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Nabor Jaramillo

Nabor Jaramillo, 85, of Center, Colorado, passed away on February 19, 2020, at his home with his immediate family by his side.

Nabor Jaramillo was born on December 26, 1934 to Solomon and Flora (Luna). He graduated from Center High School in 1954. In 1955 he married Louise Vigil. He worked at the Center Lumber Yard for many years but left to work in building trades. He worked for C&W for over 30 years building homes and commercial buildings. As a Center athlete, he played varsity basketball for four years, #77-point guard. He also played football for four years, #88 tight end. He participated in track, running the 100, 220, 440 relay, pole vault, and the long jump. Nabor’s greatest hobby was following the Valley and state’s high school sports. He could tell you names and years of individual standouts at specific schools where they played. He traveled to Denver every year to watch the state wrestling tournaments.

Nabor is survived by his daughter Shirley Jaramillo, his sons Den (Geraldine) and Donny Jaramillo; grandchildren Moises Atencio, Daniel Atencio, Marisa Atencio, Victoria Jaramillo, Vicente Jaramillo, Salina Pacheco, Albert Jaramillo, DaNeca Jaramillo, and Rebecca Jaramillo; his great-grandchildren Leticia Atencio, Diego Atencio, Jaiden Atencio, Jaylah Atencio, Isaac Jaramillo, Kennedy Jaramillo, Kamden Jaramillo, Alyssa Atencio, James Atencio, Justin Atencio, Audrianna Steckman, Julianna Steckman, Alyssa Davila, Jayden Davila, Mario Davila, his siblings; Solomon (Ora) Jaramillo, Jennie Sanchez, Marcella (Tino) Archuleta, Floyd (Ernestine) Jaramillo, Nancy (Eloy) Arellano, Bobby (Barbara) Jaramillo, Claude (Helen) Jaramillo; sister-in-law Pauline Jaramillo, brother-in-law Archie (Madeline) Padilla, and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 62 years Louise Jaramillo, his son Chuck Jaramillo, his grandson Carlos Jaramillo, his parents Solomon and Flora Jaramillo, his mother-in-law Dolores Gutierrez, and his brothers Phillip and LeRoy Jaramillo.

Rosary will be held Friday, February 21 at 6pm at St. Francis Jerome Catholic Church 781 Warden St. in Center, Colorado.

Services will be held Saturday, February 22 at 10am at St. Francis Jerome Catholic Church.

Services in care of Strohmayer’s Funeral Home.

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