Kenneth "Ken" McCullough


December 28, 1934 ~ September 12, 2021

Born in: Bassett, Nebraska
Resided in: Pueblo, Colorado

Service for Kenneth “Ken” McCullough:

Kenneth “Ken” McCullough was born December 28, 1934, in Bassett, Nebraska, to Frank “Pink” & Viola McCullough. He is survived by three children, Walter (Doris) Garrison, Kim (Bill) Schwab and Kris (Dave) Sparks, nine grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren and six great-great grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by his wife of nearly 62 years, Rosamond, parents and grandparents, as well as numerous other relatives.

After graduating from Rock County High school in 1952 he worked on his family ranch before joining the Army in 1957. He spent his two years of active duty at Ft. Bliss, Texas, as a radar crewman.

Ken & Rose moved from Boulder to Pueblo, Colorado, in 1968. Ken worked at Care Cleaners from 1968 until 1974 when he went to work for the City of Pueblo. He worked 21 ½ years as an Operator at the Waste Water treatment plant before retiring on February 29, 1996.

Ken started quilting in the late 1990’s as a way to occupy is time. His creations won numerous ribbons at the Colorado State Fair including one Best of Show.

Ken was a member of Broadway Christian Church for over 20 years. He participated in Bible studies, men’s meetings, as well as serving on the church board. Often times he could be found helping out around the church including working on the elevator installation and other projects.

Ken transitioned to the Lord on September 12, 2021, surrounded by family members. In lieu of flowers or food, memorial contributions may be made to Broadway Christian Church, 206 Broadway Ave., Pueblo, CO 81004.

Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium.  Memorial service, 2 p.m. Friday, Sept. 17, 2021, at Montgomery & Steward Chapel with Kent Hartman officiating.  Inurnment, Mountain View Cemetery Chapel Mausoleum.



Memorial Service: September 17, 2021 2:00 pm

Montgomery & Steward Funeral Chapel
1317 N. Main Street
Pueblo, CO 81003


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  1. Ken we will always remember the good times and laughs we have shared. You and Rose enjoy the eternities Doug and Sue

  2. Ken and Rose together again. When you see a beautiful sunset, it is a Heavenly quilt they are making. Barbara Harris

  3. So sorry to learn of Ken’s passing. It was always a pleasure to see him at Calico events, whether he was bringing your Mother, Rose, several years ago, or joining in himself in later years. My prayers are with you all.
    Debby Graham

  4. Dear Kim and Kris, I was sorry to hear about your dad. I was glad to see him last April at the Quilt Show. Remember the year we had 3 men enter their quilts?
    He was a gentle soul. Take care….

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