Harry J. Amick, 85, born May 7, 1927, in Pueblo, departed this life on Oct. 8, 2012. Preceded in death by his beautiful wife, Dawn, on July 27, 1990, whom he loved dearly; parents, Harry J. and Emma Amick; brother, Donald T. Amick; cousin, Margaret (Orville) Rouch. Survived by his stepchildren, Susan Chinn of Sarasota, Fla., Steve (Nathalia) Chinn of Avon, Colo. and Julie (Michael) Hannigan of Durango, Colo.; niece, Donna Mae Hill; second cousins, David Rouch, Roger Rouch, Doug Wicks and David Wicks. Harry served in the Phillippines 1945/46 with the 61st SeeBees and was recalled in 1951with the SeeBees during the Atom bomb testing off of Kawajlien, Marshall Islands. Member of Local #12 IBEW, working as an electrician for forty years in Pueblo and retired in 1988. Harry was a lifetime member of First Methodist Church, South Pueblo Lodge #31 AF&AM, Scottish Rite Consistory, Al Kaly Temple Shrine and BPO Elks #90, past president of Metro Lions, president of Pueblo Humane Society for five years, and was one of the original organizers of Southern Colorado Spay & Neuter Clinic. Harry and his wife, Dawn, started Pueblo Collie/Sheltie Rescue in 1979. He liked working as a volunteer at the City/County Animal Shelter until it privatized. Harry was also a volunteer with Sangre de Cristo Hospice. There will be no viewing. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. Service, 4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 12, 2012, at First Methodist Church, 11th and Court, concluding with the Masonic Rites. Memorials may be made to an animal rescue of the donor's choice. Special thank you to Harry's long devoted friends and Sangre de Cristo Hospice for the exceptional care and support they gave him. Online condolences, www.montgomerysteward.com

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  1. Deepest condolences to my cousins and all of Harry’s Rouch relatives. I had a very pleasant evening in early September with Harry and my parents at the Belvedere in Ca�on City. I met his two dogs after dinner. I did not know it would be the last time after some 33 years of knowing Harry, but it was an appropriate farewell, with everyone in high spirits. Bon voyage, Harry.

  2. Very sorry to hear of Harry’s passing. I have wonderful memories of his joy of life, love of orchids, animals, people. He and my dad were very good friends in the electrical business. Nothing was more fun to visit Harry and learn from him. Truely a great guy. David Balsick

  3. It was a pleasure to have known Harry and work with him in many aspects of Animal Welfare. Pueblo has lost a great big heart for the animals. My thoughts are of peace and healing for Susie and his family.

  4. My sympathy to Susie, Julie and Steve along with the rest of the family. Dawn was a huge positive influence in my childhood. I was so happy when she and Harry found each other. They loved each other so very much. It was great to see them both so happy together. Harry waited a long time for their reunion in Heaven! I know you will miss him.

  5. My condolences to Harry’s family and friends. Pueblo has lost a blessed soul. He was a guardian angel to many dogs. They’ll be waiting to greet him on the other side.

  6. I was a friend and neighbor of Harry’s for far too short a time. He was a kind and gentle person who spoke lovingly of his wife. When I left Pueblo he had a beautiful dinner for me and a friend. I was hoping to see him on my upcoming visit. My deepest and sincere sympathy to all his family at this very sad time.

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