Gwen Redwine

gwen redwine

March 8, 1918 ~ January 25, 2011

Resided in: Pueblo, CO

Gwen Redwine, 92, passed away Jan. 25, 2011. Preceded in death by her husband, Robert H. Redwine, M.D., in June 2000. Survived by her children, Rob Redwine of Pueblo and Liz (Redwine) Fisher of Seattle, Wash. She was a fabulous grandmother to Abby (Alan) Skerl, Cameron Redwine and Geoff Fisher. Gwen was born to Roy and Martha Atkinson on March 8, 1918, in Spencer, S.D., where she grew up on a farm. In 1938, she graduated from nursing school in Mitchell, S.D., earning her RN degree. In the late '30s, she worked at Parkview Medical Center in Pueblo. She then moved to Denver to work at Denver General where she met a handsome, young doctor named Robert Redwine, who became her husband on Dec. 26, 1943. During WWII when her husband served in the U.S. Army, they both worked at military hospitals and lived in many locations including the Panama Canal Zone, Seattle and New York. They returned to Pueblo in 1950, where her husband established his medical practice. The family had many great times on holidays in Aspen. Gwen loved golf, tennis, snow skiing and was an avid bowler. She served as Service League president and on the boards of the Broadway Theatre League and Pueblo Day Nursery. She was also a member of PEO Chapter CI. Gwen's family wishes to give a special thank you to Dr. James Stjernholm, Alma Pumphrey and Independent Hearts for their devoted care. There will be no viewing. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. Memorial service, 3 p.m. Friday, Jan. 28, 2011, at First Presbyterian Church, 220 W. 10th St., with the Rev. Dr. Brad Munroe officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to HARP (Historic Arkansas River Project) in care of Montgomery & Steward Funeral Directors, 1317 N. Main St., Pueblo, CO 81003. Online condolences,

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  1. A Mother’s love is forever, know that she is in our thoughts and prayers as is the entire Redwine Family.

    Jim and Cindy Kramer

  2. My thoughts and prayers to Gwen’s family. Her graciousness and kindness to me and my family was touching and I am glad I became a part of her life and her family.

  3. I am so sorry about the loss of your mother and grandmother! We are thinking of you and praying for you during this time.

  4. Dear Rob, Liz and Families,
    I wish I could be present for Gwen’s service, but, unfortunately I cannot. Just want you to know that I am thinking of you, wishing you peace, and feeling grateful that I had her for a friend. I, too, shall miss her lovely smile and gentle ways although, of late, I was not often fortunate enough to enjoy her company.
    Sympathetically yours, Ann Leach

  5. Hi, Rob- We are sorry to hear of your mom’s death. She was a charming and gracious woman. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

  6. We are so sorry to here of your mother passing away. We enjoyed our visits with her on our service calls to her home.She certainly reached the hearts of many people in her great lifetime.Our sympathy goes out to all of your family.

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