Robert Marich, born Oct. 22, 1932, in Chicago, passed away June 10, 2010. Preceded in death by his beloved wife, Nancy Marich; parents, Rade and Jennie Marich; and sister, Mildred Springfield. Survived by his beloved daughter, Elaine (Scott) Martin and his beloved grandson, Camerron Hunter Martin. Also survived by several nieces and nephews; and special friend, Steve Pelles. Bob graduated from Lakeside Vineland High School in 1950. Veteran of the Korean War as a Hospital Corpsman and Combat Medic in the U.S. Navy. He went to Pueblo Jr. College in 1956-1958, Colorado State Hospital School of Medical Technology in 1959 and graduated from Western State College in 1960. He worked at St. Mary Corwin Hospital and Colorado State Hospital. Bob's hobbies included collecting vinyl records, extensive study of world history and military history. He never lost an argument to a revisionist historian. He also collected many historical documents, including military insignia. He enjoyed his friends and family. There will be no viewing. Funeral service, 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 15, 2010, in the Montgomery & Steward Chapel with the Rev. Dr. Rick Calhoun officiating. Military honors by Pueblo Veterans' Ritual Team and interment will follow at Roselawn Cemetery. Those who desire may make memorials to Pueblo Animal Welfare through Montgomery & Steward Funeral Directors, 1317 N. Main St., Pueblo, CO 81003. Online condolences,

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  1. Dear Marich Family,

    Dennis so enjoyed having coffee with Robert and just visiting. He was a delightful person and touched many lives. May God comfort you as only He can during this difficult time. Our prayers are with you. Unfortunately, Dennis cannot attend the service tomorrow as his father had a stroke and he is in Arizona. But, our thoughts will be with you.

    Susie and Dennis Henry

  2. Elaine, Scott and Cam- I am so sorry for your loss. Uncle Bob was always a great presence in my life and like a second father to me. I remember listening to his comedy records with him in his basement and laughing hysterically! He will be deeply missed. I know he is with Aunt Nancy and my mom Millie again, and they will watch over us.
    Love always
    Karen, Mitch, Dante, and Gino.

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