Born On: April 19, 1960

Passed On: October 02, 2020

Arturo Mendez

Arturo (aka Turo or Tuti) Mendez peacefully entered into the gates of Heaven on Friday, October 2, 2020, after fighting a long battle with cancer.  He was the 7th child of Eluterio and Ofelia (Amaya) Mendez, born on April 19, 1960.  Arturo was preceded in death by both his parents, brothers Jose Carlos Mendez and David Mendez, brothers-in-law, Jesus Marinez, Pablo Ramirez, and Alfonso Rodriguez; niece Melissa Marinez and great-nephew Isaiah Garza.  He is survived by siblings, Cris (Lee Mireles) Marinez, Sylvia Rodriguez, Diana Estrada, Gloria Ramirez, Juan (Michelle) Mendez and Patty (Scott) Haiker, many nieces and nephews, great-nieces, and nephews.  Also survived by Arturo are Charlotte and Alex Carrillo and Aaron Clincy whom he raised like his own children.

Arturo served in the United States Navy for 4 years and had a passion for cooking, playing the congas, percussion instruments and a strong follower of the band Santana and Poncho Sanchez.  Arturo was loved by many and will be dearly missed.

A memorial will be held Thursday, October 8, 2020, at the VFW Post 3734, located at 5201 Airline Road, Muskegon, Michigan 49444 starting at 1:00 p.m.


Memorial Gathering Information

VFW Post 3734
5201 Airline Road
Muskegon, Michigan 49444

Date: Thursday, October 08, 2020
Time: 01:00 PM

6 thoughts on “Arturo Mendez

  1. Arturo Gonzales

    Our deepest condolences for your loss. Although I never met my tocallo Arturo I’ve came to know him through your photos and writing. He will forever live in the minds and hearts of all his love ones. May you find peace in knowing he is at the side of our lord. So very sorry for your loss.

  2. Kim Moore

    Sorry for all of you guys loss. My family and I will continue to pray for the whole entire family. May God continue to give all of you guys peace.

  3. Diana M. Hernandez

    On behalf of all my siblings, (Mendez Family in San Angelo, Tx.) I would like to express our deepest condolences to the family. May Almighty God comfort you and give you peace at this time. Our thoughts and prayers.

  4. Lori Girard

    My heart is broken hearing of your passing💔😢I will never forget you. Condolences to your family. Love always Lori Girard & Unc Len(Carrillo)


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