John “Papo” Marquez

CENTER — John Marquez affectionately known as “Papo” by his Kids and Grandkids passed away peacefully at home on Friday, January 29, 2021. John was born on May 31, 1960, to Robert and Dorothy Marquez of Center, CO. John grew up in Center and attended Center High School. John worked in the agricultural field for many years and then changed trades and found his love for carpentry. He would reminisce about working as a carpenter and how much he enjoyed building things. John’s hobbies included hunting and fishing with his dad, and with his loved ones. John also loved spending time with his family whom he cherished.

John is survived by children Andrew (Christie) Marquez, Minna (Ronald) Prosser and Jason (Christina) Naranjo. He is also survived by grandchildren; Zeddekyah, Triston, Troy, Travis, Angelina, Jazlyn, Jenesis and Jyziah. He is also survived by Mother Dorothy

Marquez and brother Robert (Liz) Marquez. John is also survived by numerous extended family. He was preceded in death by his father Robert Marquez, brother Leonard Marquez and sister Julie Sisneros.

A viewing for John will be held at a Stork-Bullock Funeral Home in Lakewood on Thursday, February 4th at 3 P.M. followed by a memorial service.

Services have been entrusted to Stork-Bullock Mortuary of Lakewood, CO.


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