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Eugene "Gene" Joe Diaz

November 15, 1929 — March 27, 2024

Eugene Joe “Gene” Diaz
Gene Diaz was born in Delta, Colorado to Dionisio and Petra Diaz on November 15, 1929,
and passed away March 27, 2024, at his home in Silt, Colorado. Gene was married to Eva
Fernandez on June 21, 1948, and shared 69 amazing years together. Gene was employed by
Garfield County and worked in the road and bridge department for over 43 years.
In his younger years Gene enjoyed playing baseball. His other hobbies included gardening,
fishing, hunting and playing board/card games. Gene was a member of the Knights of
Columbus. Gene loved spending time with his family and friends.
Gene was preceded in death by his wife Eva and 11 brothers and sisters. Gene is survived by
sons Dennis and wife Yvonne, David and wife Dian, Daniel and wife Laurie. Gene had eight
grandchildren and their spouses, twelve great grandchildren, and one great, great grandchild.
Gene also had many other family members.
Services will be held at St. Mary Catholic Church in Rifle, Colorado on April 27, 2024. The
Rosary will be at 10:00 followed by a Mass at 11:00. Interment will follow at the Skyline
Cemetery in Silt, Colorado.
The family has requested that remembrances be made in the form of contributions to your
favorite charity. In lieu of flowers.
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Rosary

Saturday, April 27, 2024

10:00 - 10:45 am (Mountain time)

St. Mary's Catholic Church

761 Birch Avenue, Rifle, CO 81650

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Saturday, April 27, 2024

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Mountain time)

St. Mary's Catholic Church

761 Birch Avenue, Rifle, CO 81650

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