John Ashton Uphold, 77, passed away July 8, 2007. Survived by his wife of 54 years, Marge Uphold; brothers-in-law, George E (Dot) Poole of Princeton, Ind., Harold E. Poole of Pueblo West, Wallace R. Poole of Pueblo, James P. Poole of Toledo, Ohio and John P. (Rita) Poole of Pueblo; sisters-in-law, Pat Poole of West Hartford, Conn., Elaine C. Crandall of Oakfield, Maine and Carol I. (Roger) Krar of Manchester, Conn.; cousin, Mattie Haas of Delaware, Ohio; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Preceded in death by his parents, Frank and Estelle Uphold; brother, Harold Scott; sisters, Loma Ellen Scott and Mildred Reed; and brother-in-law, Timothy Poole. John was born June 4, 1930, in Delaware, Ohio. He served in the U.S. Navy the Korean Conflict and worked in missile repair at the P.A.D., retiring after 37 years of service. He enjoyed playing golf, gardening his tomato plants and rose bushes, and rooting on the Broncos and Ohio State. Member of Central Christian Church, Silver State Lodge No. 95, A.F. & A.M., Al Kaly Shrine, Scottish Rite, D.A.V. Steel City No. 39; V.F.W. and American Legion. There will be no viewing. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. Memorial service, 10 a.m. Monday, July 16, 2007, in the Montgomery & Steward Chapel with Pastors Bill Carson and David Chambers officiating. The service will conclude with the Masonic Rites and military honors by Pueblo Veterans' Ritual Team. In lieu of food and flowers, memorials may be made to Shriner Crippled Children's Hospital or Central Christian Church, through Montgomery & Steward Funeral Directors, 1317 N. Main St., Pueblo, CO 81003. Online condolences, MontgomerySteward.com

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  1. Marge,I was so shocked to hear about John. We have only been able to meet briefly. I was so happy to have you and John as neighbors. You are such a nice couple. My thoughts and prayers are with you through this most difficult time. May the Lord bless and keep you in his arms. Sincerely, Doris A. Egan

  2. Marge, We are so sorry to hear of your loss of John. You both are beloved people who will always be special to Michele & I and what great neighbors you where. Our prayers and thought are with you.

    Jeff & Michele Cottingham

  3. Marge, know that John is in God’s hands now and take comfort from that. He will always be with you in spirit. His love for you will live on in your heart always.

    Rose-Marie Attenello

  4. WE WILL MISS JOHN VERY VERY MUCH,AND HOW HE ENJOYED THE BRONCOS EVERY GAME HE WATCHEDAND HOW HE LOVED EVERYONE HE KNEW.

  5. Dear Marge,
    I am so sorry to hear about your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers. It seem like so long ago that we were working together at the Credit Union. Those were the good old days! Please take care of yourself.
    Always,
    Sally & family

  6. John,I will miss the times we all had going out to eat and talk about old times. Your laughing and joking are and were great. God Bless you and I will keep you in my thoughts.
    Nellie

  7. John, you have been a good brother-in-law and a great friend. You will be greatly missed by me. I am sorry that I couldn’ help you any more, but your wife Marge God Bless her took great care to help you thru the dark times, God Bless You.
    Wally.

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