1938 - 2004 (65 years)
||Julius Elliot Cloud |
||Dec 13, 1938
||Mar 30, 2004
||Ignacio, La Plata county, Colorado, USA
Julius Elliot Cloud, who worked for many years for the Southern Ute Indian Tribe and the Bureau of Indian Affairs, died Tuesday, March 30, 2004, at his home in Ignacio. He died at the age of 65 of natural causes, his family said.
Mr. Cloud was born Dec. 13, 1938, in Ignacio, the son of Molly and Julius Cloud.
He attended the Southern Ute Vocational Indian School, and then joined the U.S. Army at 17 during the Korean conflict.
Mr. Cloud worked at the Bureau of Indian Affairs. He raised horses and held several positions with the Southern Ute Indian Tribe, including: environmental health technician at Indian Health Services, water-plant technician, ditch rider for the irrigation department and ground maintenance. He also worked for Mouache-Capote Construction as a heavy-equipment operator.
Mr. Cloud enjoyed training horses, being outdoors and traveling. Recently, he spent several years with his son near Portland, Ore.
"He loved music, laughter and dancing. He really enjoyed life," said his daughter, Lucinda Cloud.
Mr. Cloud is survived by his children: Alex Cloud of Ignacio, Lucinda Cloud of Ignacio, Lambert Cloud of Portland and Bennett Monarco of Dulce, N.M.; his grandchildren: Jayden Williams of Portland, Ore., Jay Paiz Jr., Candi Paiz and Darcy J. Paiz, all of Dulce, N.M.; his brother and sister, Neil Cloud and Rene? Cloud, both of Ignacio; his godmother, Sister Clara Manhart; several nieces and nephews and many cousins.
He was preceded in death by his daughter, Ramona Armillo.
Visitation will take place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday at Hood Mortuary. A rosary will be said at 7 p.m. Friday and a Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday at St. Ignatius Catholic Church.
Burial will take place at Ouray Memorial Cemetery in Ignacio.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Mercy, 375 East Park Ave., Durango, CO 81301
Durango Herald, April 2, 2004
||Mar 24, 2011 |
||Julius Nash Cloud, b. May 30, 1895, Colorado, USA , d. |
||Molly T. Buck, b. Jul 11, 1911, Colorado, USA , d. |