July 17, 1958 ~ November 12, 2020
Born in: Pueblo, Colorado
Resided in: Pueblo West, Colorado
Services for Mark Thalhamer
Mark Wayne Thalhamer, 62, passed away November 12, 2020. Survived by his wife, Jacqui; parents, Everett and Edna Thalhamer; son, Anthony Mark (Cassie Aragon) Thalhamer; brother, Kurt Thalhamer; sister, Lori (Dave) Dohse; and niece, Kira Dohse from Chandler Arizona; stepsons, John (Monica) Shoffeitt, Tim (Kristal) Shoffeitt; stepdaughters, Janette (Danny) Steinbrugger, Kelly (Bob) Nava; nine grandchildren; and dogs, Brandi and Luci. Preceded in death by son, Craig James Thalhamer (his death was Mark’s greatest sorrow in life) and faithful dog, Jordie. Mark was born in Pueblo on July 17, 1958. He attended East High school, class of 1976. He loved tennis and was ranked number 1 at East High. He became a Pueblo Police Officer in 1981 and served in virtually every division of the department including Patrol, Investigations, Gang Unit, Narcotics, DEA regional task force, Active Felon Enforcement, and SWAT. His interest and dedication toward law enforcement was focused upon helping people on the streets and he was recognized throughout the community as a great and compassionate officer dedicated to his community and its people. In 2002, he married the love of his life, Jacqui. Together they enjoyed camping, fishing, and exploring. He loved his family deeply. His two sons, Tony and Craig, were his greatest joys. Mark retired in 2015. In retirement he enjoyed making custom designed laser-cut decorative art works. Many of his works are displayed in law enforcement facilities and homes throughout the world. He will be remembered by his legion of friends and admirers. He was a local hero, a loving family man, and a great friend who will be terribly missed. Cremation: Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. A private memorial service will be streamed at 2:00 p.m., Friday, November 27, 2020 on his obituary page at www.MontgomerySteward.com. In lieu of flowers, donations in Mark’s name may be made to PAWS for Life www.pawspueblo.org. and to First United Methodist Church of Pueblo www.firstumcpueblo.org.