Jose Luis Carlos Madrid…June 25, 1945 – October 6, 2015

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Mass of Christian Burial for Jose Luis Carlos Madrid will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, October 16, 2015 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Las Animas, Colorado with Father Raymond Grimes officiating. A Rosary /scripture service will take place at 9:30 a.m. Interment will follow in the Bent/Las Animas Cemetery. Visitation will take place on Thursday, October 15, 2015 at Horber Funeral Chapel in Las Animas, Colorado.

Jose Luis Carlos Madrid, affectionately known to many as “Louie”, was born on June 25, 1945 in Las Vegas, New Mexico to Telesfor S. and Rosario (Ortega) Madrid and passed away on October 6, 2015 in La Junta, Colorado, at the age of 70.

Louie was a longtime resident of Las Animas, Colorado. He was born into a family of 18 children and was a very hard worker. Louie was extremely devoted to each and every one that he loved, even helping to raise his grandchildren up until his final day here on earth, and they all love him immensely. Jose was a person true to himself, authentic in every breath he took. He will be deeply missed by his family, friends, and all who knew him.

Jose “Louie” is survived by his sons, James Madrid, Jeremy Madrid, Brent Madrid, and Joshua Madrid; daughter, Lisa Madrid; step-son, Joe Hallett; and nine grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and his son, Jason Madrid.

Memorial contributions may be made in his name to Horber Funeral Chapel, P.O. Box 431, Las Animas, CO 81054.

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