WAUKESHA

Juan ‘John’ Hurtado


Oct. 20, 1930 – July 25, 2013


Juan “John” Hurtado, a longtime Waukesha resident, died Thursday, July 25, 2013, at Waukesha Memorial Hospital at the age of 82. He was born in Mexico on Oct. 20, 1930, the son of Feliciano and Josefa (nee Carrillo) Hurtado.

On Sept. 3, 1955, he married Rosa Monrial at St. Joseph Catholic Church, where they have been longtime members. John worked for Navistar for 27 years and worked as a driver for La Casa de Esperanza. He enjoyed bowling and was a very good dancer. He will always be remembered as a great husband, father and grandfather.

He will be sadly missed by his wife of almost 58 years, Rosa of Waukesha; their four children, Diane (Bruce) Unferth of Waukesha, Mary (Thomas) Wanta of New Berlin, Venus (Doug) Cote` of Germantown and Jim Hurtado of Waukesha; his four grandchildren, Stacy (Jason) Krueger, April (Anthony) Nizinski, Chad Unferth and David Krahn; and seven great-grandchildren. He is further survived by his sister, Vicki Herrera, along with many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Felix, Espiririon “Chico” and Philip, and his sister, Mary Cervantes.

Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. until the 7 p.m. vigil service Wednesday, July 31, at the Randle-Dable-Brisk Funeral Home, 1110 S. Grand Ave., Waukesha. Services continue Thursday, Aug. 1, at the funeral home with prayers beginning at 9:30 a.m. followed by a procession to St. Joseph Catholic Church, 822 N. East Ave., Waukesha, for the 10:30 a.m.

funeral Mass. The Rev. Bill Key will preside. Graveside services will immediately follow at St. Joseph Cemetery.

Randle-Dable-Brisk Funeral, Cremation and Preplanning Services is honored to serve the family. For further information, please call the funeral home at 547-4035 or visit our website at www.waukeshafunerals.com for directions or to leave the family an online tribute message.