Juan Carrillo of Delta died Friday, Jan. 13, 2017, at St. Mary's Hospital. He was 86.
Rosary will be recited Thursday, Jan. 19, 6 p.m. at St. Michael's Catholic Church in Delta.
He was born in Mexico on March 27, 1930, to Elijio and Romana (Angon) Carrillo. He grew up in Mexico. He held numerous jobs from laborer to janitorial work.
Mr. Carrillo played baseball for an organized Mexican league. After receiving his U.S. residency, he found a home in Delta where his wife and children still live.
He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Evangelina; three sons, Danny Carrillo, Victor (Holly) Carrillo and Alejandro (Celeste) Carrillo; two daughters, Ofelia (Ed) Valdez and Sally Lopez; 15 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
Taylor Funeral Service and Crematory is handling the arrangements.
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At about 9:50 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14, officers of the Delta Police Department were dispatched to a robbery reported at Arby's, located at 107 Gunnison River Drive. An extensive search of the area was conducted and the suspect was not located.
The suspect was reported to have walked into Arby's and after a brief conversation with an employee, was able to leave the store with a small amount of cash and coins.