DENVER—Rodney Jiron, 58, passed away on Jan. 12, 2018 in Denver, Colo. under hospice care.
He was born Dec. 20, 1959 to Armando and Estephanita Jiron. Rodney grew up in Monte Vista, attended Monte Vista Schools, graduated from Monte Vista High School in 1978.
Rodney enjoyed playing basketball and baseball in school and out of school, playing with the town teams. He also enjoyed the outdoors, fishing, hunting and great BBQs with all his family, and of course we can’t forget the love he had for those Broncos.
Rodney is survived by his children: Jeremy Jiron, Uriah Jiron, Danielle (Santana) Jiron, Matthew (Jennai) Jiron, Roxlynn Aragon, Ruby Malouff, Kristjian Malouff, Nicole Malouff and Felisha Maes. He is also survived by eight grandsons and nine granddaughters, three brothers: Leroy (Joan) Jiron, Henry (Bernice) Jiron And Kenny Jiron, also five sisters: Jennie (Ernest) Samora, Tina (Art) Medina, Darlene Padilla, Jeannie (Eugene) Atencio and Karen Jiron.
Rodney is preceded in death by his father, Armando Jiron, mother, Estephanita Jiron, two brothers, Frank Jiron, Filimon Jiron and several other family members.
A rosary will be held on Feb. 16, 2018 at 7 p.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Monte Vista. A funeral mass will be held Feb. 17, 2018 at St. Joseph Catholic Church at 10 a.m. with burial to follow.