Dorothy M. Joseph, 82, passed away June 25, 2007. Survived by her husband of 42 years, Lawrence Joseph of the family home in Pueblo West; children, Jeanette (Leonard) Kuehnert of Pueblo West, Susan (Paul) Brick of Broomfield, Colo., Charles Thompson of Houston, Texas and Lori ('Biff') Ogburn of Pueblo West; step-children, Ruth Hord of Dutch John, Utah, Allen (Roberta) Joseph of Lakewood, Colo., Roy (Linda) Joseph of Grand Junction, Colo. and Larry (Gayle) Joseph of Vernal, Utah; brothers, George (Betty) Perry of Pueblo and James (Betty) Perry of Shawnee Mission, Kansas; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by her first husband, William W. Thompson, in 1964; and step-son, Donald Joseph. Dorothy was born on January 5, 1925, in Pueblo. Dorothy and Lawrence were married on April 23, 1965, in Pueblo. Dorothy was a co-owner, along with her husband, and bookkeeper of Joseph Garage. She was an active member of Trinity Lutheran Church, where she served on numerous boards and committees. At her request, there will be no viewing. A private committal service will be held at the Mountain View Cemetery Chapel Mausoleum, followed by a public memorial service at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 30, 2007, at Trinity Lutheran Church, 701 W. Evans Avenue, with Pastor Randy Bolt and Pastor Bob Harmon officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to either Trinity Lutheran Church or Sangre de Cristo Hospice House through Montgomery & Steward Funeral Directors, 1317 N. Main St., Pueblo, Colo. 81003. Online condolences,

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  1. Hey Lori,
    I am sorry to hear about your mom. Your family has done so much for me back in the Trinity Lutheran School Days. I will always appreciate you and your family for all the kindness you all showed to my family. Give my love to your dad and please know that my heart and prayers are with you all at this time.

  2. I was so sorry to hear of Dorothy’s death. I will always remember her as the great mom next door. Sorry I wasn’t able to make her services. All of you will be in my prayers. Thanks for remembering my mom earlier this year. Janie

  3. Lori, Biff and family – Although I did not know Dorothy, I can understand the grief that you are going through at this time. Please know that my thoughts and prayers are with you all.

  4. Lori, Biff, Lawrence and all – Dorothy was one of the finest ladies we knew – All of you were blessed to have her as your wife, mother, mother-in-law and Grandmother. I know you will all miss her much- She was such a good Christian and pleasant and fun to be around. I have not seen Jeanette, Susie or Chuckie for some time, but have seen beautiful Lori and handsome Biff and also talk with Lori on several occasions. God be with all of you. Love from Midge and Tom

  5. My thoughts and prayers go out to Lawrence and all the Joseph family during this time of loss. May God bless your family.

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