William J. Muench, 77, passed away peacefully June 5, 2014, at Parkview Medical Center with his loving family surrounding him. William was born Jan. 12, 1937, in Gary, Indiana, and was the son of George F. and Lucy M. Muench. He is preceded in death by his father George F. Muench and his brother, Robert James Muench. William moved to Pueblo in 1945 and was a veteran of the United States Navy. He was proud of his time in the Navy and always talked about his experiences. William worked as a Construction Services Supervisor with Public Service Company of Colorado for 38 years. He was a member of Masonic Lodge Silver State No. 95 for 51 years, Southern Colorado Consistory for 48 years, Al Kaly Shriners for 42 years and Al Kaly Flivers. William was an avid collector and loved watching his birds and meeting the 'guys ' for morning coffee. In his younger years, he loved playing softball and fishing. He cherished spending time with his family and friends, but his greatest love was spending time with his beloved grandchildren who turned his smile into sunshine and his heart into gold. He touched the lives of everyone he met in such a loving and special way and will be sadly missed by all. William is survived by his loving wife of 54 years, Donna Muench; his son, Richard and Cheryl Muench and grandsons, Jordan and Justin Muench of Broomfield, Colorado; son, Gregory and Wendy Muench and granddaughter, Taylor Muench of Aurora, Colorado; his mother, Lucy Muench of Pueblo, Colorado; sister, Frances Harrison of Mesa, Arizona, and brother, Ralph and Sandra Muench of Memphis, Tennessee; and numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Cremation has taken place. Memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, June 12th, at Ascension Episcopal Church, 420 W. 18th Street, Pueblo, Colorado. Reception immediately following the service. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to PAWs for Life, 800 N Pueblo Blvd, Pueblo, Colorado, 81008, in memory of William J. Muench. Online condolences, www.montgomerysteward.com

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  1. As children Billy was an important part of our neighborhood family, we remained good friends through the years. He had a loving and generous heart with a smile that could brighten a room. Billy and mother again can enjoy eating potica, now at the table of the Lord. His passing will leave a void and he will be missed. May God Bless and comfort you!

  2. Our condolences to you and your families. I remember working for Bill’s Dad at George’s Garage and also working with Bill at Public Service.

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