July 7, 1905 ~ October 25, 2004
M. Mildred Steward, 99, passed away Oct. 25, 2004. Survived by her son, Marvin Steward of Pueblo; nieces, Anna Lou (David) Ford of Minn. and Lois Woodworth of Lake George, Colo., nephews, Orville (Diann) Wright of Broomfield, Colo. and Harvey (Colleen) Fields of Idledale, Colo. and their families; several other nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews and cousins. Preceded in death by her husband, Burt Steward on May 26, 1992; and all of her 10 siblings. Mildred was born July 7, 1905, in Cape Girardeau, Missouri, to William and Mary Fields. When she was seven years old, the family moved to Salida, Colorado. She attended business college in Grand Junction and worked at First National Bank of Salida as a bookkeeper and teller. In 1941, she married Burt Steward, her hometown friend and sweetheart, and they moved to Pueblo. She was a longtime member of St. Paul United Methodist Church and life member of Salida Topaz Chapter No. 27, O.E.S. She will lie in state at the funeral home Wednesday from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. Funeral service will be held 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 28, 2004, in the Montgomery & Steward Chapel with the Rev. Dr. Rick Calhoun officiating. Entombment will follow at Mountain View Cemetery Chapel Mausoleum. The family appreciates the care Mildred received at Life Care Center. Those who desire may make memorials to Meals on Wheels, C/O Montgomery & Steward Funeral Directors, 1317 N. Main St., Pueblo, CO 81003.