Roger A. Silva

roger silva

December 4, 1938 ~ May 28, 2021

Born in: Del Norte, Colorado
Resided in: Pueblo, Colordo

Roger Silva Rosary Service:

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Roger A. Silva, 82, went to be with his deceased family and the Lord on May 28, 2021. Roger died unexpectedly at Parkview Medical Center in Pueblo, Colorado. He was born on December 4, 1938 in Del Norte, Colorado to his parents Frank and Emilia Silva. He is survived by his loving children. Roger Mark (Sheryl) Silva of Guymon, Oklahoma and grandchildren Andrew (Madison), Elliot (Allison), Amanda, Nickolas Silva and great grandson, Elliot Silva Jr. ; daughter Michelle (Steven) Meier and grandchildren Jacob (Vanessa) and Ellis (Alyssa) Meier of Pueblo, Colorado; sisters Della (E.C.) Quintana, Joan (Isadore) Martinez, and Susan Martin; two brother in laws Gilbert Koehn, Milton Koehn, and sister in law Maxine Grenard; nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents Frank I. and Emilia (Valdez) Silva; His cherished and loving wife Veneta Silva. Roger was enlisted in the United States Air Force at McConnell Air Force base in Wichita, Kansas. He had a long career as a hospital administrator at Via Christi Medical Center in Wichita, Kansas. From there he and his wife moved to Pueblo, Colorado, where he became the practice administrator for the anesthesiologist group at Parkview Medical Center (APM Billing). He retired from his long career in 2012. Since his retirement he enjoyed fishing, hunting, gardening, and making many memories with his beloved family. He was an active member of Christ the King Perish of Pueblo, Colorado. “I am always with you; you hold me by my hand. You guide me with our counsel and then afterward, you will take me into glory.” Psalm 73.23 Viewing from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. followed by the rosary, Wednesday June 2, 2021 in the Montgomery Steward Chapel. Funeral Mass at Christ the King, 1708 Horseshoe Dr., Pueblo, Colorado will be held Thursday June 3, 2021 at 10 a.m. with Father John Ozella as celebrant. A gathering of friends and family will be held after the Mass at Twenty One Steak, 101 South Main street #200, from 12-2 p.m. Graveside service will be held Friday morning June 4, 2021 at the Del Norte Cemetery in Del Norte, Colorado. In lieu of flowers please consider a memorial donation to Christ the King Parish, 1708 Horseshoe Dr., Pueblo, Colorado 81001 or Catholic Charities, 429* W. 10th St., Pueblo, Colorado 81003. Online Condolences,


Rosary: June 2, 2021 6:00 pm

Montgomery & Steward Funeral Chapel
1317 N. Main Street
Pueblo, CO 81003


Funeral Mass: June 3, 2021 10:00 am

Christ The King Church
1708 Horseshoe Dr.
Pueblo, CO 81001


Graveside Service: June 4, 2021 1:00 pm

Del Norte Cemetery

Del Norte, CO 81132


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  1. Dear Silva Family
    Roger always seemed like a kind and gentle person. I was always touched to see him at church surrounded by his many family members. It was clear that your family took care of each other and loved one another and I will pray for calm and peace for all.

  2. Michelle as you know Wes loved your sweet Dad . Roger was always giving Wesley gifts through the years he and I are so saddened for your loss. I did tell Wes and made sure he knew where your precious Dad is and of course he said Roger is with Jesus . We will miss that sweet man but take great comfort in knowing where he is and look forward to seeing him again. All our love thoughts and prayers .

  3. Roger was such a wonderful husband, father, and grandfather. He is now reunited with the love of his life, Veneta, and living inside the gates of heaven. May he rest in eternal peace. My heartfelt sympathy to Michelle and her family. May the warm memories of Roger bring them peace and comfort in the difficult days ahead.

  4. Michelle, family and friends of your dad, I am lifting you all up in prayers wrapped in peace and glory of his great love. May the source of his strength guide you at this difficult time.

  5. A great man! His faith took him home to be at peace with his wife that he grieved every day. He will be missed by so many. My love and prayers to Michelle and Roger’s entire family.

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