Jaime Aranguren-Mendoza

Jaime Aranguren-Mendoza Jaime Aranguren-Mendoza passed away February 20, 2013 in Ann Arbor. Jaime was born October 4, 1923 in Bogotá, Columbia where he grew up and became a young adult. He graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Education from a University in Colombia and went on to teach Biological Science in Bogotá until 1950 when he ventured to America to pursue a Bachelor's Degree and then a Master's in Commercial Art at Michigan State University. While at Michigan State he met his wife Anne Marie (Withers). Together they shared a life filled with happiness and family. Survivors include their four children, Randy (Dawn) Aranguren, and their children, Pilar (27), Nina (24) and Faith (21). Ricardo (Lori) Aranguren and their children, Lindsey (14), Hannah (12) and Christin (9), Maria del Pilar Aranguren and Jaime Jr Aranguren and his daughter Ashli Morehouse (26) and her daughter Aailyah Morehouse (6) and son Grover (3). He is also survived by his sisters Nena Forero, Maria del Pilar Monta and brother Jorge (Barbra) Aranguren. Jaime was preceded in death by his wife Anne Marie, his father Jorge Aranguren Becerra and his mother Margarita Aranguren Mendoza, and his sisters Cristina Aranguren and Marina Terreros Aranguren. Jaime's creativity and drive lead him to have two different careers with the John Henry Company that were separated by his establishing his own printing company A&R Graphics. He loved boating and fishing but most of all time with friends and family especially his grandchildren. His open and friendly nature endeared him to many he will be greatly missed. Visitation is at Harris Funeral Home, Shelby, Michigan on Friday February 22nd from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Ph. (231) 861-2360 or (888) 216-9744. Funeral will be held at Our Lady of the Assumption Catholic Church in Rothbury, Michigan on Saturday February 23rd, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. For directions or to leave a message for the family please go to www.harrisfhome.com.


Published in Lansing State Journal on Feb. 22, 2013