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Nick Valdez

Nick Valdez

Jun 3, 1943 - Feb 8, 2022
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Nick Valdez passed away at his home on Tuesday, February 8, 2022, surrounded by his family. Cremation has taken place and a Memorial Service will be held this Summer.

Nick Aldolfo Valdez was born on June 3, 1943 in Douglas, WY to Rosendo and Elidia Valdez. He grew up in Douglas with his siblings.

Nick served in the U.S. Army and reserves from 1960 to 1964 being honorably discharged. He was a sharpshooter with the rifle and was an excellent marksman.

In 1965 he married Frances Green and together they had three children, Michael Valdez, Dedra Blount, and Cindy Gonzalez-Urrieta.

Nick moved his family to Riverton, WY in 1967 where he worked for the Luck Mac Uranium Mine in Gas Hills. Nick’s compassion was working with heavy equipment, where he worked road construction for various construction companies.

He later married Marjorie Bennett and they resided in Douglas, WY.

Nick enjoyed golfing, gambling, and in his younger years, team roping. Above all he loved to spend time with his family.

Nick is survived by his daughter, Cindy (Rosendo) Gonzalez-Urrieta of Riverton; step-daughter, Jackie Weis of Torrington, WY; grandchildren, Tiffany Montgomery, Fairbanks, AK, Rani K (Dwight) Thomas, Riverton, WY, Ricky (Kim) Manning, Riverton, WY, Roman (Andrea) Manning, Riverton, WY, Jourdan Weis, Torrington, WY, Mason Weis, Torrington, WY and eleven great grandchildren; brothers and sisters, Michael Valdez, California, Raymond (Dorothy) Valdez, Arizona, Richard (Linda) Valdez, Casper, WY, Cisco (Darlene) Valdez, Casper, WY, Maria Sierocki, Cheyenne, WY, and Victora (Bill) Allen, Texas; numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Elidia Valdez; father, Rosendo Valdez; baby brother, Richard Valdez; son, Michael Valdez; daughter, Dedra Blount; granddaughter, Trisha Broadway; and wife, Marjorie Valdez.

On-line condolences may be left at Arrangements under the direction of Davis Funeral Home.