Aug 142014

Louis M. Florez, 69, passed away on Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014, in Joseph City. Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Aug. 9 at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Holbrook. Interment followed at Holbrook City Cemetery.

He was born on Jan. 13, 1945, in Winslow.

Louis was in the Army from 1972 to 1979 and served in Vietnam. He was a member of the Elks, VFW and Knights of Columbus.

Survivors include his daughters, Guadalupe and her children, Michael and Justin, Lucinda and her children, Jeremy and Maricella, and Larissa and her children, Angel and Erik; his sisters, Sally (Mike) Villapando, Angela and Nati Verdusco; his brother, Juan (Sugar) Florez; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and granddaughter-in-law Heather Anderson (Michael).

He was preceded in death by his parents, Jose and Ramona Florez; two brothers, Daniel and Joe; a sister, Alice Estrella; and a granddaughter, Jessica Culliver.Louis Florez