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Joseph Abel Atencio Jr.

March 19, 1951 — May 30, 2023


Joseph Abel Atencio Jr.

Joseph Atencio Jr.

March 19, 1951 – May 30, 2023

With broken hearts, our very loved son, brother, uncle, and friend, passed away at his home in Manila, UT. Born in Del Norte, Colorado.

A Celebration of Life will be held June 10, 2023 at the Charleston Town Park west of Heber City. UT. (3527 W 3600 S, Heber City, UT 84032) from 10am – 3pm. Please bring your special dish as it will be a potluck. Bring your stories and pictures to share.

Joe worked at camp Rogers for many years. He also worked for Decker Lake cooking in many restaurants including the Hub in Manilla, for Mandy.

Joe loved to sing, dance and was the life of the party. He helped many people along the way. Joe believed everyone was special and should always be given a chance.

He loved playing the flute.

Joe is survived by sisters; Priscilla Marteniz, Patricia Florez, brothers Don & Vee Archuleta, Tim and Darlene, Lronel and Donna, Greg & Paula – Sister -in-law Cindy Archuleta and Mark Wright. Numerous nieces and nephews- Chris & Patrick and Jason Burton& Family- Brothers Richard and Ema Atencio- Tresea & Dana Wing, Marty Hernandez, JoAnn Atencio, Gibert Atencio, and Carlos, Roommate, Buston and Joes three dogs.

He is preceded in death by his parents Alfonso & Pauline Archuleta , Paul Jon Atencio, Ellie Wright, and Derek Archuleta.

In lieu of flowers please consider making a donation to the family for expenses.

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Celebration of Life

Saturday, June 10, 2023

10:00am - 3:00 pm

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