Juve Aguilar

January 14, 1942 — September 3, 2016

Juve Aguilar

Juve was born January 14, 1942 to Don Aguilar and Lola Jaramillo Aguilar in LaPuente, New Mexico; he was the oldest of 4 children. The family moved to Denver and later Vernal where he met Bolena Christensen. They were married in 1964 and had 4 children. Juve worked numerous jobs during his life. Sheepherding with his dad, Beeline gas station, Bryce Caldwell doing timber, Bonanza Gilsonite Mine, then found his calling and love of his life driving semi-trucks. He drove for Ashton Brothers for approximately 13 years which later became Baroid. He drove for Colt Trucking, and then went to Uintah County for 18 years where he semi-retired. But due to his love of driving he drove for Gerald Abplanalp for a couple more years. Juve loved camping, fishing, rock hunting, riding 4-wheelers, spending quality time with family, playing BINGO, bowling, and supporting all the kids in baseball/softball games. He enjoyed traveling to many tournaments with the 3 granddaughters where he became Grandpa to all their teammates. If he wasn't at the games people were asking "Where's your 'dad/ grandpa'?" He supported the boys in scouts and baseball. Juve was a very loving husband, father, brother, uncle, and grandfather. He was such a special man that supported his family in all aspects of their lives such as: #1 Grandpa, chauffer, athletic supporter, babysitter, mover, travel companion, fishing partner, prankster, and all around friend. Juve had weekly rituals of every Tuesday was Cassidy's 'Bingo' night, Friday morning breakfasts to catch up on family happenings at 7-11 Ranch Restaurant, and Sunday morning making pancakes for the family. Juve was the kindest, friendliest, help out a stranger kind of man. He knew everyone and was a friend to all and was always willing to lend a helping hand. He will be missed by all who knew him. Juve is survived by his wife Bolena, son Ricardo (Vernal), daughters Leita, Jensine (Barry) Hacking, Michele (Wayne) Groo, 15 grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren, sisters Maria Camacho & Anna Wiberg, numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, and many more. Preceded in death by his parents Don & Lola Aguilar, brother Daniel, granddaughter Crystal, and special brother-in-law Frank Jaramillo. Memorial Service will be Thursday, September 8, 2016 at 2:00 PM at the Western Park Conference Center (313 East 200 South). Friends and family may greet the family one hour prior to the services. under the direction the Blackburn Vernal Mortuary.
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