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Miguel Ameztoy Inda

September 2, 1943 — April 11, 2020

Miguel Inda Ameztoy: September 2,1943-April 11, 2020- Miguel was born to Jose and Isabel (Ameztoy) Inda in Sunbilla, Navarra Spain in the Basque Country.

Miguel married his first wife Juanita Castillo on June 19, 1971. Born to this union were daughter Marisol (Jeff) of Humble, Tx, son: Miguel (Jennifer) of Fort Collins, Co, daughter Marisa (Eddie) Pamona, Ca.

Miguel spent his childhood in Spain. In 1961 at the age of 18 he started out to the United States on his

life adventure. He came to America to become a sheepherder for many local well-known sheep ranchers. Including John and Jean Pauchoulou, Emmit Elizondo and Louie Arryet. He loved the sheep business eventually becoming a sheep rancher himself. He also worked as a ranch hand for over 30 years for Wayne Maurer. They remained trusted and lifetime friends until Wayne’s passing.

Miguel and his brothers Martin and Juan built a sheep ranching legacy on the western slope of

Colorado over the last sixty years.

Miguel was one of the kindest and gentle souls anyone could be blessed to know. We will miss his

dancing eyes and beautiful smile.

In 1991 Miguel met his soulmate Romula (Rome) Casias Ayers. For 29 years they cherished each day loving each other. They never had an argument or a tense word between them. They enjoyed traveling, mountain drives and numerous family events.

In 2000 Miguel became a citizen of The United States of America. This was a very proud moment is his

Life. Miguel was a member of St. Marys Catholic Church, Montrose Elks Lodge # 1053, as well as the Colorado Woolgrowers Association.

He is survived by his wife Romula Ayers, his daughters Marisol and Marisa, son Miguel, Brothers Martin (Connie) of Meeker, Co., Juan (Joy) of Montrose, Co., Santiago (Maite) of Sunbilla, Navarra Spain. Sisters Mari Pillar (Felix) Fustinana, Navarra, Spain, Asuncion (Jose) of Bera, Navarra Spain. Stepchildren Bill (Nina) of Montrose, Co. and Bob (Marylou) of Grand Junction, Co.

Grandchildren: Jasmine of Austin, Tx, Sophia, Nicolas, Cameron and Evan of Fort Collins, Co, Diego,

Abbey and Isabel of Humble, Tx, Maharet, Lincoln of Pamona, Ca. as well as many nieces and nephews.

He is proceeded in death by parents Jose and Isabel, brother Agustin. And a special aunt Juliana who lived to be 102.

There will be a celebration of life to be announced at a later time after the quarantine is over. Watch local newspapers and social media for notification of service time. In lieu of flowers Miguel would be honored if you would give to the Colorado Woolgrowers Association; %Ernie Etetchart, 13621 5875 Rd., Montrose CO, 81403.

Arrangements are being handled by Crippin Funeral Home.

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