Herbert Henry Hast, Jr., 65, passed away October 5, 2003, in Westcliffe, Colorado. Survived by his wife, Gail, of the family home in Westcliffe; children, Stephanie (Bruce) Clow of Aurora, Colorado and Reneé (Sal) Stabila of Navrre, Florida; sister, Miriam Hast of Northglenn, Colorado; grandchildren, James Seelbach of Clinton, Ohio, Katherine Clow and Megan Clow, both of Aurora; numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Herbert was born to Matilda and Herbert Hast, Sr. on January 14, 1938, in Denver, Colorado and was a veteran of the United States Navy. He owned and operated Hast Lumber Company in Denver and was a volunteer fireman for South Adams County Volunteer Fire Department. He was a past president of the Lumberman's Association and a member of the Bear Creek Golf Club. Herbert resided in Denver for 61 years before retiring and moving to Westcliffe where he was a member of Hope Lutheran Church. Visitation at Montgomery & Steward Funeral Directors, 1317 N. Main, in Pueblo, from 2 to 6 p.m. on Tuesday and from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, with the family receiving friends from 4 to 6 p.m. on Tuesday only. Funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Thursday, October 9, 2003, at Hope Lutheran Church, 312 S. 3rd, Westcliffe, Colorado, with Reverend Jeffrey Shearier officiating. Interment will follow at Hope Lutheran Church Cemetery. Those who desire may make a memorials to the Liver Foundation, University of Colorado Hospital Burn Unit or the Sangre de Cristo Hospice, C/O Montgomery & Steward, 1317 N. Main, Pueblo, CO 81003. Online condolences, www.montgomerysteward.com

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  1. Herbie will be greatly missed by all of us who knew and loved him for many years. He was a great friend. My deepest sympathy and prayers to his lovely wife Gail, his children, grandchildren,Miriam and the rest of the family.

  2. Gail & Family,
    I was shocked and saddened to hear the news of Herbies passing. There is not much to say at a time like this. My condolences to all.

  3. Gail, our many years of knowing Herbie will always be a cherished memory. Please take comfort from knowing how much love and happiness you offered Herbie during his lifetime. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

  4. Dear Gail,
    Always know that we will do our best to be there for you.We will All miss Herby. He was a great neighbor and friend.

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