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 Leo R “Gertz” Zamarripa

Leo R “Gertz” Zamarripa

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Death 30 Oct 2012 (aged 87)
Pueblo, Pueblo County, Colorado, USA
Burial Pueblo, Pueblo County, Colorado, USA
Memorial ID 100013540 · View Source
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Leo R. "Gertz" Zamarripa, 87, of Pueblo, passed away peacefully at his daughter's home surrounded by his family on Oct. 30, 2012. He was preceded in death by the love of his life, wife, Sally Zamarripa; great-grandson, Kyle Glueck; granddaughter, Dafna Zamarripa; parents, Leo and Helen; and brothers, Ernie and Art. Leo is survived by his children, Ariel Zamarripa, Gary (Georgia) Zamarripa and Pat Ruybal; grandchildren, Gary (Tracy) Zamarripa, Joe (Wendy), Monica (Darren) Reynolds and Stephanie (Craig Gurule) Ruybal; four great-grandchildren; one great-great-granddaughter; siblings, Alfred, Adolph, John (Lorenza), Ben (Clara), Tom (Phyllis), Bob (Lucille), Ed (MaryAnn), Marge (Bob) Herrera and Helen (Archie) Vigil; in-laws, Nick Luna, Nancy (Art) Gutierrez, Corrine Tafoya and Bernie (Alison) Vigil; and numerous nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. Leo was a proud veteran of the U.S. Navy, a veteran of WWII and a retired bricklayer. He was a member of the GI Forum and the Steelworkers Union. Leo was a proud husband, father and grandfather. He will be missed by many people. Viewing prior to services. Rosary service, 6 p.m. Friday, and funeral Mass, 9:30 a.m. Saturday, all at St. Leander Catholic Church. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery. Relatives and friends will be received at the church following both services. Military honors by the Pueblo Veterans Ritual Team.
Pueblo Chieftain Thursday November 01 2012


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  • Created by: Vaughan Mavir
  • Added: 1 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100013540
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Leo R “Gertz” Zamarripa (3 Sep 1925–30 Oct 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100013540, citing Roselawn Cemetery, Pueblo, Pueblo County, Colorado, USA ; Maintained by Vaughan Mavir (contributor 47232034) .