Larkin Mortuary

Jose Rubel Quintana

05/05/1926 - 10/08/2017

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Our beloved Father, Brother, Grandfather, Great Grandfather, Great Great Grandfather, Uncle and friend passed away peacefully at his daughter Antonia Ortiz’s home on October 8th 2017 in West Jordan Utah.
Jose Rubel Quintana was born May 5th 1926 in Ensenada, New Mexico. Rubel loved the out doors! he enjoyed fishing and hiking. Most of us can remember seeing him jogging through Liberty Park or riding his scooter to the water well on the east side. Our beloved Rubel had many passions such as, riding his bike in marathons and learning ti kwon do, karate, and ti chi. He simply enjoyed life! He always greeted with a smile and open arms, our loved one will deeply be missed and continue to live on in our hearts. Rubel was an active LDS member and was blessed with the opportunity to baptize his Grandaughter Teresa Archuleta, 3 weeks before his passing. He took great pride in his religion! We love you Boss!
He is survived by his sister Piscillia Aviles (Luis Aviles), his two daughters Antonia Ortiz (Angel Ortiz), Rita Cravens (Jimmy Cravens) many nieces, nephews, grandchildren, great grandchildren, and great great children.
He is proceeded in death by his wife Florence Quintana, sister Martha Lopez (Manuel Lopez), son Fred Quintana, grandsons Gregory Quintana and Joe Quintana, great grandson Paris Gustin, and great great grandson Baby Angel
Services will be held on Saturday, October 14th at 12:00 noon  at Larkin Mortuary, 260 E. South Temple, Salt Lake City, UT. A viewing will be held on Friday, October 13th from 6:00-8:00 pm, and 1 hour prior to the service, both at Larkin Mortuary. Interment at Salt Lake City Cemetery.

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  • My deepest condolences to the family. I was fortunate to meet your father and he was such a sweet, kind soul. May God Bless you with peace and love through this difficult time.

    — Rebecca Medina