Rafael "Nick" Colmenero
Rafael Nick Colmenero 36, passed away at Merle West Medical Center on April 13, 2007.
A service of Tribute and Love will be held on Saturday, April 21, 2007 at 2 p.m. at Eternal Hills Chapel. Denny Roberts will be officiating. Friends may call for visitation on Friday, April 20, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on Saturday, April 21, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Nick was born November 3, 1970, in Klamath Falls, Ore., to Albert and Diana Colmenero. Nick grew up in Tulelake California; he married Donna Bonham in Reno Nevada on March 14, 1997. Nick worked as a truck driver for Bettendorf Trucking for 7 years prior to becoming a real estate agent working for John L. Scott. Nick enjoyed woodworking, watching television, riding his motorcycle, a R1 Yamaha, and spending time with his two girls, his wife and daughter.
Nick is survived by his wife of 10 years, Donna Colmenero of Klamath Falls; a daughter, Nicole Colmenero of Klamath Falls; father, Albert Colmenero; mother, Diana Guerra; brothers and sisters-in-law, John and Julie Colmenero of Newport, Ore., Daniel and Kim Colmenero of Medford, Ore., Albert and Lupita Colmenero of Newell, Calif., John Messersmith, and Mark Messersmith; sisters and brothers-in-law Kathy Colmenero of Gilroy, Calif., Stella and Richard Lopez of San Martin, Calif., Jamie Guerra of Gilroy, Calif., and Lisa Colmenero; grandmother, Frances Colmenero of Fresno, Calif.; mother-in-law, Betty Bonham of Yreka, Calif.; brother-in-laws, Gary Bonham of Tulelake, Calif., and Danny Bonham of Yreka, Calif.; and numerous nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles and other friends and family members.
Nick was preceded in death by his grandfather, Frank, and nephew, Jamie Colmenero.
Memorial donations may be made to assist the family at Washington Mutual, care of Donna Colmenero.