Juan Antimo Cruz

facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmailby feather

left this life to be reunited with the lord and our other loved ones on Aug. 18, 2014. He was born on June 2, 1927 in Union de San Antonio, Jalisco, Mexico to Wenceslao and Juana Cruz.

He married Frances “Kika” in 1949 in La Mesa, NM. Juan was a hard-worker and worked construction in various places including White Sands, Missile base (four corners area) before moving to Hayden, Ariz. in 1957; where he started a career with the Town of Hayden. On June 1968, Juan proudly became an American citizen. He loved the outdoors! Hunting, fishing, camping and just being out in nature. It’s a trait he instilled upon all of his children. The adventure, the fun of going out and exploring different places will always be remember by his children.

Juan is survived by his daughters: Terri Bracamonte of Riverside, Calif.; Beatrice Munoz of Hayden, Ariz.; sons: Ray Cruz of Hayden, Ariz.; David Alatorre of Las Cruzes, NM; Johnny Cruz (Lydia) of Phoenix, Ariz.; Richard Cruz, Francisco Cruz, Gilbert Cruz of Hayden, Ariz. Sisters: Conception, Lupe and Consuelo.

Juan is also survived by his 25 grandchildren, 52 great-grandchildren and four great-great grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by his father and mother Wenceslao and Juana Cruz; wife Frances Cruz; brother Roberto Cruz; sisters Lydia and Josephina Cruz; daughter Lydia Cruz and Gracie Escalante and granddaughter Adriana Cruz.

Services were held Saturday, Aug. 23, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Hayden. Interment followed at Mountain View Cemetery in Hayden.

Online Guestbook: www.GriffithMortuary.com.

Staff (723 Posts)

There are news or informational items frequently written by staff or submitted to the Copper Basin News, San Manuel Miner, Superior Sun, Pinal Nugget or Oracle Towne Crier for inclusion in our print or digital products. These items are not credited with an author.

facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmailby feather
facebooktwitterby feather

Comments are closed.

  • Stories Just Posted

    Apply for Backyard Vegetable Garden from 3F

    17 hours ago

    The Future Forward Foundation, Inc. [3F for short] has received funding from United Way of Pinal County to plant 10 […]

    State Route 473 to Hawley Lake in White Mountains closing

    October 16th, 2014

    State Route 473, a 10-mile-long highway that provides direct access to the Hawley Lake recreational area in the White Mountains […]

    Panthers make it difficult for Knights

    October 14th, 2014

    Superior Sun For a while last Friday night in Gilbert, the tenth-ranked Superior Panthers gave the fourth-ranked Gilbert Christian Knights all they could handle, jumping out to a 14 –

    Jr. Panthers reach playoffs with win

    October 14th, 2014

    Superior Sun Last week’s game between San Manuel and Superior was equivalent to a pre-playoff game.

  • Stories Just For You

    Jesus Carillo Noriega

    October 14th, 2014

    of Phoenix, formerly of Hayden, died on Sunday, October 5. He was born on March 29.1924 in Hayden to Dimas and Jorga Noriega.

    Stella C. Padilla

    October 14th, 2014

    , 91, passed away on Monday, Oct. 6, 2014 in Mesa, AZ. Stella was born the daughter of Felipe and Patricia (Carrillo) Escalante on Jan.

    Ramon J. Garcia

    October 14th, 2014

    Funeral services for Ramon J. Garcia, 31, of Tucson, have been planned for Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014, at 10 a.m. at the Cathedral of St.

    Alvie T. Amos

    October 7th, 2014

    Pastor Alvie T. Amos, 82 of Superior, Arizona, died Tuesday, Sept. 30, 2014 peacefully in his home.

  • Facebook

  • [Advertisement.]
  • Arizona Headlines & Current Weather

  • Directory powered by Business Directory Plugin