The Rev. Fr. John Bernard Pahls, Jr. beloved priest, known as “Fr. John,” went to be with the Lord on January 26, 2014. He was 68 years of age and was a life-long resident of Colorado Springs, Colorado.
John Pahls Jr. was preceded in death by his parents John Sr., and Mary, plus a sibling, Charles. He attended Palmer High School and went on to UC Boulder. He attended Nashotah House Theological Seminary and graduated in 1973. Fr. John Pahls served in various parishes in states from New York to Colorado, from Wisconsin to Texas.
He was a musician, a liturgist, and designed the Colorado Tartan which was recognized by the House of Representatives and Senate of the state of Colorado in 1997.
The local Eucharistic Service will be held at Grace & St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 601 Tejon Street, this Friday, February 7, at 1:00 pm. He will be laid to eternal rest after a Requiem Mass on 2/12/14, at 10:30, Nashotah House Seminary, Nashotah, Wisconsin.
Memorials may be sent to St. Luke’s Anglican Church (2425 Chestnut St., Colorado Springs, CO 80907) and will be distributed to his favorite religious charities.
Fr. John Pahls is survived by all his friends who will truly miss him.
Published in The Gazette on Feb. 5, 2014
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