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Jesus Deniz Rodriguez

Jesus Deniz Rodriguez, 69, passed away unexpectedly March 22, 2023 at the Washakie Medical Center in Worland, Wyoming. Jesus was born March 27, 1953 to Eusébio Deniz Ramirez and Evangelina Rodriguez Dueñas in Llano Grande, Mexico. Jesus met his wife, Elsa Mendoza, in the summer of 1975 and on June 1, 1978 they were married. In March of 2001, they adopted their son, Jesus Yeizon Deniz.

Jesus loved fishing and hunting. He had a very big heart and was always lending a helping hand to others. Jesus was a loving father and husband.

He was preceded in death by his parents and two sisters, Petra Palacios and Teresa Benítez; cousin, Luis Deniz, Sr., and nephews, Louis Deniz, Jr. and Armando Deniz.

Survivors include his wife, Elsa; son, Jesus; brothers: Luis (Catalina) Deniz, Eusébio Deniz, Florencio (Diana) Deniz, Alfredo (Katsha) Deniz; sisters: Francisca (Rosario) Deniz, Graciela (David Perez) Deniz, Delores (Trinidad Castillo) Deniz, LuzElena (Rigo Amparo) Deniz, Evangelina Deniz, Rosa Deniz and numerous cousins, nieces and nephews.

Mass of the Christian Burial will be 10:00 AM Monday, March 27, 2023 at St. Mary Magdalen Catholic Church with Father Robert Rodgers as Celebrant. Burial will follow at Riverview Memorial Gardens Cemetery. A visitation and Prayer Vigil will be held 7:00 PM Sunday, March 26 at the church. Online condolences may be made at

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