Robert M. Allison, 79, of Pueblo, Colorado, passed away April 23, 2005, due to injuries sustained in a fall. Survived by his son, MacGregor S. Allison, Sr. of Silverdale, Wash.; foster son, Leonard M. Chavez of Pueblo; sister, Patricia (Paul) Rexrode of Cumberland, Md.; 2 grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews. Robert was born to Royden and Bernice Allison on Dec. 6, 1925, in Omaha, Neb. He served in the U.S. Army as a Corporal in Company C of the 347th Engineers in the GS Regiment during WWII. Robert retired from South High School after a longtime career as an English teacher. He enjoyed classical music and outdoor activities such as skiing, camping and fishing. He also founded the Trolls Ski Club. There will be no viewing. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. Memorial service will be held 10 a.m. Friday, April 29, 2005, in the Montgomery & Steward Chapel with Pastor Conley Henderson officiating and concluding with military honors by Pueblo Veterans Ritual Team. Interment will be held 1 p.m. Monday, May 2, 2005, at the family plot in Oakwood Cemetery in Baldwin City, Kansas. Those who desire may make memorials to American Heart Association through Montgomery & Steward Funeral Directors, 1317 N. Main St., Pueblo, Colorado 81003. Online condolences, www.montgomerysteward.com

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  1. Our thoughts and prayers go out to Roberts Family. His kind ways, uplifting and friendly spirit will be missed by all. It was a pleasure to have known him and to have been blessed by his company. He made a difference in so many lives, rest well my friend.

  2. Mr. Robert Allison was my English teacher my senior year at East High School in Pueblo. He was an excellent teacher and a fine example for others. I will never forget the things I learned from him.

  3. ….. the passing and the completion of the Earthly Circle of Life of a “real teacher”

    …… a real gentleman and one with compassion for teenagers who had difficulty writing a complete sentence

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