Jess 'Chuey' Olivas, 79, passed away May 13, 2010. Survived by his daughters, Hilda Olivas and Roseann Olivas; grandchildren, Joshua (Rachel) Anaya, Sarah (Mike) Martinez, Nick Olivas, Diana Anaya, Melanie Olivas and Jay Olivas; great-grandchildren, Isabel, Isaac and Cassandra Anaya, Cain, Marissa and Mariah Olivas, and Matthew Martinez; nieces and nephews, Isabel Martinez, Sonny Beruman, Patty Macaluso, Josephine Navarro, Steve Hijar, Margaret Gribble and Mary Rose Cleo; and friends, Tony Pacheco, Randy McKim, David Anaya and Jan Gilmore. Preceded in death by his loving wife, Carolina Olivas; daughter, Jessica; parents, Juan and Rosie (Contreras) Olivas; siblings, Phillis Baker, Ross Olivas, Carmen Hijar, Irene Sisneros and Tony Olivas. Jess was born Nov. 15, 1930, in Walsenburg, Colo. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran and was a longtime government employee. He loved his music, trains and fill-in word puzzles. Viewing from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday in the Montgomery & Steward Chapel. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Tuesday, May 18, 2010, at St. Leander Parish, 6th and Monument, with the Rev. Fr. Tony Wojcinski as celebrant. Memorials may be made to Pueblo Animal Welfare through Montgomery & Steward Funeral Directors, 1317 N. Main St., Pueblo, CO 81003. Online condolences, MontgomerySteward.com

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