James R. Salazar 60, was born on May 06, 1962, to Orlando and Victoria Salazar. He went home to be with our heavenly father on August 26, 2022. He was a wonderful father, grandfather, brother, uncle, and friend. He was an amazing man with a huge heart. He enjoyed fishing, taking long rides, he cherished the time he spent with his grandchildren, nieces, and nephews. He loved spending time with his family.
He was survived by his loving wife Rosalie Salazar and his princezz Aviana Salazar of Monte Vista, one brother Lawrence (Bernie) Salazar of Parker, Co, one sister Diana Salazar of Monte Vista, Co. Children Nick Medina, Andrea (Mike) Johnson of Denver, Roberta Harper of Albuquerque, New Mexico, Jamie Sanchez of Alamosa Co, Jennifer Salazar of Monte Vista. Grandchildren Krystal, Johnny Sawyer, SanQuinn Payan, Mic’Kayla Johnson, Mika Johnson, Kaleb Salazar, Phyllis Harper, Aviana Salazar, Romeo Sanchez, Louis Valdez, Zayden Delgado and one great-grandchild Baby Salazar.
He is preceded in death by Mother Victoria Salazar, one brother John Salazar, and Niece Angel Martinez. A viewing will be held on Thursday, September 1, 2022, 9:30 am – 3:30 pm at Strohmayer’s Funeral Home in Monte Vista, Co. Vigil Service with recitation of the Rosary will be held on Thursday, September 1, 2022, at 7:00 PM at St. Joseph Catholic Church of Monte Vista Co. Mass of the Resurrection will be held on Friday, September 2, 2022, at 10:00 am at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Monte Vista, Co.
Arrangements are in care of Strohmayer’s Funeral Home.