Ruben passed away Nov. 2, 2016. He was born April 6, 1959 in Ogden, Ut. to Pedro G. Rocha Jr and Julia G. Rocha. He was the 5th of 6 children, Ruben never married nor had children of his own, although, he helped raise a nephew Isaac M. Bytendorp and two nieces Devyn L. Bytendorp and Vanessa M. Bytendorp.
Ruben was a wonderful kind and loving man. He is loved by all of his family and all those who came to know him. Ruben dedicated his life to caring for his loved ones especially his parent. Ruben was a very strong and positive man, always tried to find the good in everyone. Ruben loved to spend time with family and friends, he liked to play cards and he like to go to Wendover. His joking and silly manner will be missed and will forever be in our hearts and bring a smile to our faces.
Ruben is survived by: Susana (Jon) Davis, their children and grandchildren, Felicia (Neil) Price, Martin, Angela, Solis, Quinton. Ramon Rodriguez Jr, Dallas, McKenna, Oakley, Landry. Tawnia (Delane) Blaser, Nicole, Elise, Ammon, Samuel, Jaycee, Clint. Carolina (Paul) McArthur, Lilia, Liam Wallace, Lochlan. Julia (Jake) Chouinard, Josslyn. Samuel (Heather) Rodriguez, Adrian, Noah, Jacob, Samuel. Augustina (Romey) Espinosa, their children and grandchildren, Linda Espinosa, Tayler, Christopher, Phoebe, Joie. Roman (Donna) Espinosa, Keith Gerhardt, Nora. Thomas, Alan. Danniella (Scott) Dew, Laney, Jaxon Scott. Pedro (Shelby) Rocha, their children and grandchildren, Kristian (Myles) Andrews, Phillip, Rhyder Lynne. Patrick, Preston. Andrea (Craig) George, Alexander, Saige. Taige, Charlee. Melissa Tapia, Isabella, Kai, Maximus, Zion, Matayo. Felina Rocha, Mason, Ophillia. Rosalinda Samora, her children and grandchildren, Jake Jr (Jevann) Angel, Gianni, Ivy. Tino Joseph, Victoria, Tino Jr. Maria (Trevar) Samora. Juan Carlos (Trish) Samora, Carlitos, Seveya. Monica, Feliciana, Cheyene, Mateas. Mary (Jeff) VanRij, their children and grandchildren, Isaac (Leslie) Bytendorp, Elias, Esperanza, Alexis, Javier, Bryon, Aries. Devyn Bytendorp, Karma, Madelyne, Amyllia, and Yvee. Vanessa (Duncan) Bytendorp.
The Cabrera Family, Tio Andres, Richard and Susan, Carlos, Mario, Nick and Raul, Bertha Lopez and Jesus, Yolanda and Dan and Natasha, Edward and Maribeth and Mariah, Raymond and Robin. They took him under their wing when Mom passed way and they loved and watched over him. They always made sure they spent time with him each day just as their own. He loved you all very much. We all love you for taking care and watching over him.
Ruben is now in heaven with those who preceded in death, grandparents Pedro & Margarita Rocha, Pedro & Florencia Garcia, Rudolfo & Feliciana Garcia, parents Pedro & Julia Rocha, nephew Cruz, nephew Robert. We ALL love and miss you so much. Kiss Daddy and Mama for all of us.
A Funeral Mass will be 10 am Saturday November 12, 2016 at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, 2864 S 9000 W, Magna. Visitations will be 5-7 pm Friday November 11, 2016 at Peel Funeral Home, 8525 W 2700 S, Magna, and 9-9:45 am prior to services Saturday at the church. A Rosary will be 7 pm Friday at Peel Funeral Home.