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 Susano “Bill” Manzanares

Susano “Bill” Manzanares

Birth
Monticello, San Juan County, Utah, USA
Death 17 Nov 1949 (aged 25)
Grand Junction, Mesa County, Colorado, USA
Burial Monticello, San Juan County, Utah, USA
Memorial ID 147751 · View Source
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Father - Guillermo (Will) MANZANARES
Mother - Cleofes ARCHULETA
Spouse - Jesucita (Jessie) CHACON

VETERAN - Utah PFC, 310 Infantry,
78 Infantry Div., WWII [BSM]


Young Monticello G I Dies of Cancer
Twenty Five Year Old Vet leaves widow and two children
Susano (Bill) Manzanares, died Thursday at 9:00 p.m. in in the Veterans hospital at Grand Junction, of cancer of the bowels, which the doctors say he has had for perhaps five years, although his trouble was only recently diagnosed.
Bill was born in Monticello, January 19, 1924, the son of mr. and mrs. Guerllimo Manzanares. He attended the public schools in Monticello including one year of high school. He spent three years in the armed services during World War II serving in the European theatre. He has been ill most of the time since he was discharged, having spent considerable time under the doctors care. He was a patient for a month at the veterans hospital in Salt Lake, and entered the hospital at Grand Junction three months ago where he has been up until the time of his death. Besides his parents he is survived by his wife, Jessie and two
children, Eleisa 3, and Bill 2. Also surviving are one brother Arthur Manzanares of Monticello, and 5 sisters: Mrs Pomsina Chacon, Mrs. Robert Neives, Mrs. Abel Garcia, Mrs Manuel Zamorano, all of Monticello, and Mrs Abe Mestes,of Price.
Funeral services were held Sunday at St Josephs Catholic Church in Monticello, Rev. Graves of the San Juan Community Church officiating at the services. The last rites were administered by J P Gonzales of the Catholic faith. Burial was at the Monticello Cemetery.


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  • Imported from: UT State Historical Society
  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 147751
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Susano “Bill” Manzanares (19 Jan 1924–17 Nov 1949), Find A Grave Memorial no. 147751, citing Monticello City Cemetery, Monticello, San Juan County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Utah State Historical Society (contributor 4) .