Joe G. Santistevan
1934 - 2019
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Joe G. Santistevan passed away at his home in Ignacio, CO on July 11, 2019. Joe was born to Benerita Manzanares & Manuel Santistevan Sr. on January 31, 1934 in Ignacio, CO. He graduated from Ignacio High School and attended Fort Lewis College, where he earned a Bachelors degree in History & Spanish. He served in the United States Army from 1957 - 1958, and was station in Germany. He also volunteered as an ambulance driver for many years for Ignacio EMS. Joe worked for the Southern Ute Tribe-SUCAP, as a Manager of Peaceful Spirit until his retirement.

Joe was preceded in death by his parents; his wife Matilda Cloud Santistevan; son Charles Santistevan; step-son Joe Frost; step-daughter Audrey Frost; and brother Manuel Santistevan Jr.

He is survived by his daughter Karen (Dan) Gilbert; step-son Glen (Bernice) Frost; sister Elsie (Joe) Fernandez; brother Tony (Mary) Santistevan; his grandchildren and numerous nieces & nephews.

A funeral service will be held at Hood Mortuary on Friday, July 19, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. followed by interment at Ignacio West Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to Los Pinos Fire Protection District. Joe G. Santistevan

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Published in Pine River Times on Jul. 13, 2019.
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July 30, 2019
Karen I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your Dad. I remember you talking about him fondly often at work. My heart goes out to you and your family.

Kay Moon- Wadelton
July 17, 2019

My sincere condolences to the Santistevan family, sorry for this tragic loss of your loved one, please take comfort in each other during this most difficult time.
c k
July 16, 2019
To the Joe Santistevan family,
Our condolences to all the family and close friends of Joes...
Cherish the memories and the warm hugs and stories of his past. He was very nice to our family. May he Rest In Peace and enjoy what God has for those who love Him.
Pete and Polly Lopez
Ignacio, Co
Polly Lopez
July 15, 2019
Candido gallegos
July 15, 2019
Elsie, Tony and family I'm sorry to hear of Derbys Passing, may his memories sustain you. Regards

Candido Gallegos
AKA Candy Romero
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