Mabel I. Rockwell, 93, passed away October 16, 2007. Preceded in death by her husband, George; infant son; one grandson; one great-granddaughter; parents, Joseph and Mabel Burris; four brothers and two sisters. Survived by her sons, Rodney (Joyce née Custard), Dan (Lana née Horsman) of Colorado Springs, Jack (Judy née Earhart); and daughter, Mary Lou (Del) Copeland; sisters, Julia Burris, Margaret Humphrey and Lola Jones, all of Pueblo; sisters-in-law, Marie Rooks and Louise Burris; 13 grandchildren; two step grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; five step great-grandchildren; and four great-great grandchildren. Mabel was born May 3, 1914, in Ordway, Colorado. Viewing, with the family present, from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Graveside service, 10 a.m. Friday, October 19, 2007, at Ft. Lyon National Cemetery, in Las Animas, followed by a memorial service, 3 p.m. in the Montgomery & Steward Funeral Chapel, in Pueblo. Those who desire may make memorials to Sangre de Cristo Hospice, through Montgomery & Steward Funeral Directors, 1317 N. Main St., Pueblo, CO 81003. Online condolences,

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  1. Each time we loose another family member it is like we loose a piece of ourself and our history.

    I’m sorry I won’t be able to be with you as you celebrate Aunt Mabel’s life and memories.

    We do have many memories of being children growing up together, family get togethers at your parents home and the uncles at the back of someones car with the trunk open.

    You will be in thoughts as Friday passes.

    Love your cousin Barbara

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