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Michael Ricardo Valdez

December 18, 1964 — February 5, 2023

Salt Lake City

Michael Ricardo Valdez

Michael Ricardo Valdez was born December 18, 1964 in Espanola, New Mexico to Macario Orlando Valdez and Carlotta Gutierrez Valdez.  At the age of 3 his family moved to Salt Lake City, Utah.  He attended Olympus High School and worked in the construction industry.  

Michael loved animals especially dogs.  He mowed lawns and shoveled snow as a boy to earn money to feed his many rescue dogs.  He enjoyed camping and fishing with his family.

He is survived by two daughters; Vanessa and Rihanna.  He is also survived by his mother Carlotta Lujan (Charles),  and siblings; Lorna Valdez, Orlando Valdez, Yvette Valdez, Rosemary Pina (Roberto), Emily Valdez, Angela Valdez (Kelly), Becky Valdez (Frank) Charles Lujan Jr.. Michael is preceded in death by his father and sisters Erlinda Muriel and Dorothy Valdez.  

Services for Michael will be held Wednesday, February 15th from 4:00 - 7:00 p.m. at City View Memorium, 1001 E 11th Avenue, Salt Lake City, Utah.  There will be a luncheon prior to the service at an LDS Chapel located at 1361 East 4000 South, Salt Lake City, Utah 84124 from noon to 3:00 p.m.
 
 

 

 

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Luncheon

Wednesday, February 15, 2023

12:00 - 3:00 pm (Mountain time)

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Wednesday, February 15, 2023

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Wednesday, February 15, 2023

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