August 21, 1928 ~ March 3, 2021

Born in: Bloomington, Illinois
Resided in: Pueblo, Colorado

Dorothy Louise Rush, 92, of Pueblo, Colo., passed away March 3, 2021. Dorothy was born Aug. 21, 1928, in Bloomington, Ill. Dorothy was preceded in death by the love of her life and husband of 69 years, Dean. Also preceded in death by her parents, Eva Gabbert Alsman and Arthur Alsman; five brothers, Bud, Dean, Glenn, Donald and Kenneth; four sisters, Viola, Hazel, Irene and Bernice; and son-in-law, Corby Huggett. Dorothy leaves to cherish her memory daughters, Cindy Huggett and Connie (Steve) Baca; son, Craig (Lorraine) Rush; and five grandchildren, Sigourney Rush, Craig Rush Jr., Josh (Nicole) Baca, Jordon (Taylor) Baca and Amanda Huggett. Dorothy is also survived by her “special son,” Dave Feamster, wife, Jeanne and sons, Sam and Joe, along with several other relatives and friends. Dorothy worked hard her entire life. She peeled potatoes at a young age, worked in grocery stores, Aspen Ski Wear and the Pueblo West Inn. After retirement, Dean and Dorothy did catering for Little Caesar’s Pizza for 24 years, which was her favorite job. She loved being a Girl Scout leader, room mother, Sunday school teacher and attending activities for her children and grandchildren. She enjoyed playing bingo and traveling, especially when travels involved slot machines. Dorothy was a member of Wesley United Methodist Church. Celebration of life will be held 10 a.m. Saturday, March 20, 2021, Wesley United Methodist Church, 85 Stanford Ave. Memorials may be made directly to Wesley United Methodist Church, 85 Stanford Ave., Pueblo, CO 81005. Service will be live on Facebook and can be found by visiting Online condolences,


Life Celebration: March 20, 2021 10:00 am

Wesley United Methodist Church
85 Stanford Avenue
Pueblo, CO 81005


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  1. CandleImageSending our love to Aunt Dorothy’s family. She is our feistiest aunt and we love her dearly! We can only imagine her welcome into heaven, greeted by every one of her siblings, her parents, her beloved husband Dean, and beloved son-in-law Corby. There’s definitely a party going on in heaven right now, thank you, Jesus, with Aunt Dorothy at the front and center!

  2. CandleImageMiss Cindy and Amanda dear,
    Our hearts are with you and your family during this heartbreaking time.

  3. Although I know you have great faith, there is still sorrow in missing our loved ones. My heart and prayers are with you and your family as you are missing your parents and especially your sweet mom at this time. Lots of love, Julia

  4. CandleImageMy thoughts and prayers are with all of Dorothy’s family. I will miss my dear friend and the times we shared at bingo and just talking to each other.

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