Stanley E. Hartbauer, 83, passed away Aug. 29, 2013. Survived by his wife of 60 years, Claudette (Erickson) Hartbauer; children, Julie (Branston) DiBrell of Security, Colo., Jeff (Susan) Hartbauer of Pueblo and Lisa (Bill) Ripke of Pueblo; brothers, Wilbur (Beth) Hartbauer of Pueblo West and Don Hartbauer of Fairbanks, Alaska; sister-in-law, Pamela (Tom) Yinger of Buckeye Lake, Ohio; grandchildren, Tim (Cassie) Hartbauer, Tiffany Hartbauer, Zach Hartbauer, Jordane Hartbauer, Alarik Ripke, Mollie (Aaron) Miller and Laura DiBrell; and great-grandchildren, Jaden DiBrell and Hunter Hartbauer. Preceded in death by his parents, Emil and Edna Hartbauer; and in-laws, Clarence and Myrna Erickson. Stanley was born April 11, 1930, in Canon City. He retired from Colorado Department of Transportation after 36 years of service and then worked 12 years at Trinity Lutheran as the custodian. He was an active member of Bethany Lutheran and a life member of BPO Elks #90. Most importantly, he was a wonderful husband, father and grandfather. There will be no viewing. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. Memorial service, 2 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013, at Bethany Lutheran Church, 1802 Sheridan Rd. Those who desire may make memorials to Sangre de Cristo Hospice, 1207 Pueblo Blvd. Way, Pueblo, CO 81005 or Bethany Lutheran Church, 1802 Sheridan Rd., Pueblo, CO 81001. Online condolences,

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  1. We send our heartfelt condolences to my dear friend, Claudette & family. Stanley was a very kind-hearted friend and a great family man. I was sorry to hear of his passing, but glad to know he’s now in the presence of the Lord.
    With our love & prayers, Bonnie & Dave Holm

  2. May God be with your family. My father (Jack) saw this on-line, and I just wanted to let you know that we are praying for all of you.

  3. Stanley was always a good friend. He was a good neighbor as we grew up together in Westcliffe. We have missed seeing him in recent years. Our prayers and sympathy to all of the family.

    Bill and Norene Piquette

  4. We would like to extend our deepest sympathy to Jeff and
    family….Our hearts and prayers go out to your family.

  5. I was so very sorry to hear about Stanley and your loss. Thinking of all of you — you’re in my heart and prayers. I will miss him very much, he was always so thoughtful and kind.

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