Espiririon ‘Chico’ Hurtado

Espiririon "Chico" Hurtado of Waukesha passed away peacefully at home Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2010, surrounded by family.

In 1945, he enlisted in the military, proudly serving his country in the U.S. Army while stationed in Guam. He worked for International Harvester in Waukesha for more than 40 years until retirement. Chico was a member of the D.J. Martin American Legion Post 8 and Soat-Vergenz VFW Post 721, and was a longtime member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church.

He was the beloved husband to Virginia (Monreal) Hurtado; loving father to Danny, Johnny and Helen Hurtado, Debbie (Jerry) Hughes, Ramona (Tom) White and Elaine Wildes; loving grandfather to Kevin (Jr.), Ben, Clayton, Melissa, Anthony, Dennis (Jr.) Kimberly and Shawna; and six great-grandchildren. He was also a loving brother to Vicki Herrera and John and Felix Hurtado.

Chico was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Irene Eve Hurtado; son-in-law, Dennis Wildes Sr.; brother, Philip Hurtado; and sister, Mary Cervantes. Private family services are being held at Randle-Dable Funeral Home. For further information, please call Randle-Dable Funeral, Cremation and Preplanning Services at 547-4035 or go to www.waukeshafunerals.com to leave an online tribute.

"Rest in peace, we love and miss you."