Obituaries

by Staff Reporter / May 04, 2017 / comments

Obituaries

The obituaries for Guzman “Gus” Jaramillo and David S. Johnson have been provided by the respective funeral homes or family members. Please read on for full details.


Guzman “Gus” Jaramillo of El Rito
Guzman “Gus” Jaramillo, 67, a resident of El Rito, passed away on Tuesday, May 2,2017 following a lengthy illness. He was preceded in death by his father, Guzman Jaramillo, Sr.; brother, Richard Jaramillo; nephew, Dion Jaramillo and God-son, Eugene Alire.

Gus was retired from Northern New Mexico College. He enjoyed watching his grandchildren play basketball and also watching any sport, especially the Denver Broncos. He was a member of the Hermano de La Fraternidad Piadosa de Nuestro Padre Jesus Nazareno Morada de El Rito for 37 years. Mr. Jaramillo is survived by his wife, Porfiria Jaramillo; daughters, Donna Negreros (Pablo), Daniella Gallegos (Richard) and Julie Jaramillo (Rick); grandchildren, Louis Torrez (Crystal), Daniel Torrez (Samantha), Jason Gallegos (Jenay) and Brittany Gallegos, Antonio Peña, Richard Garcia and Ericka Garcia; great-grandchildren, Joshua and Ariana Torrez and Ajaya, Jerikah and Jayden Gallegos; mother, Julia Jaramillo; brothers and sisters, Bernice Sena (Nick), Carmen Campos (Eddie) and Antonio Jaramillo; brothers and sisters-in-law, Diane Jaramillo, Mary Martinez, Lydia Alvarez (Julio), Rosina Ortiz, Donald Martinez (Bethany); God-children, Bernie Trujillo, Reyes Gallegos Jr., Thomas Martinez, Carmen Jaramillo, Nancy Ortiz, Mauri Rael and Cruz Jaramillo and other numerous relatives and friends.

Public visitation will begin on Friday, May 5, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. at the San Juan Nepomuceno Catholic Church in El Rito with a rosary to be recited at 7:00 p.m. Mass of Christian burial to be celebrated on Saturday, May 6, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. also at the San Juan Nepomuceno Catholic Church in El Rito. Burial to follow at the El Rito Morada Cemetery with his grandchildren serving as pallbearers, Louis and Daniel Torrez, Jason and Brittany Gallegos and Antonio Peña and Richard Garcia. Honorary pallbearers will be; Hermanos de la Fraternidad Piadosa de Nuestro Padre Jesus Nazareno.

The family of Guzman “Gus” Jaramillo has entrusted their loved one to DeVargas Funeral Home & Crematory of the Española Valley.


David S. Johnson of Nambe
David S. Johnson, 59, a resident of Nambe, passed away on Sunday, April 30, 2017. He was preceded in death by his mother, Aurelia Johnson; sister, Debbie and many other family members.

David was a very creative person who enjoyed working with his hands. He loved the outdoors and enjoyed fishing and loved animals.

Mr. Johnson is survived by his children, Kristin Johnson and Jeremy Johnson both of Oregon; close friends, Bob and Irene Trujillo of Nambe and numerous relatives and friends whom he loved dearly.

The family of David S. Johnson has entrusted their loved one to DeVargas Funeral Home & Crematory of the Española Valley.