Marion Cantu Guerrero, of Thatcher, entered into eternal rest at the age of 85 on Feb. 19, 2020, at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born July 26, 1934, in Grand Island, Nebraska to parents Francisco “Frank” Rodriguez Guerrero and Ernestina Cantu Guerrero, joining siblings John, Francis, Mary, Flora, and Rachel.
Marion joined the United States Army in Omaha, Nebraska in 1952 honorably serving his country in the Korean Conflict until his discharge at Ft. Carlson, Colorado in 1955. From that point, Marion joined the Army Reserves, where he served until his honorable release in November of 1963. On July 12, 1958, he married his one true love, Charlotte Anne Webb and the family was blessed with five children, Kenneth, Bennett, April, Patti, and Kristina. And on July 3, 1962, the young family was sealed for time and all eternity in the Logan, Utah Temple.
Marion always had a joke for anyone who would listen. He as a natural comedian and a couple of his favorite sayings were “who is the best looking Mexican in the room?” and “Tell me why am I?” He was also a good provider, a missionary, and a very honorable and charitable man.
He is survived by his loving wife, Charlotte Anne Guerrero; his children, Kenneth Guerrero, Bennett (Joni) Guerrero, April Guerrero, Patricia “Patti” (Bill) Wren, and Kristina Guerrero-Sisneroz; sister Rachel (Vincent) Mendez, 26 grandchildren, and 33 great-grandchildren.
Marion was preceded in death by his parents, Frank and Ernestina Guerrero; his siblings, John Guerrero, Frances Salinas, Mary Mendez, and Flora Roman, and his two grandson’s, Skyler Wren and Mike Guerrero-Sisneroz.
Services for Marion will be held Saturday, Feb. 29, at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Thatcher Stake Center, beginning with a viewing at 10 a.m., followed by the funeral services at 11 a.m.
Arrangements are under the direction of McDougal’s Caldwell Funeral Chapel & Gila Valley Crematory. Online condolences may be extended at www.caldwellfuneralchapel.com.