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1932 Joseph 2021

Joseph Almanza Jr.

May 13, 1932 — May 13, 2021

Joseph Almanza
Richfield, Utah

Mr. Joseph Almanza Jr, of Richfield, passed away on Wednesday, April 21, 2021. He was 88 years old.  He was born in Los Angeles in 1932. He had four children: Debra Smith, Vinton, OH; Valerie Martinez, Rosamond, CA; Russell Almanza, Columbus, OH; and Teresa Barela, Blackfoot, ID; he has 10 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren; brother, Robert Reynolds, La Puente, CA;

Joseph worked as a short-haul truck driver. He had several hobbies, including golf, hunting, fishing, boat racing, and he was a skilled mechanic as well. 

He was preceded in death by his loving wife, Carril, they were together for 37 happy years.  Also his parents, Joseph Almanza Sr.  and Jennie Valenzuela; siblings: Eleanor Almanza, Russell Reynolds, Yvonne Carroll. 

Cremation services will be held at the Magleby Mortuary Crematory.  Cremated remains will be interred with his wife in the Richfield City Cemetery. Funeral Directors: Magleby Mortuary, Richfield, Salina and Manti. Online guestbook at

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