Loretta J. Kahanic, 81, loving mother, passed away Aug. 4, 2010, in Limon, Colorado. Loretta was born June 3, 1929, in Denver, Colo. Over the years Loretta was a devoted and active member of the Shrine of St. Therese, the Pueblo Police Women's Auxiliary, and was the office manager for several OBGYN doctors within the Pueblo area. She loved sewing, crafts, and adored her time with her children and grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her loving husband of 54 years, Joseph P. 'Joe' Kahanic, in 2003, and her parents, GJ and Elizabeth Rogers. She is survived by sons, Mike (Judy) Kahanic of Houston, Texas; Frank (Jaque) Kahanic of Danville, Kentucky; and Bob (Pam) Kahanic of Limon, Colorado. She is also survived by her sisters, Helen Stevenson of Dayton, Ohio; Dorothy Encheff of Denver, Colorado and her brother, Bill Rodgers of Wiggins, Colorado. She is survived by her grandchildren, Siobahn, Jason and Jeremy Kahanic, Shawn (Megan) Kaufman, Justin (Jenny) Kaufman, Stephanie (Alex) Ramirez, Christopher & Stacie Kaufman; her great-grandchildren, Sydnee, Sophee & Sylar, Logan Kaufman, Alazara, Angellica, Alejandro, and Alejandra Ramirez.. Memorial Mass, 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, August 10, 2010, at Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church, 425 H Ave., Limon, Colo. The family will receive friends immediately following the memorial Mass at Our Lady of Victory Church Hall. Memorials may be made to Carla's Cluster Care Assisted Living Facility P.O. Box 39, Limon, CO 80828. Online condolences, MontgomerySteward.com

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  1. Loretta was a member of the Pueblo Police Auxiliary with me for MANY years and oh what fun we had with that group – meetings at their home and events of fun. Sorry to learn of Loretta’s passing, she was such a good bookkeeper for us and participating member! My sympathy goes to the family and hope the good memories will be a treasure forever.

  2. Loretta babysat my sister Charlene, my brother George and me way back when… to Mike, Frank and Bobby – please accept my sincere condolences.

  3. Aunt Loretta was a cheerful, fun, and family-oriented person who loved to be in the middle of things. She will be sorely missed by this California niece!

  4. Mike, Frank and Bobby, and families,
    I am so sorry to hear about your mom. My thoughts and prayers are with you all at this time.
    Bev Carver (Hudgens)

  5. To Loretta’s family,
    My thoughts and prayers are with all the family today. I knew Lorettta way back in the Police Womens Auxiliary and Joe ofcourse. My husband at that time was Ralph Smith. Your Mom and Dad were good people. may they rest in peace together.
    Donna Smith Pearl

  6. Mike and Judy,
    I was so sorry to read about your mother. May God be with you and your family at this time and may He bless you all so that you may heal with this loss through all your memories that you may share with each other about all your family. Your mom now is with your dad in heaven and has no more worries only love. She will always be with you only now in a different way. God bless you all and love. Judy Volk your former neighbor in El Camino.

  7. We think of her often and missed her greatly. Especially our mom. She was a wonderful friend and neighbor. Our memories of her will live on.
    Love and prayers to all.
    Dennis and Dottie Feister,Pat and Ginny Kastl and Betty Walls.

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