Gail C. Tack

gail tack

September 2, 1944 ~ July 4, 2009

Resided in: Pueblo, CO

Gail C. Tack, 64, passed away July 4, 2009. Survived by her children, Greg (Marla) Tack of Pueblo and Troy (Cindi) Tack of Glenelg, Md.; parents, Elmer and Maxine Filer of Pueblo; siblings, John (Mary) Filer of Colorado City and Pam Sheehan of Pueblo; friend and companion, Mike Shay; grandchildren, Darrian, Kenneth, Hannah, Haley and Ben Tack; nephew, Josh (Andrea) Filer of Ft. Collins; niece, Farrah (Brandon) Haines of Ft. Collins; grandnieces and grandnephews, Camryn, Kacey and Bailey Haines, Ava and Madison Filer; numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. Gail was born Sept. 2, 1944, in Trinidad, Colo. She was a manager at Transnation Title Company, where she worked for 20 years, and later was an assistant manager at Stewart Title. Gail was an unbelievably hard worker and had an outstanding sense of humor. She enjoyed water and hiking but most of all she loved attending her grandchildren's sporting events and was their biggest fan! She also enjoyed spoiling her grandchildren. There will be no viewing. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. Memorial service, 1 p.m. Wednesday, July 8, 2009, in the Montgomery & Steward Chapel with the Reverend Dr. Rick Calhoun officiating. Because of her love for youth sports, memorials are requested for YMCA through Montgomery & Steward Funeral Directors, 1317 N. Main St., Pueblo, Colo. 81003. Online condolences,

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  1. To Gail’s family — I will never forget the summer weeks spent in Pueblo with Gail many years ago. We had such great times. Gail’s sense of humor and laugh will never be forgotten. I know the wonderful memories you have will help you through the times ahead.

  2. Greg, Pam and family…
    I was so sorry to hear about Gail. She was always so nice to my mom Millie and to me. She was a great friend to us both. I’m sure she and my mom are catching up on all the news now. My deepest condolensces.

  3. Although I didn’t know Gail for a long period of time, nor very well, her loss is sad to me. She was a delightful person – she’ll be missed.
    Addison Johnston

  4. I recall staying at her home during the summers of my youth, although she was my cousin, her son Greg and I are the same age and were in high school together. She made me feel welcome and at home in her home. I also remember going to the lake on the family boat.

    My prayers are with her family.

  5. I will always think of Gail as one of the most beautiful women I have known. She and my husband Jim went to Jr. High and High School together. He was buried on July 8th, 23 years ago. I mourn the loss of so many good people from the South High Class of ’62

  6. I have known Gail for over thirty years. She was always cheerful, helpful and kind. She was also intelligent and a woman who worked hard. She will be missed by her family, her friends and the community which was a better place because of her.

  7. To Gail’s family:

    We send our heartfelt sympathy for your loss. The memeories of the special person Gail was to each of you will sustain you in the days to come. We are not able to be with you on Wednesday, but we will keep you all in our thoughts and prayers.

  8. Our sympathy and prayers go out to all of Gail’s family and friends. Hold on tight to the wonderful memories you have. We are so sorry that a previously scheduled medical procedure prevents us from attending Gail’s memorial service, but please know that our hearts are with you. Through the years we haven’t had much contact with your family, but last summer Jean, Linda and Cheryl enjoyed a lovely, fun visit with Gail and Maxine. It is a memory we will cherish.

  9. Dear Maxine,Pam,Greg and Troy,
    I’m so sorry for your loss. It is so sad that you lost a daughter,sister and mother. My prayers are with you at this time.

  10. Pam & Max, So so sorry for your loss. Gail was a great gal. Always a pretty smile. I will miss seeing and talking with her, may she R.I.P.

  11. My sincere condolences go out to Gail’s family. She will be missed by many people.
    I first met Gail at Corwin Junior High in 1956. I will remember her sense of humor and always being neat as a pin.

  12. Gail Tack Family,
    My deepest sympathy at the loss of such a special person. As Gail’s neighbor & friend she will truly be missed. Sincerely, John

  13. Maxine,Pam, Greg, Troy and the rest of the family.

    I know what it’s like to lose a child and a mother. Know that we are thinking about you. Nothing can make it easier other than God has his plan. That is the only way I dealt with my losses, hopefully you will have the same comfort I had.
    Gail was a friend, a co-worker and a co-conspirator. She will be greatly missed and thought about often.
    Even though we now live in North Carolina know that you will be in our thoughts and prayers.

  14. We grew up together on Dahlia Lane.What fun we all had as children. My fondest memories were of that time when we all played together. Although we have lost touch with many of the people we grew up with, we never have forgotten them. Our deepest sympathys go out to her children and family.God Bless
    Carol (Tearpak) Murphy

  15. Greg and family, We are saddened by the loss of your mother. We had the distinct pleasure of meeting her while working with her on window coverings some time ago. What a delightful person and so enjoyable our time with her.

  16. Greg, Marla and family,

    Gail was a great mentor to me and friend when I started out in the title business. What a wonderful lady! My heart goes out her family. I was so sad to read of her passing. Gail will be missed greatly by all those she touched.

  17. For Gail’s Family & Friends- my deepest sympathy for your loss of such a great, classy lady. I truly enjoyed working with her & I know I can speak for all of us from her Security Title family that we are shocked & saddened and will miss her very, very much.

  18. Greg,Marla and Family – I just want you to know how heavy my heart is for you all. Gail was such a wonderful person. I struggle to understand why life takes such special people. I know what a wonderful mother and grandmother she was. I was fortunate enough to see her most often as a daughter. Gosh, what a wonderful daughter she was to Maxine. You all were very blessed to have her in your lives. I think of you all everyday! Stay strong…

  19. I have known Gail for a number of years, and was truly shocked and saddened to hear of her passing. I have worked for several attorneys in Pueblo during the past twenty plus years, and had the pleasure of working with Gail on number of projects. Gail was always so pleasant. She was a very generous person, and it was her standard procedure to go above and beyond to help others. Over the years, I had asked Gail for a number of favors, and she always helped me. I will miss her friendship and sense of humor. My deepest sympathy goes out to her family and friends. The world was a better place while Gail with here. She will truly be missed by many. I will keep Gail and her family in my prayers.

  20. Greg & family….we are so sad to hear of the loss of your mom. Our thoughts are with you all.
    Ray, Kim, Bryton, Cameron & Raylee Rhodes

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