Loretto Gurule’ born on October 11, 1936 a resident of Kemmerer since 1953 passed away November 25, 2021 at home surrounded by his family. “Merc” was employed by the Union Pacific Railroad for over 30 years and retired as a District Truck Driver. Dad enjoyed camping with his family and friends in LaBarge Creek/Meadows, hunting and relaxing to the sounds of nature. He also enjoyed fishing at Rock Creek, one of his favorite spots. He traveled frequently between Kemmerer and Truchas, New Mexico, his second home. You could often find him on his porch admiring the gorgeous view of Truchas Peak while visiting with family and friends.
He is preceded in death by parents Bernabe Sr and Manuelita Gurule’ and by Priscilla Brown Gurule’ his wife of thirty five years. He was a devout father, grandfather and true friend. Loretto is survived by son, Robert Gurule’, daughters Loretta Rivas, Yolanda Gurule’, Merlaine (Jesus) Anchondo, Maria (Salvador) Rivera and Laura Gurule’. He is also survived be grandchildren Crystal (Raymond) Pruduit, Julian Grimes, Diana (Douglas) hunter, Angie Miller (Chelsey H), Douglas Troy Grimes, Anthony (Ashley) Rivera, Christina Rivera and Karina Rivera, 14 great grandchildren, and numerous brothers and sisters.
Services and inurnment will be held at a later date in New Mexico. An announcement will be made when a celebration of his life will be held in Kemmerer.
Cremation has taken place under the direction of Ball Family Chapel, Kemmerer, WY.