Kenneth J. 'Ken' Mathieu, 68, born on Sept. 26, 1944, to Milton and Arneida Mathieu in Thief River Falls, Minn., passed away July 4, 2013, in Pueblo after his battle with COPD and lung cancer. Survived by his wife of 21 years, Lori Mower; brothers, Don (Penny), Allen (Susie) and David (Stella); mother-in-law, Rosalie Mower; and brother-in-law, David (Norma) Mower. Also survived by 15 nieces and nephews, numerous great nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Bill and Ron; and father-in-law, Floyd Mower. Ken retired from the City of Pueblo after 27 years of service with Animal Control and Code Enforcement. He enjoyed bowling, boating, traveling, hockey, watching Nascar, and most of all, being the day care provider for his great-nieces, Maddie and Abbie McCain and others when needed. Children were his favorite people. At his request, no viewing. Memorial service, 2 p.m. Thursday, July 11, 2013, at King of Kings Lutheran Church, 2561 Vinewood Lane. Inurnment immediately following the service in the King of Kings Lutheran Church Columbarium. Memorial contributions may be made in Ken's memory to King of Kings Lutheran Church Scholarship Fund. Online condolences, www.montgomerysteward.com. Arrangements, Montgomery and Steward Funeral Directors.

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  1. Lori: I just heard about Ken today–we are so sorry! May God grant you peace and get you all through this difficult time. Our prayers are with you!

    Michelle & Mike Komaroski

  2. Dennis an I are so sorry for your loss Ken will be deeply missed. We are thinking about you and your family..

  3. I never met Ken but feel I knew him a little by hearing about him from Rosie, seeing his pictures and reading Lori’s FB and knowing how much he loved his nieces and they him. I know he’ll be missed! Love and Prayers to all the family!

  4. I reflect on the good memories from my childhood. Ken was an important part of those memories, a great friend and at times, my best friend. I am so sad to hear of his passing but we are all getting to the winters of our lives. I hope we all have made some positive changes for America for our children and grandchildren to enjoy, I know that Ken did. Ken was a positive person with good values, a good heart and a good brain. I will miss him and all that he stood for. I offer my prayers that he will soon be in heaven and reap the rewards for the seeds he as sown.

  5. Kenny —- When I think of you I remember the good times growing up on St. Paul Ave with you and one side and Richard Anderson on the other. Many a walk to Lincoln HS until we could drive. I have good memories and I want your bothers and family to know what they already know, that is you were a good man and a good friend. May you rest in peace.
    Frank Mousley

  6. Lori & Family,
    Flags & fireworks for heaven’s new angel!! Everything will be “up to code” and “well enforced” now that Ken and Chuck are in heaven. God bless you all with the peace that only our Lord can give. With love, Terry Hicks

  7. Lori & Family, Our thoughts & prayers are with you all. We will always think of Great-Uncle Ken every September 26th when we celebrate Skyler’s birthday & we will light a candle for him to honor him on his birthday , too.
    Love, Kristen, Josh, & Girls

  8. Lori,
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you from the Prayer Services Dept. We are praying that you are comforted by God’s great love for you. May you know God’s peace and His comfort. The Lord is with you….May the abiding presence of the Holy Spirit assure you that fact…
    MIKE GLENN

  9. Lori and Family, we are so sorry to hear about Ken passing away. I’m sure you take solice in the fact he is no longer suffering, but life will not be the same. We are thinking of you and praying for good memories to carry you through.
    The Olmstead Family

  10. Lori, I am so sorry to hear about Ken. Thoughts and prayers are with you. May God comfort you during this difficult time.

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