Margaret R. Beard, 84, peacefully earned her wings Jan. 2, 2011, surrounded by loving family and friends. Survived by her children, Kevin Beard, Luanne Beard, both of Pueblo and Lee (Joyce) Beard of Brownsburg, Ind.; sister, Sr. Francine Barber of Seattle, Wash.; grandchildren, Zach and Nick Beard of Brownsburg, Ind.; and granddog, Landry. Preceded in death by her husband, Lue W. Beard. Margaret was born Jan. 30, 1926, in Pueblo, to Frank and Josephine Barber. She retired from Mountain Bell. She was an awesome cook and enjoyed bingo and the Denver Broncos. There will be no viewing. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. Celebration of Margaret's life, 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 6, 2011, at First United Methodist Church, 310 W. 11th St., with the Rev. Dr. Rick Calhoun officiating. In lieu of food and flowers, memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church Trinity Fund, 310 W. 11th Street, Pueblo, CO 81003. Online condolences,

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  1. Luanne, after we met yesterday at the Bereavement Luncheon, I felt compelled to tell you that I simply admire you for your obvious devotion to your mother and brother. We should all have your strength. God bless you!

  2. Luanne & Kevin we were so sorry to learn of your mom’s passing.We always looked forward to seeing and visiting when we came to Colo. Know you will miss her greatly. Our love and thoughts are with you.

  3. dear kevin I am sorry for the loss of your mom. my thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. your mom was a very nice person and she will be missed. your friend georgia wilson.

  4. Thinking of you at this difficult time. Loved your Mom what a beautiful person inside and out. Will miss her very much. Love, Craig

  5. We are so sorry to hear about your mother. Know that our thoughts and prayers are with you.Love and take care, Lloyd and Melodie

  6. Too Luanne and Kevin,
    My deepest sympathies for the loss of your mom and our beloved stepmother and grandmother. Please know that we are thinking of you both during this difficult time and praying that you will be O.K. knowing that she is looking down on you.
    With all our love,
    Lee, Joyce, Zach and Nick Beard

  7. Luanne, Kevin and family, I am so sorry for your loss. Margaret was a lovely lady. Treasure all your good memories and you will keep her with you forever. Hugs, Marilyn

  8. Luanne, Kevin and family,

    My sympathy and prayers are with you all at this time. God be with you and strengthen you.

    Rose Vest

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