April 12, 1941 ~ September 7, 2011

Born in: Trinidad, CO,
Resided in: Pueblo West, CO

Milton ‘Dutch’ ‘Butch’ Mead, Sr., 70, passed away Sept. 7, 2011. Survived by his wife, Cindy Mead; children, Dutch Mead, Jr. (Mary Garrison) of Pueblo and Debbie (Louie) Archuleta of Pueblo West; grandchildren, Sam Mead, Lena Garrison, Misty (Brett) Lambert, Kayla Archuleta, Kendra (Blake) Prater and Sabrina Archuleta; four great-grandchildren; two sisters; one brother; numerous nieces and nephews; and extended family, Andy and Peggy Gonzales, Angela and Ali Gonzales.
Dutch was born to Enoch and Pauline Mead on April 12, 1941, in Trinidad, Colo. Dutch and Cindy were married Oct. 17, 1964, in Ft. Collins, Colo. He retired from Colorado Mental Health Institute Pueblo as a plumber and was a member of Local #20 Plumbers and Pipefitters.
There will be no public viewing. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. Service, 10 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2011, in the Montgomery & Steward Chapel with Craig Taggart officiating. Memorials may be made to CMHIP EAL Program through Montgomery & Steward Funeral Directors, 1317 N. Main St., Pueblo, CO 81003. Online condolences, MontgomerySteward.com

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  1. Cindy and Family, you are all in my prayers, I was very sorry to hear about the loss of Dutch, he was a truly good man.

  2. Cindy and Family. We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. From Bryan, Suzette, Jim and Kay and family

  3. Cindy, Dutch, and Debbie. I am so sorry for your loss. Butch was such a special man. His humor, wit, and friendship will be dearly missed. My thoughts and prayers are with you. LOVE VALERIE

  4. Dear Cindy, Dutch Jr and family: I was stunned to see that Dutch had passed away. What an incredibly nice man and I’m so grateful that I had a wonderful visit with him last month at his home. My deepest sympathy to all of you and I pray that God will give you strength to bear this loss in the days ahead.

  5. Cindy and family
    I have no words to ease your loss, except into God’s hands we find peace.

    Dutch is one of the great people that I have been allowed to meet and know. He blessed me with his wit, wisdom, and welcoming heart.

    My prayers are with you and the individuals that know Dutch as family and friend.

    Al Tekavec

  6. To the Mead and Archuleta family, our thoughts and prayers are with you. May God bless and watch over your family in this time of need.

  7. To the family of Dutch Mead. Our thoughts and prayers go out to you during this time of loss. Hated to see this in the paper as the water saftey with backflow in Southern Colorado would not be what it is today without the deication of Dutch.

  8. To Cindy, Dutch, Debbie and all of the family, I send my love. We have not seen each other for quite a few years, but our hearts are never far apart. May the Lord bless you all.

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