August 27, 1935 ~ June 23, 2006
Patricia Ann Butkovich, 70, passed away June 23, 2006. Survived by her sisters, Pauline Butkovich, Olga Bacino, both of Pueblo and Marianne Hagens of Pittsburgh, Pa.; nieces, Charlotte (Vic) Plutt, Kathy (Geno) Tresso, both of Pueblo and Joyce (CD) Bodam of Boulder; and nephew, Tom Bacino of Pueblo. Preceded in death by her parents, Anton and Anna Butkovich; and brother, James 'Nuzzy' Papish. Patricia was born August 27, 1935, in Pueblo. Patricia's strong faith in the Lord and the care and companionship of her sister, Pauline, sustained her through years of ill health. Her family thanks the staff at Life Care Center of Pueblo for their compassionate care of Patricia. Graveside service will be held 2 p.m. Monday, June 26, 2006, at Roselawn Cemetery. Donations may be made in Patricia's memory to the Sangre de Cristo Hospice through Montgomery & Steward Funeral Directors, 1317 N. Main Street, Pueblo, Colorado 81003.