Service, 11 a.m. Monday, Montgomery & Steward Chapel. Interment, Imperial. Memorials may be made to West Park Wesleyan Church.

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  1. It has been 3 years now, my how time flies. I still think of you every day, I guess I always will. I love and miss you so much Mother. Love Barbara Sue

  2. It’s now been more than a year since you left us and I miss you so more than ever. I think of you every day and I love you so very much, I will forever miss you Mother. Love Barbara Sue

  3. She was always full of laughter and enjoyed her visits with my grandmother, her sister, Inez tremendously. She will be greatly missed by those who loved her. We also praise God for finally taking her home so that she doesn’t have to suffer in this world any longer. God Bless Aunt Deda.

  4. We will miss Aunt Deda, the services was really beautiful and we are glad we were able to attend them. Our prayers are with you all We got home fine, all our love.
    Sharon, Inez, Jim and Camilla

  5. You are in our thoughts and prayers. We pray for God to be with during you this very hard time. We love you, Gene and Arlene

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