October 1, 1931 ~ March 26, 2012
Joseph M. Flanders, 80, left this life on March 26, 2012. Survived by children, Sherri (Calvin) Keys and Joel (Helen) Flanders; grandchildren, Shelbie (Luke) Prescia, Seth Keys and Sean Flanders; nephews, Mark Lewis and Michael Lewis; and sister-in-law, Carlene Carlson. Preceded in death by his loving wife, Betty Flanders. Born October 1, 1931, to John and Margaret Flanders in Pueblo. Joseph served in the U.S. Air Force and worked as an union electrician for 42 years. He was a proud member of International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local Union No. 12 for 60 years. He enjoyed riding his motorcycle and working in his workshop.
Viewing, 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday and service, 10 a.m. Friday, March 30, 2012, in the Montgomery & Steward Chapel with David Flanders officiating. Interment immediately following at Brookside Cemetery in Rye. Memorials may be made to Sangre de Cristo Hospice in care of Montgomery & Steward Funeral Directors, 1317 N. Main St., Pueblo, CO 81003. Online condolences, www.montgomerysteward.com