Jose "Leo" Aurelio Archuleta died May 26, 2018, at his home in Austin. He was 82.
Viewing will be from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday, May 31, at Taylor Funeral Service Chapel in Delta. Rosary will be recited at 9:30 a.m. Friday, June 1, at St. Michael Catholic Church. Funeral Mass will follow at 10 a.m. Interment will be at Delta City Cemetery.
Mr. Archuleta enjoyed spending time with family and friends, dancing and playing the slot machines.
He is survived by his wife, Lala Archuleta; children, Jose Archuleta Jr., Elizabeth Duran, David Archuleta, Karen Speicher, Anna Archuleta and Leona Broome; 15 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by three brothers and a son, Fred.
Taylor Funeral Service and Crematory is handling the arrangements.
Delta Volunteer Fire Department (DVFD) will be holding its annual fireworks show at Confluence Park on Wednesday, July 4, having received approval from Delta City Council at the council's June 5 meeting.
The DVFD has 28 volunteers and expects to have eight to 10 firefighters from Cedaredge join them this year.