Leobardo Meraz Moreno
Leobardo Meraz Moreno, 53, was born Jan. 4, 1953, in Nonoava, Chihuahua, Mexico, to Blas Meraz and Felisitas Moreno. He passed away Aug. 13 at his home in Glenwood Springs.
He married Frances Valdez on April 9, 1972, in Elko, Nev. Mr. Moreno had been an area resident for the past 33 years. He was a rancher as well as having worked at Mid-Continent Mine for 12 years. He enjoyed riding horses and working with his cows at his ranch in Mexico. He enjoyed spending time with his grandkids. He was a great hunter and enjoyed fishing. Leo loved to watch boxing and Rockies baseball on television. Leo always looked forward to taking trips to Las Vegas, with Frances, the love of his life, where he was very fortunate with the slots. He was a very generous and loving man. He will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved him.
He was preceded in death by his father, Blas Meraz Sr., and his grandfather, Manuel Meraz.
He is survived by his wife, Frances Meraz; sons Tony (Silvia) Valdez and Leobardo (Angela) Meraz Jr.; daughters Felisitas “Licha” (Harold) Meraz and Crystal (Enrique) Meraz; brothers Filiberto (Lora) Meraz Sr. and Blas (Socorro) Meraz Jr.; sister Manuela Meraz Carmona; numerous cousins, nieces, nephews, family and friends; and six grandchildren.
There will be a rosary at 8:15 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 16, at the Farnum-Holt Funeral Home Chapel and a funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 18, at St. Stephen’s Catholic Church. Father Luis Escandon-Farrera will officiate.
Farnum-Holt Funeral Home in Glenwood Springs has been entrusted with the arrangements.
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