Luis S. Rocha Jr., 38, of Iliff, passed away February 5, 2013, in Greeley.
Luis was born May 29, 1974, in Iliff, to Luis Salinas Rocha Sr. and Consuelo (Montes) Rocha.
He attended Caliche school and Darrell Smith School.
He was a farmer through the years.
Luis was a member of St. Catherine‚s Catholic Church. He loved flying model airplaines, model trains and playing video games. He enjoyed running, wrestling and boxing, and was a San Francisco 49ers fan and a Colorado Rockies fan. He especially loved his boys.
He is survived by his sons, Martin Rivera of Sterling, Luis Rocha III of Brush, Angel Rocha and wife Judith of Brush, Julio Rocha of Sterling; brothers, D.J. Stark of Iliff, Manuel Reyes of Fort Collins, Luis S. Rocha Jr. of Lansing, Mich., Santos Rocha and wife Dawn of Stanton, Mich., Raymond Rocha of Fort Morgan; sisters, Elsa Rocha of Alexander, Minn., Julia Norris and husband Larry of Sterling ,Gloria Rocha of Michigan, Rose Rocha of Minnesota, Mary Rivera and husband Victor of Fort Morgan, Sylvia Rivera and husband Prisciliano of La Junta, Celia Rocha of Fort Morgan; special friends, Tom and Jennifer Allison of Missouri, Janet Zimmerman of Sterling; second parents, Darold and Karen Stark of Iliff; best friend, Og and numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives.
Luis was preceded in death by his parents, brothers, Don Rocha and Armando Rocha.
Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, February 8, 2013, with a Vigil service to follow at 6 p.m., at Chaney-Reager Funeral Home.
Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, February 9, 2013, at St. Anthony Catholic Church, with services concluding at the church.