Obituary: Arthur Joseph Jaramillo March 19, 1943 – Sept. 20, 2015

ARTHUR JOSEPH JARAMILLO March 19, 1943 – Sept. 20, 2015

Arthur Joseph Jaramillo, 72, a longtime resident of Pojoaque Valley passed away surrounded by his family on Sunday, September 20, 2015.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph and Drucilla Jaramillo; brother, Joseph Jaramillo, Jr., sister, Drucilla Sandoval. Arthur was born on March 19, 1943 in Los Angeles, California to Joseph and Drucilla Jaramillo. When he was four years old he moved with his family to New Mexico where he grew up in Los Alamos and where he graduated from high School in 1961.

After he graduated he joined the Iron Workers Local Union 495, where he would eventually retire from. Arthur enjoyed watching the NBA and was a Lakers fan. Some of his other hobbies included tinkering with his cars, especially his 65 mustang, photography, working on his yard, and keeping up with his grandchildren. His grandchildren were his pride and joy. He enjoyed watching his grandchildren grow up, playing sports, and spending as much time with them as possible.

Arthur will be forever in our hearts and dearly missed. Arthur is survived by his wife, Linda Jaramillo; daughters, Valerie and Arleen Jaramillo; grandchildren, Jackie and her husband Nick Martinez, Andrew Jaramillo, and Matthew Gallegos; brother, Earl Jaramillo; close nephew, Ken Atkinson; and several nieces, nephews, and other family members. Services are pending at this time and will be posted as soon as they become available.

The family of Arthur Joseph Jaramillo has entrusted the care of their loved one to the DeVargas Funeral Home & Crematory of the Española Valley.

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