June 29, 1920 ~ August 12, 2003
Joseph P. 'Joe' Kahanic, 83, passed away August 12, 2003. Survived by his wife of 54 years, Loretta Kahanic; sons, Bob (Pam) of Limon, Frank (Jaque) of Danville, Kentucky and Mike (Judy) Kahanic of Houston; sister, Dorothy McIntyre of Denver. grandchildren, Shawn (Megan) Kaufman, Justin (Jenny) Kaufman, Stephanie, Christopher and Stacie Kaufman, Siobahn, Jason, and Jeremy Kahanic; and great-grandchildren, Sydnee and Sophee Kaufman. Preceded in death by his parents, Mary and Joseph Kahanic. Joe was born June 29, 1920, in Pueblo. He served in the U.S. Army during WWII and retired from the Pueblo Police Department in 1979, after 32 years of service. Member of Shrine of the Shrine of St. Therese, former member of BPO Elks Lodge No. 90 and was a volunteer for Meals on Wheels for over 10 years. Joe loved camping and fishing. As per his request, there will be no viewing. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. Memorial Mass will be held 10 a.m. Saturday, August 16, 2003, at Shrine of St. Therese, 300 Goodnight, with the Rev. Father Liam Courtney as celebrant. The family respectfully requests the omission of food and flowers. Memorials may be made to American Diabetes Association or Macular Degeneration Foundation through the funeral home. The family will receive friends immediately following the Mass at the church hall.