Inge Oechsle, 74, passed away Jan. 29, 2017. Inge was born in Germany on April 5, 1942, immigrated to the United States in 1960 and became a citizen in 1966. She was employed by US West, retiring in 1995 as a technical assistant in engineering. Upon retiring, she became active in Assistance League of Pueblo. She was one of the founding members the Pueblo German Club and served as its president for one year. Inge was active for 20 years in the Keep Pueblo Beautiful Association, serving as president two years. She was presented with the Ingrid Ahlberg award for her service with them. Because of her love of classical music, she was a longtime supporter of the Pueblo Symphony through Pueblo Symphony Friends' fund raising events for the symphony. She was also a member of Telephone Pioneers and Pueblo County Historical Society. Survived by her devoted husband of 43 years, John Oechsle; children, Bryan (Dianne) Springfield of Sedona, Ariz., Gary (Dayna) Springfield of Redlands, Calif., Natalie (Jack) Bard of Cotopaxi, Colo. and Heidi (Jack) Rodosta of Springtown, Texas; eight grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. There will be no viewing. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. Memorial Mass, 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017, at Christ the King Church, 1708 Horseshoe Dr. Those who desire may make memorials to the Pueblo Symphony Association, 301 N. Main St., Suite 106, Pueblo, CO 81003. Online condolences,

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  1. To Heidi, and the family and friends of Inge Oeschsle:

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you all, especially during these difficult times of grieving the absence of your Mom.

    May God bless and be with you all; may the Holy Spirit minister to you, and give you comfort and the full measure of peace that surpasses all understanding; may you fully know the hope freely given through Our Lord Jesus Christ, and the promise that, in due season, we will again be with your Mom in paradise.

    In abiding love,
    Jeff and Michele Yarberry

  2. My condolences to the family, I remember her fondly. I remember growing up down the street from Brian and Gary.
    Shari Garcia-Gill, Longview, Texas.

  3. Inge was a longtime friend already in Germany and later in the US. She will be missed by all of us. Sincere condolence to John and rest of the family
    Clyde & Heidi Ft.Pierce Florida

  4. Inge was a beautiful and sweet lady. My sincere condolences to John and all of her family. She will be missed but at peace now.

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