Hilda M. Blanc, 82, passed away May 1, 2015. Survived by her children, Jack (Patty) Blanc, Jr. of Pueblo and Cathy (Jim) Stanek of St. Paul, Minn.; brother, Fidel Aguirre, Jr. of Littleton; grandchildren, Jason Stanek, Sarah (Jonathan) Mills, Larissa (John) Gavin, Kerri (Ryan) Acosta, Meghan (Jesus) Lopez, Jack (Alison) Blanc, III, Ashly Blanc; six great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by her husband, Jack A. Blanc; son, Michael Blanc; siblings, Raymond Aguirre, Felia Arellano, Rosanna Laydon, Lucille Laydon, Alvin Aguirre, and Eddie Aguirre. Hilda was born to Fidel and Josephine Aguirre on July 1, 1932, in Walsenburg, Colo. and was a longtime Pueblo, Colo. resident. A member of the Cathedral of the Sacred Heart, where she was the administrative assistant for more than twenty years. Hilda was a lovely person who had a contagious laugh and a wonderful sense of humor. She always was concerned about others before herself. She had a great love for her grandchildren and was very proud of all their accomplishments. Her love of animals echoed her kind and loving nature. Her smile and beautiful spirit will be deeply missed by those who knew and loved her. Hilda was also a member of the Legion of Mary and acted as a Eucharistic Minister and reaching out to many of the homebound. Special thanks to Lorraine Guerin, the staff at Innovage, and the staff at Life Care Center. Visitation thirty minutes prior to the Mass. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Friday, May 8, 2015, at the Cathedral of the Sacred Heart, 11th and Grand Ave. Interment will follow at Mountain View Cemetery. Those who desire may make memorials to American Lung Association or Pueblo Animal Shelter, c/o Montgomery & Steward Funeral Directors, 1317 N. Main St., Pueblo, CO 81003. Online condolences, www.montgomerysteward.com.

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  1. Aunt Hilda, I’ll always remember her smile, laughter and warmth. Memories of her are with fondness.

  2. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all, especially during these difficult days of grieving the absence of Aunt Hilda.

    May God bless and be with you all; may the Holy Spirit minister to you and give you comfort.

  3. My wonderful Aunt Hilda, Thank you for all the wonderful memories growing up with spending the summers and Easter’s at your home with our cousins. I remember all those fun times I had as a child. You are with Grandma and your brothers and sisters and Michael now. I love you! You will always be in my heart and never ever forgotten.
    Michelle Arellano Boudreaux

  4. May our Lord Jesus and Mother Mary hold each of you in their arms at this time. We knew Hilda from the cathedral and she was as very good friend. We loved her and our praying for the family at this time.

  5. Dearest Jack & Cathy

    So sorry of your loss. Your mother was a beautiful person and will be greatly missed. Aunty was very blessed to have such wonderful children.
    If you need anything please let me know.


  6. My Great Aunt Hilda was a wonderful beautiful person. She was very gentle and caring. Everyone who met her fell in love with her!!! She will be greatly missed and always remembered with love!!!!

    Lynnette Chopko

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