June 22, 1923 ~ December 8, 2020

Born in: New Castle, Indiana
Resided in: Colorado Springs, Colorado

Elizabeth Jane “Libby” Calhoun, 97, passed away Dec. 8, 2020, in Pueblo, Colo. Libby was born June 22, 1923, in New Castle, Ind. to Edward and Sarah Swearingen and was married to the late Richard Calhoun and moved to Colorado Springs in 1945. She owned and operated The Wooden Shoe Day Care Center for 47 years and was known as Miss Libby to hundreds of children over the years. Elizabeth was a longtime member of Trinity United Methodist Church and a charter member of Wilson United Methodist Church in Colorado Springs and was a friend of Vineland United Methodist Church of Pueblo. She was a 60 year member of Glen Eyrie Chapter 8 and Centennial Chapter 58, Order of Eastern Star. Libby is survived by her sons, Rev. Rick and Rev. David; seven grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren; and large extended family. A memorial service will be held at a later date in Indiana. In lieu of food and flowers, memorials may be made to Vineland United Methodist Church-Pueblo, 1587 Lane 36, Pueblo, CO 81005. Online condolences, www.MontgomerySteward.com

View current weather.

Memories Timeline

View the Timeline

Guestbook

  1. CandleImageElizabeth was a very special lady and I enjoyed so much getting to know her and help her. She was so kind and loving, and thought of others always no matter what happened to her. She was God loving and is in heaven with her beautiful smile .
    She will be missed..

  2. So very sorry for your loss. Your mom was an amazing woman – a true lady in every sense of the word. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

  3. Pastor Rick and family,
    Your Mom was such a great lady, and she and my Mom had many happy times together.
    I am sorry for your loss, and I know you will miss her. No matter the circumstances, it’s still hard to say good-bye to a Mom.
    Take care of each other. Prayers and hugs to you all.

  4. Rick and Edith and family,
    I am at Dad’s and just learned of your mom’s passing. I am so sorry to hear this. This whole year has been one we never could have imagined.
    You will be in our prayers. Our deepest condolences.
    Pam Snow and the Jim Provost family

  5. Rick Edith and all the family I send my sincere condolences and sympathy over the loss of your beautiful mother. I was so glad that I got to meet and visit with her although it has been a while back, but we had such a wonderful visit and she was so sweet and happy to see me and my friend. She is now with the Lord. God be with you.

Sign the Guestbook, Light a Candle

Sign the Guestbook