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Bonifacio “Bonny” Jurado, 84, of North Platte, died Sept. 26, 2009, at Great Plains Regional Medical Center.

He was born July 29, 1925, in Chihuahua, Mexico, to Bonifacio and Adriana Corral Jurado. He grew up in Winfeld, Kan., before entering the U.S. Army to serve during WWII. After his discharge he went to college in Winfield, then to the Kansas City School of Watch Making. After visiting North Platte, he met Rose Contreras. The following summer he returned and began working for Hoover’s Jewelers.

He married Rose Contreras on July 31, 1950. In 1964 they bought the store from Mr. Hoover with Richard Hoover. After Richard passed away, the Jurado’s had the entire interest in the store. They continued in the business with his family until finally retiring in 1995.

He was a member of St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Knights of Columbus #1211, the American Legion, the Elks, VFW, Eagles Club and the Moose Lodge.

He enjoyed playing cards, loved spending time with his family, especially on vacations. He was very generous with his family and friends.

Survivors include his wife, Rose of North Platte; three daughters, Kathy (Kim) Fanning of Turon, Kan., Linda (Randy) Griffiths of Kearney, and Annette (Jim) Astuto of La Vista, Neb.; one son, Michael (Janet) Jurado of Lincoln; brothers, Manuel “Mel” (Rose) Jurado of Murietta, Calif., Lou (Jane) Jurado of Olathe, Kan., Raymond of Wichita, Kan., and Lee (Delores) Jurado of Wichita, Kan.; sisters, Jesse Contreras of Camarillo, Calif., Toni Ramos of Winfield, Kan., Jenny (Marty) Cabrera of Escondito, Calif.; grandchildren, Dr. Nick (Amanda) Fanning, Dawson Jurado, Seth DePriter, Cameron Griffiths and Jake Astuto; and many other family members and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, and his sister, Cora Diaz.

Bonifacio “Bonny” Jurado, 84, of North Platte, died Sept. 26, 2009, at Great Plains Regional Medical Center.

He was born July 29, 1925, in Chihuahua, Mexico, to Bonifacio and Adriana Corral Jurado. He grew up in Winfeld, Kan., before entering the U.S. Army to serve during WWII. After his discharge he went to college in Winfield, then to the Kansas City School of Watch Making. After visiting North Platte, he met Rose Contreras. The following summer he returned and began working for Hoover’s Jewelers.

He married Rose Contreras on July 31, 1950. In 1964 they bought the store from Mr. Hoover with Richard Hoover. After Richard passed away, the Jurado’s had the entire interest in the store. They continued in the business with his family until finally retiring in 1995.

He was a member of St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Knights of Columbus #1211, the American Legion, the Elks, VFW, Eagles Club and the Moose Lodge.

He enjoyed playing cards, loved spending time with his family, especially on vacations. He was very generous with his family and friends.

Survivors include his wife, Rose of North Platte; three daughters, Kathy (Kim) Fanning of Turon, Kan., Linda (Randy) Griffiths of Kearney, and Annette (Jim) Astuto of La Vista, Neb.; one son, Michael (Janet) Jurado of Lincoln; brothers, Manuel “Mel” (Rose) Jurado of Murietta, Calif., Lou (Jane) Jurado of Olathe, Kan., Raymond of Wichita, Kan., and Lee (Delores) Jurado of Wichita, Kan.; sisters, Jesse Contreras of Camarillo, Calif., Toni Ramos of Winfield, Kan., Jenny (Marty) Cabrera of Escondito, Calif.; grandchildren, Dr. Nick (Amanda) Fanning, Dawson Jurado, Seth DePriter, Cameron Griffiths and Jake Astuto; and many other family members and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, and his sister, Cora Diaz.

Bonifacio “Bonny” Jurado, 84, of North Platte, died Sept. 26, 2009, at Great Plains Regional Medical Center.

He was born July 29, 1925, in Chihuahua, Mexico, to Bonifacio and Adriana Corral Jurado. He grew up in Winfeld, Kan., before entering the U.S. Army to serve during WWII. After his discharge he went to college in Winfield, then to the Kansas City School of Watch Making. After visiting North Platte, he met Rose Contreras. The following summer he returned and began working for Hoover’s Jewelers.

He married Rose Contreras on July 31, 1950. In 1964 they bought the store from Mr. Hoover with Richard Hoover. After Richard passed away, the Jurado’s had the entire interest in the store. They continued in the business with his family until finally retiring in 1995.

He was a member of St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Knights of Columbus #1211, the American Legion, the Elks, VFW, Eagles Club and the Moose Lodge.

He enjoyed playing cards, loved spending time with his family, especially on vacations. He was very generous with his family and friends.

Survivors include his wife, Rose of North Platte; three daughters, Kathy (Kim) Fanning of Turon, Kan., Linda (Randy) Griffiths of Kearney, and Annette (Jim) Astuto of La Vista, Neb.; one son, Michael (Janet) Jurado of Lincoln; brothers, Manuel “Mel” (Rose) Jurado of Murietta, Calif., Lou (Jane) Jurado of Olathe, Kan., Raymond of Wichita, Kan., and Lee (Delores) Jurado of Wichita, Kan.; sisters, Jesse Contreras of Camarillo, Calif., Toni Ramos of Winfield, Kan., Jenny (Marty) Cabrera of Escondito, Calif.; grandchildren, Dr. Nick (Amanda) Fanning, Dawson Jurado, Seth DePriter, Cameron Griffiths and Jake Astuto; and many other family members and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, and his sister, Cora Diaz.

Bonifacio “Bonny” Jurado, 84, of North Platte, died Sept. 26, 2009, at Great Plains Regional Medical Center.

He was born July 29, 1925, in Chihuahua, Mexico, to Bonifacio and Adriana Corral Jurado. He grew up in Winfeld, Kan., before entering the U.S. Army to serve during WWII. After his discharge he went to college in Winfield, then to the Kansas City School of Watch Making. After visiting North Platte, he met Rose Contreras. The following summer he returned and began working for Hoover’s Jewelers.

He married Rose Contreras on July 31, 1950. In 1964 they bought the store from Mr. Hoover with Richard Hoover. After Richard passed away, the Jurado’s had the entire interest in the store. They continued in the business with his family until finally retiring in 1995.

He was a member of St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Knights of Columbus #1211, the American Legion, the Elks, VFW, Eagles Club and the Moose Lodge.

He enjoyed playing cards, loved spending time with his family, especially on vacations. He was very generous with his family and friends.

Survivors include his wife, Rose of North Platte; three daughters, Kathy (Kim) Fanning of Turon, Kan., Linda (Randy) Griffiths of Kearney, and Annette (Jim) Astuto of La Vista, Neb.; one son, Michael (Janet) Jurado of Lincoln; brothers, Manuel “Mel” (Rose) Jurado of Murietta, Calif., Lou (Jane) Jurado of Olathe, Kan., Raymond of Wichita, Kan., and Lee (Delores) Jurado of Wichita, Kan.; sisters, Jesse Contreras of Camarillo, Calif., Toni Ramos of Winfield, Kan., Jenny (Marty) Cabrera of Escondito, Calif.; grandchildren, Dr. Nick (Amanda) Fanning, Dawson Jurado, Seth DePriter, Cameron Griffiths and Jake Astuto; and many other family members and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, and his sister, Cora Diaz.


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