William J. 'Duke' Stupar, 75, passed away Sept. 5, 2010. Bill was born Dec. 2, 1934, in Pueblo, Colo. Preceded in death by his parents, Joseph and Mary Stupar. Bill is survived by his loving wife of 50 years, Shirley; children, Cheryl (Mark) Salay, Ken (Denise) Stupar and Julie (John) Buttram; grandchildren, Brian and David Salay, Nicole and Michelle Buttram; sister, Nancy (Michael) Kosanovich; niece, Jennifer (Aaron) Koen; and numerous other family members. Bill was honorably discharged from the US Army in 1961. He worked for CF&I Steel and retired in 1982. Bill was a true family man. He loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren, making crafts, producing plays, movies and carnivals. He also loved painting, camping and fishing. In lieu of food, donations may be made to Shrine of St. Therese, 300 Goodnight Ave., Pueblo CO 81004. Viewing and Rosary, 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 9, 2010, and funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 10, 2010, both services at Shrine of St. Therese, 300 Goodnight Ave. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery. Online condolences, MontgomerySteward.com *******

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  1. Julie, It has been a long time. My fondest memory of your dad was actually when all us girls TP’d your house and he was mad at me because I snuck on the porch without him hearing me.
    May your faith, friends, and memories console you at this difficult time.
    Love, Margaret Boies-Lucero and family

  2. Shirley and family, I used to babysit Cheryl and Julie years ago. You were such a nice family, I enjoyed taking care of the girls. Mr. Stupar was very nice to me and I think of you often. I can’t believe you girls have children of your own now. I am so sorry for your loss. Bill was a nice man.

    Paula Rice (Santarelli)

  3. Shirley and family, we send our condolences to you. We wish we could be there to support you and help out. Give all hugs for us. Paul, Wanda and Jessica Yackulich

  4. Shirley and Family I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Our prayers and thoughts go out to you. God Bless you.

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