September 2, 1925 ~ June 24, 2003
John E. 'Jack' Chenoweth, Jr., 77, passed away suddenly, June 24, 2003, the result of a one car accident on LaVeta Pass. Survived by his daughter, Beatrix C. (Larry) Peck of LosBanos, California; son, John K. (Janice) Chenoweth of Fredonia, Kansas; grandchildren, David and Thomas Peck and Carey and Robert Chenoweth; brothers, William B. Chenoweth of Denver and James R. Chenoweth of Trinidad; sister, Ruth Ann Vigil of Mission Viejo, California; and many cousins and friends. Preceded in death by his wife, Mary Ann Chenoweth, on February 7, 2001. Jack was born in Pueblo, Colorado to John Edgar Chenoweth, Sr. and Ruth (Crewes) Chenoweth on September 2, 1925. He graduated from Trinidad High School in 1943. Upon graduation he joined the Navy and served in the South Pacific including Iwo Jima and Okinawa until the end of WWII. He graduated from the University of Denver in 1951 with a B.S. degree. In 1953, Jack married Mary Ann Kennedy in Trinidad. He was a member of the FBI for 24 years. He continued his work as an investigator for Pueblo County until his retirement. Jack was an active member in the Society of Former Special Agents of the FBI, a Rotarian, past president of El Pueblo Boys' and Girls' Ranch, and an active member of the Republican Party. Jack was also a member of the First United Methodist Church in Pueblo. He enjoyed fly fishing, spending time at his cabin in the Sange de Cristo mountains, and visiting with his children and grandchildren. There will be no viewing. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. Memorial service will be held 3:00 p.m. today at the First United Methodist Church, 310 W. 11th Street, with Pastor Rick Calhoun officiating. The service will conclude with the flag presentation by Pueblo Veterans' Ritual Team. The family respectfully requests no flowers or food. Memorials may be made to El Pueblo Boys' and Girls' Club or First United Methodist Church in Pueblo, through the funeral home office.