Jose "Manuel" Hurtado
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J. Manuel Hurtado, 90 years old, was born on December 25, 1928 in Salida, Colorado to Fidel and Dilia Hurtado. He passed away on June 8, 2019 in Colorado Springs, Colorado at home surrounded by his family. Manuel was the oldest of thirteen children.
He served in the United States Army from 1952 to 1954. After being honorably discharged, he married Gloria Esquibel, and moved to Colorado Springs, Colorado. He later retired from Colorado Springs District 11 after 27 years. He was a loving husband, father, grandpa, great- grandpa, son, brother and uncle.
He is survived by his wife of 64 yrs of marriage, M. Gloria Hurtado, children, Mary (Dan) Augustenborg, Jessie Hurtado, Esther (Jerry) Lujan, Samuel (Rosa) Hurtado and Richard (Mairin) Hurtado, fourteen grandchildren, eight great grandchildren, siblings, Susie Archuleta, George Hurtado, Jenny Tafoya, Raymond Hurtado, Martha Dickey, Gloria Holt and Penny Arellano.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his siblings, Mary Archuleta, Lupe Griego, Alice Vigil, Arcenio Hurtado and Faye Martinez.
Visitation, 5:00PM-7:00PM, Thursday, June 13, 2019 at Evergreen Funeral Home, 1830 East Fountain Boulevard, Colorado Springs, Colorado, 80910.
Funeral service, 10:00AM, Friday, June 14, 2019 at Living Hope Church, 640 Manitou Boulevard, Colorado Springs, Colorado, 80904.
Burial to follow at Fairview Cemetery, 1000 South 26th Street, Colorado Springs, Colorado, 80904.
A faithful teacher and servant of God. He will be greatly missed by everyone who knew and loved him.