Joseph Benjamin Espinoza, 88, of Loveland, Colorado died November 11, 2018 at his home. He was born March 19, 1930 in Gilcrest, Colorado to Baltazar and Marquerite Espinoza.
Joseph served his country in the U.S. Navy during the Korean Conflict. He married Eliria Archuleta in Greeley, CO in 1955. He was a manager for Samsonite in Denver, enjoyed fishing and was a member of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Parish in Loveland.
Joseph is survived by his son Edward Espinoza of Loveland, CO; daughters Shon Richards of Westminster, CO, Paula Eldridge (Steven) of Denver, CO, Nancy Noonan (Adrian) of Wheat Ridge, CO and Maria Meeker (Ralph) of Evergreen, CO; as well as 7 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Eliria, on March 17, 2012 and his parents.
Viewing will be held at Viegut Funeral Home on Friday, November 16, 2018 from 9:00am-11:00am with Mass of Christian Burial at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Parish at 2:00 P.M. Cremation will be completed following services.