Peter Leslie Strubel departed life on Aug. 18, 2007, at the age of 67. He was born to Preston and Dorothy Strubel in Greeley, Colorado. Peter was preceded in death by both parents and his eldest daughter, Betsie Strubel Guntheroth. Surviving him are his wife of 39 years, Phyllis Strubel; his sister, Louise Strubel; his son, Barry (Denise) Strubel; his daughter, Susan (Abraham) Strubel Egley; and his son-in-law, Harry Guntheroth and Willadean Guntheroth. Six grandchildren; a niece and two nephews, as well as several great nieces and a great nephew, also survive him. He was blessed with several friends who survive him as well as his faithful dog, Lodie Mae. His Master's degree in Social Work allowed him to provide many years of service to Pueblo and the surrounding communities. Photography and enjoying the company of his friends were his passions. In lieu of food or flowers, donations can be made in his name to Sangre de Cristo Hospice or the Pueblo Animal Shelter, through the funeral home. Peter was a member of Central Christian Church, 1902 N. Hudson, where a memorial will be held to celebrate his life, 2 p.m. Friday, Sept. 21, 2007, with the Reverend Dr. David Chambers officiating. Online condolences, MontgomerySteward.com

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  1. My heart goes out to all of your family you were sure wonderful to alot of mine. Thank you for caring about me when nobody else did, you were awesome. Yes Pete was my case worker while i was in foster care. The difference Pete made in my life can never be put into words. Years later Pete helped my son through some very difficult times he will miss you as well. Go with God Pete He has a special place for next to him, never will you have to witness any more pain or suffering God be with you all.

  2. I have many fond memories of Pete. He was knowledgable about most things and seemed to have a calming affect on others when people started to disagree as we tended to do in negotiations or disputes. I so enjoyed working with him.

  3. Our love and prayers to Phyllis, Barry, Susan, Louise, his grandchildren and other members of his family. Peter will be sorely missed by all of us.

  4. I just want to tell you all that iam sorry to hear about Peter. All of us kids had a good time on horseshoe dr. It has been a very hard summer for some of us from that block.I will keep you in my thoughts and prayers.

  5. Phyllis and family, This is certainly a great way for those of us not near to read the obituary. Our prayers and deepest sympathy are extended to you.

  6. Peter you will be missed more than you’ll even know. We have many memories to keep you alive in our hearts. Our days at good old Greeley High were a fun time of life. We’re just thankful we were able to renew our friendship in recent years and share some great times.

  7. All I can say is he was the best grandfather I could ever ask for! I will miss him and love him everyday of my life!

  8. Peter was a wonderful and FUN uncle. We have so many great memories over many years and we will always be thankful to Peter for sharing with us his love of life; especially his humorous outlook, love of good food and drink, and his vast appreciation of and never ending passion for art. We will miss you buddy. “Peace be with you.”

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