January 29, 1958 ~ May 17, 2003
Richard D. DesVoignes, 45, passed away May 17, 2003. Survived by his wife, Debra McDowell, of the family home in Colorado City; mother, Lois DesVoignes, St. Petersburg, Florida; daughter, Kelly VanOflen, Kentwood, Michigan; stepchildren, Trisha and Jake McDowell, both of Pueblo and Jed McDowell, Penrose; brothers, Robert and James DesVoignes, both from St. Petersburg, Florida; grandchildren, Caitlin Jo and Jacob Fisher; parents-in-law, Darla and Fred Kettering, Pueblo; numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, and nephews. Preceded in death by his father, Dale DesVoignes and sister, Susie. Rick was born January 29, 1958, in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He was worked as a fireplace installer for Stock Lumber Company in Pueblo West. Rick loved riding his Harley and was jack of all trades including, building construction and mechanics. He will lie in state at the funeral home Tuesday and Wednesday from 1 until 6 p.m. and Thursday from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. Funeral service will be held 1 p.m. Thursday, May 22, 2003, in the Montgomery & Steward Chapel with Reverend Steve Steff officiating. Interment will follow at Colorado City Cemetery.