Guerreros Navarrete Hernandez

Visitation for Guerreros Navarrete Hernandez, 69, of Cortez, will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 13, at Ertel Memorial Chapel. Cremation will follow.

Guerreros was born March 5, 1943, in Durango, El Carriso, Mexico the son of Manuel Navarrete and Velia Navarrete Hernandez. He passed away in Cortez on Monday, Dec. 10, 2012.

While living in Mexico, Guerreros served as a deputy sheriff. He loved to travel.

Surviving Guerreros is his mother, Velia Hernandez Navarrete of Denver; his children, Laura Yadira Navarrete Brito, Alva Kavina Navarrete Brito, Jesus Everardo Navarrete Brito, all of Cortez, and Edgar Omar Navarrete Brito of Mexico; nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; and his siblings, Manuel, Olga, Elizabeth, Ezequiel, Abigal and Israel.

He was preceded in death by his father, Manuel Navarrete; and by two siblings, Efrain and Eleazar.

Services are under the direction of Ertel Funeral Home. For further information or to send condolences, log on to and click on the obituary section.