May 14, 1920 ~ September 8, 2007
Lavahn Rush, 87, passed away September 8, 2007, at her home. Preceded in death by her beloved husband, Elton; parents, Mary and Clyde Lawson; and her brother, Virgil Lawson. Survived by her daughters, Joyce Harvey, Globe, AZ, and Karen (Sam) Provenza, Grand Junction, CO; son, Larry Rush, Santa Ana, CA; grandchildren, Steve Harvey, Brenda Harvey, Michael Provenza, Nicholas Provenza, Jennifer (Mark) Rudnik, Michael Dunphy, Katie Dunphy; great-grandchild, Joshua Rudnik; sisters-in-law, Evelyn Lawson and Ula Robertson; brother-in-law, Norris (Beth) Rush; numerous nieces, nephews, and friends; and special longtime friends, Lois Heaton and family and Alma Johnson.
Lavahn was born May 14, 1920, in Wetmore, CO, and was a longtime Pueblo resident. She was a longtime member of First United Methodist Church where she was a former Sunday School and Vacation Bible School teacher, and was a leader of Methodist Youth Fellowship. Her church and her faith were very important to her.
Lavahn lived life to the fullest and was ready for any adventure. She was an extremely generous person who always took time for and was supportive of her family and friends. She was very creative and enjoyed cooking, baking, needlework, crafts, sewing, quilting, gardening and travel. Lavahn had a great sense or humor, a beautiful smile and a wonderful laugh that will be sadly missed by her family and friends.
Special thanks to caregivers: Sheri Aragon, Peggy Miller, Cathy Lingo, Gwen Snyder and Sangre de Cristo Hospice.
Viewing, Wednesday from 4 to 6 p.m. in the Montgomery & Steward Chapel.
Funeral service, 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 13, 2007, at First United Methodist Church, 11th and Court, with the Reverend Dr. Rick Calhoun officiating. Interment, Mountain View Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, please make memorials to Sangre de Cristo Hospice, Susan G. Koemen Foundation or First United Methodist Church, through Montomery & Steward Funeral Directors, 1317 N. Main St., Pueblo, CO 81003.
Online condolences, MontgomerySteward.com