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Jun 14, 2012 - Staff
Joshua Hurtado, 2, died Tuesday, June 12, 2012, at the Lander Valley Medical Center.
Traditional American Indian funeral services are at noon Friday, June 15, at Rocky Mountain Hall at Fort Washakie with LDS president Larsen, Harrison Shoyo Jr., and Ivan Posey officiating. Interment follows at the Sacajawea Cemetery at Fort Washakie.
Evening service and wake are at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 14, at the home of Clarence and Carmen Thomas, No. 28 Crooked Lane, Fort Washakie.
Joshua Cade Hertado was born Jan. 15, 2010, in Lander, the son of Shannon Hurtado and Warren Jorgenson.
His family said he enjoyed the movie "Cars" and "Megamind." His favorite character was SpongeBob Squarepants. They said he enjoyed playing with balloons and all types of balls. His favorite pastime was to go to the playground and play.
He is survived by his mother, Shannon Hurtado; father, Warren Jorgenson; sisters Cassandra and Marlissa Burnett, Antionette, Victoria and LynnLee Jorgenson, Whitney Hill, Lacy and Russi Hurtado, and Deann Large; brothers John and Quintin Jorgenson, Pete Little Whiteman, Vincent Wilson, Jarren Hurtado and Jacoby Hereford Jr.; aunts Tonia Wick, Carol Ute and Daryl McCloud, and Verness Ute and Bim; uncles Roger Dillard and Josh Ute; grandparents Rose Dillard, Mary Jorgenson, Clarence and Carmen Thomas and Russell Hurtado; cousins Lexi and Carlie Red Bear, Angelicia, Laileia, Shaina and Clarence Ute, and Lane Hurtado; and the families of Hertado, Thomas, Jorgenson, St. Clair, Runsabove, Red Cherries, Spotted Elk, Lame Woman, Bear Comes Out, Little Wolf, Crazy Mule, Wild Hog, Blackstone and many other families.
He was preceded in death by brothers, Jeremy Jorgenson and Jeffrey Parker; aunt Marlissa Jorgenson; grandparents Kenneth "Jerk" Jorgenson, Lloyd and Margaret (Red Cherries) Runsabove, Rodney and Maude (St. Clair) Jorgenson.
Services are provided by Wind Dancer Funeral Home of Fort Washakie.