Jose "Joe" Artalejo(1951 - 2013)


Jose "Joe" Artalejo

Jose "Joe" Artalejo, 61, went to be with our Lord Friday, April 12, 2013. He was born October 11, 1951, in Salinas.

Jose was a graduate of Alisal High School. He worked at Firestone Tire Plant, was a Monterey Sheriff's Deputy and held various jobs in the later years.

Jose had a passion for cooking, reading, social media and BBQ. He was a avid fan of the Giants and 49ers.

Joe was preceded in death by his parents, Fernando and Dioniscia Artalejo. He was the youngest of six children.

Joe is survived by his daughter, Andrea (Matt) Grubbs; his only grandchild, Cruz Grubbs; brothers, Fernando (MaryLou), Adolfo (Teresa); sisters, Socorro (Dimas) Vasquez), Mage Rodriquez and Lala (Manuel) Mejia and numerous nephews, nieces, family and friends.

Family and friends are invited to a celebration of his life on Saturday, April 20, 2013 at 1:00 p.m., at the Healey Mortuary, 405 N. Sanborn Road, Salinas, CA 93905.

Arrangements entrusted to Healey Mortuary & Crematory, www.healeymortuary.com

Published in The Salinas Californian on Apr. 18, 2013