Severo “Shorty” Esquibel
A Funeral Mass for longtime Granada resident, Severo “Shorty” Esquibel will be held at 10:00 AM, Monday, June 29, 2009 at the St. Frances of Rome Catholic Church in Holly, CO with Reverend Charlie Sena as celebrant. A Rosary Service will be held prior to the mass at 9:30 AM.
A Rite of Committal will be held following the Mass at the HillsideCemetery in Granada, Colorado.
Per Shorty’s request there will be no public visitation.
Shorty was born August 29, 1935 at San Luis, Colorado to John R. and Sara (Cruz) Esquibel and passed away on June 22, 2009 at ProwersMedicalCenter, with his family by his side at age 73.
He is preceded in death by his parents, infant daughter; Laura Esquibel and great-granddaughter; Jasmine and his brother; Onesimo Esquibel.
Shorty is survived by his wife Stella Esquibel of the family home in Granada, his children; Eric Esquibel of Lakin, Kansas, Jonathan (Eva) Esquibel and Carrie (Freddy Venegas) Esquibel all of Granada, grandchildren; Eric John (Jamie) Esquibel, Letisha and Vanessa Esquibel, Jonathan, Erica, Crystal, Amanda, Anthony and Nathaniel Esquibel, David, Damian, Gabriel, Talia and Vincent. He is also survived by his great-grandchildren; Jaya, Quincy, Amari and Adrik, brothers; Juan Esquibel of San Luis, Colorado, Joseph Esquibel of Denver, Louie (Eunice) Esquibel of Pueblo, Herbert Esquibel of Denver, sisters; Beatrice (Joe) Archuleta of Denver, Eufemia Trueblood of Denver, Isabel Rael, and Darlene (Freddie) Maes of LaSalle, Colorado. Numerous nieces, nephews, other family and friends also survive.