February 14, 1948 ~ October 24, 2012
James Alan Donaldson, 64, was born Feb. 14, 1948, and passed away Oct. 24, 2012. Survived by his wife, Ellen; son, Jim (Karen) Donaldson, Anchorage, Alaska; daughter, Tanya (Dr. Mike) DeRose, of Pueblo; brother, Dennis Donaldson; sister, Debra Donaldson, both of Pueblo; the true loves of his life, granddaughters, Nikki and Sarah Donaldson of Alaska, Lexi and Gia DeRose and Amanda Love all of Pueblo; two nephews, Danny and Adam Donaldson; and two nieces, Racheal and Krystal Donaldson all of Pueblo.
Jim retired from the Union Pacific Railroad after 28 years. He loved fishing, hunting, quading and camping with the family.
A special thank you to Dr. Carol Venable and staff; two very special home care nurses, Lynette and Gleanna; hospice nurses, Tony and Christina, and all of Joni Fair Hospice House staff. There will be no viewing. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. Service, 10:30 a.m. Nov. 12, 2012, at Praise Assembly of God, 2000 Troy Ave., Pueblo, CO 81001. In lieu of food and flowers, donations may be made in Jim's name to Meals on Wheels through Montgomery & Steward Funeral Directors, 1317 N. Main St., Pueblo, CO 81003. Online condolences, www.montgomerysteward.com