Candelario Gonzalez Quiroz, 84, of Platteville, passed away on July 25,2019 at home surrounded by his family.
He was born in Zacatecas, Mexico.
On December 26, 1960 he married Juana Briones in Mexico.
In 1965 he moved to Colorado and began working at Union Pacific Railroad and retired in 1996.
Candelario enjoyed fishing and gardening. He is survived by his wife, Juana Quiroz, six sons, Miguel Quiroz,
J. Albert Quiroz, Jose Quiroz, Jaime Quiroz (Haley), Candelario Quiroz Jr., Juan Quiroz (Linda), and all that saw him as a father figure.
His eight grandchildren are Rion Quiroz, Kaleb Quiroz, Marisol Quiroz, Jose Quiroz Jr.,Kennedy Quiroz, Brittany Johnson, Cara Hardy, Alleva Nixon and two great-grandchildren are Harper Doughty and Meadow Walduck.
He is preceded in death by his parents, two brothers and a sister.
Viewing will be on July 30th from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. followed by a Recitation of the Rosary at 7:00 p.m. at Adamson Life Celebration Home, 2000 47th Avenue, Greeley, Colorado 80634
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to "The American Lung Association" in Care of Adamson Life Celebration Home.