Luis E. Cota "El Coson" age 70, passed away on March 30, 2013. Preceded in death by his daughter, Susana Aguayo; his parents, Alberto and Esther and stepfather, Tomas. Survived by his children, Yvonne Cota, Laura Gaspar (John), Jose L. Cota (Connie), Mark Aguayo (Stephanie), Johnny Cota (Paula), Esther Cota (Miguel), and Alma Figueroa (Adrian). He is also leaving behind 20 grandchildren. He was a U.S. Army
Veteran, serving for 15 honorable years. He served in the Vietnam War
, where he received a Bronze medal and a Purple Heart
. After serving his country, he worked for Arizona Sonora Desert Museum for 35 years, retiring September 2011. He dedicated his time to his family and friends and his passion for gardening around his home. Loving brother, father, grandfather and friend will forever be in our hearts and never be forgotten. Services will be held on Thursday, April 4, 2013 at St. John's Church, with Viewing at 10:00 a.m., with Rosary and Mass to follow. Arrangements by FUNERARIA DEL ANGEL SOUTH LAWN.