Monte Vista resident Nathaniel J. Bueno, 25, passed away April 14, 2013. Nathaniel was born on May 25, 1987, in Alamosa, Colorado the son of Richard L. Duran and Orpha Bueno Duran. Nathaniel was a Transportation Manager for Mountain King Potato Company for several years. He was an amazing father, son, brother, cousin and friend to anyone who knew him. He was kind and loving and would give anyone in need the shirt off his back. Nathaniel enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping, being in the mountains, he was an avid fan of the Denver Broncos and the Denver Nuggets. He cherished the time he spent with his daughter.
Survivors include his parents Orpha and Richard Duran of Monte Vista, CO; daughter Jaelynn Bueno of Monte Vista, CO; sister Ashley Duran of Monte Vista, brother Isaiah Duran of Monte Vista, CO; maternal grandmother Oralia Bueno of Alamosa. CO; paternal grandmother Mary Duran of Center, CO; aunts Sylvia Bueno of Alamosa, CO; Mildred Tapia of Colorado Springs, CO; Shirley (Larry) Romero of Las Vegas, NM; Jeannette (Matthew) Garcia of Center, CO; Cathy (Brian) Dooley of Littleton, CO; uncles Reuben Bueno of Alamosa, CO; Joel (Irene) Bueno of Donna, TX; Dean Duran of Pueblo, CO; Mark (Kim) Duran of Center, CO. Nathaniel is also survived by numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.
Nathaniel was preceded in death by his grandfathers Juan Bueno, Richard Cassidy Duran and one cousin Angel Duran.
A Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, April 20, 2013 at 11:00 AM at the Feed Store Church in Monte Vista. Interment will follow at the Alamosa Cemetery. Viewing and visitation will be held on Friday, April 19, 2013 from 3-5 PM at the Romero Funeral Chapel in Monte Vista who is in care of the arrangements.