Elizabeth Pusedu Klafurich, of Pueblo, Colo., born May 29, 1926, and went to be with the Lord on December 18, 2009. She was preceded in death by her parents, Raymond and Jennie Pusedu; her infant son, John Stephen; her sisters, Mary DeAngelis, Lena Pecoraro, Virginia Karcich and Ellen Hull; her brothers, Tony Ramunno, John Pusedu and Pete Pusede. She is survived by her husband of 62 years, John G. Klafurich; her children, Shirley (Donald) Anzlovar of Pueblo, Pam (Charles) Sells of Denver and Glynis Katherine (John) Miller of Penrose; her grandchildren, Michelle (Herb) Thornton, Shon (Rachel) Sells, Wesley Sells, D. Marc Anzlovar, Johnny Miller, Jerald Miller and Greg Anzlovar. Also survived by her sisters, Violet Martinelli and JoAnn (Richard) Virant; her brothers, Ray (Shirley) Pusedu and Joe Pusedu; her in-laws, Elaine Pusedu, Steve (Nellie) Klafurich, and Rose Kleinheim; her sister-in-law, Annie Perko;and numerous nieces and nephews. Liz was a licensed interior decorator and the owner of Liz's Drapery specializing in custom made draperies and home décor for over 40 years. She and John were founding members of Holy Family Parish and she was a dedicated member throughout her life. The Christmas Season was her favorite time of year and Liz shared her joy and talents by decorating Holy Family Church for over 35 years. In lieu of flowers or food the family requests donations be made to the Elizabeth Pusedu Klafurich Memorial Fund in care of Montgomery & Steward. Rosary Services will be held at Holy Family Church on Monday, December 21, 2009, at 7:00 p.m. and funeral Mass will be held at Holy Family Church on Tuesday, December 22, 2009, at 10:30 a.m. Online condolences, MontgomerySteward.com and numerous nieces and nephews. Liz was a licensed interior decorator and the owner of Liz's Drapery specializing in custom made draperies and home décor for over 40 years. She and John were founding members of Holy Family Parish and she was a dedicated member throughout her life. The Christmas Season was her favorite time of year and Liz shared her joy and talents by decorating Holy Family Church for over 35 years. In lieu of flowers or food the family requests donations be made to the Elizabeth Pusedu Klafurich Memorial Fund in care of Montgomery & Steward Funeral Directors, 1317 N. Main St., Pueblo, Colo. 81003. Rosary Services will be held at Holy Family Church on Monday, December 21, 2009, at 7:00 p.m. and funeral Mass will be held at Holy Family Church on Tuesday, December 22, 2009, at 10:30 a.m. Online condolences, MontgomerySteward.com

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  1. To Joann and Richard..Just want to let you know that I am thinking of you during this difficult time and Richard also during this time for the passing of your dad. I’m thinking of the good times in the past!!

  2. To Wes, Shirley, Pam and Kathy, We want to express our sincere condolences, and regret we could not attend her memorial service. We have so many fond memories of Liz, she will forever be cherished. You are all in our prayers. Bob and Kathy Marshall

  3. Kathy, Shirley, John and families,
    So sorry to hear about your loss. Elizabeth was a special lady. Christmas is usually a difficult time, but as much as she enjoyed Christmas, maybe it was the perfect time for her to join the Lord.
    Know that we are thinking of you and will be keeping you in our prayers.
    Glenda & Steve Shannon

  4. Kathy,
    There is nothing I can say to you at this time of deep sorrow. We are so very sorry for your lose and we are here for you if you need us. I love you and wish I could say something to comfort you. May God be with you and your family at this time.
    With Much Love,
    Jim and Carol

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