HELPER-Our beloved father, grandfather, brother, friend and neighbor, Manuel Louis Perez, age 83, passed away June 17, 2014.
He was born July 19, 1930 in Thayer Junction, Wyo. to Ludovic "Louis" and Carmel Bueno Perez.
Manuel was a longtime resident of Helper where he was a dedicated member of the United Mine Workers of America, Hiawatha Local # 6363. He honorably served in the U.S. Army during Korea. Manuel enjoyed camping, fishing and sharing time with his family.
He leaves behind his son, Paul (Sheila) Perez, Helper; daughter, Angela Lee, Salt Lake; sisters, Virginia (Edwin) Wilson, Carmel Barela, both of Helper; brother, Tony (Lucinda) Perez, Ogden; grandchildren, Justin, Ryan, Andrea, A.J., and Geoffrey; and three great-grandchildren.
Preceded in death by his parents, and four sisters.
Graveside services will be held, Friday, June 20, 2014, at Noon at the Mt. View Cemetery in Helper. Friends are invited to join the family at Mitchell Funeral Home (233 East Main Street) in Price Friday morning from 10:30- 11:30 a.m. Arrangements entrusted to Mitchell Funeral Home where friends are always welcome daily and may share memories of Manuel at www.mitchellfuneralhome.net