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Arturo Mejorado Sr.

Arturo Mejorado Sr.

Sep 28, 1942 - Jul 19, 2010
After a four year battle with cancer Arturo Mejorado Sr., of Riverton died at the M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston Texas, on Monday, July 19, 2010. He was 67.

A Rosary will be held at 7 p.m. on Sunday, July 25, at St. Margaret’s Catholic Church with a wake to follow at his residence, 365 Ridgeway Road. Funeral services are at 10 a.m. on Monday, July 26, at St. Margaret’s Catholic Church in Riverton. Interment will be at Mountain View Cemetery in Riverton.

Arturo Mejorado was born in Hualahuises Nuevo Leon, Mexico, on Sept. 28, 1942, the son on Alfonso and Isidora (Pena) Mejorado. He came to Wyoming in 1959. On Oct. 9, 1961, he married the love of his life Annie Vigil. He was employed by AMOCO Production for 22 years, and retired in 1998.

Arturo was of the Catholic faith.

Spending time with his family was his favorite pastime. He was especially proud of his five grandchildren, dedicating time to traveling to watch them participate in their sports. As a band member on “The Invaders” he wa the lead guitarist and singer.

Mr. Mejorado was a member of the B.P.O. Elks Lodge and the Eagles.

Survivors include his wife of 48 years, Annie Mejorado; a son Arturo (Teresa) Mejorado Jr., of Riverton; a daughter, Anna (Jerry) Warren of Riverton; five grandchildren, Erika (Derrick) Yarber, Jared (Shannon) Mejorado, Jeremy (Mariquin) Mejorado, Julian Mejorado, and Christopher Warren; five great grandchildren, Dakayda, Marcus, Marcel, Ayana, and Cilia; brothers, Frank of Aurora, Ill., Alfonso, Adam, Emilio and Danny, all of Weslaco, Texas; sisters, Belia of Brownsville, Texas and Margie of Edinburg, Texas.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Memorials may be made to St. Margaret’s Chuch, in care of the Davis Funeral Home, 2203 West Main, Riverton, Wyoming 82501.

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Services are under the direction of the Davis Funeral Home of Riverton.