Metoda Mencin-Peterson, 92, born into this life in Stari Trg pri Ložu, Slovenija and passed away August 24, 2014, into eternal life. Survived by children, John (Ann) Mencin of Denver, Mark (Cheryl) Mencin of Colorado Springs and Cyndy (John) Barkowski of Orland Park, Ill.; grandchildren, Leah (Gil) Garbe, Brett (Alexis) Mencin, Andrew Mencin, Sarah (Kevin) Cuddihee, Kaitlyn Barkowski, John Barkowski, Jr. and Cristina Barkowski; and three great-grandchildren. Predeceased by her first husband, Milan Mencin; and second husband, Dr. Walter Peterson. Metoda is one of the last Slovenian immigrants to settle in Pueblo. She was a key organizer in establishing the Slovenian Library and taught Slovenian at University of Southern Colorado (SCSC). She continued to teach individual lessons until March of this year. She was also a member of KSKJ St. Joseph Lodge # 7. Rosary followed by funeral Mass, 11 a.m. Saturday, August 30, 2014, at St. Mary Church, 307 E. Mesa Ave. Private interment, Roselawn Cemetery. In lieu of food and flowers, memorials may be made to the Franciscan Fathers, 14246 Main Street, Lemont, IL 60439. Online condolences, www.montgomerysteward.com

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  1. Cyndy ,John and mark I would like to send you my deepest condolences for the loss of your mother. I’m so glad that I had to the chance to have her in my life! She was the sweetest lady and so kind! She will definitely be missed by many. Love Annette Martinez

  2. Cyndy ,John and mark I would like to send you my deepest condolences for the loss of your mother. I’m so glad that I had to the chance to have her in my life! She was the sweetest lady and so kind! She will definitely be missed by many. Love Annette Martinez

  3. Mark, John Cyndy, My thoughts and prayers are with you all. Your Mother was a beautiful lady, who I always appreciated getting a chance to see her. Rest in Metoda, God Bless you all!!!

  4. Mark, John Cyndy, My thoughts and prayers are with you all. Your Mother was a beautiful lady, who I always appreciated getting a chance to see her. Rest in Metoda, God Bless you all!!!

  5. Cyndy, John and Mark. Our condolences to you guys. It was always very enjoyable to speak with your Mom when she came into to town. Her life experiences and way of life are truly remarkable. She will be missed.
    Rest in peace Metoda
    Mark, Teri, Emily and Natalie

  6. Cyndy, John and Mark. Our condolences to you guys. It was always very enjoyable to speak with your Mom when she came into to town. Her life experiences and way of life are truly remarkable. She will be missed.
    Rest in peace Metoda
    Mark, Teri, Emily and Natalie

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