James A. Houghton
6-8-1914 ~ 12-10-2011
James A. Houghton, 97, of Pueblo, passed away Dec. 10, 2011.
He is survived by his loving wife, Lila Mae Houghton; children, George (Rose) Houghton, Jean (Ted) Noutko and Doug (Mary Lou) Houghton; stepsons, Bill (Margaret) Davis, Dale (Rose Mary) Davis and Tim (Joyce) Davis; 16 grandchildren; and 29 great-grandchildren.
James was preceded in death by his parents, Harold and Bessie Houghton; sister, Marie Varney; brothers, John and Fred Houghton; and grandson, Jimmy Houghton.
James was born June 8, 1914, in South Bend, IN. He was a member of the United Methodist Church and B.P.O. Elks both in Walsenburg.
He loved his work as a rancher in Huerfano County and most of all, he loved his family.
At his request there will be no viewing. Cremation is by Montgomery & Steward Crematorium.
A memorial service, is set for 11 am Thursday, December. 15, 2011, in the Montgomery & Steward Chapel, 1317 N. Main St., Pueblo, with the Rev. John Stroh officiating.
A lunch and reception will follow in the Montgomery & Steward reception hall. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Sangre de Cristo Hospice through the funeral home.
Online condolences may be sent to, www.montgomerysteward.com.