justinkluthJustin William Kluth, 47, a former resident of Glenwood, NM and now of Granby, CO, entered eternal rest, April 30, 2022 at St. Anthony’s Trauma Center in Lakewood, CO.  Justin was born to Steven and Evelyn Kluth, in Silver City, New Mexico. He worked as an expert heavy-duty machine operator most of his life on jobs all across America. He loved pushing dirt with his bull-dozer, relaxing in the water at the lake, being with his friends, and his little bull-dog, Bella. He was proud of the work he accomplished on the border wall and the projects they completed at White Sands Missile Range where he was the Superintendent.  Justin is survived by: His mother, Evelyn, of Santa Clara, NM, one brother, Tracy Kelly (Darla) of Los Lunas, NM, three sisters, Deanna Leyba of Las Cruces, NM, Andrea Montoya (Eli) of Santa Rita, NM, Jackie Barker (James) of Florida, one Aunt, Josephine Heien (Dale) of Gilbert, AZ Uncles, Wilson Kelly (Carol), of Glenwood, NM, Bruce Fletcher of San Manuel, AZ, Leroy Fletcher of Overgaard, AZ, his significant other Vanessa Conyer of Granby, CO, his nephews, Tyler Lopez, Gage Barker, and Dillon Leyba, and his nieces, Ashley Leyba, Jenna Barker, and Isabella Tovar, his Step-children Kassandra Lee Ruiz, Chris Bowels, Toby Ray Ruiz, and Santana Kunz and granddaughter Skye Bowels. 

He is preceded in death by: His father, Steven, his step-father, Ben Marlin, his great-grandmother, Pearl Kelly, grandmothers Marie Fletcher and Irene Kluth, Aunts, Stacy and Sandra Kluth, Uncles, Scott, Stanley, and Sidney Kluth, and his best friend Glenn Rivera of Safford, AZ.

Visitation will be held Friday, May 20 from 5-6pm at Terrazas Funeral Chapels with the holy rosary to commence at 6pm with Deacon Bill Holguin reciting. The funeral mass will take place Saturday, May 21 at 10am at Santa Clara Catholic Church with Father Casmir Anozie officiating. Pallbearers are James and Steven McMahan, Dillon Leyba, Brent Woratzeck, Chance Kelly, and Kody Davis, Eli Montoya, and Joe Flores. Honorary pallbearers are Toby Ruiz and Tyler Lopez.

Cremation will take place at Terrazas Crematory. Arrangements are with Terrazas Funeral Chapels and Crematory “Trusted care for the ones you love” ~ 575-537-0777. To send condolences, visit www.terrazasfuneralchapel.com.

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